The fourth and final coin in the Royal Canadian Mints Predator vs. Prey series is here, and it brings re-interpreted Inuit art to life on the reverse side of a beautiful gram gold coin. The hare and fox remain locked in an epic struggle for survival in Canadas harsh extremes of the Arctic Circle. Today, the 2017 Gram Proof Canadian Gold Predator vs. Prey Inuit Arctic Hare Coin is available from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a maroon clamshell.
- 4th coin in the Predator vs. Prey Series.
- Limited mintage of only 6,500 coins.
- Contains Gram (.01607 Troy oz) of .9999 pure gold.
- Face value of $.25 (CAD) is fully backed by Canadas government.
- Obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse bears the image of the Arctic Hare.
- Designed by Andrew Qappik.
The design on the reverse of the 2017 Gram Proof Canadian Gold Predator vs. Prey Inuit Arctic Hare Coin includes a design from Andrew Qappik that re-envisions the traditional imagery of the Arctic Hare used in Inuit art. This detailed engraving brings the animal to life, with the preys profile including the image of its predators.
On the obverse of the coin is the right-profile image of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majestys effigy has appeared on the obverse of Canadian coinage since 1952 when she ascended to the throne of Britain, with this particular design from Susanna Blunt in 2003.
The Predator vs. Prey Series is a four-coin collection of Gram .9999 pure gold products. The first release was the traditional Arctic Fox, followed by the traditional Arctic Hare, and an Inuit Arctic Fox design. The traditional coins featured only the predator or prey on the reverse, while these re-interpreted Inuit designs include the predator or prey, along with its counterpart in the design.
These 2017 Gram Proof Canadian Gold Predator vs. Prey Inuit Arctic Hare Coins are the final release of the collection. Your individual coin ships to you inside of a maroon clamshell with a black beauty box, and represents the smallest gold coin struck by the Royal Canadian Mint.
Located in Ottawa since 1908, the Royal Canadian Mint is the official sovereign mint of Canada. The original location outgrew its capacity by the 1970s, and the mint eventually opened a second facility in Winnipeg to boost capacity.
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