Canada is a land of many natural wonders. Among the diverse environments and wildlife in Canada is the powerful grizzly bear. One of the nations prominent residents, the grizzly, is featured on the reverse of one of the Royal Canadian Mints 2011 Canadian Wildlife Series. Today, you can purchase a 2011 1 oz Canadian Grizzly Silver Coin from JM Bullion.
- Contains 1 oz of .9999 pure silver.
- Carries a face value of $5 (CAD) backed by the Canadian government.
- Second coin in the Canadian Wildlife Series.
- Individualcoinsshipin sleeves,lots of 25 coins ship in RCM tubes, and lots of 500 coins ship in RCM monster boxes. Quantities of 10-24 coin may ship in individual sleeves or a tubeat our discretion.
- Total mintage of 1,000,000 coins struck in 2011.
- Measures 38mm in diameter and 3.29mm thick.
The Royal Canadian Mint produced a total of six coins in the Canadian Wildlife Series. The series focuses on some of the nations famous natural residents. Timberwolves were the first featured on the coins in 2011, followed closely by the grizzly. The cougar and moose were minted in 2012 and the pronghorn antelope and wood bison in 2013.
On the reverse side of the coin is William Woodruffs image of a lone grizzly bear as it unleashes its menacing roar into the wilderness. In the background, the Canadian Rockies jut up toward the sky. Engravings include Canada, the coins purity, metal content, and weight, as well as a WW to honor the man behind the design.
The obverse side of the coin bears the traditional image of Queen Elizabeth II. Susanna Blunt created the latest right-profile portrait of the Queen in 2003, and her image is surrounded by engravings that read Elizabeth II, 5 Dollars, and 2011.
The Royal Canadian Mint was founded in 1908 with the primary purpose of refining precious metals extracted from the Yukon Territories. Over the course of the past century, the mint has struck gold bars to pay off British debt from World War I and produced the worlds first $1 million coin.
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