Purple Coneflower with Butterfly

Canada 2013 - $20 - Purple Coneflower with Butterfly - 1oz LIMITED Silver Coin

Only 5.000 of these have been issued by Royal Canadian Mint!
This silver coin is dedicated to nature and its inhabitants.
$349.83

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Country Canada
Year 2013
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 20
Metal Silver
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 38 mm
Mintage 5000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $349.83
Coin Story

Butterflies are part of the class of Insects in the order Lepidoptera. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight. The group comprises the "true butterflies" , the "skippers" and the "moth-butterflies". Butterfly fossils date to the mid Eocene epoch, 40–50 million years ago. Butterflies exhibit polymorphism, mimicry and aposematism. Some, like the Monarch, will migrate over long distances. Some butterflies have parasitic relationships with organisms including protozoans, flies, ants, other invertebrates, and vertebrates. Some species are pests because in their larval stages they can damage domestic crops or trees; however, some species are agents of pollination of some plants, and caterpillars of a few butterflies eat harmful insects. Culturally, butterflies are a popular motif in the visual and literary arts.

Reverse Design

The reveres captures a (venetian glas) butterfly sitting on a beautifully designed purple coneflower. The flower and the butterfly are coloured and therefore, they offset themselves from the silver background.

Obverse Design

The obverse of the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Packaging

The Purple Coneflower with Butterfly 1oz Silver coin comes encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint maroon flock-lined clamshell case lined with a black flock and protected by a black sleeve. Also accompanied by a serialised certificate - your proof of ownership for this coin and evidence that the coin has been individually inspected by our resident quality assurance specialists.

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