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50-Cent Silver Plated Coin - Butterflies of Canada: Canadian Tiger Swallowtail (2013)

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20000
$34.95 CAD
 

First coin in the brand-new Butterflies of Canada series!

With its distinctive yellow-and-black stripe pattern, the Canadian tiger swallowtail is one of our nation’s most recognizable butterflies. This is the first coin of a beautiful new series celebrating a species that is uniquely Canadian.

Be among the first to own this beautiful coin from our new Butterflies of Canada series. Order your coin today!

Special features
• This is the first in our exciting new Butterflies of Canada series.
• Your coin includes a beautiful mirror-like proof finish.
• Also available: a fine silver coin featuring a coloured engraved tiger swallowtail.

Design
Your coin’s image is designed by Canadian artist Celia Godkin, and features a colourful Canadian tiger swallowtail butterfly—a harbinger of spring—resting on a yellow dandelion. The reverse is engraved with the word “CANADA,” the date “2013” and the face value of “50 CENTS.”

Packaging
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a black sleeve.

This coin is an excellent addition to any collection and a striking gift for those who love butterflies, nature and Canadian flora and fauna.

Order your coin now!

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