2017 $20 Under the Sea ‘Sea Star’ Silver Coin


Coin Specifications

Year 2017
Denomination $20
Country Canada
Max Mintage 7,500
Finish Proof
Primary Material Silver .999
Primary Material Weight 31.39g
Coin Dimensions (mm) 38.00

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Discover the Sea, with the ‘Sea Star’ Silver Coin

Explore the depths of the ocean with the captivating 2017 $20 Under the Sea ‘Sea Star’ Silver Coin. Celebrating the exquisite sea star, a symbol of the marine wonders along Canada’s coastline, this coin is a blend of artistic craftsmanship and numismatic innovation.

Exquisite Design and Craftsmanship

The reverse of this fine silver coin, designed by Canadian artist Maurice Gervais, showcases the vibrant life in the shallow waters off Canada’s coast. With detailed engraving overlaid by bright coloured enamel, it perfectly captures the surreal beauty of underwater grasses, corals, and sponges. At the forefront is a unique sea star-shaped mosaic murrini glass element, masterfully created by Canadian glass artist Loïc Beaumont-Tremblay. This technique, using layered glass rods, results in a mosaic that replicates the sea star’s textured and spiny surface.

Innovative Murrini Glass Element

Each coin in this series features a distinct mosaic murrini element, making every piece unique. The glass embellishment, encased in durable borosilicate glass, adds a three-dimensional effect, enhancing the coin’s appeal and value. The illusion of water is artfully integrated on the coin’s silver surface, with the coloured enamel adding a striking vibrancy to the design.

A Collectible Treasure

Part of an exclusive series featuring marvels from Canadian waters, each coin is crafted from 99.99% pure silver. Its handcrafted nature, combined with the limited mintage, ensures this coin is a valuable and sought-after collectible, perfect for numismatists and ocean enthusiasts alike.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting underwater realm with this stunning representation of one of Canada’s coastal treasures.

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