Fine Silver Coin - Peregrine Falcon (2011)
Stunning coin in 99.99% pure silver.
Majesty in air.
The peregrine Falcon is one of the most breathtaking birds of prey, diving more than 300 km/h to strike its prey. It is increasingly common in urban settings, having adopted tall buildings as cliff top nesting sites. Its near-extinction sparked the ban of DDT chemicals and clearly illustrates the impact of human activity on the environment.
Express your passion for the Canadian wilderness—treasures to cherish and preserve.
Celebrated First Nation’s artist Corrine Hunt has brought her distinctive vision of traditional Kwakwaka’wakw and Tlingit forms to create these special-edition collectibles. Every design is visual poetry that gives the time-honoured traditions of conservation and respect a contemporary voice with powerful lines and well-honed economy in composition.
2011 is the International Year of Forests—a time to reflect on the significant role the wilderness plays in reducing global warming and preserving the earth’s environmental balance.
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