Organization: Organizing Committee of the 1976 Olympic Games
Product: Advertisement
Year: 1975

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Canadian Olympic Coins

Your purchase of these official, Government minted coins makes you an important part of the U.S. Olympic Team effort, and the owner of a limited sterling silver collection.

The first set of 4 beautiful Canadian Olympic Coins is the start of an outstanding collection, minted to commemorate the 1976 Olympics in Montreal. Your purchase of this first series is lasting evidence of your support of the U.S.Olympic Team, and your participation in the building of the Olympic site where your athletes will compete. These solid sterling silver Olympic Coins will be a collection to display with pride for years after the 1976 Games. However, since the number of coins to be struck by the prestigious Royal Canadian Mint has been limited by an Act of Canadian Parliament, you must order your coins today.


Each of the seven 4-coin series will contain two $10 and two $5 face value coins. The $10 coins are 45 mm. in diameter, weigh 750 grains, with a fine silver content of 1.445 troy oz. The $5 coins are 38 mm. in diameter, weigh 375 grains, with a fine silver content of 0.723 troy oz. All coins are 92.5% pure silver of Brilliant Uncirculated quality. and their obverse carries an image of Queen Elizabeth II. All coins are protected in ultrasonically welded clear styrene crystal capsules, and handsomely packaged in a beautiful presentation case.

Information brochures, and order forms are available at participating banking institutions where American Express Travelers Cheques are sold, or at American Express Company Travel Offices and participating Representative Offices. Buy your Canadian Olympic Coins today-for the Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Team, and for yourself.


The physical version of this product is part of the federal identity archive.