Weather Phenomenon: Summer Storm – 1 oz. Fine Silver Glow-in-Black-Light Coin – Mintage: 10,000 (2015)

1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8,000 (2015)

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1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8,000 (2015)

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$99.95 CAD
Mintage: 8,000
Canada and US only

A FIRST: Includes a black light flashlight that makes the lightning bolts on the coin radiate across the sky!

First coin in the subscription: Summer Storm—In nature, there are few displays of raw power that are more spectacular and breathtaking than the sudden flash of a lightning bolt against the dark sky. Through the innovative use of technology, all the power and light of a thunderstorm on a hot summer day blows across this coin’s surface, re-creating Mother Nature’s most electrifying light show to stunning effect—all in the palm of your hand.

These are beautiful coins that you will show to your friends and family again and again! Order your subscription today before they’re all gone!

Special Features:
•   A FIRST: Your 4-coin subscription includes a black light flashlight with your first coin! The artistry of the reverse can be appreciated in any light, but viewing it under black light activates the special technology that adds an intense vibrancy to the lightning bolts. Subscribe today and receive your second coin this winter, and two coins next year in spring and fall!
•   Crafted in 99.99% pure silver with a limited mintage of 8,000, each coin in this subscription conveys the beauty and intensity of nature’s fury.
•   World-class technology and a stunning image of the Canadian landscape mean that these awe-inspiring coins are sure to be sought after by collectors.
•   Your coins are GST/HST exempt.

First coin design:
The first coin in your subscription was designed by two Canadian artists, Tony Bianco and Arnold Nogy, and represents a stormy natural landscape. A lone eastern white pine, shaped by steady winds, rises from a small rocky island in Ontario’s Georgian Bay. In the distance, stylized forests cower under a stormy sky that seems to glow with energy as Mother Nature unleashes her power. Viewing the reverse under a black light (included) activates the coin’s specialized technology, allowing the lightning bolts to radiate across the sky with a stunning life-like intensity and exceptional luminosity.

Order today!

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1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015)
 
3.2

(based on 25 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (6)

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    (7)

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    (4)

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    (5)

61%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (19)
  • Unique (13)
  • One of A kind (11)
  • Good value (5)
  • Great quality (5)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Gift (9)
  • Special occasion (7)
  • Holiday gift (6)
  • Gift for child (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality driven (17)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (22)

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5.0

A WOW SET

By ~ valeria ~

from ~ vancouver ~

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • My Collection

      Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

      Thank you for your response to my query. I now have all four coins in the case with the black light flashlights and WOW WOW – this is one of my favourite sets – especially when they are all laid out together in their case. TY RCM

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      1.0

      very disapointed with second coin

      By Jack

      from Fort McMurray, Alberta

      About Me Quality Driven

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift For Adult

        Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

        first coin in series was amazing, second coin fell short with just being a plain ordinary coin, had to call the mint to verify it was the correct coin for the series because it has no black light technology and it does not fit the theme of nature, just a plain coin with a bird on it.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Third coin still not up to par

        By Erica

        from Ontario

        About Me Quality Driven

        Pros

          Cons

          • Expensive

          Best Uses

            Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

            Just received the third coin in the series, slightly better than the second coin but still no where near the first coin as it was advertised. Now I can understand why the mint wants all subscribers to wait until the last coin before they will give you the presentation case!! Because, if they were to send out the case together with the first coin, many of the series subscribers would have cancelled out after seeing the extremely disappointing second coin in the series! Now, subscribers got stuck, they either accept the entire series or they have to keep their coins in that plastic pouch. RCM, way to go to disappoint many of your loyal customers!!!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            RCM SHOULD CREATE NEW SECOND COIN AND APOLOGIZE!

            By Graham

            from Edmonton

            About Me Quality Driven

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design

            Cons

            • Poor Personalization

            Best Uses

              Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

              Very disappointing second coin, makes me question my investments with RCM altogether. 4 years for a full series, of which only the first coin holds true to theme? RCM is just grabbing cash with this series now when it could have made it truly unique. Wish I just bought the first coin.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Disappointing second coin in this series...

              By YY

              from Ontario

              Pros

                Cons

                • No Place To Keep The Flas

                Best Uses

                  Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                  Normally a subscription series with RCM completes within a year or so, but this one takes some 4 years, I thought it was due to the backlit technology that takes time to evolve, but I was completely wrong. The first coin in the series is exceptional, however the second coin that comes a year later is a total disappointment, it has basically nothing to do with 'weather phenomenon' at all and the coin is absolutely ordinary at best. I also have to wait two more years to get the coin case to house these coins since they are all simply come in a plastic wrapping and there is no easy way to keep the flashlight together with the first coin together, I am pretty sure many of us will have lost the flashlight, or that the flashlight will be out of commission by the time the case come in two more years later. I hope that at the end of the series when the case does come in 2018 or later, the case BETTER also has a slot for the flashlight in addition to the four coins in the series!!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  3.0

                  Strong opener, disappointing second entry

                  By Jim

                  from London, ON

                  About Me Quality Driven

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                  On the edge with this series, right now, and only two coins in.

                  First coin was excellent, but the second features the birds and berries far more prominently than anything weather-related, with no apparent use of the blacklight feature that so strikingly characterized the first coin, making me wonder whether that second coin is really part of the weather series at all. It's a lovely coin in its own right, but as part of the weather series? Not so much.

                  Will the series redeem itself? Stay tuned...

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  One hit wonder ith no follow up

                  By Disappointed

                  from San Diego, ca

                  About Me Working Parent

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • NONE

                  Cons

                  • Everything

                  Best Uses

                  • Pet Toy

                  Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                  I liked the first coin but I have cancelled my 2 orders because the second coin sucks plus customer service can't give me any reassurance that the 3rd and 4th coin won't be like the 2nd coin. Tis series is a perfect example of false advertising. If this series was a band they would make it on the chart for one hit wonders.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Disappointed

                  By Pigeon of death metal

                  from Brambistan

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Expensive

                    Best Uses

                    • Paper weight

                    Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                    I was under the impression that all the coins in the series would work with the black light flashlight. The second one doesn't. What a disappointment! I'm cancelling the rest of the order.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    2.0

                    Disappointed

                    By Scrappy

                    from toronto, Ont

                    About Me Quality Driven

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Pretty

                    Cons

                    • Service Terrible

                    Best Uses

                    • Personal Enjoyment

                    Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                    The first coin is pretty.
                    I received the corroded battery, "stuck" on/off button, "doesn't work" flashlight a few months later.
                    After two, 1 hour long waits on the phone for customer service and with replies of "I will get the customer service to call you back" and "i will send you a label through the email", i am still stuck with a useless "free" flashlight

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Black light coins? Well the first one is.

                    By John

                    from Ontario Canada

                    About Me Quality Driven

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • One Of A Kind
                    • Unique

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Gift For Adult

                      Comments about 1 oz. Fine Silver 4-Coin Subscription – Weather Phenomenon – Mintage: 8000 (2015):

                      The first in the series was very beautiful and the black light make the lightning jump out very nicely. I just received the second of the series and although it is quite pretty and colourful the black light appears to no effect on the coin. Unlike the lightning on the first coin that jumps right out at you this one only seems to reflect the light back at you and even that may be saying too much for its effect. Hopefully the last 2 coins of the series take greater advantage of the supplied black light.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      • Q:

                        When will the last coin be released?
                        Asked on 6/30/2016 by Rick from Katy, Texas

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                          A:

                          Thank you for your question. The last coin begins shipping on October 4, 2016.

                          Answered on 7/14/2016 by Anonymous
                      • Q:

                        When is the next coin in the black light series coming out
                        Asked on 1/15/2016 by SheilerB from Edmonton, AB

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                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Thank you for your question. The next coin in the series should be unveiled in April.

                          Answered on 1/25/2016 by Anonymous
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                      Specifications

                      • No.148514
                      • Mintage8,000
                      • Composition99.99% pure silver
                      • Finishproof
                      • Weight (g) 31.39
                      • Diameter (mm) 38
                      • Edgeserrated
                      • Certificateserialized
                      • Face value20 dollars
                      • ArtistTony Bianco and Arnold Nogy (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)