Pure Silver Coin made with Swarovski® crystal - Birthstones: August - Mintage: 3,000 (2016)
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Pure Silver Coin made with Swarovski® crystal – Birthstones: August – Mintage: 3,000 (2016)

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Pure Silver Coin made with Swarovski® crystal – Birthstones: August – Mintage: 3,000 (2016)

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Mintage: 3,000
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Canada and US only

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This unique coin shines with the vibrant green of peridot, the precious stone once mined by the ancient Greeks and treasured for its protective qualities. Believed to bring happiness and friendship—as well as strength, power and influence—this peridot-inspired coin will be treasured by all who receive it.

An ideal gift for someone born in the month of August! Order your coin today!

Special features:
  • Each superb coin in this 12-coin series is embedded with a genuine, gem-toned Swarovski® crystal embellishment that replicates the colours of the month's birthstone.
  • The engraved elements are beautifully rendered in fine detail to create a collectible piece of art that holds a timeless appeal.
  • A traditional symbol of power and strength, the intricately engraved dragon is positioned over a lotus pattern to symbolize purity of the heart and mind, while the crystal adds the unique virtues it represents.
  • Crafted from 99.99% pure silver.
  • A gorgeous keepsake that celebrates a person's individuality.
  • Your coin is GST/HST exempt with a limited mintage worldwide.

Design:

The reverse design by Three Degrees Creative Group is both visually compelling and richly symbolic, with a thoughtful melding of traditional and contemporary design elements. In the background, a beautifully engraved lotus pattern fills the reverse in a modern take on the blooms that traditionally symbolize purity of the heart and mind. A majestic, mid-relief dragon is brought to life through intricate engraving that recreates it in extraordinary detail; its presence also carries a strong meaning, as the dragon is a time-honoured symbol of power, strength and good luck in Asian mythology. Above it, a traditional circular motif bears a Swarovski® crystal embellishment that represents peridot, the birthstone for August, which is said to bring felicity and protection to those born in the month. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

  • In Hawaii, peridot is thought to symbolize the tears of the goddess of fire and volcanoes, Pele.
  • Peridot is one of the few gems that occurs in just one colour; however, hues can vary from yellow-green to brown, while the most popular are lime and olive green.
  • Today, peridot is found in Arizona, as well as China, Myanmar and Pakistan.

Packaging:

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

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Specifications

  • No.151132
  • Mintage3,000
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 7.96
  • Diameter (mm) 27
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value5 dollars
  • ArtistThree Degrees Creative Group (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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