Birthstone August 2018 – $5 pure silver coin enhanced with a Swarovski® crystal
- Composition: Silver 999,9%
- Weight: 7.96 grams
- Diameter: 27 mm
- Thickness: 1.8 mm
- Engraver: Obverse and Reverse: Susan Taylor
- Illustrator: Obverse: Susanna Blunt, Reverse: Pandora Young
- Edge: Striped
- Non Magnetic
- Die Axis: ↑↑
- Mintage: 4 000
- Finish: Proof
Elizabeth II (2003 to present)
Canadian artist Susanna Blunt creates the most recent effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by the inscription ELIZABETH II D G REGINA. A reminder to the effigy of Her Majesty’s father (1937-1952) that of George VI, who also chose to be represented without a crown.
Five dollars, Birthstones, 2018
The mandala represents symmetry, harmony and unity. The pattern used for these pieces is inspired by the henna and enhanced with a Swarovski crystal of matching color to your birthstone.
The well-defined numismatic gloss reflects the exceptional quality of minting and the care taken to achieve a near-perfect surface.