Canada is a land of many natural wonders, from the iconic fauna and flora to landmarks that transcend beauty. The Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the 150th birthday of an independent Canada, and the seventh coin in this release highlights one of the nations most prominent natural residents. The 2017 oz Proof Canadian Silver Celebrating Canadas 150th Series Grizzly Bear Coin is available now from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective maroon clamshell from the Royal Canadian Mint.
- 7th release in the Celebrating Canada Series!
- Limited mintage of only 25,000 coins!
- Contains Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in proof.
- Issued a face value of $10 (CAD) by the Canadian government.
- Obverse bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse features the Grizzly Bear.
Celebrating Canadas 150th anniversary is a 13-coin collection from the Royal Canadian Mint that takes you across each province and territorys unique flora, fauna, landscapes, and historic landmarks. The series as a whole is a collaboration between the Royal Canadian Mint and Canadian Geographic, which lends its magnificent photos from across the country for the series.
There is a new coin released each month in the collection; each one with a vibrant colorized design and presented in order of the entry of Canadas provinces and territories into the Confederation. The 2017 oz Proof Canadian Silver Celebrating Canadas 150th Grizzly Bear coin was designed by Janet Stevens and finished with a matte proof.
On the reverse of the 2017 oz Proof Canadian Silver Celebrating Canadas 150th Grizzly Bear coin is the image of a massive grizzly as it lays in the long grasses enjoying a summer day. Its massive skull and paws are visible as it lounges in the sun, almost squinting its eyes the light is so bright.
The obverse of all 2017 oz Proof Canadian Silver Celebrating Canadas 150th Grizzly Bear coin includes the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty has appeared on British, Canadian, and other commonwealth coins since 1952 when she ascended to the throne of England. This particular design comes from Susanna Blunt and was created in 2003.
Each 2017 oz Proof Canadian Silver Celebrating Canadas 150th Grizzly Bear coin in this listing arrives in a protective maroon clamshell, the signature display case for all Royal Canadian Mint products.
The Royal Canadian Mint is the official mint of the federal government of Canada. Founded in Ottawa in 1908, it now has a second facility in Winnipeg that was opened in 1980s to help boost capacity in the mint system.
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