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2014 Canada $20 Interconnections: Air - The Thunderbird (No Tax)

2014 Canada $20 Interconnections: Air - The Thunderbird (No Tax)

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2014 Canada $20 Interconnections: Air - The Thunderbird (No Tax)

Canada's three natural realms of land, sky, and sea mingle in a landscape of unmatched grandeur. Similarly, its people-First Nations and modern inhabitants alike-though culturally distinct-overlap within this landscape in a unique experience of shared history and nationhood. The Royal Canadian Mint proudly presents a new series of 1-ounce silver hologram coins that celebrate this interconnectedness through the stunning artwork of West Coast artist Andy Everson.

The reverse image by Canadian artist Andy Everson presents the theme of 'Air.' Its central motif is a thunderbird, stylized in the tradition of Everson's K'omoks and Kwakwaka'wakw ancestors. This image is framed by a circle of eight rays, representing the sunrays of daylight. Between the rays are eight stylized stars. The entire reverse is a full-colour hologram, lending movement and light to this highly symbolic image.

Item Number: 134334
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 7,500
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:
- This 1-ounce 99.99% pure silver coin is the second issue in the Royal Canadian Mint's unique 3-coin hologram series featuring the striking artwork of celebrated Canadian artist Andy Everson.
- This series celebrates interconnections within the natural world, between Canadians and their landscape, and among Canada's multicultural people. The second release, dedicated to the theme of 'Air', adopts as its central motif a thunderbird surrounded by the rays of the sun and the stars of the night sky. In keeping with the theme, each element of the design blends into the next. The coin's hologram treatment perfectly highlights this sense of connection and transition.
- The entire reverse side of this stunning Royal Canadian Mint coin is struck as a hologram. The dynamic design uses rainbow-coloured transitional images atop duotone rays to bring motion and light to the beautifully designed reverse image.
- A K'omoks First Nation drummer, ceremonial dancer, and artist, Andy Everson is an innovative artist whose arresting images blend traditional, modern, and even pop culture motifs.
- With a limited mintage of only 7,500, this coin is sure to be sought after by collectors.
- An exceptional gift and distinguished collectible for those who love fine art, unique coins, First Nations themes, and Canadiana.

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