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Why purchase this 2017 Under the Sea: Sea Star Silver Proof?
The second release of the Royal Canadian Mint's (RCM) Under the Sea series commemorates the Sea Star, found in the rocky tidal pools and beaches along the coastline of Canada. This unique colorized proof is adorned with a handcrafted murrini element encased in borosilicate glass featuring the sea creature. This enchanting 2017 Sea Star colorized proof is struck from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver measuring 38 mm in diameter, with a mintage limited to 7,500 coins.
One-of-a-kind Glass Murrini Glass Embellishment
The reverse features a delightful sea star murrini glass element in the foreground, handcrafted by Canadian glass artist Loïc Beaumont-Tremblay, against a brightly colored background depicting an underwater environment of swaying sea grass and coral, designed by Canadian artist Maurice Gervais. Inscribed "20 DOLLARS 2017" above, with "CANADA" below.
The obverse portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, created by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt, is surrounded by the inscription "ELIZABETH II" and "D. G. REGINA."
Stunning Colorized Proof in original government packaging
This 2017 Canada $20 Under the Sea: Sea Star 1 oz. Silver Colorized Proof is presented in the original packaging as received from the RCM, encapsulated and nestled in the Mint's signature maroon clamshell case with black exterior box. This vibrant colorized proof is an uncirculated, beautifully struck coin with exceptional finishes and eye appeal.
This 2017 Under the Sea: Sea Star Silver Proof with a unique glass art embellishment will be an extraordinary addition to your collection!
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|Mint:||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Sea Star in coral reef|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Susanna Blunt|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Maurice Gervais|