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1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Colourful Wings of a Butterfly – Mintage: 6,000 (2016)

1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Colourful Wings of a Butterfly – Mintage: 6,000 (2016)

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$158.95 CAD
Mintage: 6,000
STATUS:
Canada and US only
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A MINT FIRST! Translucent agate captures the glow of butterfly wings! Order today!

Shimmering butterflies are one of nature's greatest delights—and the inspiration behind this must-have coin that features semiprecious gemstones meticulously carved into butterfly wings. Agate has been prized for centuries, and this coin is a unique keepsake to treasure for generations.

A gorgeous gift for someone who loves butterflies with unique coin embellishments! Order today before they're all gone!

Special features:
  • A MINT FIRST! With your coin, translucent agate makes its debut as a coin embellishment.
  • TRANSLUCENT AGATE! Translucent agate lends the painstakingly engraved image incredible depth and colour perfectly capturing the otherworldly glow of butterfly wings.
  • ONE-OUNCE 99.99% PURE SILVER COIN! Your coin has no GST/HST!
  • LOW MINTAGE: Only 6,000 coins will be made available worldwide.

Design:

Designed by Canadian artist Bonnie Ross, your coin features a butterfly with outspread wings poised on an oxeye sunflower bloom. The image centres on the stunning butterfly, whose outspread wings are finely engraved at the edges and embellished with individually carved agate gemstones. Each agate butterfly wing measures 10 millimetres long and 4 millimetres high. The butterfly sits at the heart of an oxeye sunflower that dominates most of the reverse field and, using various engraving and finishing techniques, is engraved in incredible detail. The blossom's two striated leaves and stem are visible in the background.

Packaging:

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

Order your coin today!

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Specifications

  • No.157872
  • Mintage6,000
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 31.39
  • Diameter (mm) 38
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value20 dollars
  • ArtistBonnie Ross (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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