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Canada 2016 2017 Kaleidoscope of Canadiana #1 - Polar Bear $20 Pure Silver Proof with Color with Working Kaleidoscope in Deluxe 3-Coin Display Case Box L10 L11

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A Royal Canadian Mint first! Widest, thinnest coin ever - 60 mm (2-1/2 inches) in diameter! Celebrate the Canadian icon the Polar Bear in this full color, kaleidoscope pattern one troy ounce pure silver proof!
 
The Complete 3-Coin Collection of all THREE different Kaleidoscope of Canadiana Silver Proofs in the Deluxe 3-Coin Display Case Box (with working kaleidoscope) may be available - click here to see if it is!

This listing is for the Kaleidoscope #1 Polar Bear Silver Proof in the Deluxe 3-Coin Display Case Box. A working kaleidoscope is included.


Vibrantly colored pieces of broken glass tumble about inside a kaleidoscope to create amazing, ever-changing patterns. This clever, breakthrough new series explores the incredible designs that can be achieved when great Canadian icons become the focus of the kaleidoscope’s explosive magic - starting with the polar bear! A Royal Canadian Mint first! Canada's thinnest silver coin ever, measuring 60 mm across! Each issue in this new and exciting 3-coin series celebrates Canadian icons with unique, slightly psychedelic kaleidoscope designs:

    1) Polar Bear
    2) Common Loon
    3) Maple Leaf

    + Polar Bear Kaleidoscope Silver Proof in Deluxe 3-Coin Display Case (with working kaleidoscope)
    + Kaleidoscope Complete 3-Coin Collection in Deluxe 3-Coin Display Case (with working kaleidoscope)

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A Mint First! This one troy ounce pure silver proof is the first Canadian coin EVER to have such an incredibly large diameter. Measuring 60 mm from edge to edge (that's about 2-1/2 inches), this kaleidoscopic beauty is the thinnest Canadian silver coin ever!

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Canada 2017 Kaleidoscope of Canadiana #1 with 3-Coin Display Case

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.

An Otherworldly, Psychedelic Design!
The design by Canadian Calder Moore has created a full-sized kaleidoscope design for the coin’s extra-large surface. Countless polar bears come together in a complex pattern of amazing beauty. Some face-to-face bears create the outer ring of the design, while smaller bears stand rear-to-rear to form the rings in the center. At the extreme edge of the coin, the image of the polar bears become more obvious while individual designs features endless shapes. The design is meticulously crafted with astounding detail, and beautifully enhanced with myriad shades of translucent blue to capture the reflective essence of a kaleidoscope.

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Technology Note - Color
The 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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Technology Note - Purity
The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. This one troy ounce silver coin is 99.99% pure!

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Obverse
The design by Canadian Calder Moore has created a full-sized kaleidoscope design for the coin’s extra-large surface. Countless polar bears come together in a complex pattern of amazing beauty. There are no legends on the obverse to mar or interrupt the beauty of the complex design.

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Reverse

A cameo proof portrait of 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. The date and denomination are also indicated.

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Packaging

The coin is encapsulated inside a deluxe, three-coin illustrated display case box. Each of the three coins in the program may be stored inside its own icon-coded drawer. A working kaleidoscope is included, and may be stored with the certificates inside the lowest drawer. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

Specifications
Country Canada
Year of Issue 2016
   
Face Value 20 Dollars
Weight 31.85 g
Diameter 60 mm
Mintage Limit    7,500
   
Finish Proof with Color
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Plain
   
Artist Calder Moore
Certificate Individually Numbered

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