This fine silver coin captures the full majesty of a classic Canadian icon in motion, with a colourful 3D element that simulates the gooses splashy descent, feet first, into a quintessentially Canadian lake setting. DESIGN: Designed by Royal Canadian Mint engraver Matthew Bowen, the reverse features a three-dimensional rendering of a Canada goose (Branta canadensis) over an engraved background. The uniquely shaped element is the product of a combined printing and embossing process known as thermoforming, which colourfully re-creates the large-sized waterfowls distinctive appearance in great dimensional detail. Firmly affixed to the coins surface, the goose arches above the design to simulate its arrival in a lake setting, where several other members of the flock are already paddling about on the water. The gooses long neck is curved forward as it uses its feet to break, creating a splash of water that conveys the swiftness of its descent. SPECIAL FEATURES: – A MORE DIMENSIONAL APPROACH TO DESIGN: An unforgettable coin with a 3D element that re-creates a wildlife icon in motion! – A 3D ELEMENT THAT MAKES A SPLASH: The result of a combined printing and embossing process known as thermoforming, the 2D-turned-3D shape arches over the coins surface to mimic the Canada gooses swift approach and landing! – TECHNOLOGY MEETS TRADITION: The colourful 3D goose is firmly affixed to the reverse, where detailed engraving brings a lake setting to life in outstanding detailthe perfect rest area for our flock! – LIMITED NUMBERS: Crafted from 1 oz. Of 99.99% pure silver with a mintage of 6,000, this coin will be cherished by nature and wildlife lovers, and deeply valued by those drawn to innovative design! The item “2018’Approaching Canada Goose-3D’ Color Proof $20 Silver Coin 1oz. 9999(18252)” is in sale since Monday, December 31, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “gatewestcoins” and is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada