Canada 2016 Sculptural Art of Parliament #2 Foliated Green Man $25 Silver Proof

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller magiccoinhungary (1,090) 100%, Location: Budapest, Budapest, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 262540431954 Canada 2016 Sculptural Art of Parliament #2 Foliated Green Man $25 Silver Proof ULTRA-HIGH RELIEF! This expressive image in your coin seems to emerge from each coin's face! The foliated green man is just one of thousands of pieces of art to be found on Parliament Hill—one of the greatest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the world. Discovered in the East Block, this fantastical creature was interpreted by Dominion Sculptor Phillip White, who was consulted extensively by Mint engravers as they created this coin. The result is an exceptional work of art with ultra-high relief that honours the original techniques used to create the historic stone carving. A unique gift to your collection of Canadian, historical, or artistic themes. Order today! Special features:Second in the three-coin series featuring a carved image from the East Block of Parliament, reinterpreted by Dominion Sculptor Phillip White, in ultra-high relief. Canadian sculptor and art conservator Phillip White has been Canada's official Dominion Sculptor since 2006.The coin's ultra-high relief profile lends dramatic depth to the image. Royal Canadian Mint engravers worked closely with the Dominion Sculptor to interpret the designs, including reviewing the tools and techniques that would have been used to carve this type of art in stone. Each coin has been carefully crafted to remain faithful to those original techniques.A low mintage of only 4,000 of each coin means this series is sure to be sought after by collectors. Design:Engraved in ultra-high relief, the coin features an original depiction by Dominion Sculptor Phillip White of a Gothic-style grotesque interpreted from a carving found on the East Block of the Parliament Buildings. The image portrays a Green man disgorging stylized "stiff-leaf" foliage from its mouth. The staring figure's brows and hair are also composed of whirling, stylized leaves and stems. Packaging:Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a black beauty box. Country: CanadaYear: 2016Face value: 25 DollarsMetal: Pure silver 999/1000Weight (g): 30.75Diameter (mm): 36Finish: proofEdge: plainMintage (pcs): 4000Certificate COA: Yes - RCM - serialized Design: Phillip White (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)Box: Yes PAYMENT Paypal, thank you. I combine shipping for eBay items purchased, but CONTACT ME. If you wish to get a combined shipping rate, DO NOT pay for your purchase until you receive our invoice which will reflect the reduced shipping rate. SHIPPING -Most orders will be shipped by the Hungarian Post (registered, priority mail) or EMS.-Buyer pays additional costs, such as duties, taxes, Custom clearance fees.-The shipping fee does NOT include these costs. Customs fees are normally charged by the shipping company or collected when you pick the item up. These fees are not additional shipping charges and therefore not included in shipping costs.-Items will be marked as Merchandise and valued per the final auction price.-Please consider that International shipping can take longer. Condition: New and mint-fresh, exactly as issued, with original certificate and full and complete packaging!, Year: 2016, Grade: Proof, Certification: Royal Canadian Mint, Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated, Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada

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