The granite bust is believed to be a rare representation of the young woman who would become the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, and earn immortal fame through romantic conquests. This coin includes detailed engraving and the use of several finishes beautifully highlight the distinctive architectural details of the Royal Ontario Museum's renowned Michael Lee-Chin Crystal.
This ancient granite bust is believed to be a rare, idealized representation of the Egyptian queen whose romantic conquests earned her immortality. Behind the bust, the crystalline-like shape of the Michael Lee-Chin Crystal rises up to fill much of the image field, adding a modern element to the design. Its angled, prismatic structures are rendered in beautiful detail - from the aluminum strips giving the building its brushed metal appearance, to the many windows that capture and reflect light. The museum's centennial is commemorated above the building with the words "100 YEARS ANS, " while below are engraved the face value of. "20 DOLLARS" and the word CANADA.
Each coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clam-shell case protected by a black outer box. Are also available for an additional charge.All of the coins offered in this listing are "unsearched". Many coin dealers "search" all coins when they are received from the Mint. They "cherry-pick" the best coins. Then submit them to be graded, certified, and slabbed by PCGS, NGC, ANACS, etc. When a dealer searches coins, those that they sell in original Mint packaging are only lesser quality coins. Photos: When a listing offers multiples of the same coin, one coin is picked at random and photographed. Since all coins offered in that listing are essentially identical, the coin photographed is representative of all coins offered.
Surface areas that appear black on some proof coin photos are actually highly polished, mirror-bright metal reflecting the color of the camera. We often include proof coin photos with the coin slightly tilted to better depict the mirror bright surfaces.However, tilting the coin may resulting one side being slightly out of focus. Whenever possible, we use actual photos of our coins, rather than just stock artwork from the Mint. We frequently update and upgrade the photos that appear with our listings, using improved cameras and lenses and better lighting. We will honor your requests for additional photos as quickly as our schedule permits.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "okranchlandandcattlecompany" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.