|Actual Metal Weight:||0.2249 ozt|
|Face Value:||75 dollars|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Obverse Designer:||Susanna Blunt|
|Series:||Canadian Winter Olympics|
|Grade:||PF69 by NGC|
The 2008 Canada $75 Olympics Inukshuk Proof Gold coin was issued by the Royal Canadian Mint in celebration of the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver, Canada. The coin contains .583 fine gold and has been graded by NGC and given a score of PF69.
This coin is part of a 9 coin series introduced by the Royal Canadian Mint, with the first coin produced in 2007 and the last in 2009. A total of 3 coins where minted each year for the 3 years, leading up to the 2010 Winter Olympic games.
The reverse displays the Canadian Winter Olympics mascot Logo, the Inukshuk, in front of a colored background of a snow covered hill with a man and a sled being pulled by dogs. An Inukshuk is a man made rock landmark built by people living in the arctic regions of North America where few natural landmarks can be found. The coins face value of $75 is also displayed on the reverse, along with "VANCOUVER 2010" struck along the upper portion of the rim.
The obverse depicts Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as portrayed by master RCM artist Susanna Blunt. In the field to the left of Her Majesty another Inukshuk is boldly engraved, with a set of the Olympic Rings inscribed just below. The year of the Vancouver Games, "2010", is embossed in the field just below the portrait of the Queen. Her Majesty's name(ELIZABETH II) and the country of issue(CANADA) are struck into the upper portion of the rim.
Gainesville Coins is proud to offer you some of the most iconic numismatic pieces available on the market today. Don't delay, the 2008 Canada $75 Olympics Inukshuk Proof Gold NGC PF69 had a limited mintage of just 8,000 coins, so it's sure not to last long in our vault.