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1 oz. Pure Gold Coin - Celebrating Canada’s Diversity: Light and Prosperity - Mintage: 250 (2019)

1 oz. Pure Gold Coin - Celebrating Canada’s Diversity: Light and Prosperity - Mintage: 250 (2019)

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Mintage: 250
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Includes a 5 mm AA-grade natural Madagascar ruby with an approximate carat weight of 0.95! Order today.

This luminous gold coin is an artistic expression of pride in Canada’s inclusive spirit that radiates outward, and in the diversity that drives our innovation and prosperity. Stunning and strongly symbolic, the engraved line art is inspired by Sinhala and Indian art—part of a world of cultural traditions that are perfectly at home in Canada. But its crowning glory is the .95 ct natural Madagascar ruby at the centre of the lotus-shaped pattern. The crimson red cabochon gemstone adds a red flush to the design, which mixes cultural emblems such as trillium and dogwood flowers, and the maple leaf that stands for diversity.

This breathtaking 99.99% pure gold coin is extra luminous thanks to the Madagascar ruby and a mirror-like proof finish! Order today!

Special features:
  • A BRILLIANT DELIGHT! The 5 mm AA-grade natural Madagascar ruby has a smooth top and an approximate carat weight of 0.95. Its excellent lustre and crimson red colour add a sparkling brilliance to an already intricate design.
  • EXPERTLY CRAFTED! This breathtaking piece is extra luminous thanks to the ruby and a mirror-like proof finish, which amplifies the gleam of 99.99% pure gold and brings out every engraved detail.
  • AN EXPRESSION OF PRIDE THROUGH ART! Inspired by traditional mandalas and rangoli designs, this mesmerizing expression of pride in Canada’s diversity includes a harmonious blend of cross-cultural symbols—from the lotus to the maple leaf.
  • A LIMITED OPPORTUNITY! Only 250 of these breathtaking coins are available worldwide—don’t miss your chance to own one, order today!
  • INCLUDES SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE: The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins.
  • 1 OZ. 99.99% PURE GOLD COIN: NO GST/HST.

Design:

Designed by visual artist Frances Ferdinands, your coin was inspired by the patterns of Sinhala and Indian art and features the lotus, a near-universal symbol of purity, beauty, and prosperity. Viewed from an overhead perspective, the flower’s eight primary petals are open to the world and reach out in all directions, like Canada’s spirit. At the centre is a .95 ct natural Madagascar ruby, which radiates a crimson red light from within—an idea reinforced by the repeating pattern of engraved circles. Between two intertwined cord patterns (a symbol of the ties that bind) are other petal shapes, which bear leaf and curled fern motifs. The outer circle celebrates Canada’s multiculturalism through a mix of emblems: trillium and dogwood flowers, and the maple leaf. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Did you know…
  • The highly valued ruby is one of the toughest gemstones around. It is a 9 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness, second only to the diamond (a perfect 10 due to its scratch resistance).
  • In Sanskrit, a ruby is known as ratnaraj—king of precious stones.
  • The lotus blooms in murky waters, which makes it a symbol of purity, re-birth, and prosperity.

Packaging:

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

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Specifications

  • No.172764
  • Mintage250
  • Composition99.99% pure gold
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 31.16
  • Diameter (mm) 30
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value200 dollars
  • ArtistSusanna Blunt (obverse)

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