The reverse design smoothly transitions between vibrant colours and the unmistakable shine of 99.99% pure silver. LIMITED WORLDWIDE MINTAGE: The 2021 pure silver pysanka is a limited-edition piece with a worldwide mintage of 5,000 coins. KEEP OR SHARE: A great addition to any collection, this special keepsake also makes a great gift for spring celebrations. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. Design The reverse features an original pysanka design by Canadian artist Dave Wasylyshen.
An ancient symbol of sun and fire, beginnings and endings, the cross appears in both'T' and'X' form to signify crossroads and the four corners of the world. Other traditional motifs include ribbons to represent eternity/harmony; diamonds, triangles and dots that represent knowledge, wisdom and stars; and ladders and waves that represent prosperity and everlasting life. The colours are also symbolic, with blue representing the sky and good health; red for passion and happiness; and yellow for purity and light.The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Traditional pysanky (the plural form of "pysanka") featured a more limited colour palettetypically black, red, yellow, or whitedue to the use of natural dyes that were derived from plants and minerals.
Colours that were historically difficult to produce, like the blue featured on this pysanka coin, became more common with the advent of modern dyes. Packaging Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box. The item "2021 Traditional Ukrainian Pysanka $20 1OZ Egg Shaped Silver Proof Coin Canada" is in sale since Wednesday, February 24, 2021.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "raytrott" and is located in Mississauga, Ontario.
This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.