Millions of years ago, the Canadian landscape was teeming with prehistoric species whose remains lie in the rocks that bridge our era with theirs. This is Ancient Canada! Through unique striking techniques and an antique finish, this splash-struck coin takes a closer look at life before us through its depiction of the fossilized remains of Ornithomimus, as it was found in rocks of the Alberta badlands. HISTORY PRESERVEDAND IN THE MAKING! AN RCM FIRST: SPLASH STRUCK LIKE AN ANCIENT COIN! Using an old coin-making technique, the coin does not have a rim; instead, the 99.99% pure silver is allowed to spill beyond a traditional round shape to give the coin an irregular onejust like an ancient Roman coin! A MINIMUM DIAMETER OF 38MM: Due to its irregular shape, your coin may be larger and flatter. Each coin will vary, which makes your coin TRULY unique! OUTSTANDING DETAIL AND ATTENTION TO HISTORICAL ACCURACY! Verified by Albertas Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, your coin uses precision engraving to recreate the fossil remains AND the textured appearance of sandstonemuch like the rock in which the original fossil was found! ANTIQUE FINISH GIVES IT AN AGED LOOK! To enhance the detailed engraving of the fossil and its sandstone-like surroundings, a stunning patina finish has been painstakingly applied to your coin by hand. This gives the coin an antiqued appearance that reflects the series historical theme! The reverse design is based on fossil specimen TMP 1995.110.1 curated at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta. The rimless coins unusual contour is the product of an old coin-making technique that allows the fine silver to spill out, which produces an irregular shape reminiscent of an ancient Roman coin. In contrast, cutting-edge technology and finishing techniques add a smooth appearance to the engraved fossils of the feathered dinosaur Ornithomimus, which shines bright in comparison to the textured appearance of the sandstone encasing throughout the reverse. The entire design has an unmistakably ancient look and feel, thanks to a patina finish that gives the coin its aged look, coupled with the prehistoric-looking font used on both the reverse and obverse. No: 154259 Mintage: 5,500 Material: Pure Silver (99.99%) Finish: Antique Weight: 31.39g Diameter: 27mm Edge: Plain Certificate: Serialized. (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GOLD COINS). ONCE YOUR DONE SHOPPING, PLEASE MESSAGE ME AND I WILL SEND YOU A COMBINED INVOICE. The item “ORNITHOMIMUS ANCIENT CANADA 2017 $20 1 oz Fine Silver Antique Finish Coin RCM” is in sale since Thursday, March 09, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “the_coin_shoppe” and is located in Scarborough, Ontario. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Australia.