2023 $10 The Curious Marten - Pure Gold Coin

SKU: 623932111042

Year: 2023

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This affordable 2023 $10 fine gold coin features a charming portrait of a marten kit. The young animal is perched on the branch of a tree with its bushy tail hanging down, as it turns to face the viewer.

This cute resident of Canada’s boreal forests will grow up to be a solitary hunter and an agile forager that deftly moves among the trees in search of berries, nuts, insects and small mammals. But before reaching maturity, a marten kit is reliant on its mother until the fourth month—that’s when it is finally ready to make its first foray out of the den and into the forest, as seen on this coin.

The coin has a diameter of 14 mm and a weight of one twentieth of an ounce. Mintage is limited to 3,000. GST/HST exempt.

The obverse features the posthumous memorial effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt including the dates of reign 1952-2022.


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 10 Dollars
Year: 2023

Diameter: 14.1 mm
Material: Gold
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 1.58 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.051 Troy Ounces

Reverse: Marten kit
Artist: Pierre Girard
Finish: Proof
Quantity Produced: While supplies last
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II

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