2016 $125 Roaring Grizzly Bear - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932071353

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Country: Canada
Year: 2016

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As Canada's second-largest land-based carnivore, the powerful grizzly merits a substantial coin. Though this enigmatic animal is normally elusive, the Royal Canadian Mint has captured one here for you in a half-kilogram of pure silver, yours to admire in stunning detail.

The reverse design by Canadian artist Pierre Leduc features the profile portrait of a roaring grizzly bear. Viewed from its right side, the grizzly's large, thick-furred head is raised with mouth open in a roar or growl. The bear's characteristic small fur-covered ears, sharp teeth, and small dark eyes are presented in beautifully engraved detail. In the background, a river roars through a rocky and remote northern wilderness of bushy undergrowth dotted by sparse evergreens. The sky rises above bear and wilderness, hand-polished to a glowing proof finish.

A beautiful addition to wildlife-, nature- or Canadiana-themed collections.


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 125 Dollars
Year: 2016

Diameter: 85mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Bullion Weight: 16.074 Troy Ounces

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Roaring Grizzly
Artist: Pierre Leduc
Finish: Proof
Quantity Produced: 600
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Wildlife

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