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Buy 2018 1/4 oz Silver Coin - Birthstone - December .9999


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Buy 2018 1/4 oz Silver Coin - Birthstone - December .9999

The collection is complete! The pure silver ¼ oz December Birthstone coin is the last in the 12 coin birthstone series from the Royal Canadian Mint. The December birthstone is tanzanite. Tanzanite is prized for its scarcity and distinctive cool color. Ranging from a pale violet-blue to a deeper shade of blueish purple, the stone also appears to change color depending on the angle and the type of the light hitting the stone. Like with the other pure silver coins in this series, the December birthstone silver coin features a genuine Swarovski® crystal that represents the tanzanite stone.

While it’s official scientific name is blue-violet zoisite, it was dubbed tanzanite by Tiffany & Co for the country in which it was discovered in the late 1960’s, Tanzania. Tanzanite is actually solely found in Tanzania and is mined in a very small 2 km wide mining area near the Merelani Hills, making this birthstone extra unique. This .9999 silver coin with tanzanite inspired Swarovski® crystal would make the perfect gift for a December wedding or anniversary, or a truly unique baby shower gift for a baby being born in December. December birthdays are often forgotten with their proximity to the holidays. Let someone you love know that you are thinking of them on their December birthday by gifting them this special 1/4 oz Silver Coin .9999 - December Birthstone. Tanzanite is a calming stone and it is said to bring wisdom, balance and health to all who are born in December.

The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by artist Susanna Blunt. On the reverse, a selective application of color complements the violet Swarovski® crystal , soft and vivid tones highlight the layered engraved artistry. Canadian artist Pandora Young created the mandala lotus design on the reverse on this beautiful pure silver coin, with the 12 points of the mandala representing the 12 months of the year.

Limited production of these beautiful silver coins makes them a great collectible. Only 4,000 are available worldwide so they are likely to sell out quickly!  Each 2018 1/4 oz Silver Coin - Birthstone - December .9999 comes to you in an acrylic capsule, within in an attractive clamshell gift box featuring the Royal Canadian Mint logo. Each ¼ oz Silver Coin – December Birthstone comes with a serialized certificate.

Kitco also offers many other Royal Canadian Mint products. Looking for other collectible products? Check out our  Cool and Collectibles!

About the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM)

The Mint has earned a reputation for manufacturing excellence, and has been minting gold and silver bullion coins since 1908. A crown corporation, the Royal Canadian Mint is responsible for minting all of Canada's circulation coins. Technology investments by the modern mint have allowed the Royal Canadian Mint to set new benchmarks for quality in minting, including the first gold coins of 99.999% purity.

Why buy 2018 1/4 oz Silver Coin - Birthstone - December .9999 from Kitco?

Kitco buys it's products direct from the Royal Canadian Mint. You will be the first person to own this beautiful silver coin! Silver bullion and other physical precious metals sold by Kitco are recognized in bullion markets around the world. Kitco is a trusted leader in the silver bullion coin and physical precious metals industry. With our focus on silver bullion coins, you benefit from pricing and premiums that are highly competitive in the industry. At Kitco, we make it easy for you to manage your tangible wealth. 

You can sell or buy silver coins and other precious metals using our convenient online store, or by contacting our team of highly trained precious metals specialists. Backed by our global information network, Kitco has been proudly serving our customers since 1977.

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