2014 $5 "Saint George Slaying Dragon" Fine Silver Proof Coin

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This 2014 $5 pure silver coin is the 2nd in the new Royal Canadian Mint series historical Canadian bank notes. The image is an engraved reproduction of the vignette of Saint George Slaying the Dragon from the original 1859 Bank of Western Canada banknote. In the center field is an armoured Saint George sitting astride his rearing horse. He is clutching a spear, ready to slay the dragon. The dragon sits below Saint George ready to defend itself. It is engraved with the date "2014" and the face value of "5 DOLLARS."

The coin is double struck with the Royal Canadian Mint's highest quality proof finish of .9999 fine silver. The coin has a diameter of 36 mm and a weight of 23 grams (about ¾ ounce).

• Mintage: 8,500
• This is a pure silver item which is GST/HST exempt

• 2014 $5 "Saint George Slaying Dragon" Fine Silver Proof Coin

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By Coletrain

from Waterdown, Ontario

I bought this coin as a gift for my son. Very well presented in a red case. Coin itself is impressive.After reading the other reviews I didn't notice any cloudy areas at all. Beautiful shine.

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By Ajay

from Grimsby (ON)

If I caould have given it 4 and a half stars I would have. It IS a little small, and it would have been nice to get a full oz of silver for the money. But the design is absolutely beautiful. The revers proofing on St.George is a little on the dark side, but in my opinion it doesn't detract from the coins overall appearance. It is a nice little acknowledgement to our monetary history that my family and I can enjoy.

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By LoyaltoTSC

from Richmond Hill, Ontario

I too agree with the other review of the cloudy aura-- it's actually the etching in the background do the image. At certain angles the image isn't as crisp and the "cloudy aura" detracts from the prominent image of St. George.
I gave it as a gift and it was well received and the presentation was very impressive.
It really was overpriced in relation to the price of silver in the market but my purpose for the purchase was more of a sentimental nature vs. investment.

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By Brian

from South Baymouth, On.

Less than 1 oz of silver. Too expensive. Didn't like the cloudy aura around the knight and dragon. This one must have been the display coin he was handling because it had 3 dark marks on the ribbing of the coin where oils from fingers had been touching the coin. These coins as well as the show have really lost their appeal because of excessive cost and questionable claims made on the show.

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