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2016 Canadian $20 Silver Coin - The Universe

2016 Canadian $20 Silver Coin - The Universe


Date: 2016

Mint: Royal Canadian Mint

Issuer: Canada

Value: $20

Currency: Dollar

Variety: The Universe - Glow-in-the-Dark Glass with Opal

Composition: 99.99% Pure Silver

Diameter: 38 mm

Weight: 31.39 grams

Reverse: Image by Joel Kimmel features the Burke-Gaffney Observatory beneath a softly coloured, star-filled sky. An artful piece of borosilicate glass by Loïc Beaumont-Tremblay recreates the breathtaking beauty of a supernova on the coin with a swirl of coloured and glow-in-the-dark glass. 

Obverse: Image features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. 

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