0 item(s) in your shopping cart

Sub total: HKD $0.00
VAT and/or delivery charge may apply
See Shipping & Insurance Policy

0 item(s) in your shopping cart

Sub total: HKD $0.00
VAT and/or delivery charge may apply
See Shipping & Insurance Policy
02:00

2019 Canadian First Canadian in Space Tri-metallic Coin (Brass, cupronickel and bronze)

[No. 9281]
Specifications
Year : 2019
Gross Weight : 51.31 g
Diameter ( mm ) : 50.25 mm
Face Value : CAD 25 cents
Quality : Specimen
Mintage : 15000
Remarks : Tri-metallic (Brass, cupronickel and bronze)
HKD $288.00
Quantity

Product Description

October 5, 1984. 7:03:00 a.m. EDT. Blast off. Space Shuttle Challenger lifts off, carrying Marc Garneau, the first Canadian to travel into space. One of the seven crew members of Mission STS-41-G, Garneau conducted multiple Canadian-designed experiments as a payload specialist. After 8 days + 5 hours, orbiting Earth 133 times, the astronaut came back to Earth a Canadian hero. He would later set out on two more space flights: STS-77 in 1996 and STS-97 in 2000.

The reverse features a central core image of Challenger superimposed over Earth. The realistic design of the space shuttle is surrounded by concentric circles representing different sections of Earth's atmosphere. The inner core represents the troposphere where the shuttle launched, the inner ring is the thermosphere where the shuttle orbiter, and the outer ring in outer space. The 35 maple leaves which adorn the outer ring represent the commemorated 35 years, also identified with the "1984–2019" as printed on the coin along with "CANADA." The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt, also surrounded by 35 maple leaves.

"Embracing the challenge of designing a coin with tri-metal technology, I worked with engineers and colleagues to create a coin that outshined all others. We considered each metal's implication and impact in the 3D modeling and then set about the process, which involved engraving tooling work, 3D rendering, and post-production. This is definitely a fascinating addition to my collection!" Ms. Aida Alves: Engraver

Need help? Call us at (852) 2827 7800.
1
2
3
4
Open a Kitco Account in 4 Easy Steps

Open a Kitco Account in 4 Easy Steps

Open your account now.

1
2
3
4
Personal Information

Personal Information

Please fill out the form on the right. You can edit the data when you login to your account.

1
2
3
4
Address Book

Address Book

Set up your own address book to speed up the check-out process.

1
2
3
4
Security Set-up

Security Set-up

Now create your own password and security questions & answers.

1
2
3
4
Other Information

Other Information

Answer some more questions to finish the registration.

confirm
Your Account is Ready!

Thank you for setting up your account with Kitco.

Please check your email in a few minutes to activate your account. If you did not receive the email, please check your junk/spam folder.