The convex reverse of this amazing coin of 99.99% pure silver features a swirling cluster of maple leaves, designed by Canadian artist Lisa Thomson-Khan. Together, the unique shape, dynamic design, and mirror-like sheen of the proof finish lend this stunning image a three-dimensional quality that makes it feel as though you're holding a whirlwind in the palm of your hand. The coin's reverse and obverse share a unique relationship not only in their convex/concave shape but also through the reproduction of one of the leaves in a repeating pattern on the obverse. Combined with the obverse's dome-like concave shape, this mesmerizing pattern makes for a dazzling effect. This is the Royal Canadian Mint's first 60-millimetre format convex coin.The reverse features the date "2017, " the word "CANADA, " and the face value of 50 DOLLARS. Largest-ever Royal Canadian Mint convex coin! This domed coin's 60-millimetre diameter makes it the ideal canvas to showcase one of Canada's most beloved symbols in a BIG way. At nearly twice the diameter of previous convex-shaped pieces, this unusually shaped coin is a proud feat of engineering that shines bright with its mirror-like proof finish, which beautifully showcases every engraved detail. The domed curvature adds a more true-to-life dimensional effect to the reverse, where the leaves appear to be carried further away from view.
Packaged in a beautiful red-lacquered collector's case and encapsulated in a black beauty box. Low mintage of only 2,000 coins worldwide means that this convex collectible is sure to sell out quickly.A unique collectible and incredible gift for coin lovers and aficionados of Canadiana looking for a scarce and beautiful coin. Composition: 99.99% pure silver. Packaging: Red lacquered box with black beauty box. LAUNCH DATE: April 4, 2017.
ADVERTISING DATE: April 4, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Canada\Commemorative".The seller is "gatewestcoins" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.