2016 $10 Reflections of Wildlife - Grizzly Bear - Pure Silver Coin

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Country: Canada
Year: 2016

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From mountains to plains, forests to tundra, Canada’s wilderness is home to an incredible diversity of life; it is a place of perpetual beauty, where discoveries and unexpected encounters can provide soul-stirring moments of tranquility and reflection. The three-coin Reflections of Wildlife series celebrates Canada’s natural beauty through depictions of a contemplative moment in the wild.

The reverse design by Canadian artist Maurade Baynton features a beautifully engraved wildlife portrait of a mighty grizzly bear (Ursus arctos) at the water’s edge. With the dense alpine forest filling the background behind it, the hungry bear has stepped beyond the rocky shores of a pond and into the water, sending a ripple of gentle waves across the mirror-like surface. The grizzly bear’s characteristic hump is all the more prominent as this iconic animal lowers its head and seemingly gazes at its reflection in the water, which is beautifully recreated through careful finishing techniques.

A gorgeous addition to any nature, wildlife and Canadiana-themed collection, and a thoughtful gift for art appreciators and outdoor enthusiasts alike!


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 10 Dollars
Year: 2016

Diameter: 34mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Bullion Weight: 0.510 Troy Ounces

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Reflections of Wildlife
Artist: Maurade Baynton
Finish: Proof
Series: Reflection of Wildlife
Quantity Produced: 15000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Celebrate Canada

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