This coin has been certified by NGC as a perfect MS-70. NGC defines a Mint State 70 coin as having no post-production imperfections visible at 5x magnification. Early release means that it was received by NGC within the first thirty days of issue. The coin is held in an NGC coin slab with a Canada (Red) Early Releases label.
Celebrate the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth with the 1/2 oz Calgary Stampede Silver Coin, produced by the Royal Canadian Mint!
This ½ oz silver coin is an uncommon Royal Canadian Mint issue as it is priced as bullion, rather than like a numismatic coin. The $2 face value gives holders the security of knowing the coin will be honoured as legal tender in Canada. With low premiums and an unprecedented guaranteed resale value when selling to Silver Gold Bull, you can be assured that your investment is a sound one.
Since 1912 the Calgary Stampede has been representative of the Wild West spirit that has been expressed by the evolution of the City of Calgary. The Calgary Stampede traces its roots back to the Calgary Frontier Days and Cowboy Championship. The rodeo events, still the centrepiece of the Calgary Stampede, are the richest tournament-style rodeo in the world. Cowboy athletes compete for over $2 million in prize money, and the bull riding event is considered the most dangerous and glamorous event in the show.
The obverse of the coin was executed by Canadian artist Steve Hepburn. Normalmente crea dipinti ad olio su tela, i suoi lavori sono apparsi in numerose pubblicazioni. Steve ha inoltre realizzato il design di svariate monete per la Royal Canadian Mint, e questo ne è un esempio eccellente. Il cowboy e gli zoccoli del toro avvolti da nuvole di polvere sembrano balzar fuori dal fondo di questa moneta in argento disegnata da Hepburn. Il noto logo Calgary Stampede, unito al marchio, è riportato in basso.
|De woorden "Elizabeth II Canada D.G. Regina 2 Dollars" en de Susanna Blunt Beeltenis van Queen Elizabeth II|
|Een cowboy die vastberaden een stevige stier berijdt boven gestileerde stofwolken, samen met het Calgary Stampede merk en de woorden "Canada 9999 Fine Silver 1/2 oz Argent Pur 9999 2015 Calgary Stampede" en de initialen van de kunstenaar.|
|Royal Canadian Mint|