The Royal Canadian Mint brings us innovation at its finest - a ten troy ounce pure silver multi-dimensional coin! The poured silver statuette of a majestic grizzly bear by wildlife artist Karl Lansing, plated in 24-karat gold, rises out of the proof coin!You've never seen anything quite like this before - get yours before they're gone for good! Has been an important feature of North American culture and mythology for millennia before the first Europeans ever set foot on our continent. Even today, it is one of the foremost species that we often put on a pedestal - a. Sacred totem to the Native Americans. And a powerful symbol of the unspoiled Canadian wilderness. This pure silver coin serves as a proud showcase of the noble grizzly bear. Through a sculptor-designed statuette that conveys the essence of the grizzly's legendary strength and power. Original Work of Art by Renowned Big Game Sculptor Karl Lansing. Designed by Canadian big game wildlife sculptor Karl Lansing, your coin represents a sculptural celebration of a Canadian icon.
Carefully shaped to exactly replicate a large adult grizzly bear. , a silver gold-plated statuette emerges from the coin's flat surface for a true multi-dimensional look and feel.
S distinctive hump and concave facial profile are prominent, along with its rounded ears. As the bear pauses mid-step to look to the right, one yearns to touch the statuette's ridged surface, which beautifully mimics the bear's shaggy fur. Despite its unusual shape, each coin is safely protected inside a dome-like capsule that protects it. The coin-cum-statue rests on a wooden plinth or base, lined with black velvet, that conceals a hidden compartment for the certificate. The entire base and dome assembly is protected by a black outer box.An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. Stupendous Wildlife Statuette Crafted of 10 Troy Ounces of 24-Karat Gold Plated Pure Silver Enclosed by Dome-Like Capsule on a Solid Wood Display Base.
Five different wildlife statuette coins in the Sculptures of Majestic Canadian Animals program. 2 Cougar (Mountain Lion) 3 Bighorn Sheep 4 Elk (Wapiti) 5 Wolf. An Array of Impressive Features! AN OUTSTANDING ROYAL CANADIAN MINT FIRST! Your coin's large diameter (65 mm) provides the perfect pedestal for the gold-plated silver bear-shaped embellishment emerging from the coin!
FIRST IN A NEW FIVE-COIN SERIES! Grizzly Bear is the first coin in the new series Sculpture of Majestic Canadian Animals, which depicts animals in a uniquely multi-dimensional approach. Future coins in the series include: cougar, elk, bighorn sheep, and wolf. A testament to the Royal Canadian Mint's spirit of innovative artistry and craftsmanship, the silver statuette is uniquely shaped to recreate the grizzly's most distinctive features. Despite its unusual shape, each coin is safely protected inside a dome-like capsule that protects it from the elements.
Limited mintage worldwide of just 1,200 coins. PURE SILVER - AND LOTS OF IT!Your statuette coin is crafted from ten troy ounces of 99.9% pure silver with 24-karat gold plating. One hundred dollars Canadian legal tender. It's a true thrill to wildlife. Lovers when they catch a glimpse of the mythic grizzly in the wild! Is probably the most dangerous land mammal in North America.
These massive and powerful animals can weigh up to 1,500 pounds and stand up to 8 feet tall on their hind legs, yet are capable of running at speeds up to 35 miles per hour! Perhaps best known as salmon. During the spawning season, grizzlies are opportunistic omnivores, eating almost anything in season, from fruits, nuts, honey and berries, to insects.
And small mammals, to much larger prey. As such they can be very dangerous to humans, especially when startled or when defending their young. One bite from a grizzly bear. Can crush a person's skull, so powerful are its jaws. Although they were held in high esteem for eons by Native Americans.
Because of their spirits, grizzlies have been eradicated throughout most their range in North America, partly by hunters. For trophies, and partly because of simple fear. Technology Note - Gold Plating. The Royal Canadian Mints proprietary selective gold plating process is the most advanced in the world, resulting in unparalleled precision and beauty. 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 ten troy ounce fine silver coin is 99.99% pure! The grizzly's distinctive hump and concave facial profile are prominent, along with its rounded ears.
The date of issue and the denomination also appear. 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 D. REGINA ("Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God") also appears.
Antique with 24-Karat Gold Plating. Talisman World Coins and Medals has been in business for more than 28 years and is one of the largest world coin direct distributors and wholesalers in the world. The item "Canada 2017 Grizzly Bear Animals Sculpture Majestic $100 10 Oz Silver + Full OGP" is in sale since Friday, December 30, 2016.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "talismancoins" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri.
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