2013 $250 The Caribou - Pure Silver Kilo Coin

SKU: 623932050884

RCM Number:
127070
Country: Canada
Year: 2013

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Description

This 2013 huge silver coin has a diameter of more than 10 cm (4 inches), and weighs one full kilogram – 32.15 ounces of .9999 pure silver. The nominal face value is $250, making this one of the highest face value silver coin ever produced in Canada. With this oversized precious metal canvas, the Royal Canadian Mint has created a beautiful work of art with a high intrinsic value and an extremely low mintage of just 500 coins. The coin is double or triple struck with a frosted cameo proof finish, the highest quality produced anywhere. HST/GST exempt.


The Design:

This coin features a male and female caribou standing together, set against the backdrop of the Canadian Arctic. The large male stands with his front left leg lifted. His antlers presented with his neck and large head lowered slightly. Behind him a female caribou looks across the broad river, her head and antlers rising through the centre of the image. In the background, the river flows toward the horizon, bisected by an island; and further beyond rise foothills that give way to jagged mountains. The reverse is also engraved with the word "CANADA."

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 250 Dollars
Year: 2013

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 102.1mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 1000 grams
Bullion Weight: 32.15 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Male and Female Caribou standing on the grassy bank of a river
Finish: Proof
Quantity Produced: 500
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Ancient Spirit of the North: The Mighty Caribou


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