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Canada 2017 Glistening North #3 - Arctic Wolf with Diamond Glitter $20 Pure Silver Proof with Color and Genuine Precious Diamond Gemstone Dust Glitter L08

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Glistening North! FIRST EVER Canadian coin series ever to sport diamond glitter! New technology allows fine diamond dust and particles to simulate the intensely glittering effect of the Arctic snow beneath the paws of a cunning Arctic wolf on this one troy ounce pure silver proof, further enhanced with color!
 
In combining its renowned, meticulous and intricate engraving techniques with its advanced technologies, the Royal Canadian Mint has produced a marriage made in heaven - and the first ever diamond glitter coin! Never before has snow glistened the way it does on your coin. It features our latest breakthrough innovation: diamond glitter, which is a dusting of fine diamond particles that has been meticulously applied to the coin’s design to recreate the glittering effect of snow and ice. What better way to experience this exciting new technology than via an Arctic Tern soaring over Canada’s quintessential frozen landscape, the Arctic!

Hold this beauty in your hand and turn it slowly; see how the diamond glitter catches the light?! This dazzling effect on your coin is sealed to protect it from the elements, so that your treasure never loses its sparkle!

This is the first Canadian coin series EVER to feature diamond dust! Selective use of diamond glitter adds an intensely glittering effect on your coin that recreates the light-reflecting qualities of daylight snow and ice and the colors they create. Get yours today!

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The Arctic Wolf
The arctic wolf (Canis lupus arctos) is well suited to winters in Canada’s Far North, thanks in part to a double-layer coat that insulates it against the cold. The distinctive coloring of its pelt provides effective camouflage and allows the Arctic wolf to blend in with its Arctic surroundings on this pure silver proof, where diamond glitter recreates the sparkle of the snow- and ice-covered landscape.

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An Original Work of Art
The design by Canadian wildlife artist Maurade Baynton artfully combines detailed engraving, selective color and a diamond glitter element to capture a serene moment in Northern Canada. Lying on the frozen ground, an Arctic wolf takes a moment to rest its weary head next to its forepaws. This northern hunter is engraved in magnificent detail to capture the uniqueness of its features, including the long fur that keeps it insulated against winter’s chill. Behind the wolf, engraving adds texture to the trees that surround it, while the application of soft hues recreates the shades and shadows of fading daylight. While the landscape slumbers beneath a thick blanket of snow, a sealed layer of fine diamond particles re-creates the effect of snow sparkle on this enchanting winter day in the Arctic North.

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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. 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!

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Obverse
The design by Canadian wildlifeartist Maurade Baynton artfully combines detailed engraving, selective color and a diamond glitter element to capture a serene moment in Northern Canada. Lying on the frozen ground, an Arctic wolf takes a moment to rest its weary head next to its forepaws. The denomination is also indicated.

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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") and the date also appear.

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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    5,000
   
Finish Proof with Color and Diamond Glitter
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Reeded (milled, serrated)
   
Artist Maurade Baynton
Certificate Individually Numbered




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