2017 Ancient Canada: Ornithomimus 1oz Silver. Fossils, like the one depicted on your splash-struck coin, changed the way we think about feathered dinosaurs. By studying three specimens found in the Badlands of Alberta, paleontologists concluded that. Was covered in down-like feathers that, as the dinosaur matured, developed into long feathers on its arms to form primitive wings. This suggests wings appeared much earlier in the evolutionary timelineand were first used for display rather than flight! Coin Metal: 9999 pure silver. Coin Weight: 31.39g. Year of Issue: 2017. Coin Mintage: 5,000. Country of Issue: Canada. Your coins design was based on fossil specimen TMP 1995.110.1 curated at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alberta. The rimless coins unusual contour is the product of an old coin-making technique that allows the pure silver to spill out, producing an irregular shape reminiscent of an ancient Roman coin. In contrast, cutting-edge technology and finishing techniques add a smooth appearance to the engraved fossils of the feathered dinosaur. Which shines bright in comparison to the textured appearance of the sandstone-like encasing throughout your coin. The entire design has an unmistakably ancient look and feel, thanks to a patina finish that gives your coin its aged look, coupled with the prehistoric-looking font used on both sides of your coin. This features the Susanna Blunt effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Your coin comes beautifully packaged in a ready-to-display floating frame. The item “2017 Ancient Canada Ornithomimus 1oz Antiqued Silver Coin” is in sale since Thursday, August 2, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\World\Canada”. The seller is “minted-uk” and is located in Essex. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Year of Issue: 2017
- Country: Canada