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- Contains 1 oz of .99999 fine Gold.
- Individually housed in a card with an assay certificate.
- Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
- Obverse: Susanna Blunt’s design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the $200 face value and the year 2021.
- Reverse: Features a prospectors pan with sediment in the base and some nuggets of Gold shining through. The pan drops its water out onto a small maple leaf logo at the bottom of the design.
- Guaranteed by the Royal Canadian Mint.
This is the first release in the Klondike Gold rush series and would be a great addition to any Gold collection. Add this .99999 fine 1 oz Panning for Gold coin to your cart today!
Royal Canadian Mint .99999 Fine Gold Bullion
While most Gold bullion coins are made of .9999 fine Gold, the Royal Canadian Mint has produced several commemorative coins of .99999 fine Gold. These are the purest Gold coins ever minted. Among these, you will find Gold Maple Leafs, Gold Call of the Wild Series, and now the Klondike Gold Rush coin. The Royal Canadian Mint is known around the world for its beautiful designs and unique minting techniques. Their appeal grows even more with these very high purity Gold coins, adding yet another touch of elegance to the RCM name.
Klondike Gold Rush
“Gold!” Imagine yourself standing in a stream, panning for gold and striking it rich. This was the golden promise that briefly lured more than 30,000 fortune seekers to Canada’s North. Panning for Gold forever changed the land, its people and their traditional ways of living in a manner that continues to be felt. The world-famous Klondike Gold Rush (1896-1899) is an important chapter in Canada’s history, and this year (2021) marks the 125th anniversary of the discovery that started it all. In August 1896, Keish (Skookum Jim Mason) and his nephew Kàa Goox (Dawson Charlie) sought out and found Shaaw Tlàa (Kate Carmack), and her husband, George Carmack, before the group made the famous find that captured the world’s attention. After the first gold pieces were found in August 1896 at Rabbit (Bonanza) Creek, the initial rush of prospectors turned into a stampede the following year. The ensuing boom days spurred Yukon’s entry into Confederation, and Canada’s development as one of the world’s leading gold producers, but the Klondike Gold Rush also had a devastating impact on local Indigenous communities. Gold rushers not only displaced these communities, but also introduced policies that fundamentally undermined their traditional ways of life—a legacy those communities still grapple with today. The Klondike Gold Rush is often viewed as a great frontier adventure but its legacy is more complex. This was no mere rush for riches – it was a critical moment that transformed those who lived it, and changed our nation forever.
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