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2013 Canada $3 Animal Architects - Bee & Hive Fine Silver (No Tax)

2013 Canada $3 Animal Architects - Bee & Hive Fine Silver (No Tax)

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2013 Canada $3 Animal Architects - Bee & Hive Fine Silver (No Tax)

The first coin in the Royal Canadian Mint's exciting new series featuring Canada's animal architects focuses on the honey bee and its amazing home.

This silver proof coin is certified to be 99.99% pure silver with a diameter of 27 millimetres and a metal weight of 7.96 grams. The reverse design by Canadian artist Yves Berube features a painted honey bee standing atop a flower blossom, its head bowed to collect the precious nectar that will sustain its colony. This tiny pollinator is layered over an embossed honeycomb whose perfectly symmetrical hexagons cover the entire polished field of the coin's reverse.

The reverse features the word 'CANADA,' the date '2013,' and the face value of '3 DOLLARS.' The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Specifications:
Item Number: 123312
Face Value: 3 dollars
Mintage: 10,000
Composition: 99.99% fine Silver
Weight (g): 7.96
Diameter (mm): 27
Edge: Serrated
Finish: Proof
Certificate: Serialized

Special Features:
• Did you know that for the honey bee to create 500 grams of honey they must collect nectar from approximately one million flowers? Collect this coin to learn more about the fascinating life of the honey bee!
• This is the first coin in the Royal Canadian Mint's exciting new silver proof series featuring exceptional architects of Canada's animal world and their unique constructions.
• Mintage is limited to 10,000 coins.
• An excellent gift for nature lovers and an exceptional addition to any collection featuring colour and photo-image designs, Canadian wildlife, or Canadiana.
• The details on the coloured bee will surprise you!

Packaging:
Coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a black sleeve.
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