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Canada 2018 Yin and Yang Tiger and Dragon 2-Coin $10 Pure Silver Uniquely Shaped Proof Set with Color L12

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A Mint first - a Yin and Yang shaped silver proof coins set! A Tiger and a Dragon are locked in battle on these amazingly auspicious, full color pure silver proof coins - that fit together! Uniquely shaped - get yours today!

Locked in their ancient battle positions, the Tiger and Dragon struggle for dominance - equal and opposing forces, yin and yang. This exquisitely designed 99.99% pure silver coin set, featuring two distinct proof coins that fit together as one, celebrates the ageless story of these two mythic powers.

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This finely engraved, vibrantly colored pair of coins have been meticulously designed, engineered and struck to fit together to form a single circle. Shaped in the traditional Chinese yin form, the first coin features the image of the Tiger. The Tiger is stylized to mimic Chinese paper-cut folk art. The Tiger is surrounded by 11 engraved cherry blossoms. The upper portion along the edge features an intricate engraved border that is completed on the other coin, forming a full decorative outer circle when the two coins are fitted together.

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The second coin is shaped in the traditional yang form. Its design features a stylized yellow-gold Dragon. The Dragon, like the Tiger, is designed in the style of paper-cut folk art and is adorned with vivid red motifs and a bright green ridge along its back. Nine engraved cherry blossoms surround it. The unique reverses of each coin feature the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt along with a branch of engraved cherry blossoms.

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Yin and Yang

In Chinese culture yin yang represents two opposing principles in nature. Yin is characterized as slow, soft, yielding, cold, wet, and passive; and is associated with water, the earth, the moon, femininity, and night time. In contrast, Yang is fast, hard, solid, focused, hot, dry, and aggressive; and is associated with fire, sky, the sun, masculinity and day time.

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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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Purity Note
The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. These two half troy ounce silver coins are 99.99% pure!

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Obverse - Tiger Coin
Shaped in the traditional Chinese yin form, the first coin features the image of the Tiger. The Tiger is stylized to mimic Chinese paper-cut folk art. The Tiger is surrounded by 11 engraved cherry blossoms. The upper portion along the edge features an intricate engraved border that is completed on the other coin, forming a full decorative outer circle when the two coins are fitted together. The date is indicated.

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Obverse - Dragon Coin
The second coin is shaped in the traditional yang form. Its design features a stylized yellow-gold Dragon. The Dragon, like the Tiger, is designed in the style of paper-cut folk art and is adorned with vivid red motifs and a bright green ridge along its back. Nine engraved cherry blossoms surround it. The denomination is indicated.

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Reverse

The unique reverses of each coin feature the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt along with a branch of engraved cherry blossoms. 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 2018
   
Face Value 20 Dollars (2 x 10 Dollars)
Weight 31.74 g (2 x 15.87 g)
Diameter 39 mm (2 coins combined)
Mintage Limit    6,000
   
Finish Proof with Color
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Plain
   
Artist Three Degrees Creative Group
Certificate Individually Numbered

 



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