2011 Canada Tulip With Venetian Glass Ladybug $20 1oz .9999 Silver Coin
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2011 Canada Tulip With Venetian Glass Ladybug $20 1oz .9999 Silver Coin :
2011 CANADA TULIP WITH VENETIAN GLASS LADYBUG $20 1OZ .9999 SILVER COIN
World FIRST Coin Embellished With A Venetian Glass Ladybug
Thiscoin is uncirculatedwith originalRCM box, certification and black sleeve.
This is the first coin ever to be embellished with Venetian glass, a world-renowned glass prized for its clarity and extremely vibrant colours. Each glass ladybug was handcrafted by a master-glassmaker in Murano, Italy.Coin design:
The Mint’s latest innovation brought its world-renowned engravers together with Italy’s master artisan to create this unique treasure. They combined Venetian glass with a unique coloured design to deliver a coin that boasts new and unrivalled dimension. Crafted to perfection, each is an eye-catching work of art. The process of making Venetian glass is rather complex and most glass art is made using lampworking technique.The tulip is a true sign of spring. Its distinctive bellshaped bloom captures precious rainwater and is a safe haven that naturally shelters the ladybug, a welcome garden guest.
- Mintage: 5000
- Composition: 99.99% pure silver
- Finish: proof (with colour and Venetian glass ladybug on the reverse)
- Weight (g): 31.39
- Diameter (mm): 38
- Edges: errated
- Certificate: serialized
- Face value20 dollars
- Artist: Mint engravers (coin), Giuliano Donaggio (ladybug) (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)