1867-2017 25c Big Coin Series: Bobcat - 5 oz. Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932080201

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Country: Canada
Year: 2017

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Scarce, popular, beautiful, and visually impressive in the big five ounce 65 mm format, every denomination in every year of issue since Big Coins was introduced in 2015 has sold out immediately from the mint and appreciated in value in the secondary market.  The 2017 Big Coins series has iconic designs created by Alex Colville in 1967 for Canada’s centennial celebration. Mintage of this coin is limited to just 2,150.  HST/GST exempt.

The Design:

 The design for the 25 cents denomination presents a bobcat as a symbol of decisive action. While the original 1967 version was struck in about two grams of .800 or .500 silver, this new 2017 version has grown to a 65 mm diameter with a weight of more than five ounces (157.6 grams) of pure silver.  The finish on the Big Coin is the finest quality double struck proof, and the bobcat has been enhanced with a layer of 24 karat gold, creating a spectacular work of numismatic art.  Even the obverse portrait of Queen Elizabeth is special, featuring the effigy in use in 1967 with selective gold plating on the Queen’s gown.

The Bobcat as a symbol of decisive action.


Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 25 Cents
Year: 2017

Diameter: 65.25mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 157.6 grams
Bullion Weight: 5.067 Troy Ounces

Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Bobcat
Artist: Alex Colville
Finish: Proof
Series: 2017 Big Coins, No. 2 of 6
Quantity Produced: 2,150
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canada's Money

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