2016 $20 Canadiana Kaleidoscope: Polar Bear - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932080478

RCM Number:
156349
Country: Canada
Year: 2016

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Description

Tumbled glass and coloured shapes create amazing patterns inside a kaleidoscope, and this breakthrough new series explores the incredible designs that can be achieved when great Canadian icons become the focus of the kaleidoscope's reflective magic. The Mint's thinnest coin ever! - 1 oz and 60 mm across.

Canadian artist Calder Moore has created a full-sized kaleidoscope design for the coin's extra-large surface. Countless polar bears come together in a complex pattern of amazing beauty. some face-to-face to create the outer ring of the design, while smaller bears stand rear-to-rear to form the rings in the centre. At the extreme edge of the coin, the image of the polar bears become more obvious while individual design features endless shapes. The design is meticulously crafted with astounding detail, and beautifully enhanced with myriad shades of translucent blue to capture the reflective essence of a kaleidoscope.

Only 7,500 coins available worldwide - a limited work of art and a unique Canadian keepsake that will be eagerly sought after by collectors; art, nature and wildlife enthusiasts; and anyone who has ever enjoyed the beautiful artistry of a kaleidoscope.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 20 Dollars
Year: 2016

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 60mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 31.85 grams
Bullion Weight: 1.024 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Polar Bear Kaleidoscope
Artist: Calder Moore
Finish: Proof
Series: Canadiana Kaleidoscope, No. 1 of 3
Quantity Produced: 7500
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Celebrate Canada


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