Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7,500 (2016)
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Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7,500 (2016)

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Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7,500 (2016)

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$199.95 CAD
Mintage: 7,500
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Beautifully presented in a maple wood case! Order today!

It is a formidable guardian of its territory, one that possesses keen senses and strong instincts; feared in folklore yet revered as a hunter, the adaptable wolf (Canis lupus) plays an important role as the apex predator in each region it inhabits. It is also widely seen as a symbol of strength, one that is representative of the rugged wilderness found in remote areas across Canada. In a nod to this remarkable animal—and to this vast country's biodiversity—the engraved portrait of a lone wolf graces the reverse of each coin in this unique fractional set.

This must-have fractional set is a stunning example of our world-renowned craftsmanship as it presents a majestic portrait of a grey wolf across various coin sizes (1 oz., ½ oz., ¼ oz. and 1/10 oz.) while maintaining the same degree of realism, dimension and depth—true artistry!

A valuable and prized addition to any wildlife-, Canada- or nature-themed collection! Order today!

Special features:
  • All four coins (1 oz., ½ oz., ¼ oz. and 1/10 oz.) are 99.99% pure silver!
  • This beautiful set features 4 coins in one-ounce and fractional denominations, with each one featuring the reverse image of an iconic grey wolf.
  • This is only the second fractional set to ever feature a reverse image other than the maple leaf.
  • Fine engraving and a proof finish create a reverse design that is visually striking, offering a detailed rendering of the wolf's features.
  • GST/HST exempt with a limited worldwide mintage.

About the Design:
All four coins are 99.99% pure silver, with each one featuring the same remarkable reverse image by Canadian artist Pierre Leduc. Using different finishes to enhance the expert engraving, Royal Canadian Mint engravers have faithfully rendered a lone grey wolf in exceptionally fine detail. This right-side profile emphasizes the textures on the wolf's furry neck, its pointed ears, and its facial features. Possessing keen senses, the intelligent animal has fixed its steely, determined gaze upon something in the distance just beyond the reverse image field; this allows the viewer to get a close view of the wolf's expression as it stands with its tongue slightly protruding and its mouth open to reveal a row of teeth along its lower jaw. The overall design boasts a remarkable combination of artistry and craftsmanship as the wolf's meticulously engraved fur lends the image a sense of dimension and depth, in a way that the viewer can easily imagine the softness of it to the touch.

Packaging:
Your set is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maple wood case with a graphic beauty box.

Order your coin set today!

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Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016)
 
5.0

(based on 21 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (20)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Displays well (17)
  • Detailed (14)
  • Authentic (13)
  • Mint condition (12)
  • Rare (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Adults (10)
  • Hobby (9)
  • Lifetime (8)
  • Memorabilia (7)
  • Older children (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Collector (11), Grandparent (6), Education oriented (3), Working parent (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
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5.0

A beautiful set of coins, albeit hard to get hold of!

By Retron

from Leysdown, UK

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Detailed
  • Displays Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Lifetime

    Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

    A set of four coins, each in individual holders inside a fancy wooden box. As a wolf fan, this was a must - but it was hard to come by, as I'm in the UK and the Candaian Mint doesn't send these outside of North America.

    Not to worry though, as I won a set in an auction held by the International Wolf Center! They shipped to the UK and I'm now the proud owner of a wonderful set of coins.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Nice Set!

    By Babano

    from Toronto, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Detailed
    • Mint Condition

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

        Nice set - Looks good in the display case. Happy with the purchase. Would love it if the price was fairer to the underlying commodity.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Excellent.

        By SML

        from Edmonton, Alberta

        About Me Working Parent

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Authentic
        • Detailed
        • Displays Well
        • Mint Condition

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

            SML

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Pretty

            By Randy

            from Blue Rock, OH

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Really Nice Finish

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                I got this set because I love wildlife coins. This set didn't discourage!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Amazing series!!!!

                By cntower

                from Kitchener, Ontario

                About Me Collector

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Authentic
                • Detailed
                • Displays Well
                • Mint Condition

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Adults
                  • Hobby
                  • Lifetime
                  • Memorabilia
                  • Older Children
                  • Teens

                  Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                  I was quite impressed with this series. It is very beautiful and detailed. A must for any collector out there.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  I WOULD BUY THIS PRODUCT AGAIN AND AGAIN

                  By ROY THE COLLECTOR

                  from EDMONTON ALBERTA CANADA

                  About Me Collector

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Authentic
                  • Detailed
                  • Displays Well
                  • Mint Condition

                  Cons

                  • A Little Pricey

                  Best Uses

                  • Adults
                  • Hobby
                  • Older Children
                  • Teens
                  • Young Children

                  Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                  A GREAT DISPLAY SET.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Definately a beautiful item!

                  By Susy

                  from Canada

                  About Me Grandparent

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Displays Well

                  Cons

                  • There Is No Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Great Gift Item

                  Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                  This would make a great Grad Gift, Birthday or Wedding Gift. The quality of the coins and of the box are exceptional!!

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                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Perfect, Beatifull addition well worth it.

                  By Joe

                  from nyc

                  About Me Collector, Education Oriented

                  Pros

                  • Beatifull

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                      The quality and workmanship are superb.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      5.0

                      Great Wolf Coin Set

                      By Jamie

                      from IL, USA

                      About Me Education Oriented, History buff, Working Parent

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Authentic
                      • Detailed
                      • Displays Well
                      • Mint Condition
                      • Rare

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Adults
                        • Animal Lover
                        • Hobby
                        • Lifetime
                        • Memorabilia
                        • Nature
                        • Older Children
                        • Teens
                        • Young Children

                        Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                        I love wolves. Wolves often are viewed by some in a negative light and this is wrong. Wolves are the ancestors of our best friend, the dogs.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        beautiful set...

                        By lori

                        from Comox, B.C.

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Authentic
                        • Detailed
                        • Rare

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Fine Silver Fractional 4-Coin Set – The Wolf – Mintage: 7500 (2016):

                            This is an excellent set of coins for the collector drawn to the mint's fine representation of the wildlife of Canada. The case is a wonderful display for this set,much nicer than the old plastic cases for previous fractional silver sets. The coins themselves are a very realistic representation of the fierceness of this majestic animal.I am never disappointed with the mints' animal coins.

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                            • No

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                            • Q:

                              What does a fractional set mean
                              Asked on 12/25/2015 by Patti the patti cake

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Thank you for your question. Our fractional set means that the set contains various coin sizes, in this case 1 oz., ½ oz., ¼ oz. and 1/10 oz. coins, while maintaining the same degree of realism, dimension and depth on all coins. That is, the coin sizes are fractional sizes of each other.

                                Answered on 1/5/2016 by Anonymous
                            • Q:

                              are these shipped with serial numbers?
                              do they have serial numbers on each coin?
                              Asked on 12/18/2015 by Point Kid from valemount bc

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                The coins themselves are not serialized. However, the set does come with a serialized certificate.

                                Answered on 12/21/2015 by Anonymous
                            • Q:

                              Can you ship this boxed set to Australia? What would be the cost of shipping to Brisbane, Australia?
                              Asked on 12/14/2015 by Patricia from Edmonton, AB

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                              • A:

                                You can ship it yourself, from Alberta. Just insure it. That'll be gone in a heartbeat if you don't.

                                Answered on 1/20/2016 by Anonymous
                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                Sorry Patricia - we only ship to Canada and the US.

                                Answered on 12/15/2015 by Anonymous
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                            Specifications

                            • No.145296

                            5 dollars

                            • Composition 99.99% pure silver
                            • Finish proof
                            • Weight (g) 31.39
                            • Diameter (mm) 38
                            • Edgeserrated
                            • ArtistPierre Leduc (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                            4 dollars

                            • Composition 99.99% pure silver
                            • Finish proof
                            • Weight (g) 15.87
                            • Diameter (mm) 34
                            • Edgeserrated
                            • ArtistPierre Leduc (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                            3 dollars

                            • Composition 99.99% pure silver
                            • Finish proof
                            • Weight (g) 7.96
                            • Diameter (mm) 27
                            • Edgeserrated
                            • ArtistPierre Leduc (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                            2 dollars

                            • Composition 99.99% pure silver
                            • Finish proof
                            • Weight (g) 3.23
                            • Diameter (mm) 20
                            • Edgeserrated
                            • ArtistPierre Leduc (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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