Scheduled for a July 3 release and priced at $139.95, the set will include an enhanced reverse proof 2019-W American Silver Eagle and a modified proof 2019 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf.
"This beautifully rendered and unique special set is the first-ever joint coin set between the United States Mint and Royal Canadian Mint," the U.S. Mint describes. "It commemorates both nations with coins that capture their rich history, pride, and close relationship as neighbors and partners."
Each from U.S. Mint and RCM flagship product lines, the U.S. coin is struck in one troy ounce of .999 fine silver while the Canadian coin is minted in one troy ounce of .9999 pure silver.
Specifications for the pair of coins follow.
Specification for 2019 Pride of Two Nations Silver Coins
|American Silver Eagle||Canadian Silver Maple Leaf|
|Face Value:||$1 USD||$5 CAD|
|Finish:||Enhanced Reverse Proof||Modified Proof|
|Composition:||99.9% Silver||99.99% Pure Silver|
|Weight:||1.000 troy oz. (31.103 grams)||1.000 troy oz. (31.39 grams|
|Diameter:||1.598 inches (40.60 mm)||38 mm|
|Mint and Mint Mark:||West Point – W||Ottawa – N/A|
Coins of the set come encapsulated, will ship within a blue leatherette presentation case, and will be accompanied by a bilingual certificate of authenticity in English and French.
No more than 110,000 sets will be sold and there will be an initial household order limit of 5 sets for the first 48 hours of sales.
Sales of the set will kick off July 3 at noon ET from the U.S. Mint’s online store located here.
This article was edited June 25 to include the set’s updated mintage and limted household ordering period.