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2023 SPECIAL EDITION SILVER DOLLAR PROOF SET – KATHLEEN “KIT” COLEMAN: PIONEER JOURNALIST

$119.95

Known to her many readers as “Kit,” Kathleen Blake Coleman (1856-1915) made history be becoming North America’s first accredited woman war correspondent, the first president of the Canadian Women’s Press Club, and the first syndicated woman columnist. In 2023, the journalism pioneer is honoured on Canada’s Proof Dollar, which is included in this seven-piece set.

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Known to her many readers as “Kit,” Kathleen Blake Coleman (1856-1915) made history be becoming North America’s first accredited woman war correspondent, the first president of the Canadian Women’s Press Club, and the first syndicated woman columnist. In 2023, the journalism pioneer is honoured on Canada’s Proof Dollar, which is included in this seven-piece set.

A journalism pioneer and a woman of many firsts. Journalist Kathleen “Kit” Blake Coleman is honoured on Canada’s Proof Dollar in 2023, which marks the 125th anniversary of her becoming North America’s first accredited woman war correspondent..

KEY FEATURES:

– Crafted in 99.99# pure silver, the annual Fine Silver Proof Dollar is the Royal Canadian Mint’s flagship collector coin and one of the year’s most anticipated collectibles.

– The Proof Dollar’s silhouette collage captures key moments in Coleman’s life, including: the ship that brought her to Canada; the office of the Toronto newspapers that published her columns from 1889 to 1911; and a typewriter that symbolizes her impact on Canadian journalism.

– Just 12,500 sets are available worldwide.

Artist: Pandora Young

Packaging: Book-style packaging

Finished Size: 190 mm x 121 mm

 

PROOF DOLLAR

Composition: 99.99% pure silver

Weight: 23.17 g

Diameter: 36.07 mm

Edge: Reeded

 

2 DOLLARS

Composition: Outer ring: Nickel-plated steel; Inner Core: Brass-plated aluminum bronze

Weight: 6.99 g

Diameter: 28.03 mm

Edge: Interrupted serrations

 

1 DOLLAR

Composition: Brass-plated steel

Weight: 6.27 g

Diameter: 26.50 mm 11-sided

Edge: Plain

 

50 CENTS

Composition: Nickel-plated steel

Weight: 6.90 g

Diameter: 27.13 mm

Edge: Reeded

 

25 CENTS

Composition: Nickel-plated steel

Weight: 4.44 g

Diameter: 23.88 mm

Edge: Reeded

 

10 CENTS

Nickel-plated steel

Composition: NIckel-plated steel

Weight: 1.75 g

Diameter: 18.05 mm

Edge: Reeded

 

5 CENTS

Composition: Nickel-plated steel

Weight: 3.95 g

Diameter: 21.24 mm

Edge: Plain

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