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The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Wildlife Federation. Robert Bateman, world-renowned wildlife artist who is also an unflagging proponent of wildlife conservation and education, is an Honorary Life Member of the Canadian Wildlife Federation.
Mr. Bateman is best known for his beautiful, lifelike paintings that capture the heart and soul of Canada’s wilderness. His love for wildlife, kindled when he was a young child, has remained steadfast over a 50-year career spent depicting the glories of the Canadian wilderness through arresting realistic paintings rendered in fine detail.
Among Robert Bateman’s most popular work are his paintings of moose in the wilderness. Your coin features a detail of a bull moose lowering its head and antlers in a challenge stance. This image is taken from Robert Bateman’s painting The Challenge.
• The design of your coin uses a Robert Bateman painting as inspiration.
• Your coin displays Robert Bateman’s engraved signature!
• NEW! Your coin commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Wildlife Federation.
• 1 kilogram of fine gold (99.99% pure) with a diameter of 101.6 millimetres.
• GST/HST exempt.
• Limited mintage of only 30 coins worldwide.
Your coin features a detail of a bull moose lowering its head and antlers in a challenge stance, taken from Robert Bateman’s painting The Challenge. The polished ground of the coin’s reverse side also features Robert Bateman’s signature, along with the word "CANADA", the dates "1962–2012" to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Wildlife Federation, and the face value "2500 DOLLARS."
• Coin is encapsulated and presented in a custom maple wood box lacquered in walnut coloured finish, and protected by a custom beauty box featuring Mr. Bateman’s work, The Challenge.
Order your coin today!
Make your donation to the Canadian Wildlife Federation.
Call 1.800.563.9453 or visit CanadianWildlifeFederation.ca.