Basking in the warm rays of the summer sun, the butterfly is arguably the winged jewel of the insect world! This timeless symbol of love, hope and faith has long been an object of fascination, admiration and inspiration around the world. It is also a powerful metaphor for life and change, famously transitioning from ravenous caterpillar to pupa to a colourful beauty, whose wings are the canvas for some of Mother Nature’s most delicate artwork. A gorgeous and fun coin, sure to delight friends and family! Introducing our first pairing of a gemstone-adorned butterfly on a 99.99% pure silver coin. PRECIOUS AND SEMI-PRECIOUS GEMSTONES! Each butterfly features an array of precious and semi-precious gemstones (black sapphire, amethyst and rhodolite) that have been carefully applied by hand. Like a timeless piece of jewellery, the butterfly is meticulously positioned over an elaborately engraved floral pattern, whose etched curls are beautifully enhanced by the pristine proof finish. THE OBJECT OF ADMIRATION! The unparalleled beauty and elegance of your coin will make this a sure stand-out in your collection, and a soon-to-be-treasured keepsake that will likely be admired by all! Your coin is GST/HST exempt with a limited mintage worldwide of only 4,000! The highly stylized design by Canadian artist Jori van der Linde offers a multi-dimensional approach to celebrating the luminous beauty of a butterfly. Inspired by daffodil flowers and curly pea vines, a contemporary floral pattern provides a fanciful garden setting that includes five-petalled flowers, floral buds, leaves and sweeping curly flourishes. All are meticulously engraved and well defined in a proof finish that enhances both the natural light. The sparkle of the butterfly. The jewellery-like addition catches the eye with its mix of semi-precious and precious gemstones, including: a round black sapphire as the butterfly’s head; four pear-shaped amethyst stones that add a violet-coloured accent to each wing; and an arrangement of rhodolite stones that add a rich, raspberry-red colour. Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with black beauty box. 99.99% pure silver. Jori van der Linde. (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). I do leave feedback for everyone. The item “2017 Canada Bejeweled Bugs #1 Butterfly $20 Pure Silver Coloured Coin” is in sale since Tuesday, June 20, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “coins.4.fun” and is located in Richmond Hill, Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Country of Manufacture: Canada
- Grade: Ungraded
- Certification: Uncertified