This is the first year of Swarovski Crystal Snowflakes ever released by the Royal Canadian Mint! This has got to be the most beautiful and well done snowflake in the entire series.
Mintage of only 10,000 coins! This is coin number 2,111.
There is just something special about the shape of the crystals, and the colors in which they sparkle. Is it iridescent, or rainbow? The snowflake design was carved with such delicate intricacy and careful grace. The combined effect is that of spectacular beauty! This will be a coin to always treasure, and to frequently admire.
The included numbered certificate of authenticity tells "The art of Winter." Comes to you in the original red clamshell style presentation box with black velvet lining and inside a black protective sleeve. This sterling silver coin contains 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper and has a face value of $20 Canadian. It weighs 50.1 grams and measures 38mm in diameter. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.