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Canada 2017 Pearl Yarrow Flower Blossoms and Bees $20 Pure Silver Proof with 3 Genuine Nacre Mother of Pearl Gemstone Embellisments L04

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A Mint First! Genuine mother-of-pearl gemstone flowers ingeniously enhance and embellish this bouquet of pearl flowers, minted in one full troy ounce of the purest silver on the planet - with a very low mintage limit!

An elegant FIRST for the Royal Canadian Mint! Each coin features three pearl pieces that recreate the beauty of the yarrow flowers, resulting in a timeless numismatic marvel. Each mother-of-pearl embellishment is uniquely shaped to recreate the appearance of the double blossoms, which complements the beautifully detailed engraving.
The button-like flowers of pearl yarrow (Achillea ptarmica ‘The Pearl’) are brought to life by not one, but three mother-of-pearl embellishments that adorn this 99.99% pure silver coin. Each pearl blossom is a tiny and wondrous marvel, with carefully sculpted layers of daisy-like petals that add a timeless elegance to the exquisite portrait of this distinctive wildflower. The finish is full cameo proof, and the mintage limit of just 6,000 is very low, too, so we recommend not delaying if you want to make this beauty yours!

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An Original Work of Art
The design by Canadian artist Margaret Best pairs a technological first with highly detailed engraving. The clustered stalks, leaves and flowers of pearl yarrow rise up from the right side of the coin to fill most of it. Bees and flies are key pollinators for this species, and are represented here by the two engraved bees approaching from the left; however, the eye is naturally drawn to the three floral-shaped embellishments that re-create the pom-pom type of flowers. Each one is crafted from mother-of-pearl, which lends itself beautifully to re-creating the snow-white double blooms. The pearl luster of nacre also mimics the sun’s illuminating effect, and subtly highlights the layered complexity of the daisy-like petals that have been so carefully sculpted.

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Technology 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 coin is 99.99% pure!
 
The design by Canadian artist Margaret Best pairs a technological first with highly detailed engraving. The clustered stalks, leaves and flowers of pearl yarrow rise up from the right side of the coin to fill most of it. The date and denominations 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
The coin is encapsulated inside a burgundy leatherette, clamshell-style presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a black outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

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Specifications
Country Canada
Year of Issue 2017
   
Face Value 20 Dollars
Weight 31.39 g
Diameter 38 mm
Mintage Limit       6,000
   
Finish Proof with Mother-of-Pearl Embellishments
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Reeded (milled, serrated)
   
Artist Margaret Best (obverse)
Certificate Individually Numbered



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