2021 $3 Floral Emblems of Canada - Newfoundland and Labrador: Pitcher Plant - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932102200

RCM Number:
177954
Country: Canada
Year: 2021

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Description

A Newfoundland symbol that predates Confederation, the pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurpea) gets a lot of attention due to its carnivorous nature. But the resilience of this wetland species, and the beauty this coin so clearly displays, are the qualities that have made it an ideal emblem for the people of Newfoundland and Labrador since 1954.

The reverse design by Canadian artist Lisa Thomson-Khan features a coloured portrait of the official floral emblem of Newfoundland and Labrador, the pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea), surrounded by a stylized floral pattern. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 3 Dollars
Year: 2021

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 27mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 7.96 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.2555 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Artist: Lisa Thomson-Khan
Finish: Matte Proof
Series: Floral
Quantity Produced: 4000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Flora


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