There are few creatures in this world as majestic and powerful as the polar bear. Among the more beautiful silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint are those which feature the powerful and physically imposing polar bear species in the design fields. Right now, the 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Canadian Nature’s Impressions Polar Bear Coin is available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in a protective clamshell and custom beauty box from the Royal Canadian Mint.
- Second coin in an animal-print themed collection!
- Mintage limited to 7,500 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver.
- Bears a face value of $20 (CAD) backed by the federal government of Canada.
- Obverse bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse depicts the massive Polar Bear on an ice sheet, complete with footprints.
- Designed by Claudio D’Angelo.
The 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Canadian Nature’s Impressions: Polar Bear Coins in this collection ship to you in a maroon clamshell from the Royal Canadian Mint for beautiful, protective display. The box ships inside of a custom beauty box that includes colorized artwork depicting the polar bear.
Ursus maritimus, better known as the Polar Bear, is the largest bear species in the world next to the grizzly bear, and is found predominantly in the Arctic Circle regions of Russia, Canada, and the United States.
On the obverse of the 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Canadian Nature’s Impressions: Polar Bear Coin is the image of Queen Elizabeth II. The longest reigning monarch in British, and now world history, she has been on the throne of England since 1952. This currently used image came from Susanna Blunt in 2003, and began appearing on Canadian coinage in 2004.
The reverse of all 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Canadian Nature’s Impressions: Polar Bear Coins features the image of a massive polar bear as it walks along the polar ice sheets of the Arctic Circle. The polar bear is North America’s largest land carnivore, and you’ll notice its massive paw prints on the reverse face of these coins.
The Nature’s Impressions Coins are a diverse silver bullion collection that features animal prints engraved along the edge of the coin in a continuous pattern. Each is enhanced with various finishing techniques and precision engraving that captures the polar bear’s iconic physical features and its habitat in amazing detail.
The Royal Canadian Mint is the official mint of the federal government of Canada. Founded in Ottawa in 1908, it now has a second facility in Winnipeg that was opened in 1980s to help boost capacity in the mint system.
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