The Nocturnal by Nature Series from the Royal Canadian Mint is a stunning series of silver coins for sale that includes black rhodium plating for the background field of the coins with a pure silver proof finish on the primary design elements. The idea is to brilliantly contrast the nocturnal bird species featured in the design against its nighttime setting. Today, 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Canadian Nocturnal By Nature Barn Owls are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you inside of maroon clamshells from the Royal Canadian Mint!
- Released in the Nocturnal By Nature Series!
- Mintage limited to 7,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver.
- The face value of $20 (CAD) is fully backed by the Canadian government.
- On the obverse is a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse of the coin includes the image of a barn owl in flight.
- Reverse imagery from Jamie Desrochers.
The barn owl is the world’s most widespread species of owl and, in fact, the most widespread bird species in existence. Typically referred to as the common barn owl, there are three major lineages recognized for the barn owl along with numerous splits within those groups. The American barn owl is often the name applied to barn owls that occupy the nations in the Americas region of the world.
All of the 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Canadian Nocturnal By Nature Barn Owl Coins in this product listing are available to you for purchase online today with a maroon clamshell from the Royal Canadian Mint to protect the beautiful visuals and finish of this coin. A Certificate of Authenticity is included with your purchase and the coins have a black rhodium plating on the background of both design fields that creates stunning visual contrast.
On the reverse of 2017 Proof Silver Canadian Nocturnal By Nature Barn Owl coins is the image of a barn owl swooping down on its prey with its wings spread out wide and its talons ready to grasp its victim. The moon is visible behind the owl in the background with the entire field offering a black rhodium plating.
The obverse of 2017 1 oz Proof Silver Canadian Barn Owl Coins includes the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is depicted here in right-profile relief in a design created in 2003 by Susanna Blunt. Ms. Blunt is just the second Canadian artist to ever create a monarch portrait for Canadian coins and her design is the first of a monarch without a crown since the 1930s.
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