On January 22, 1992, the NASA space shuttle Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral with a crew of seven, including Canada's first female astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar.
Share the wonder of viewing Earth from space: your coin’s unique shape lends itself perfectly to recreating the curvature of our planet.
- Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
- Comes packaged in a maroon clamshell beauty box from the mint with a certificate of authenticity.
- Mintage of only 8,500 coins.
- Obverse: Displays a right-facing profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year and face value.
- Reverse: Combines color with glow-in-the-dark effects to recreate a breathtaking view of Earth from space. The partial view of the Western Hemisphere places the focus on North America, specifically Canada, while the application of color captures the nuances that characterize the different regions, and the different blues that mark the ocean depth.
- Sovereign coin backed by the Royal Canadian Mint.
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The Royal Canadian Mint proudly pays homage to one of the most important Canadians of our time, Dr. Roberta Bondar, and her historic space mission 25 years ago. As an added salute to Dr. Bondar, we’ve included the Discovery space shuttle’s likeness in orbit, as seen on her personally designed mission crest.