19 may 2018 will be held the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, who recently lived in Toronto. In honor of this event, the Mint will release a special silver coin for Canada in denominations of $20.
Designer of the coins was a canadian artist Joel Kimmel. It depicts a smiling couple, and inlaid with 3 crystals Swarovski trimmed with roses, maple leaves and shells.
“The coin looks very elegant. It’s perfect for the wedding,” Kimmel told reporters.
The design of the coin was shown at the Centre of addiction and mental health Toronto, as Prince Harry leads in Canada active work in these areas. In honor of Prince, the Mint has decided to make a donation of $25,000 to the Foundation Center.
In 2011, the Mint issued coins in honor of the wedding of his brother Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton. One of them was also silver, it was a picture of William and Kate, looking into each other’s eyes. The coin was encrusted with sapphires and had a border of flowers and maple leaves.