2017 25c Pure Gold Coin - Fox and Hare: Inuit Arctic Hare

SKU: 623932081895

RCM Number:
157289
Country: Canada
Year: 2017

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Description

This four-coin series explores the Arctic fox and the Arctic hare in CanadaÕs far North, where the harsher climate necessitates unique adaptations that have set these two species apart. The fourth and final coin in Fox and Hare series presents a portrait of the Arctic hare, re-interpreted as Inuit art.

The reverse design by Inuit artist Andrew Qappik re-interprets the traditional portrait of the Arctic hare (Lepus arcticus) and presents it in a magnificent Inuit art style. Detailed engraving brings this artistic interpretation to life, in a way that showcases the beauty of the hareÕs profile and its facial features.

Seeing is believing! The reverse boasts an astounding amount of minute detailing on such a small scaleÑa testament to the exquisite craftsmanship of the Royal Canadian Mint!

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 25 Cents
Year: 2017

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 11mm
Material: Gold
Fineness: 0.9999
Bullion Weight: 0.016 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Haida Arctic Hare
Artist: Pierre Leduc
Finish: Proof
Series: Fox and Hare, No. 4 of 4
Quantity Produced: 6500
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Wildlife


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