Swarovski Crystal Raindrop Series
The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has issued this series of coins featuring the iconic maple leaf with a Swarovski Crystal Raindrop embeded, the maple leaf on each released coin has been coloured and released as a silver proof coin. The series was released in 2008 starting with the Silver Maple Leaf Raindrop, and to date a total of five coins have been released in this series. Each coin has a genuine Swarovski crystal, this the first color SML to feature a crystal, it is the Royal Canadian Mint first ever coin to combine a crystal with colour. A total of only 15,000 of each of the silver proof coins will be struck, each coin is encapsulated inside a burgundy leatherette, clamshell style presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a black outer box. An individually numbered certificate of authenticity is included.
Swarovski is the luxury brand name for the range of precision cut crystal glass products produced by the privately owned company Swarovski AG of Feldmeilen.
Swarovski Crystal Raindrop Flora Series
Silver Maple Leaf Raindrop
The 2008 Silver Maple Leaf Raindrop, embedded with a Swarovski element, colour & crystal together on a simply stunning Silver Maple Leaf.
Silver Maple Leaf - Autumn Showers Raindrop
The 2009 Autumn Showers Raindrop, embedded with a Swarovski element, vibrant hues of autumn & a perfect crystal raindrop together.
Silver Maple Leaf - Summer Seeds Raindrop
The 2010 Summer Seeds Raindrop, embedded with a Swarovski element, the spinning maple seeds of summer & a perfect crystal raindrop together.
Silver Maple Leaf - Bigleaf Maple in Flower Raindrop
The 2011 Bigleaf Maple in Flower, embedded with a Swarovski element, the Bigleaf Maple is caught in flower, with a perfect crystal raindrop gently bending its leaf.
Sugar Maple Raindrop
The 2012 Sugar Maple Raindrop, embedded with a Swarovski element, the Orange Sugar Maple is caught at the height of autumn color, with a perfect crystal raindrop gently bending its leaf.
All images courtesy of the Royal Canadian Mint
Raindrop Series Specifications
Purity................999 Silver Proof