2020 $10 Pulsating Maple Leaf - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932098954

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Country: Canada
Year: 2020

Sale price$369.95

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This large format two ounce fine silver maple leaf coin features a new technology that creates an optical illusion of a pulsating maple leaf. The coin not only has a cool effect, but it also has a low mintage of just 3,000 pieces, adding scarcity to the innovation and fine silver value.

The technology works by creating sub-millimeter-scale mirrors on the coins. These mirrors are engineered to exact dimensions and orientations, then engraved on the coining dies used to strike the mirror array into the pure silver blanks. The result: the Silver Maple Leaf on the coinÕs reverse appears to expand and contract when you tilt the coin, giving the impression that the maple leaf is pulsating.

To create this unique take on the classic Silver Maple Leaf design, the Royal Canadian Mint Research and Development Team collaborated with the University of OttawaÕs Centre for Research in Photonics. Together, these innovators created a new technology that generates dynamic optical effects on coins. Brand new technology and a classic designÑall in one beautiful coin. Mintage of this coin is limited to only 3,000. GST/HST exempt.

The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 10 Dollars
Year: 2020

Diameter: 50mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 62.69 grams
Bullion Weight: 2.0121 Troy Ounces

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Finish: Proof
Series: SML
Quantity Produced: 3000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Pulsating Maple Leaf

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