Spring is one of Canada’s most exciting seasons simply for its explosion of fresh new life. The land seems to change by the hour as new buds and leaves burst forth to soak up the sun. The air is fresh and full of life. Yet, one of spring’s most spectacular sights is a towering maple tree with its canopy of fresh, vivid leaves; and one of the best places to enjoy its beauty is from the trunk, looking up. Your coin is the third in a series of beautifully crafted coins.
• The coin is an exciting keepsake celebrating the maple tree, Canada’s cherished arboreal emblem, from a fresh new perspective.
• Expertly crafted in 99.99% pure silver and enhanced with vibrant hues of green, the coin brings the true beauty of maple’s springtime foliage to light.
• The coin includes texture and tonal detailing in the trunk, branches and leaves that emphasize the sense of height and depth in this innovative design.
• The coin is an uplifting theme to inspire nature enthusiasts, gardeners, coin collectors as well as anyone with a passion for Canadiana.
Design: The coin was designed by Canadian artist Margaret Best who has created a breathtaking design of a maple tree at its springtime best. Its dynamic and unexpected viewpoint begins at the base of the trunk and leads the eye upwards towards the tree’s magnificent canopy beautifully enhanced in vivid hues of springtime green. A branch in the foreground provides the added perspective to bring the maple leaf’s distinctive shape into view.
Packaging: The coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with black beauty box.
Worldwide Mintage: 7,500