99999 FINE SILVER COIN NOCTURNAL BY NATURE: THE LITTLE BROWN BAT – Item Number 161270. Second coin in a series featuring surprise encounters with some of Canadas nocturnal wildlife! A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging (where packaging is applicable). Selective black rhodium plating sets the tone for the night scene on the reverse, where moonlight suddenly reveals the bats shadowy presence! From the edge of the Arctic tundra to the Great Lakes, the little brown bat (Myotis lucifugus) owns the night by using echolocation to locate its insect prey. Our Nocturnal by Nature series continues its exploration of a nocturnal Canada, using selective black rhodium plating to set the tone for a night-time encounter with the diminutive flying mammal. Second coin in a series featuring surprise encounters with some of Canadas nocturnal wildlife. Selective black rhodium plating sets the tone for the night scene on the reverse, where moonlight suddenly reveals the bats shadowy presence. Represents a unique twist on traditional wildlife portraits, thanks to outstanding mix of engraving, selective plating and finishes that skilfully enhance each and every element. Surrounded by rhodium plating, the coins surface mimics the effect of natural lightwhether its the intense shine of a full moon, or moonlight spilling across the back of the matte silhouette! The reverse design by Canadian artist Calder Moore brings the viewer face-to-face with the little brown bat. Rhodium plating represents the dark night sky that fills most of the fieldsave for the full moon that is faithfully engraved at the centre. The enhanced shine of the coins silver surface mimics the effect of lunar luminosity in this nocturnal setting, where a little brown bat suddenly makes its presence known overhead. The rhodium-plated hunter appears like a shadowy figure in the night thanks to a matte finish. And with moonlight spilling down across its back and outstretched wings, the bats engraved features are faintly visible. Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with black beauty box. Composition 99.99% pure silver. Weight (g) 31.39. Packaging Maroon clamshell with black beauty box. Finished size 67 mm x 67 mm. The item “2017 $20 1 OZ. 99999 FINE SILVER COIN NOCTURNAL BY NATURE THE LITTLE BROWN BAT” is in sale since Monday, July 31, 2017. This item is in the category “Monnaie\Pièces – Canada\Commémoratif”. The seller is “alex_pokolodniy” and is located in Verdun, QC. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- En circulation/Hors circulation: Hors ;circulation
- Pays de fabrication: Canada
- Classement: Finish proof
- Certification: Mint Certificate serialized
- Pays/région de fabrication: Canada