This listing is for the 4-coin set. Check out my other listings for other coins & watches : Thank you!Cyril Assiniboine (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). A FIRST: All four boxes when viewed in the dark make up the big dipper! A wonderful keepsake for star gazers and history buffs; anyone with a passion for Canada's rich ancestral past and its mystifying First Nations traditions and legends. And, all four boxes in the series when viewed in the dark make up the big dipper! Make sure you subscribe and receive all four coins and their packaging in the series! A FIRST: Glow-in-the-dark technology on a silver coin! Glows in the darkjust like stars!
Turn off the lights and 7 stars depicting three hunters in pursuit of the great bear magically appear. Innovative glow-in-the-dark technology will not wear outever! For best effect, simply recharge the coin under a light. Mesmerizing colour brings the richness of First Nations traditions to life. It's easy to imagine the powerful scene that played out as brave members of the Plains Ojibwa band set out to hunt the bear under a star-filled sky.
Not all the stars are coloured. Four of them shine with the perfection of 99.99% pure silver to enhance the twinkling sky.
Design of the first coin in your subscription: Western Ojibwa artist Cyril Assiniboine has created a stunning image of hunters as they head out to track the bear under a star-filled sky. The design showcases the hunters' impressive traditional Saulteaux dress, complete with imposing face paint and ceremonial shield with highly symbolic bear claw motif.
In the background, the Big Dipper glows in the dark; a foreboding sign of the eternal hunt that is to come. Packaging: Your coins are encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a custom beauty box that glows in the dark! Story behind the coin set. That bear is killing all the animals and our people will starve.
We must stop it, the elders said. Three great hunters set out in pursuit of the great bear. They tracked it for many moons, across the earth and up into the sky. The story above is the compelling First Nations legend that explains the origins of the Big Dipper, one of the most recognized formations in the night sky.The seven stars that make up the Big Dipper are arguably one of the most recognized formations in the night sky. They are visible year-round from northern latitudes, and have inspired countless legends around the globe.
Many First Nations legends describe the Big Dipper as a great bear who is hunted ceaselessly by three hunters. The first issue in this four-coin series shows the hunters answering the elders' call to stop the bear before it kills all the animals in the forest and brings starvation to the people. The item "SET OF 4 Star Charts (2015). 9999 Silver Coins (Royal Canadian Mint)" is in sale since Monday, May 25, 2020.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "jvillalta4" and is located in Montreal, Qc.. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.