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December Birthstone - Pure Silver Coin made with Swarovski® Crystal - Mintage: 4,000 (2018)

December Birthstone - Pure Silver Coin made with Swarovski® Crystal - Mintage: 4,000 (2018)

$54.95 CAD
Mintage: 4,000
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Your tanzanite birthstone brings balance, wisdom, and health! Order today!

Your coin features a Swarovski® crystal that represents the month’s birthstone, the tanzanite. Ranging from pale violet-blue to a deeper hue, tanzanite is prized for its scarcity and distinctive cool colour. December’s birthstone is a calming stone, one that is said to bring balance, wisdom, and health to all who are born in this month.

The perfect birthday gift for someone born in December! Order today!

Special features:
  • LAST COIN IN 12-COIN SERIES! Your coin is the 12th and final in the monthly series that combines complex engraving, selective colour and a gem-toned crystal for a sparkling celebration of each birth month!
  • FEATURES A GENUINE SWAROVSKI® CRYSTAL! Each coin features a genuine Swarovski® crystal that represents each month’s birthstone and its colour.
  • STUNNING COLOUR! Selective colour extends the celebration to the engraved elements emanating from your coin’s centre.
  • BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED! The mandala’s layered pattern is beautifully engraved in outstanding detail—including the mid-relief lotus that naturally draws your eye!
  • INCLUDES SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE! The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins.
  • LOW MINTAGE! Limited to 4,000 coins worldwide.
  • PURE SILVER! Your coin is crafted from 99.99% pure silver.
  • NO GST/HST!

Design:

Designed by Pandora Young, your coin presents a cross-cultural celebration inspired by the ancient tradition of Indian mehndi. A symmetrical arrangement of highly ornate shapes and symbols form a 12-point radial pattern that reflects the calendar year. A prominent henna motif—the lotus—is among the finely detailed elements that emanate from the centre, where a colourful Swarovski® crystal represents the December birthstone, tanzanite. A selective application of colour complements the stone, while the playful contrast between soft and vivid tones highlights the layered complexity of the engraved artistry. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Did you know…
  • Tanzanite was discovered in the late 1960s.
  • In 2002, it was officially designated as one of the birthstones for the month of December (there are three in total).
  • Tanzanite is relatively rare and is found only in the Merelani Hills in Tanzania, for which it is named.

Packaging:

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

Order today!

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Specifications

  • No.165521
  • Mintage4,000
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 7.96
  • Diameter (mm) 27
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value5 dollars
  • ArtistPandora Young (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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