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2014 $20 75th Anniversary of The Royal Winnipeg Ballet - Fine Silver Coin
2014 $20 Fine Silver Coin - 75th Anniversary of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet
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Our Price: $129.95 ** Tax Exempt **
Year: 2014

RCM# 130586

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Product Code: 623932057012

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Possibly one of the most beautiful coins ever released by the Royal Canadian Mint, this stunning one-ounce silver piece was made in honour of the 75th Anniversary of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. The ballet, the headquarters of which are located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is Canada's earliest ballet company, and the longest continuously-operated ballet company in North America. Founded in 1939 and granted its royal title in 1953 under the tenure of Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet is one of the most esteemed, internationally renowned ballet companies in the world. It is a great source of pride for Canadians, and its artistic legacy has contributed to the careers of legendary dancers such as Evelyn Hart and Mikhail Baryshnikov. This particular coin shows an interpretation of a photograph by one of Canada's foremost dance photographers, David Cooper: it depicts an overhead view of a scene from the Royal Winnipeg Ballet's lush production of Sleeping Beauty, which combines the enduring choreography of Marius Petipa and the beguiling music of Tchaikovsky. The incredibly delicate colouring of the frothy tutus of the dancers is made possible through the use of advanced "sheer effect" colourization, used by the superior Royal Canadian Mint for the first time on this coin. In another series of firsts, this coin is packaged within a delicate music box which plays the Sleeping Beauty (Valse) melody by Tchaikovsky when opened. This phenomenal coin and box would make a heartwarming, beautiful gift for any ballet enthusiast you know.
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 20Dollar

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