The Silver Canadian Bison coin is one of the newest bullion products from the Royal Canadian Mint, and has been met with incredible initial interest from investors. The coin’s unique weight and evolving designs each year creates demand, and the value is boosted by the limited availability of the new coin. Right now, the 2015 1.25 oz $8 Silver Canadian Bison is available on Silver.com.
- First-year release of the Silver Canadian Bison!
- Just 1,874 coins earned this certification from the NGC!
- Consists of one and one-quarter troy ounce of .9999 fine silver.
- Issued a face value of $8 (CAD) by the government of Canada.
- Earned a Mint State 70 grade from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation.
Each of the 2015 1.25 oz $8 Silver Canadian Bison coins in this Silver.com product listing earned a perfect grade from the NGC. Coins with an MS70 grade have their full, original luster and bear no detracting flaws of any kind.
The Royal Canadian Mint is well-known for its impressive designs and incredible purity. The Silver Canadian Bison marked a new direction for bullion coin design from the RCM, introducing the first one and one-quarter troy ounce coin in the mint’s history.
On the reverse face of the 2015 1.25 oz Silver Canadian Bison is the introductory image in the series, that of a full-grown bison galloping through the open plains. Engravings on the reverse identify the coin program, the product’s weight and metal content, as well as the .9999 purity of the silver.
The obverse features Susanna Blunt’s right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Created in 2003, it is the third-generation image of Her Majesty used on the obverse of Canadian coinage. Simple engravings include Her Majesty’s name and the face value of the coin.
Canada’s official sovereign mint was founded in 1908 to deal with an influx of gold and silver coming from the gold rush in the Yukon Territories at the end of the 19th century. The modern Royal Canadian Mint features one facility at its headquarters in Ottawa, and a secondary mint in Winnipeg.
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