Canada Continues Geometry in Art Series with Digitally Depicted Polar Bear

January 25, 2016 in Canadian Coins, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, History, New Releases, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Royal Canadian Mint, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)

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The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a new silver coin with a distinctive design of one of Canada’s more popular and beloved subjects: the Polar Bear. Collectors of Canadian coins often comment that the designs of indigenous wildlife are in many instances painstakingly and precisely detailed right down to the strands of fur and feathers on a depicted animal; with this new example, however, the design takes a new approach combining familiarity and abstract design, blending together a mass of polygons to create a captivating image of a mother polar bear and her cub.

Known as “low poly” art… Full article at the source>

Source: (Coin Update News)

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