1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Glistening North: The Polar Bear - Mintage: 7,500 (2017)

1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7,500 (2017)

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1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7,500 (2017)

$114.95 CAD
Mintage: 7,500
Canada and US only

MINT FIRST! Features diamond glitter that recreates the light-reflecting qualities of coloured snow and ice! Order today!

Never before has snow glistened the way it does on your coin. It features our latest breakthrough innovation: diamond glitter, which is a dusting of fine diamond particles that has been meticulously applied to the coin’s design to recreate the glittering effect of snow and ice. What better way to launch this exciting new technology than an iconic polar bear standing proud in Canada’s quintessential landscape—the Arctic!

A gorgeous design you will admire for years! Hold it in your hand and turn it slowly and watch how the diamond glitter catches the light! Order today!

Special features:
  • A MINT FIRST – DIAMOND GLITTER! Selective use of diamond glitter adds an intensely glittering effect on your coin that recreates the light-reflecting qualities of daylight snow and ice and the colours they create.
  • FINE DIAMOND PARTICLES! A dusting of fine diamond particles was carefully applied to your coin to ensure an even layering over the select design elements.
  • NEVER LOSES SPARKLE! The dazzling effect on your coin is sealed to protect it from the elements so that your coin never loses its sparkle!
  • 1-OUNCE 99.99% PURE SILVER COIN! Your coin is GST/HST exempt!
  • LOW MINTAGE: Only 7,500 coins will be made available worldwide.

Design:

Designed by Canadian artist Glen Loates, your coin artfully combines highly detailed engraving with the selective application of colour and diamond glitter to capture the stunning beauty of the Canadian Arctic landscape. In the centre, a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) is sure-footed as it moves across the rugged terrain, where it pauses briefly to lift its head and use its formidable sense of smell. The side-profile view allows for a close examination of the bear’s distinctive outline and the textured rendering of its famously white fur; but it is the glittering appearance of the snow and ice that inevitably draws the eye towards the ground beneath the bear’s feet. Here, the careful application of an innovative technology known as diamond glitter recreates the light-reflecting qualities of snow and ice crystals in daylight—an effect that is further enhanced by the coin’s silver surface in the engraved background, where the frozen Arctic landscape is punctuated by rocky peaks beneath the engraved face value “20 DOLLARS”.

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

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1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017)
 
4.7

(based on 36 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (0)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (29)
  • Unique (25)
  • One of A kind (21)
  • Great quality (20)
  • Good value (15)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (4)

Best Uses

  • Gift (15)
  • Holiday gift (11)
  • Gift for child (7)
  • Special occasion (5)
  • Wedding gift (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality driven (25), Budget shopper (5), Collector (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (27), Yes (8)

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5.0

Mint First - Coin First

By San

from Calgary

About Me Quality Driven

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • One Of A Kind
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

      As a first time buyer, I attracted by the design and the technology that have been used in manufacturing this beautiful coin.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Beautifully and smartly designed coin

      By mrdjo

      from Stoney Creek, ON

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

        One of the most beautiful coins from the Royal Canadian Mint! Great investment!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        This coin is a beautiful addition to my collection.

        By US Collector

        from Indiana USA

        About Me Quality Driven

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

            Adding to my collection

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            beautifull

            By n

            from usa

            About Me Quality Driven

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Great Quality
            • One Of A Kind

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Holiday Gift

              Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

              souvenir

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              I ended up returning it

              By Matt D

              from Waterloo, ON

              About Me Quality Driven

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • One Of A Kind

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

                  Didn't look as nice as displayed on the website, I was disappointed, so I returned it. Doesn't 'Glisten' much at all

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Diamonds are a girls best friend !!

                  By Island Girl

                  from PEI

                  About Me Bargain Hunter, Quality Driven

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • One Of A Kind
                  • Unique

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Just For Me

                    Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

                    I love the glitter of the diamond dust. It's a very nice compliment to the blue ice on this coin. I would buy again !!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    4.0

                    Very artistic

                    By Tom

                    from Winnipeg, MB

                    About Me Quality Driven

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Great Quality

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Collection

                    Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

                    Well done!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    The Glistening North, a unique addition to your collection

                    By The Eggman

                    from Nova Scotia

                    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 Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

                      This unique coin is a beautiful piece of Canadian images. The diamond dust effect was, however, less than hoped for.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Only better if part of a series

                      By ~ Valeria ~

                      from ~ Vancouver ~

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • My Collection

                          Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

                          This is a remarkable view of the iconic polar bear in alert posture that would rarely be represented on a coin. I LOVE IT. I hope this is the first of a series with diamond glitter coins (on leaves, fields, flowers, and other aspects of nature frequented by wild animals and even an umbrella, a puddle, a roof top, or an awning as in 'the glitter where people are'). I hope RCM brings in generic cases to hold different RCM 38mm silver art coins into sets of 3,4,5,6 or even 7 and 8 - as I have such collections and would prefer to display them all together in cases.

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No
                           
                          5.0

                          A child's ideal Christmas sparkle!

                          By Patriamia

                          from ON - Ontario

                          About Me Quality Driven

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Gift For Child
                            • Holiday Gift

                            Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Glistening North: The Polar Bear – Mintage: 7500 (2017):

                            A child will learn about the beauty of a single snowflake!

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • Yes

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                            • Q:

                              Although face value is 20.00 the coin would be worth what anot ounce of silver is worth, right?
                              Asked on 10/9/2016 by Lucky the kitty from The Pas,MB

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              I like this coin however I find that the Polar Bear has a long skinny neck, somewhat like a sea serpent...why is neck so long...
                              Asked on 10/7/2016 by Renee from Edmonton,AB

                              2 answers

                              • A:

                                polar bears have long necks...that's how they are..

                                Answered on 11/17/2016 by Ray from Iqaluit Nunavut..
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                                A:

                                Hi Renee - thanks for your feedback. I will share with the product team.

                                Answered on 10/24/2016 by Anonymous
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                            Specifications

                            • No.155735
                            • Mintage7,500
                            • Composition99.99% pure silver
                            • Finishproof
                            • Weight (g) 31.39
                            • Diameter (mm) 38
                            • Edgeserrated
                            • Certificateserialized
                            • Face value20 dollars
                            • ArtistGlen Loates (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)