Second issue of the Interconnections series of 1 oz silver hologram coins: Interconnections. Canadas 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. Only 7.500 pieces worldwide. The reverse image by Canadian artist Andy Everson presents the theme of Air. Its central motif is a thunderbird, stylized in the tradition of Eversons Kómoks and Kwakwakawakw 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. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II of England, in profile. Interconnections Air and the Thunderbird This series celebrates interconnections within the natural world, between Canadians and their landscape, and among Canadas multicultural people. The seconf release, dedicated to the theme of Air, and its central motif is a thunderbird, stylized in the tradition of Eversons Kómoks and Kwakwakawakw ancestors. The entire reverse is a full-colour hologram, lending movement and light to this highly symbolic image.. Thunderbird, a supernatural creature prominent in Northwest Coast Indian myths. Thunder and lightning are attributed to the thunderbird, which produces thunder by flapping its wings and lightning by opening and closing its eyes. The thunderbird is said to hunt whales, using its wings to shoot arrows. Among some Plains First Nations, thunderstorms are a contest between the thunderbird and a huge rattlesnake. Individuals who had been struck by lightning and survived often became Shamans, for they had received the power of the monster bird. The item “INTERCONNECTIONS Air Thunderbird Hologram Silver Coin 20$ Canada 2014″ is in sale since Friday, October 10, 2014. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “powercoin_italy” and is located in Roma. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada