2016 5 oz Fine Silver Coin – CANADA RCM. ON ORDER FROM THE MINT. Celebrate the history and artistry of Canadian circulation coinage with this fine silver looniepart of the Royal Canadian Mints new series featuring Canadas six circulation coins. Each beautiful coin is composed of five ounces of fine silver and features selective colour on the reverse. This 5-ounce fine silver 1-dollar coin features noted Canadian wildlife artist Robert-Ralph Carmichaels loon design, first issued with the introduction of the 1 dollar circulation coin in 1987. This design has been used continuously on Canadian loonies, with a number of notable exceptions. Part of the Royal Canadian Mints exciting 6-coin series of 5-ounce pure silver versions of Canadas 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, 50-cent, 1-dollar, and 2-dollar circulation coins. Selective colour on each coins reverse makes this series particularly lovely and exceptionally unique. Drawing its inspiration from minting itself, this coinmakes an exquisite gift, an inspiring introduction to collecting, or an important addition for any collector interested in Canadian subjects, Canadian and international circulation coinage, or minting history. The reverse image by Canadian artist Robert Carmichael features the profile portrait of a common loon floating on a still lake with a small island populated by conifers in the left-side background. The loon, waterway, and tree-lined island are selectively coloured. The reverse is also engraved with the text CANADA and DOLLAR and the date 2016. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Her Majestys portrait is gold-plated. Material: Pure Silver (99.99%). Finish: Proof with Color. (WITH THE EXCEPTION OF GOLD COINS). ONCE YOUR DONE SHOPPING, PLEASE MESSAGE ME AND I WILL SEND YOU A COMBINED INVOICE. The item “BIG COIN SERIES $1 COIN (LOONIE) 2016 5 oz Fine Silver Coin CANADA RCM” is in sale since Monday, November 02, 2015. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “the_coin_shoppe” and is located in Toronto, ON. This item can be shipped to Canada, to United States, to United Kingdom.