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2016 Canada $20 The Universe Fine Silver Coin (TAX Exempt)

2016 Canada $20 The Universe Fine Silver Coin (TAX Exempt)


 
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2016 $20 The Universe Fine Silver Coin (TAX Exempt) 147000
Pondering the universe is as old as the ages. It's the common thread that connects us to every civilization that has come before. And while today's high-tech world has brought greater understanding, new questions always arise, eyes still gaze upwards on starry nights, and we still wonder, "Who are we? Why are we here?" There are numerous observatories around the world probing the universe to find answers to humanity's ageless questions. Among them is the Observatoire du Mont-Megantic, Quebec.
Specifications:
Item Number: 147000
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 8,500
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Finish: Proof, colour and borosilicate glass
Edge: Serrated
Special Features:
- World's FIRST coin featuring a combination of colour and glow paint along with a specially selected borosilicate fine art coloured glass!
- Each glass piece is a unique piece of art, crafted with a swirl of silver dust to create an image of the universe that is one-of-a-kind.
- Added luminescence in the colored sky captures the faint glow of the galaxy-a stunning effect that also shines from some of the stars.
?An exceptional keepsake for stargazers, astronomers, outdoor enthusiasts, anyone who has ever marvelled at the wonders of the night sky.
- A unique celebration of Canada's status as the first nation to possess an officially recognized dark sky reserve, a distinction that is a source of pride for Quebecers, particularly those living in the blackout region of Mont-Megantic.
Packaging:
Maroon clamshell with black beauty box

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