1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Baby Animals: Woodchuck - Mintage: 5,500 (2016)
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1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Baby Animals: Woodchuck – Mintage: 5,500 (2016)

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1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Baby Animals: Woodchuck – Mintage: 5,500 (2016)

$99.95 CAD
Mintage: 5,500
STATUS:
Canada and US only

Celebrate family bonds or a momentous first step with this heartwarming and meaningful gift! Order today!

Youngsters are always eager to strike out on their own, and this young woodchuck is no exception! This endearing pure silver coin is selectively coloured to highlight the pup as it ventures out of its burrow to nibble on alfalfa and yellow clover… under the watchful eye of its mother, of course. It's too cute to resist!

A heart warming gift! Order today!

Special features:
  • 11TH COIN IN SERIES! A national symbol in a quintessentially Canadian setting! This is the eleventh coin in the beloved Baby Animals series, which tenderly depicts baby animals in the Canadian wilderness.
  • SELECTIVE COLOUR! Selective colour on your coin showcases the young woodchuck and the colourful vegetation that has caught its eye, while detailed engraving conveys a mother's protective nature.
  • LOW MINTAGE: Only 5,500 will be made available worldwide!
  • ONE-OUNCE 99.99% PURE SILVER! Your coin is GST/HST exempt!

Design:

Designed by Canadian artist Michelle Grant, your coin features colour over the engraved portrait of a young woodchuck in its native environment. Barely two months old, the young is weaned from its mother's milk and has ventured out of its underground burrow to sample nearby grasses and wildflowers. The application of selective colour over engraving captures the young woodchuck's likeness, particularly the texture and dark colour of its fur. Placing its weight on its hind feet, the pup sits upright and uses its clawed forepaws to bring a flower to its mouth for a tentative nibble! The use of colour also draws the eye to the surrounding vegetation, where alfalfa and yellow clover offer up a veritable feast for this youngster. To the left, detailed engraving depicts a protective mother keeping a watchful eye on her young from the opening of the burrow, which is surrounded by grass and dirt at the foot of a large boulder.

Packaging:

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

Order your coin today!

Reviews

would not buy another coin

3

attractive coin

Dan

Gastonia, NC

No

Great sorry to see it end

5

It is a perfect ending to this set, hopefully there will be more

Cupidcomet

Nova scotia canada

Yes

1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Baby Animals: Woodchuck – Mintage: 5500 (2016)

4.0 2

50.0

Can we expect more Baby Animal coins in 2017?

paul

Hello and thanks for your question. The woodchuck is the last coin in the baby animals series, however we will continue to commemorate Canadian animals on our numismatic coins in 2017.

Erica (Product Team)

Is there a type-o in the description? This coin says it's the 11th coin in the series. I only see 3 other coins in the Baby Animal series with one left to be announced this month November 2016.

Kelly

Hello! This series started back in 2014 and since then we have released the following 11 coins in the baby animals series: 2014 Baby Beaver 2014 Baby Atlantic Puffin 2015 Baby Owl 2015 Baby Bear 2015 Baby Goat 2015 Baby Deer 2016 Baby Porcupine 2016 Baby Raccoon 2016 Baby Loon 2016 Baby Caribou 2016 Baby Woodchuck

Erica (Product Team)

Specifications

  • No.153776
  • Mintage5,500
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 31.39
  • Diameter (mm) 38
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value20 dollars
  • ArtistMichelle Grant (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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