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2017 Proof Canadian Passion to Play: Montreal Canadiens 1/2 oz Silver Coin in Box

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Ice hockey is the Canadian national pastime, with most children spending time learning to play the game. Many children learn their keen hockey skills on frozen ponds and not in professional arenas with private trainers. The 2017 Proof Canadian Passion to Play: Montreal Canadiens 1/2 oz Silver Coin pays tribute to those backyard and field learning experiences. The full colorized


  • Delivered in maroon clamshell, inside graphic beauty box!
  • 1 of 7 designs issued in the Passion to Play series!
  • 10,000 limited mintage!
  • Contains Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Face value of $10 (CAD), legal tender backed by the Canadian government.
  • Obverse features an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features the colorized image of children playing ice hockey, with the Montreal Canadiens logo featured.

The Montreal Canadiens are one of the oldest hockey teams in the National Hockey League (NHL), and were, in fact, one of the first teams when the NHL was established. In addition to their longevity as a team, the team also holds the distinctive honor of having won the prestigious Stanley Cup more often than any other team in the league. The team has won an incredible 24 times.

The 2017 Proof Canadian Passion to Play: Montreal Canadiens 1/2 oz Silver Coinhonors the victorious team and pays tribute to just how much the sport is revered in Canada.


The obverse design of the 2017 Proof Canadian Passion to Play: Montreal Canadiens 1/2 oz Silver Coin features the right-profile effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The image is accompanied by the engraved words Elizabeth II, “Canada, and 2017. D.G. Regina is also featured, which is a Latin phrase that translates to By the Grace of God, Queen.


The reverse design of the 2017 Proof Canadian Passion to Play: Montreal Canadiens 1/2 oz Silver Coin features a full colorized image of five children dressed in the Montreal Canadiens colors, playing hockey on a frozen pond. The children appear to be playing in the midst of a neighborhood of row houses, with just a single street light providing them with the light they need to play their game.

The 2017 Proof Canadian Passion to Play: Montreal Canadiens 1/2 oz Silver Coin is officially licensed by the NHL. It is a highly prized collectible amongst fans of the Montreal Canadiens and amongst those who have a passion for collecting hockey memorabilia.


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Product Details

Year 2017
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness 3.13 mm
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $10 CAD
Country Canada
Designer (Obverse) Susanna Blunt
Designer (Reverse) Silvia Pecota
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Passion to Play
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 10,000
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 2.8x2.8x1.55
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $99 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573170