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2016 Proof Canadian Colorful Wings of a Butterfly 1 oz Silver Coin with Box

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Theres nothing quite as pretty as the graceful butterfly. Delicate and charming, the 2016 Proof Canadian Colorful Wings of a Butterfly 1 oz Silver Coin features a brilliantly designed butterfly. This coin was brought to life by the artists and engravers who work for the Royal Canadian Mint. This coin serves as the first Canadian coin that features embellishment. This coin contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver. The coin is considered to be highly collectible, due in large part to the uniqueness of the design. Only 6,000 coins were minted, which goes a long way towards boosting the collectability of the piece.


  • Delivered secured in maroon clamshell!
  • 1st agate inclusion on Canadian coinage!
  • Mintage limited to just 6,000 coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Face value of $20 (CAD), backed by the Canadian government.
  • Obverse features an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features image of a butterfly, with agate-colorized wings.

Your 2016 Proof Canadian Colorful Wings of a Butterfly 1 oz Silver Coin will be delivered secured inside of the signature Royal Canadian Mint maroon clamshell box with black velvet interior. The release of these coins marks the first-time use of a translucent agate material on the reverse.

Butterflies are one of the rare insects that people are happy to see when they are flitting from flower to flower.


The obverse design of the 2016 Proof Canadian Colorful Wings of a Butterfly 1 oz Silver Coin features the right-profile effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majestys profile appears on the obverse of all Canadian coinage. This is the most recent design, created by Susanna Blunt in 2003.


The reverse design of the 2016 Proof Canadian Colorful Wings of a Butterfly 1 oz Silver Coin features the beautiful image of a butterfly, enhanced with a stunning translucent, red agate material. The butterfly is shown with outstretched wings as it is shown perching on an ox-eye sunflower. The image dominates the majority of the reverse design field. The design on the reverse side of this count was imagined by Canadian artist Bonnie Ross.

The Royal Canadian Mint is the official Canadian sovereign mint. The mint was established in 1908 in Ottawa with the goal of giving the country the ability to control its own minting capacity. It addition, the mint was founded to facilitate the refinement of gold and other precious metals that were mined in the Yukon Territories at the end of the 19thcentury.


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Product Details

Year 2016
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness 3.29 mm
Diameter 38 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $20 CAD
Country Canada
Designer (Obverse) Susanna Blunt
Designer (Reverse) Bonnie Ross
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series RCM Commemorative
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 6,000
Capsule Size 38 mm
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 3.66x3.66x1.64
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573177