Although it is known as the common loon, there is nothing common or average about this intriguing bird species. Found predominantly in Canada and the northern United States, these birds spread around the globe during the harsh Canadian winters to avoid the frozen lakes and ponds of Canada. Today, the 2017 1 oz Proof Canadian Silver Canadiana Kaleidoscope: Loon Coin is available to you online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a Royal Canadian Mint maroon clamshell.
- Limited mintage of only 7,500 coins!
- 2nd release in the Canadiana Kaleidoscope Series!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
- Face value of $20 (CAD) is fully backed by Canadas government.
- Obverse depicts the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse features a kaleidoscope image of the common loon!
- Designed by Calder Moore.
These 2017 1 oz Proof Canadian Silver Canadiana Kaleidoscope Loon Coins bring the brilliant visuals of a kaleidoscope to life on the surface of a silver coin. Through the use of tumbled glass and colored shapes in the form of a loon, the Canadiana Kaleidoscope coins combine classic artistic visuals with silver precious metals to create an interesting option for those looking to buy silver.
Each one of these Loon Silver Coins from the Royal Canadian Mint is part of the three-coin Kaleidoscope Series from the mint. The first selection included the image of a polar bear, and the set concludes with the third release featuring a maple leaf. For the Loon Coin, fiery shades of red and yellow were chosen to accent the design.
Your 2017 1 oz Proof Canadian Silver Canadiana Kaleidoscope Loon Coin ships inside of a maroon clamshell and black beauty box from the Royal Canadian Mint, and includes a numbered Certificate of Authenticity for the purpose of verifying your purchase.
The obverse of each Canadiana Kaleidoscope Coin includes the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Created in 2003, this image began to appear on the obverse of Canadian coinage starting in 2004.
On the reverse of the 2017 1 oz Proof Canadian Silver Canadiana Kaleidoscope: Loon Coin youll find the image of a loon in various poses to create the stunning imagery. These coins are a Royal Canadian Mint first as the thinnest silver coins ever struck, measuring just 60 mm across.
The Royal Canadian Mint is the official sovereign mint of Canada, and was founded in Ottawa in 1908. A second facility was constructed in Winnipeg in the 1980s to boost capacity in the RCM system.
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