This small 11 mm 2017 25 cent coin is struck in .9999 pure gold, and makes owning a high quality and attractive gold coin from the Royal Canadian Mint easily affordable. The reverse design by Inuit artist Andrew Qappik re-interprets the traditional portrait of the Arctic fox and presents it in a magnificent Inuit art style. As a pure gold coin struck by the Royal Canadian Mint, this item is GST/HST exempt.
The coin features a side profile view of an Arctic fox and hare, detailed engraving brings this artistic interpretation to life, in a way that showcases the beauty of the stealthy hunter’s profile and its facial features as it faces right, towards its prey. Meticulous engraving recreates the fox and hare’s features with extraordinary precision on such a small canvas, giving it a life-like quality that beautifully captures the texture of its winter fur. The coin is engraved with “Canada”, the date “2017” and the denomination “25 Cents”, and has a weight of .5 grams.