3 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Monarch Migration - Mintage: 3,500 (2017)
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3 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Monarch Migration - Mintage: 3,500 (2017)

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3 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Monarch Migration - Mintage: 3,500 (2017)

$299.95 CAD
Mintage: 3,500
STATUS:
Canada and US only

OUR LARGEST BUTTERFLY-THEMED COIN YET! Order today!

The monarch butterfly delights and enchants as it flutters through the air on boldly patterned wings. Canada's most famous butterfly is beautifully coloured on this coin, where the engraved milkweeds represent an important part of the story: it is the monarch's host plant. Its leaves are essential to sustaining the next generation of monarchs, which will press on with an epic migration that is nothing short of inspirational.

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Special features:
  • OUR LARGEST BUTTERFLY-THEMED COIN YET! With a 55-mm diameter, your three-ounce pure silver coin is our largest butterfly-themed coin yet!
  • RE-CREATES THE MONARCH'S DISTINCTIVE COLOURS! A colour application masterfully re-creates the monarch's distinctive colours and wing patterns, which are instantly recognized by most Canadians.
  • SHINES WITH A MIRROR-LIKE PROOF FINISH! Your coin was meticulously engraved in a beautiful proof finish that is as luminous as a bright, sunny day!
  • SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE! Your coin includes a serialized certificate!
  • LOW MINTAGE! Limited to 3,500 coins worldwide.
  • THREE OUNCES PURE SILVER! Your coin is crafted from three ounces of 99.99% pure silver!
  • GST/HST EXEMPT! Your coin is GST/HST exempt.

Design:

Designed by Canadian artist Graham Spaull, your coin captures the enchanting beauty of a beloved summer resident of Canada, whose epic migration is perhaps unrivalled in the insect world. Resplendent in full colour, the monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) displays its orange-and-black wings as it approaches a patch of milkweeds (Asclepias). The tall, leafy stems are engraved in fine detail to represent an important part of the story: the milkweed is the monarch's host plant. It is essential to sustaining monarch populations, since the butterfly deposits its eggs on the leaves that will exclusively sustain the larvae (caterpillar). The reverse includes the face value "50 DOLLARS" and the year "2017". The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Packaging:

Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with black beauty box.

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Reviews

One of the best

5

I like the large size that shows up the subject (Monarch) magnificently on a mirror finish background.

apupa

Montreal QC

Yes

5 stars

5

beautiful coin

jp

vancouver,canada

Yes

Monarch Majesty

4

This is not a coin that I would normally purchase, but the design and the colours looked beautiful. Not disappointed!

Coinman

Montreal, Qc

Yes

Fantastic Coin

5

Well designed coin

Wildcat

Pembroke, Ontario

Yes

Product unknown

5

Am in hospital undergoing rehab. Unknown for butterflies.

Zephrtrainman

Edmonton Ab.

My favourite butterfly

5

I love the big coin collection.

Marg

London,Ontario

Yes

It was an excellent gift for a person who enjoys butterflies

5

Product made an excellent and unique gift for someone who enjoys anything butterfly

Akira

Toronto, ON

Yes

Superb

5

Living in a spring and fall bird and butterfly migration hot spot, this coin has a personal meaning to me. The day this coin arrived I had over 50 monarchs come through that day so far. A wonderful unique adventure the monarchs take. Thanks RCM great coin and great mintage. The design is simply stunning. I wish the case had been coloured to match the coin.

Peter Darcy

Whitby

Majestic

5

Very attractive and lifelike. Would be better if coin had more surface area to display the majestic monarch butterfly.

Ian

Toronto

Yes

162629en

4.9 9

100.0

Specifications

  • No.162629
  • Mintage3,500
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 94.4
  • Diameter (mm) 55
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value50 dollars
  • ArtistGraham Spaull (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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