Anyone who has ever had a perfectly shaped snowflake land on their sleeve or glove knows it’s one of winter’s greatest delights. A snowflake is a fleeting work of art that only lasts a moment but is preserved forever on this fine silver coin. It features a close-up view of a “six-sided dendrite ice crystal,” enhanced with glittering blue enamel to capture its icy essence and make winter’s iconic star even more enticing!
Item Number: 153664
Composition: 99.99% pure silver
Weight (g): 31.39
Diameter (mm): 38
Face Value: $20
Artist: Don Komarechka
Packaging: Maroon clamshell with black beauty box
- Expertly crafted in 99.99% pure silver with a magnified view of a six-sided dendrite ice crystal to showcase one of nature’s most captivating creations in unique breathtaking detail.
- Beautifully enhanced with blue glitter enamel, the snowflake design is absolutely stunning against its canvas of pure silver—the perfect embodiment of winter’s frozen beauty!
- An original collectible celebrating snow, Canada’s most prevalent attribute as “The Great White North.” This coin is a must-have keepsake and original gift for outdoor, winter and weather enthusiasts, hobbyists, art appreciators and collectors of all kinds.
- Only 6,000 coins available worldwide—a limited work of art that will be eagerly sought after by collectors.
The reverse design is a stunning close-up view of a six-sided dendrite ice crystal as captured by Canadian photographer Don Komarechka, and painstakingly reproduced by Royal Canadian Mint master engravers. Extremely fine detailing enhanced with glittering blue enamel on a proof finish gives the snowflake a deeply layered look. One can easily imagine a hexagon-shaped ice crystal falling through the clouds, growing ever larger and more complex as it encounters changes in temperature and humidity that affect the shape and size of its “arms.”