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25 Sep 2017

Mother Nature on Coins... " Bee " Happy

Coins - World | Kepi

This is a 2017 99.99% pure Silver $20 Dollar piece from our neighbors to the north, the Royal Canadian Mint. Titled "Mother Nature's Magnification Beauty Under the Sun". Now normally I wouldn't be interested in a colorized coin although some have really cool designs, but this one has special meaning. My Husband and I are bee-keepers and for my birthday he surprised me with this beautiful coin! The artist is Alexandra Lefort who features a bumble bee on a sunflower in a mountain meadow in western Canada. It has a 3-D "dew-drop" which reveals a detailed diorama of the bee's ecosystem. The obverse features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by artist Susan Blunt. I love Bees, Sunflowers and Silver... What's not to like, this coin has it all! ; ) Would any of you, my fellow collectors ever consider buying a colorized coin?

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