Canada 2016 2017 Majestic Iconic Animals 5 Coin $20 Silver Proof Set in Wood Box
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These masterworks of wildlife fine art bring us vibrant, full-color portraits of these iconic North American wildlife. Regal Red-Tailed Hawk, Commanding Canadian Lynx, Baronial Bald Eagle, Benevolent Bison and Bold Black Bear, each minted. In pure silver with a proof finish! This listing is for the Complete 5-Coin Collection. Of all FIVE Majestic Canadian Animals different Pure Silver Proofs in the 5-Coin Solid Wood Presentation Case Box. These may be available individually! Get all five wild creatures. In the 2016 Majestic Animals program. Part of the extremely popular series. Of Iconic Canadian Animals. Tremendous investment potential here, as well as the meticulous, traditional engraving. Extraordinary applied technology for which the Royal Canadian Mint is known world-wide! Commemorate these five majestic animals with this. Low mintage, full color. Proof set, with each coin minted on a full one troy ounce planchet of 99.99% pure silver. (the purest on the planet)! Better yet, each beauty is an original work of art by a practicing wildlife artist! A true investment piece for the discriminating animal lover, wildlife. Conservationist, savvy numismatic investor and/or outdoors aficionado! ¡ Each coin had the extremely low mintage of just 6,500 – get it quick! Get all five beautiful and impressive wild creatures in the 2016 Majestic Animals Pure Silver Proof Program. Including: 1 Regal Red-Tailed Hawk. 2 Commanding Canadian Lynx. + Commanding Canadian Lynx in Custom 5-Coin Display Box. 3 Baronial Bald Eagle. 5 Bold Black Bear. + Majestic Animals Complete 5-Coin Collection in Custom Case. Get the Majestic Animals Complete 5-Coin Collection Proof Set in the 5-Coin Solid Wood Presentation Case! The Bold Black Bear. Black bears are the smallest and most common bear species found in North America. They can be found across the United States and in all provinces and territories in Canada, except Prince Edward Island. Although they live mainly in forested areas, these impressive animals have been known to venture into communities in search of food. Since they can be dangerous to humans, signs reading Please Dont Feed The bears! Are a common sight in campsites and rural areas near black bear habitats. Despite their name, black bears. Can range in color from cinnamon, to chocolate, to jet black, and in some rare cases, even white (albino). They may look slow, but they are capable of great bursts of speed when needed – some have been clocked at more than 35 miles per hour (50 km per hour) for short distances! Canadian folklore is rich with stories about these magnificent creatures. The popular childrens book character Winnie-the-Pooh was named after a Canadian black bear named “Winnipeg” that the author A. Milne often saw at the London Zoo. Black bears also feature prominently in the stories and traditions of Native Americans. In autumn, black bears retreat into their dens to hibernate for several months. The mother bear (called a sow) gives birth to her cubs during her winter hibernation, usually in the late January or early February. A typical litter consists of two black bear cubs. They are born blind and helpless, with fine, gray, down-like hair, and are nursed by their mother, in the den, until the spring. When spring arrives the family leaves the den together in search of food. Although the cubs are independent at about six months of age, they stay with their mother for the first two years of their life. Highly Detailed, Original Work of Art. The intricate design by Canadian wildlife artist Pierre Leduc captures the majestic qualities of the black bear. In remarkable detail, against the engraved forest in the background. Standing on its four legs, the bears bulky body size is evident when seen in three-quarter profile, as its front paws rest upon a rock in the foreground. Its head is turned to present the viewer with its carefully engraved facial features and its bold, inquisitive expression. Enhances the engraved textural details and brings to life the bears dark fur and lighter-colored muzzle. In this hillside clearing near the edge of a forest, the black bear inspires awe as it stands out among the bright colors of the vegetation, logs and rocks that surround it. Technology Note – Color. The Royal Canadian Mint leads the world with its proprietary colorization technology, in which the color is actually sealed on the coin. The intricate detail, smooth gradients, and extreme precision of the technology create a stunning look on each coin. 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. Each one troy ounce silver proof coin is 99.99% pure! Each design by a practicing Canadian wildlife artist features a striking, highly detailed portrait of a majestic wild creature in its natural environment, rendered in exquisite detail through expert engraving and full color. The date and denomination are also indicated. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. In profile facing right. 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. The coins are encapsulated inside a handsome solid wood presentation case, lined with black velvet, protected by a full color outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. 100 Dollars (5 x 20 Dollars). 156.95 g (5 x 31.39 g). 6,500 each animal. 9999 Fine (Pure) Silver. The item “Canada 2016 2017 Majestic Iconic Animals 5 Coin $20 Silver Proof Set in Wood Box” is in sale since Thursday, October 06, 2016. 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.