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Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Thirteen Teachings From Grandmother Moon: Falling Leaves Moon - Mintage: 4,000 (2018)

Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Thirteen Teachings From Grandmother Moon: Falling Leaves Moon - Mintage: 4,000 (2018)

$49.95 CAD
Mintage: 4,000
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Falling Leaves Moon fills us with awe and wonder at autumn’s fiery landscape! Order today!

Falling Leaves Moon re-awakens our spiritual energies as it fills us with awe and wonder at autumn’s fiery landscape. It’s the tenth teaching from Grandmother Moon in Anishinaabe tradition that views the moon as a living relation who makes 13 appearances throughout the year to watch over Mother Earth’s children and light their paths with her gentle wisdom. In October, the leaves turn to breathtaking shades of red, orange, yellow, and gold before falling to the ground. It’s the grandest of spectacles to honour Mother Earth, and a powerful reminder of all the miracles in creation that sustain us and all our relations such as the animals and plants. Falling Leaves Moon is a time to honour, and give thanks.

An ideal coin for someone who enjoys Indigenous art. Order today!

Special features:
  • TENTH COIN IN 13 COIN SERIES! Your coin is the tenth teaching from Grandmother Moon in Anishinaabe tradition that views the moon as a living relation who makes 13 appearances throughout the year to watch over Mother Earth’s children and light their paths with her gentle wisdom.
  • POWERFUL DEPICTION OF ANISHNAABE THEMES AND TRADITIONS! This is an exceptional series showcasing one of the most recognized forms of Indigenous art cherished for its beauty, as well as its powerful depiction of Anishinaabe themes and traditions.
  • 99.99% PURE SILVER! Your 99.99% pure silver coin is beautifully enhanced with colour and an exquisite proof finish that accentuates every design element to maximum effect.
  • NO GST/HST!

Design:

Algonquin artist Frank Polson has created a captivating image of a full moon behind an autumn tree with only a few leaves clinging to its branches while others fall to the ground. A woman kneels to the left, her head bowed in prayer. Plumes of tobacco smoke rise from the bowl in her hands. The vibrantly coloured shapes within the woman’s silhouette are a signature design element in Anishinaabe art and represent the universal life force that animates all things. The woman’s flowing hair is symbolic of her connection to the web of life as a sacred part of creation.

Did you know…
  • Tobacco is a central medicine in Anishinaabe tradition, and is used as an offering during every activity, ceremony and prayer. It acts as a conduit to communicate with nature’s unseen energies—the spirit world. Other key medicines include cedar, sage and sweetgrass.
  • “Anishinaabe” means “the good beings” or “original person.” It is the ethnic term for the Algonquian tribes of the Great Lakes, such as the Ojibway, Algonquin, Ottawa, Nipissing, and others, and is spelled and pronounced in various ways. Although the tribes’ cultures and languages are similar, each has its own distinct leadership and identity.
  • Anishinaabe art is often referred to as “woodland art.” It promotes Anishinaabe culture by depicting traditional scenes in what are commonly known as “legend paintings” or “medicine paintings.”

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.166274
  • Mintage4,000
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 7.96
  • Diameter (mm) 27
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value3 dollars
  • ArtistFrank Polson (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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