2014 Specimen Set: Ferruginous Hawk

SKU: 623932051614

RCM Number:
127671
Country: Canada
Year: 2014

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2014 Specimen Set of Canadian coins depicts a large Ferruginous Hawk in flight as the reverse image on the one-dollar coin. Canadian artist Trevor Tennant's along with Masterful engraving captures the Hawk's characteristics in exquisite detail, from its spotted plumage to its facial features and sharp talons. This right side profile allows for an excellent view of the bird's majestic wings as it slows its descent and stretches out its feather-covered legs in preparation for a landing. Below it, fine blades of grass rise up from the edgeÑa reminder of the Hawk's preferred grassland habitat. As with all Canadian "loonies," this coin features an 11-sided shape and raised edging. The reverse is engraved with the words "CANADA" and "DOLLAR" and the date "2014."

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FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Year: 2014

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Material: Other

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Finish: Specimen
Quantity Produced: 50000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Birds of Canada


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