2020 $5 Birthstones: March - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932099609

RCM Number:
175630
Country: Canada
Year: 2020

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Description

This 2020 $5 proof fine silver March birthstone coin is the third coin in a series that features a sparkling light blue aquamarine coloured Swarovski® crystal at the centre, flanked by three smaller clear Swarovski® crystals and surrounded by a Celtic art-inspired design. The coin is dated 2020 with a $5 denomination and weighs just over one quarter ounce of pure silver. Adding to its collectability, the mintage is extremely limited to just 5,000. HST/GST exempt.

The Design:
The reverse design by artist Pandora Young is an intersection of art and mathematics, and features a stylized pattern arranged according to the base-six system. Inspired by the Celtic triskele, the engraved art incorporates three clear Swarovski® crystals into our birthstone celebration of those born in March (aquamarine), as represented by the gem-like Swarovski® crystal at the centre of the coin. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

March (Aquamarine):
It sparkles like the turquoise waters of Lake Louise. Throughout history, aquamarine was believed to protect seafarers and guarantee a safe voyage. For those born in this first month of spring, March’s icy blue birthstone is said to bring courage, calmness and hope.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 5 Dollars
Year: 2020

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 27mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 7.96 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.256 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Artist: Pandora Young
Finish: Reverse Proof
Series: Birthstone
Quantity Produced: 5,000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Birthday, Milestone, Gem


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