Talisman Coins is proud to bring you the latest in the Royal Canadian Mint's Canadian Wildlife Exploration Program. Featuring realistic, naturalistic representations of some of Canada's best-known animals! Designs recall those found on one of the most popular programs ever from the Royal Canadian Mint - the Wildlife Coin & Stamps Sets. Tremendous investment potential here, as well as the meticulous, traditional engraving for which the Royal Canadian Mint is known world-wide! Is the very first half kilogram pure silver proof.
Investment piece, for the discriminating wildlife. Lover, savvy investor and/or numismatic aficionado!
With a mintage limit of just 1,000. It's hardly surprising that this precious metal work of art has generated so much buzz on pre-release! Considering this Proof Silver Half Kilo. It's kind of hard to go wrong.Only 1,000 means that it is truly rare! Â FIRST EVER CANADIAN 1/2 KILOGRAM SILVER COIN. And all kilo collectors need this coin! Â Tremendous size - 500 grams (1/2 kilogram)! Â Tremendous design, highlighted four different types of proof finish for contrast!
Â The meticulous detailing and incredible design one expects from the artistic engravers at the Royal Canadian Mint! Â Struck in ultra high, medallic relief. With tremendous depth of field for a dramatic and powerful portrait! Â Handsomely presented in a solid wood display case!
From a numismatic point of view, this howling wolf. Will be the centerpiece of your collection! A Highly Detailed, Original Work of Art - The Call of the Wild! The howl of a wolf pack sends shivers down even the most stalwart spine. Traverse vast distances in their territory each day, seeking to bring down their prey, including animals much larger than themselves, such as deer.Experts believe that their howling - that eerie calling card that is unique to this species - is a key element of territory establishment, acting both as a warning to unaffiliated wolves and a call to assemble to the members of the pack itself. The design by Canadian artist wildlife. Pierre Leduc presents a close-up profile portrait of a howling wolf. In front of a coniferous forest. The ferocious canid's muzzle is turned skyward and its mouth open in the wolfÂs familiar howling pose, exposing his sharp canine teeth. Using four separate finishes to emphasize the texture of the wolfÂs coat across its face, muzzle, ears, and neck, and to bring a lifelike gleam to its haunting eye, Royal Canadian Mint engravers have lent additional beauty to the artistry Pierre Leduc's already fierce design. These finishes also help to further the sense of depth already imparted by the ultra high, medallic relief. Of the wolf in the foreground, who seems to emerge from the background of the dark, night-time forest.
It's a true thrill to wildlife. Lovers when they catch a glimpse of the mythic wolf in the wild!
Although they were held in high esteem for eons by Native Americans. Because of their spirits, wolves have been eradicated throughout most their range in North America, partly by hunters for trophies, and partly by ranchers as pests. However, wolves have been making a comeback recently and have been reintroduced to several locations, including national parks. Play an important role by preying on big game animals and helping to control their population, including eliminating aged and diseased animals.
Though they hunt in packs, wolves do not view humans as prey. The largest member of the canine family, the Grey Wolf. Varies in color from grizzled gray or black to pure white. This animal tends to live, travel and hunt in a pack, which usually includes the alpha mother and father, their pups and several younger animals.
Grey Wolves develop close relationships and strong social bonds. They often demonstrate deep affection for other members of their pack, and may even sacrifice themselves to protect the family unit!
The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a. This one half kilogram silver proof. A sensational portrait of a howling wolf. Struck in ultra high, medallic relief.There are no legends other than the country name CANADA and the date on the obverse to detract from the power and the beauty of the dramatic design. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian Coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt. The legend ELIZABETH II and the denomination also appear. The coin is encapsulated and presented inside a solid maple wood display casket or coffer, lined with black velvet and protected by a black outer sleeve. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. 85 mm (almost 3-1/2 inches). The item "Canada 2014 Howling Wolf $125 1/2 Kilo Half Kilogram Silver High Relief Proof" is in sale since Wednesday, February 25, 2015. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "talismancoins" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.