1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear (2016)
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1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7,500 (2016)

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1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7,500 (2016)

$99.95 CAD
Mintage: 7,500
STATUS:
Canada and US only
98% SOLD!

A perfect gift for someone who enjoys a never-before-seen coin design and technique! Order today!

This ingenious coin design brings together a mass of polygons to create a captivating image of a mother polar bear and her cub. Known as “low poly” art in the video game industry, this geometric technique has been merged with outstanding sculpting, cutting-edge technology and advanced finishing techniques.

The result: a stunning design with exceptional relief that defines every polygon, and rich, bold colours that bring depth, dimension and a powerful sense of shadow and light to the scene.

A perfect gift for someone who enjoys a never-before-seen coin design and technique! Order today!

Special features:
  • EACH POLYGON IS DISTINCT: Each polygon is made distinct from the other through extraordinary sculpting, cutting-edge technology and advanced finishing techniques, while the application of bold colour adds vibrancy and alters our perception of dimension and light.
  • A fresh, modern take on Canada's timeless icons: The second coin in the inventive new five coin Geometry in Art series, which reinterprets familiar Canadian emblems—the polar bear, the beaver, the caribou, the loon and the maple leaf—in a low poly art style.
  • CUTTING-EDGE TECHNIQUES FOR A DIMENSIONAL DESIGN: Exceptional engraving, relief and the application of different finishing techniques add distinctiveness to the polygon shapes that form the stylized image, resulting in a stunning composition that showcases our exceptional level of craftsmanship and innovative artistic vision!
  • UNIQUE USE OF LOW POLY ART: Breathtaking use of colour: In keeping with the low poly art style, lustrous colours contribute to the perception of depth and shadows; the varying shades of blue and white also help convey the icy feel of the Arctic setting, providing yet another dynamic visual element to the design.
  • An unforgettable addition to any collection—especially those with a wildlife, nature or Canadiana theme, or any that include the beloved symbols that have come to represent this land and its people.
  • Crafted in 99.99% pure silver, your coin is GST/HST exempt!

Design:
The reverse design by Canadian artist Calder Moore features a stylized portrait of the “King of the Arctic” and beloved representative of Canada's North, the mighty polar bear (Ursus maritimus). Geometry, technology and art intersect as the entirety of the image is presented in a low poly art style; multiple polygon shapes come together to form a mother bear (left) and her cub (right), with each shape made distinct from the other through extraordinary sculpting, cutting-edge technology and advanced finishing techniques. Together, they form a touching scene of this iconic species as a mother bear introduces her cub to Canada's Arctic waters; gracefully swimming out, the mother turns to face her young as he gingerly attempts his first few strokes. The hard edges that are characteristic of this style lend themselves beautifully to recreating the Arctic ice above and below the water's surface; yet, it is the application of rich, vibrant colours that brings a dynamic quality to the overall design, infusing it with depth and dimension through different shades of blues and whites which create a playful perception of shadow and light.

Packaging:
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a graphic beauty box.

Order your coin today!

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1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016)
 
4.8

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (17)

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    (4)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (19)
  • Great quality (14)
  • Unique (13)
  • Good value (9)
  • One of A kind (9)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gift (9)
  • Gift for child (5)
  • Special occasion (4)
  • Holiday gift (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality driven (15), Budget shopper (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (18)

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4.0

polar bear

By dj coin

from on.canada

About Me Quality Driven

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Good Value

Cons

  • Poor Quality

Best Uses

    Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

    had to return 3 times because poor quality on coin and twice on capsule

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great looking coin/set

    By Matt D

    from Waterloo Region

    About Me Collector, Quality Driven

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Great Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift For Adult

      Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

      It's a great looking set, all 5 of them. I appreciate the detail, and they are a nice size/weight too.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Amazing coin

      By Shaz

      from Toronto

      About Me Quality Driven

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Good Value
      • Great Quality
      • One Of A Kind
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Gift For Adult

        Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

        This coin is absolutely stunning. The picture doesn't do the coin justice. I will be purchasing the rest of the coin to complete my set. Also, the shipping was extremely fast.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Beautiful colours

        By J-man

        from Ontario

        About Me Quality Driven

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Great Quality
        • Unique

        Cons

        • Expensive

        Best Uses

          Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

          Maybe not worth the price, but very very attractive coin

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Another Great Coin

          By RayVl4

          from Manitoba,Canada

          About Me Quality Driven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Good Value
          • Great Quality
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift For Adult
            • Gift For Child
            • Holiday Gift
            • Special Occasion

            Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

            Another fantastic coin..Geometry in Art is very unique with great colours..To top it off it has a fairly low mintage of 7500..Mother and cub enjoying a nice day in the cold waters of the Arctic..Goes very well with the Loon and the Elk of this series and I'm waiting with great anticipation for the next ones in the series...Keep em coming RCM..

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Beautiful coin

            By Casual Collector

            from Osoyoos BC

            About Me Casual Collector

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Great Quality
            • One Of A Kind
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Nice For A Collection

              Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

              I bought this coin for myself because to me it is Beautiful.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Simply beautiful

              By The Canadian Collector

              from Victoria

              About Me Collector New And Old

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Good Value
              • Great Quality
              • One Of A Kind
              • Unique

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Collector
                • Gift For Adult
                • Gift For Child

                Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                Few times if at all lately have I had to stop and take a second look at a new RCM release. This is one of those exceptions where I can say RCM really hit it out of the park. From the Unique geometrical design, to the coloration, to maintaining the heritage and tradition of what Canada represents without being tacky. This coin really says it all and was a must have. I'm certain it will not only retain its value but increase over time.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Stunning

                By Odysseus

                from Toronto, Ontario

                About Me Bargain Hunter, Intrigued By Good Design, Quality Driven

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Good Value
                • Great Quality
                • One Of A Kind
                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift For Adult
                  • Holiday Gift
                  • Special Occasion
                  • Wedding/Anniversary Gift

                  Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                  Frankly, from the picture, I feared the coin might be a bit tacky, but I was very happily surprised to see just how lovely it is.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect at any Angle

                  By Nature is nurturing

                  from Edmonton, AB, Canada

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Good Value
                  • Great Quality
                  • One Of A Kind
                  • Unique

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                      I was so happy to receive this coin and to see the beauty of it with my own eyes in my hand and so very glad that I purchased it for my collection. I have never been disappointed with the Royal Canadian Mint and I really look forward to searching new coins that come available.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      What coin n is about

                      By He

                      from Kingston, Ontario

                      About Me Quality Driven

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Good Value
                      • Great Quality
                      • Unique

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Geometry in Art: Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                          Just enjoy the design.
                          It is timeless so wait and will give you back!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          • Q:

                            Hello! I bought the first two coins and now I would like the entire subscription with the wooden box. Is it possible to return the first two coins and start with the subscription or return the clam shell boxes and continue with three more coins?
                            Thank you
                            Lise
                            Asked on 4/23/2016 by loveCC from Ottawa, ON

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Hi Lise - you best bet is to call our call centre and they can arrange a way for you to complete your subscription without returning your coins:

                              1-800-267-1871 (Canada)
                              1-800-268-6468 (US)
                              613-954-2626 (International)

                              Our hours are from:
                              8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST, Monday to Friday.
                              9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST, Saturday.

                              Answered on 4/28/2016 by Anonymous
                          • Q:

                            regarding geometric 5 coin series, I have loon and polar bear. is it possible to be added to list of future coins which I would like to purchase.
                            Asked on 1/27/2016 by dippah from don

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, we cannot add you to the subscription mid-way through it. Please watch your email inbox for when the next coins are announced.

                              Answered on 2/5/2016 by Anonymous
                          • Q:

                            The mintage states 7,500 for the coin. Does this number include the sets being sold as well... the mintage on the sets also states 7,500. So is the mintage really 7,500 or is it actually 15,000??
                            Asked on 1/15/2016 by Nick Knack from Calgary, AB

                            1 answer

                            • Staff Reviewer

                              A:

                              Thank you for your question. Both products share mintage, so for example, the first coin in the series, the loon, has a worldwide mintage of 7,500 which is then shared between the subscription with the fancy collector box, and is also available as a single in a clamshell box.

                              Answered on 1/21/2016 by Anonymous
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                          Specifications

                          • No.148062
                          • Mintage7,500
                          • Composition99.99% pure silver
                          • Finishproof
                          • Weight (g) 31.83
                          • Diameter (mm) 40
                          • Edgeserrated
                          • Certificateserialized
                          • Face value20 dollars
                          • ArtistCalder Moore (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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