Pure silver coin invites you to a special backyard gathering. While our popular bird-themed coins often highlight one species at a time, this engraved piece brings together. Different birds in one image. Selective colour highlights a few leaves of the catalpa tree.
But all eyes are on the true stars of this design: the blue jay, the downy woodpecker, the northern cardinal and the purple martinfour of Canadas famously colourful birds. Pure silver coin featuring your favourite birds at a birdfeeder! AN IDEAL GIFT FOR A BIRD LOVER!The design is an unusual opportunity to view four different bird species in one imagefrom the boisterous blue jay to the insect-eating purple martin, an ideal gift for a bird lover. Selective colour highlights the colourful feathers that make these birds a favourite of birdwatchers. Our bird coins are always popular among collectors! While previous coins tend to highlight one species at a time, this beautiful piece brings together four different Canadian bird species in one viewing. Limited mintage of 3,000 coins makes this sought-after coin a rare collectible. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. The 50-millimetre diameter allows for more engraved details and a more complex design. Designed by artist Neil Hamelin, the selectively coloured reverse features an engraved birdhouse in a catalpa tree. Several colourful Canadian bird species have gathered around this nesting box (from left to right): a curious blue jay. Landing, and a perched purple martin. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. This design faithfully captures the birdhouse we have in our backyard.
It was painted from the vantage point that I get to enjoy when sitting in our yard and watching the birds. Designs such as this one enable us to step away from the stress of everyday life and truly enjoy the beauty that Mother Nature has bestowed upon us. Christa Bruce, Product Manager, Royal Canadian Mint. A blue jay can be a bully at a feeder, where it may use its large size and loud call to intimidate smaller birds. But its colouring makes it a favourite of many Canadian birdwatchers!
To attract a blue jay to your feeder, make sure it allows plenty of room for the blue jay to perch and keep it filled with sunflower seeds and peanuts. This mixture will attract cardinals, and other birds too. Want to attract a woodpecker to your feeder? Downies are your best bet.These chickadee-sized woodpeckers have a preference for suet feeders, but theyll happily snap up sunflower seeds, peanuts and chunky peanut buttertheyll even drink from hummingbird feeders! In Canada, purple martins flock to special types of birdhouses. These birdhouses either resemble gourds or multi-compartment hotels. This species is an aerial insectivore, so youre not likely to see it at a feeder unless you leave crushed eggshells as a source of grit and calcium. Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box. Neil Hamelin (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). I do leave feedback for everyone. The item "2019 Birds in the Backyard $30 2 OZ Pure Silver Proof Coloured Coin Canada" is in sale since Friday, May 31, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative".fun" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.