Convex coin with colour and glow-in-the-dark effect recreates a unique view of earth from space! To fly in space is to see the reality of Earth, alone. The experience changed my life and my attitude toward life itself. Few can lay claim to seeing our planet from space; but for Dr. Roberta Bondar, Canada’s first woman astronaut and the world’s first neurologist in space, the experience represents the fulfillment of a long-cherished dream. Throughout the mission she used her expertise to conduct over 40 advanced scientific experiments, helping to understand the body’s ability to recover from exposure to spacea great contribution to the future of space travel! A beautiful gift for the future scientist in your family! A NEW TAKE ON A CONVEX COIN! Share the wonder of viewing Canada from space: your coin’s unique shape lends itself perfectly to recreating the curvature of our planet! Photoluminescent 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! As an added salute, we’ve included a miniature depiction of the shuttle from Dr. Roberta Bondar’s personal insignia patch. AN EXTRAORDINARY 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! LOW MINTAGE: Only 8,500 coins will be made available worldwide. 99.99% PURE SILVER COIN! Designed by Canadian artist Alexandra Lefort, your coin 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 Bondar’s historic space mission is commemorated by the number “25″ and a miniature depiction of the space shuttle Discovery, as it appeared on Dr. Bondar’s personal mission crest. Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a black beauty box. Composition: 99.99% pure silver. Weight(g): 30.75. Diameter(mm): 36.07. Face value: 25 dollars. Artist: Alexandra Lefort (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). The item “2017 Canada $25 Pure Silver Glow-in-the-Dark Coin View of Canada From Space” is in sale since Thursday, July 12, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “urocyon54″ and is located in Tempe, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Bahamas, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Grade: Ungraded
- Certification Number: 2749/8500
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Certification: Uncertified