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$20 for $20 Fine Silver Coin - Canoe (2011)

Mintage 250000
Canada and US only
3 per household
Archived
$20.00 CAD
 

Sold out in just 34 days!

  • 99.99% pure silver
  • Second coin in a series of $20 for $20 launches planned
  • First issue sold out in 29 days
 

The story, as told by the artist Jason Bouwman
The canoe has become as much a part of the Canadian visual lexicon as the Canada goose, the beaver and the maple leaf. This design shows a young person enjoying a recreational outing. The boy breaks from paddling to dip his hand in the water… and touches the past – the reflection reveals an early native paddler (or voyageur) in a traditional birch-bark canoe as it also appears on the early silver dollar of 1935.

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