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Canada 2016 Geometry in Art - Canadian Icons Complete 5-Coin Collection - Loon, Polar Bear, Caribou, Beaver & Maple Leaf $20 Pure Silver Low Poly Proof Set with Custom Presentation Case Box

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Get the COMPLETE 5-COIN COLLECTION of all five coins in the extremely popular Geometry in Art program! Each design combines color with techniques borrowed from low poly art on a pure silver proof that puts a contemporary, digital spin on those national icons of Canada, the Loon, Polar Bear, Caribou, Beaver and Maple Leaf! In 5-coin custom presentation case box.

This listing is for the Complete 5-Coin Collection of all FIVE different Geometry in Art Pure Silver Proofs in the 5-Coin Custom Presentation Case Box.  These may be available individually - click here to see if they are!

Welcome to the innovative Geometry in Art Program, the popular new series of spectacular, one troy ounce pure silver proof-finish coins from the Royal Canadian Mint. The goal of the Geometry in Art Program is to put a new take on the familiar designs of Canada's circulating coinage. As digital artists seek to recreate the physical world through dimensional images, modeling techniques based on geometric shapes have given way to a new visual style, called low poly art. This eye-catching series utilizes this art style to present a contemporary spin on and highly artistic interpretation of  five of Canada’s most famous icons, taken from its legal tender denominations:

    #1 Loon
    #2 Polar Bear
    #3 Caribou
    #4 Beaver
    #5 Maple Leaf

    + #4 Beaver in Custom 5-Coin Presentation Case
    + Geometry in Art Complete 5-Coin Collection in Custom Presentation Case

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Due to the large size and heavy weight of this item, all orders sent outside of the United States will have an additional charge: USD 10 for Canada, or USD 15 for the rest of the world. This charge per item will be added after checkout has been completed. We will contact you and re-invoice you by email after you have completed your order.

Get the Geometry In Art Complete 5-Coin Collection Proof Set in the Custom Presentation Case!

Geometry in Art 5-Coin Set in Custom Case

Iconic BeaverThis ingenious coin design brings together a mass of polygons to create a captivating image of a mother beaver and her baby kit building their dam. Known as “low poly” art, this geometric technique has been merged with outstanding sculpting, cutting-edge technology and advanced finishing techniques. The result? A stunning design with exceptional relief that defines every polygon, and rich, bold colors that bring depth, dimension and a powerful sense of shadow and light to the scene. Breathtaking use of color furthers the design. In keeping with the low poly art style, lustrous colors contribute to the perception of depth and shadows. 

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An Original Work of Art!
The design by Canadian artist Calder Moore features a stylized portrait oft a mother beaver and her baby kit presented in an eye-catching low poly art style. Extraordinary sculpting, cutting-edge technology and advanced finishing techniques allow each polygon to appear distinct from the other throughout the design. The geometric lines and sharp corners recreate the branches used by the beavers as building material for their dam, yet these same lines are somewhat softened by the color variations between each polygon, playfully altering our perception of shadow, light and dimension and conveying the rounded shape of each beaver. The half-submerged perspective allows an underwater glimpse of the dam rising up from the mud at the bottom of the pond, while the deep blue sky above adds vibrancy to the green conifers along the rocky cliffs in the background.

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Technology Note - Color
BeaverThe Royal Canadian Mint leads the world with its proprietary colorization technology, in which the color is actually sealed on the coin. The intricate detail, smooth gradients, and extreme precision of the technology create a stunning look on each coin.

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Purity Note
The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a .9999 fineness. This one troy ounce silver proof coin is 99.99% pure!

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Geometry in Art 5-Coin BoxObverse
The design by Canadian artist Calder Moore features a stylized portrait of a beaver mother and baby kit. The date and denomination are also indicated.

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Reverse
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in profile facing right. This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian Coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt. The legend ELIZABETH II D. G. REGINA ("Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God") also appears.

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Packaging
Each coin is encapsulated inside a handsome, custom presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a full color outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

Specifications 
Country Canada
Year of Issue 2016
   
Face Value 100 Dollars (5 x 20 Dollars)
Weight 156.95 g (5 x 31.39 g)
Diameter 38 mm
Mintage Limit      7,500 each
   
Finish Proof with Color
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Reeded (milled, serrated)
   
Artist Calder Moore
Certificate Individually Numbered

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