The tranquil winter scene on this coloured coin is infinitely more enticing with its one-of-a-kind Venetian glass angel. These wonderful spiritual beings exist in numerous cultures and religions around the world. They embody humanity's greatest aspirations of hope, purity and goodness, and will bring peace, comfort and joy to anyone who admires this heartwarming holiday keepsake.
This 2016 $20 one ounce pure silver coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint is both a limited edition collectible and a beautiful work of art. The design inspires the viewer to believe in the spirit of the angel through its message of peace. The application of colour presents a portrait of a festive town on a magical, wintry night. It features a sculpture of an angel made of translucent Murano glass, created by master glassmakers in Murano, Italy. Mintage is limited to 10,000. GST/HST exempt.
Designed by Canadian artist Julius Csotonyi, this coin features a magnificently detailed winter scene. In the center of this coin lies the focus of the design: a beautiful glass angel flying high on large white wings, a vibrantly coloured blue robe and golden halo. Watching over the sleepy town, this angel presence infuses the scene with a peaceful, tranquil feeling that stirs the imagination with its message of peace, comfort and joy.
Murano glass coins from the Royal Canadian Mint are highly sought after today for their beauty and collectability. Because the Murano glass angel has been fashioned by hand, each coin is unique.