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2 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Imposing Icons Series: Moose – Mintage: 2,500 (2020)

2 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Imposing Icons Series: Moose – Mintage: 2,500 (2020)

$189.95 CAD

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Mintage: 2,500
STATUS:
Canada and US only
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SECOND COIN IN SERIES! A stunning colour portrait of a moose on a 2 oz. pure silver coin! Order today!

The moose is the second coin in our Imposing Icons series, which invites you to get up close and personal with Canada's wild animal icons. With a 50 mm diameter, the coin's reverse allows plenty of room for a selectively coloured nose-to-muzzle meeting in an engraved natural setting. This might be your closest encounter with the reclusive moose!

A must-have addition for any nature or animal lover in your family! Order today!

Special features:
  • A NEVER-BEFORE-SEEN VIEW: Our wildlife-themed coins have featured full body or side-view portraits, but rarely a front-facing one—and never one with such a close view that you can almost feel the animal's breath.
  • SUBSCRIBE TODAY TO ADD THE COMPLETE FOUR-COIN SERIES TO YOUR COLLECTION. Your first coin comes with a subscription-only case with spaces for the remaining coins, which will be automatically shipped to you the moment they are released.
  • A LARGER DIAMETER (50 MM) DRAWS YOU DEEP INTO THE WILDERNESS. Imagine taking a photo of the landscape when the elusive animal suddenly appears and steps into your shot—it's the perfect view of a wild Canada.
  • MIX OF FINISHES: Selective colour instantly draws the eye towards the wildlife, but the wilderness in the background is every bit as breathtaking. From mountains to forests, the Canadian landscape is beautifully re-created thanks to finely detailed engraving, with multiple finishes to add extra dimension.
  • FROM CANADA, WITH LOVE: Canada is known for its outsized wilderness and wildlife, and these coins perfectly capture the rugged beauty of both. It's a four-part celebration of Canada's untouched corners and the wild creatures that quietly inhabit them.
  • LIMITED WORLDWIDE MINTAGE! Limited mintage of 2,500 coins makes this sought-after coin a rare collectible.
  • INCLUDES SERIALIZED CERTIFICATE! The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins.
  • 2 OZ. 99.99% PURE SILVER! NO GST/HST!

Design:
Designed by artist Maurade Baynton, the reverse features a selectively coloured, close-up view of the moose (Alces alces). The finely engraved backdrop showcases the moose's natural habitat: the boreal forest that stretches across Canada. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

"The moose is a massive animal that can't be appreciated until seen in real life. This bull moose is growing out his antlers, which are in the velvet stage. Once these have finished growing, the velvet will be shed and the points sharpened as it readies for battle." Maurade Baynton: Artist

Did you know…

  • Just like us, the moose loves to cool off in the water on a hot summer day. It's been known to swim a distance of 19 kilometres and dive more than 5.5 metres deep to munch on aquatic plants.
  • Sorry caribou, the moose is taller than you—a bull can weigh up to 700 kg and stand 2 metres tall at the shoulder. In Canada, the moose is the largest member of the deer family.
  • Unlike the bighorn sheep, the moose sheds and re-grows its antlers annually.

Packaging:
Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box.

Order your coin today.

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Specifications

  • No.176520
  • Mintage2,500
  • Composition99.99% pure silver
  • Finishproof
  • Weight (g) 62.69
  • Diameter (mm) 50
  • Edgeserrated
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value30 dollars
  • ArtistMaurade Baynton (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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