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1 Kilogram Pure Gold Coin – Robert Bateman's Into the Light - Lion – Mintage: 25 (2019)

1 Kilogram Pure Gold Coin – Robert Bateman's Into the Light - Lion – Mintage: 25 (2019)

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Mintage: 25
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A Robert Bateman original comes to life on a .9999 pure gold canvas! Order today!

Stepping into the golden glow of early morning light, the king of the jungle greets the day with a roar… A champion of conservancy and education, Canadian artist Robert Bateman is known the world over for his artistic ability to connect us to a natural world that extends well beyond our borders. His realistic style shines on a prestigious $2,500 pure gold coin that brings you a work of art within a finely engraved work of art. And just like a limited edition print, the artist's signature is engraved on the reverse and included on a special insert that accompanies each coin.

Own an engraved rendering of an original painting by Robert Bateman! Order today!

Special Features:
  • A ROBERT BATEMAN EXCLUSIVE! This collector coin is a rare opportunity to own an engraved rendering of an original painting by world-renowned wildlife artist Robert Bateman.
  • "PAINTING" WITH PRECIOUS METALS! In keeping with the artist's realistic painting style, different frostings bring the original painting to life by highlighting the very finely engraved features of the lion.
  • 1 KILOGRAM 99.99% PURE GOLD! The coin's golden gleam also stands in for early morning light, as the sun rises on the African savanna that is this lion's domain.
  • ARTIST'S SIGNATURE ENGRAVED ON COIN! Like a signed limited edition print, Robert Bateman's signature is engraved on your coin.
  • INCLUDES REPRODUCTION OF THE ORIGINAL PAINTING! Each coin is packaged with an insert card that features a printed reproduction of the original painting, along with the artist's description of his work and his signature.
  • LIMITED WORLDWIDE MINTAGE! Limited mintage of 25 coins makes this sought-after coin a rare collectible.
  • INCLUDES SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE! The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins.


Stepping into the golden glow of early morning light, the king of the jungle greets the day with a roar in this engraved rendering of Into the Light – Lion, an original acrylic-on-canvas painting by Canadian wildlife artist Robert Bateman.

"It is early morning in the Ngorongoro Crater. Although this is Africa, the high elevation brings very cold nights and misty mornings. The solitary lion is plodding his way slowly through the dewy vegetation. There is no particularly comfortable place to lie down, and there are no prospects for an easy hunt. A lone male is not a successful hunting machine. Lions are communal and cooperative. Hunting involves strategy and teamwork. Moreover, the team, or pride, is mostly made up of lionesses. Big males are more imposing and powerful, but they are not usually as quick and collaborative. Their role in lion society is to defend territory against rival lions and other predators such as leopards and hyenas. This big fellow is in his prime or perhaps just past it. Maybe he has lost his pride to a younger male. As he steps out into the sunlight of the rapidly warming morning, he is still confident and king of all that he surveys. It is perhaps lucky that he cannot foretell the future." Robert Bateman, Artist

Did you know…
  • A champion of conservancy and a member of the Order of Canada, Robert Bateman is known the world over for his captivating depictions of animals in their natural habitats. The illustrious painter is an advocate of wildlife education through learning initiatives, such as those carried out by the Robert Bateman Foundation (
  • Panthera leo is found south of the Sahara, in the grassy plains and open woodlands of the African savanna. Loss of habitat is the greatest threat to its survival—it is currently classified as a vulnerable species.


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

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  • No.173534
  • Mintage25
  • Composition99.99% pure gold
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 1,006.1
  • Diameter (mm) 101.6
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value2,500 dollars
  • ArtistRobert Bateman (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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