1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin - Majestic Animals: Benevolent Bison - Mintage: 6,500 (2016)
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1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Majestic Animals: Benevolent Bison – Mintage: 6,500 (2016)

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1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Majestic Animals: Benevolent Bison – Mintage: 6,500 (2016)

$99.95 CAD
Mintage: 6,500
STATUS:
Canada and US only
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Celebrate an iconic wilderness resident with this must-have coloured coin! Order today!

No other animal reigns like the plains bison for the sustenance it provided to the people of the Plains First Nations for thousands of years. This magnificent beast was once a powerful presence on Canada's grasslands and is now making a welcome comeback in several national parks.

A must-have addition to your nature or animal coin display! Order today!

Special features:
  • Fourth coin issued in 2016 as part of the continuing Majestic Animal series, which celebrates Canada's most distinctive and iconic animal species.
  • A magnificent portrait of an iconic plains bison in the wild!
  • FEATURES SELECTIVE COLOUR AND MULTIPLE FINISHES! The colour and finishes enhance the detailed engraving, while adding depth and dimension to the intricate design on your coin.
  • ONE-OUNCE 99.99% PURE SILVER COIN! Your coin is GST/HST exempt!
  • LOW MINTAGE: Only 6,500 coins will be available made worldwide.

Design:

Designed by Canadian artist Doug Comeau, your coin features a wildlife portrait of a plains bison in a natural setting. The land-grazing mammal is shown in three-quarter profile against the rolling foothills in the background, where the tall trees give a sense of the bison's height in this open space. Rich selective colour gives the wild bovine a life-like appearance, while highly detailed engraving captures the texture of its dark-brown shaggy hair and the roundness of its distinctive shoulder hump. The bison has raised its head and gazes off beyond the image field to the right, allowing for a better view of the horns on its head and its facial features. The green, yellow and white colours of the grasses and wildflowers at its feet give a sense of the diversity of plant life in its grassland habitat, while the engraved forest and hills behind it convey the rugged beauty of Canada's wilderness.

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 Coloured Coin – Majestic Animals: Benevolent Bison – Mintage: 6500 (2016)
 
4.7

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4.0

An interesting coin.

By Glenn

from Alberta

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Pros

  • Displays Well

Cons

  • Pricy.

Best Uses

  • Adults

Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Majestic Animals: Benevolent Bison – Mintage: 6500 (2016):

completed the set.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

really love this coin

By coin lover

from newfoundland, canada

About Me Collector, Grandparent

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Pros

  • Detailed
  • Displays Well
  • Mint Condition

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Hobby

    Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Majestic Animals: Benevolent Bison – Mintage: 6500 (2016):

    I have the whole set. The mint doesn't always make great coins but this is good.

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    5.0

    ~THING OF BEAUTY ~

    By Tony

    from ST.MARYS ONTARIO

    About Me Collector, Grandparent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Authentic
    • Detailed
    • Displays Well
    • Mint Condition

    Cons

    • Trees Painted

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Lifetime
    • Memorabilia

    Comments about 1 oz. Pure Silver Coloured Coin – Majestic Animals: Benevolent Bison – Mintage: 6500 (2016):

    KEEPER ALL MINE ! !

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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      how are the coins coloured? does this process depreciate the value of the coim?
      Asked on 1/7/2017 by liliane from Massachusetts

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        It is a patented process that I cannot disclose. The Royal Canadian Mint cannot speculate on the future value of our coins.

        Answered on 1/12/2017 by Libby (Product Team) from Ottawa
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    Specifications

    • No.151927
    • Mintage6,500
    • Composition99.99% pure silver
    • Finishproof
    • Weight (g) 31.39
    • Diameter (mm) 38
    • Edgeserrated
    • Certificateserialized
    • Face value20 dollars
    • ArtistDoug Comeau (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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