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Canada 2018 Grandmother Moon's Thirteen Teachings #07 - Native American Raspberry Moon - July Four Seasons $3 Pure Silver Proof with Color L07

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Get the 7th release in this ongoing, popular Native American series, Thirteen Teachings from Grandmother Moon! The Raspberry Moon for July showcases a vibrant summertime fruiting branch on this beautiful, affordable full color pure silver proof coin!

Grandmother Moon is always ready to share her loving wisdom. This captivating Native American coin series brings you her life teachings with thirteen original woodland Indian designs. Canada’s indigenous peoples view every aspect of nature as a living relation that plays an active role in their lives. Although variations do exist due to geography and climate, Grandmother Moon is a central figure in their mythos, her kind and gentle ways always a common thread.

For the Anishnabe people, the woodland cultures that extend from the eastern seaboard to the Great Lakes, and the headwaters of the Mackenzie River, Grandmother Moon is ever-present, making 13 appearances throughout the year as she watches over Mother Earth’s children and lights up their paths. Every full moon brings a new teaching that is illustrated in each coin design to foster understanding and respect for all of Earth’s creatures - each a stunning work of art with a unique insight into Native American life!

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A Native American Inuit Drum Dance PerformerArtwork by a Native American Artist!
Native American Algonquin artist Frank Polson has created a captivating image of a full moon filling the sky as it sits low on the horizon behind a tree whose bare branches are dotted with the vivid green of new growth. A detail of a springtime flower is on the left, its vibrant colors showcasing the life-giving powers that animate all of nature. The use of bold lines, and the insertion of vivid color within black areas as if to reveal what lies within, is a signature design element in woodland art.

In July, raspberries are the focus of annual feasts in which people offer each other berries to eat, and symbolically resolve any differences they may have had during the winter. Often called the “heart berry,” the strawberry’s runners illustrate how the heart is connected to all parts of the body. The heart is essential to our spiritual balance, and guides us in making heartfelt decisions that honor all things and preserve the harmonious interdependence that is critical to life.

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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. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a .9999 fineness. This one half troy ounce silver proof is 99.99% pure!


Obverse
Native American Algonquin artist Frank Polson has created a captivating image of a full moon filling the sky as it sits low on the horizon behind a tree.

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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"), the date and the denomination 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 2018
   
Face Value 3 Dollars
Weight 7.96 g
Diameter 27 mm
Mintage Limit       4,000
   
Finish Proof with Color
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Serrated (milled, reeded)
   
Artist Frank Polson
Certificate Individually Numbered



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