Home > Canadian Mint Products > Theme > International Commemoratives ▾ >

2007 $20 Polar Year: Plasma - Sterling Silver Coin
$20 2007 Silver Coin - Polar Year - Plasma
 
Alternative Views:


Our Price: $249.95
Year: 2007


Stock Status:In Stock

Availability: Usually Ships in 3 to 5 Business Days
Product Code: 623932441170

Description Technical Specs Extended Information
 
Issued to mark Canada's recognition of the 125th anniversary of the first International Polar Year, when the first of several coordinated multinational research expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic were launched. The coins prominently feature Sir Martin Frobisher who, in 1576, was the first to attempt to discover the Northwest Passage aboard the Gabriel. A ship appears alongside a 16th century compass and an Inuit paddling a traditional kayak.

The reverse is finished in stunning metallic blue hues, achieved through a unique, leading edge plasma effect. The RCM is the first Mint in the world to produce this jewel-like finish on a coin, by virtue of a proprietary coating which can produce different colours by varying its thickness. The blue effect was chosen to evoke the cold climate of both poles.
Features
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 20 Dollar

Be the first to review this product!»