1/25 Ounce Pure Gold Coin - Wood Bison (2011)

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$139.95 CAD

Cornerstone of prairie culture and ecology. Stunning coin in 99.99% pure gold.

The Wood Bison once dominated the western plains. It was a critical source of food and materials for First Nations communities that virtually collapsed when over-hunting by Europeans decimated bison populations. Conservation efforts have begun to re-establish bison populations, but they remain far below their former million-mark.

Express your passion for the Canadian wilderness—treasures to cherish and preserve.

Celebrated First Nation’s artist Corrine Hunt has brought her distinctive vision of traditional Kwakwaka’wakw and Tlingit forms to create these special-edition collectibles. Every design is visual poetry that gives the time-honoured traditions of conservation and respect a contemporary voice with powerful lines and well-honed economy in composition.

2011 is the International Year of Forests—a time to reflect on the significant role the wilderness plays in reducing global warming and preserving the earth’s environmental balance.

No. 116321
Status Temporarily out of stock
Mintage 2500
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Specifications

Mintage Limited to 2500 coins worldwide
Composition 99.99% pure gold
Finish proof
Weight (g) 1.27
Diameter (mm) 13.92
Edge serrated
Certificate serialized
Face value 50 cents
Artist Corrine Hunt (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)