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5 oz. Fine Silver Coin - Swimming Beaver - Mintage: 1,500 (2014)

Mintage 1500
Canada and US only
$519.95 CAD

A beautiful 5 oz. fine silver coin celebrating a Canadian national icon! Order yours today!

Castor canadensis played a major role in Canada’s colonial history, becoming one of the primary motivators for the European explorers of the 17th century to forego their search for a passage to Asia and focus instead on the natural resources offered by the North American continent. With fur at its zenith in European fashions, beaver pelt