Store Category: Glow In The Dark. On January 22, 1992, the NASA space shuttle Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral with a crew of sevenincluding neurologist Dr. Who holds the distinction of being Canadas first female astronaut. The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Dr. Bondars historic mission with this fine silver coin, whose convex shape provides the perfect canvas for recreating a view that is out of this world! A NEW TAKE ON A CONVEX COIN! Share the wonder of viewing Earth from space: your coins unique shape lends itself perfectly to recreating the curvature of our planet. Photo luminescent elements add a new twist on the view of our planetespecially Canada, which features prominently! A HEARTFELT TRIBUTE TO A CANADIAN HERO! The Royal Canadian Mint proudly pays homage to one of the most important Canadians of our time, Dr. Roberta Bondar, and her historic space mission 25 years ago. A PERSONAL TOUCH: As an added salute to Dr. Bondar, weve included the Discovery space shuttles likeness in orbit, as seen on her personally designed mission crest! The reverse design by Canadian artist Alexandra Lefort combines colour with glow-in-the-dark. Effects to recreate a breathtaking view of Earth from space. The partial view of the Western. Hemisphere places the focus on North Americaspecifically Canadawhile the application of. Colour captures the nuances that characterize the different regions, and the different blues that. Mark the ocean depth. Within the outer band that frames the field, the 25th anniversary of Dr. Roberta Bondars historic space mission is commemorated by the number 25 and a miniature. Depiction of the space shuttle Discovery, as it appeared on Dr. Bondars personal mission crest. An out-of-this-world addition to your collection! With a low mintage, unique blend of technologies and world-class engraving, this limited coin is sure to be a prized piece in your collectionthis is not a coin to pass up! 99.99% pure silver. Alexandra Lefort (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). I do leave feedback for everyone. The item “2017 Glow-In-The-Dark A View of Canada From Space $25 Silver Coin Roberta Bondar” is in sale since Wednesday, October 26, 2016. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “coins.4.fun” and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Country of Manufacture: Canada
- Grade: Ungraded
- Certification: Uncertified
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