|Country: Canada||Metal Purity: 999.9||Box: Yes|
|Year of Issue: 2011||Weight: 31.39 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 20 dollars||Dimensions: 38||Coin Accent: Stone insert|
|ID: CA0026||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 15000 pcs|
Many people don't like winter because of cold weather, but on the other hand it gives us an opportunity to observe one of the most beautiful natural phenomena – the snowfall. Since 2007, Canada has issued a number of coins united into the Snowflake series. Some of its coins, like Montana Blue, look so impressive that many collectors want them on their shelf.
All snowflake-themed coins issued by Canada have the effigy of Her Majesty Elizabeth II on the obverse side. It is also accomplished with the queen's name and the nominal value ($20).
The reverse has a distinctive note of freshness given by the image of three snowflakes, each bedewed with a shiny Swarovski crystal. Every blue stone is placed in the center of the flakes to crown the enigmatic fractal form of this natural wonder. The designers chose to depict the traditional representation of snow – the flakes of hexagonal shape with multiple small “offshoots”. This side of the coin also has supplementary inscriptions denoting the country and the year of issue.
The combination of perfect .999 silver and blue stones certainly works in favor of this coin – they match well to create a complete fresh image that lets you feel the winter mood.