This beautiful 1 Oz Silver coin is dedicated to the 150th Anniversary of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada. The coin features an exceptional unique space scene with a real meteorite fragment, has a wonderful design, has a Proof quality and comes in an elegant case, along with the Certificate of Authenticity. Limited mintage of 5.500 pieces worldwide. The reverse design by Alexandra Lefort is a re-interpretation of The Royal Astronomical Society of Canadas sesquicentennial logo in a scientifically accurate, photorealism art style. The original logo features stars that allude to Canadian contributions to stellar spectroscopy and photometry, and a globular cluster that honours the scientific work of Helen Sawyer Hogg and Canadas cooperative partnerships; both are colourfully re-imagined here as the Eagle Nebulaspecifically the pillars of interstellar gas and dust known as the Pillars of Creation, where the formation of new stars is a symbolic representation of the RASCs beginnings (and by extension, its anniversary). All around the reverse, the inscriptions: CANADA the issuing country, 1868 2018 the years of Anniversary and the year of issue, 20 DOLLARS the face value. The obverse of the coin depicts the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the inscriptions: ELIZABETH II the name of the Queen and D · G · REGINA Dei Gratia Regina. Product is not returnable if original packaging is damaged. Photos are stock and not actual coin. The item “METEORITE ROYAL ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY 150th Ann. 1 Oz Silver Coin Canada 2018″ is in sale since Friday, June 29, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Other Canadian Coins”. The seller is “dazzlingcoins_com” and is located in USA and Canada ~. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Denomination: $20
- Composition: Silver
- Year: 2018
- Strike Type: Proof