This 2014 $5 proof fine silver coin is double struck with the Royal Canadian Mint’s highest quality proof finish of .9999 fine silver. The coin has a diameter of 38 mm and a weight of 31.39 grams (one ounce). Mintage is limited to just 7,500 pieces. As a pure silver coin, this item is HST/GST exempt.
Designed by Canadian artist Maurice Gervais and depicts an arctic fox in its natural habitat. The coin is engraved with the word "CANADA" and “FINE SILVER 1 OZ ARGENT PUR” around the rim and “9999” located just below the image of the arctic fox. The back of the coin has the name of the Queen “ELIZABETH II, the face value of "5 DOLLARS." and the date “2014.”
The Arctic Fox: