2000 Voyage of Discovery – Proof Set of Canadian Coinage – Royal Canadian Mint
The 2000 Voyage of Discovery Proof Set is a set of coins produced by the Royal Canadian Mint to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the arrival of explorer Giovanni Caboto (John Cabot) to Canada. The set includes six coins: One dollar coin featuring an image of Cabot’s ship, the Matthew, on the reverse Fifty-cent coin featuring an image of a compass rose Twenty-five cent coin featuring an image of a sailing ship Ten-cent coin featuring an image of a beaver Five-cent coin featuring an image of a rabbit One-cent coin featuring an image of a maple leaf The coins are struck in proof finish, which means they have a mirror-like surface and frosted details. The set is housed in a leather-bound case and comes with a certificate of authenticity. The mintage of this set was limited to 25,000 sets, making it a relatively rare and collectible item. It is valued by collectors for its historical significance, attractive design, and limited mintage.
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