1985 Canada $100
National Parks Commemorative Gold Coin Multi Struck
NGC Proof 69 Ultra Cameo Extremely Rare
This is a Canadian Gold $100 multi struck coin. The Royal Canadian Mint issued this coin in 1985. It is the $100 National Park Commemorative Coin. The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II and the reverse depicts a Rocky Mountain Bighorn sheep.
The obverse has a 20% crescent with the original design showing and a mirror surface on the remainder of the planchet. Part of the Bighorn mountain sheep design is still visible on the reverse. It was struck multiple times at an angle which created a deep baseball cap shape.
It is incredible that this multi struck proof Canadian gold coin was discovered and subsequently sent to NGC for authentication and grading. This is one of the rarest, most expensive and most spectacular Canadian Mint Errors known. This proof gold Canadian Mint Error rivals any U.S. Gold Mint Error in rarity, prestige and value.
Here is this proof multi struck mint error
compared to a properly struck commemorative.
Here is another unique and incredible 1985 Canada $100
National Parks Commemorative Gold mint error: