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14-karat Gold Coin - Raven Brings the Light - Mintage: 2,000 (2017)

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14-karat Gold Coin - Raven Brings the Light - Mintage: 2,000 (2017)

$709.95 CAD

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Mintage: 2,000
STATUS:
Canada and US only

A gorgeous Pacific Northwest design! Order today!

This breathtaking work of art recounts one of the most well known legends of the Pacific Northwest—how Raven brought light to the world. It's a story that has been told over thousands of years and while regional variations do exist, this exceptional masterpiece captures the climactic moment when Raven is in possession of the light. The Chief of the Heavens keeps the daylight ball in a box. The Raven tricks him, takes the luminous ball, and flies skyward. The ball breaks apart, creating the moon, the stars, and the sun. No other metal captures the essence of light like gold, and this spectacular gold coin has been selectively coloured to create dramatic contrast between Raven's black plumage and the shining ball.

A must-have for dedicated art and coin collectors; storytellers; anyone with a passion for the rich cultural heritage of the Pacific Northwest.

Special features:
  • A STUNNING MASTERPIECE! Your coin recounts one of the most well known legends of the Pacific Northwest.
  • UNIQUE FORMLINE ART! An original work showcasing the unique formline art that has defined First Nations Peoples of the Pacific Northwest since ancient times, and is becoming increasingly collectible today.
  • BRILLIANTLY EXECUTED IN 14-KARAT GOLD WITH SELECTIVE COLOUR! For dramatic contrast, your coin uses 14-karat gold and selective colour with intricate engraving for added depth and dimension and dynamic finishes to maximize shine and contrast.
  • LOW MINTAGE: Only 2,000 coins will be made worldwide.

Design:

K'ómoks and Kwakwa ka'wakw artist Andy Everson has combined classic formline shapes and modern graphic elements to create a powerful portrait of Raven holding the light in its beak. Two side profiles come together to form a frontal view of Raven's face while its wings sweep down along the outer edges of the coin to cradle the shining ball of light, its luminescence radiating outward in all directions.

Packaging:

Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon case with a black beauty box.

Order your coin today!

Reviews

OMG!!! It's AWESOME!

5

I was always looking for the 2008 or 2009 enamelled gold moon mask. When I did find it last year, the price was out of range for me. So when I saw this coin with the Native art on it, I had to have it. It's nice in the photo, but WOW it actually looks 3 dimensional in hand. And... it's beautiful.

Baby Donna

Stoney Creek

Yes

Would not miss this one!

5

Great unique design

Saskcoinguy

Sask

Yes

A wonderful and beautiful piece. Amazing!

5

I am glad I found this piece not only for the excellent craftsmanship but also for the interesting story expressed through the art design. A magnificent coin to own and wear.

Sunny Gold

Fort McMurray, Alberta

Yes

Beautiful piece and more impressive each time I see it.

5

Amazing native piece

Mc

Vancouver, BC

Yes

This is a wonderful coin. I would buy this again!

5

I will enjoy looking and holding this for years to come.

Louise

Edmonton Alberta

Yes

Very beautiful coin.

5

Great gift

None

Vancouver, BC

Yes

Eclipse timely

4

on the shelf

NotL Pete

Ontario

Yes

I would buy this again

5

was a gift and it looks really attractive although somewhat small

Lons

Ottawa, Ontario

Yes

Too small

4

To small

Steamheater

Canada

Yes

Beautiful

4

Beautiful coin would be nice if it was bigger would have given 5 stars or if it was pure gold.

Salty

Salt Spring Island

Yes

161525en

4.6 13

100.0

what size is this coin? thank you

the little girl

Hi, Our "14-karat Gold Coin - Raven Brings the Light (2017)" weights 12 grams (nearly double the weight of the Canadian $1 "Loonie" coin which weighs 6.27 grams) and has a diameter of 27 millimetres (about the same as the Canadian $1 coin; 26.5 millimetres).

Chad

do you have a coin holder so I can wear it as a pendant?

Ms Sam

Hi Ms Sam, Yes, we have a necklace making kit with a bezel that fits 27mm coins. Here's the link to the product page; http://www.mint.ca/store/coins/27-mm-sterling-silver-pendant-necklace-making-kit-coin-not-included-prod2990011

Chad

The August 2017 catalog shows, on page 25, the composition of this coin to be 58.33 Silver and 41.67 gold. This does not agree with the 14 K gold standard. Is the catalog description incorrect?

Lou

Hi Lou, You are correct. We apologize for the typo. The gold and silver percentages are reversed in the catalogue. We can confirm that the coin is actually 58.33% gold and 41.67% silver.

Chad

Specifications

  • No.161525
  • Mintage2,000
  • Composition14-karat gold
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 12
  • Diameter (mm) 27
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value100 dollars
  • ArtistAndy Everson (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)
Accessed November 19, 2017