2019 $20 Canadian Fauna: The Polar Bear

SKU: 623932094499

RCM Number:
170781
Country: Canada
Year: 2019

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Description

**Also available as a 3 coin subscription, click here: 2019FAUNASUB**

Introducing a new three-coin series that highlights Canadian species and their habitat, and shows the softer side of nature through an animalÕs display of affection.

From a motherÕs care to a bonding pair, it's easy to see that animalsÑincluding Canada's iconic creaturesÑexpress themselves and show their affection for one another in the most familiar (and adorable) ways. Beginning with the emblem of the Arctic, the Canadian Fauna series is a love letter to our wildlife and the wild places they inhabit. Each coin features a tender depiction that strikes the perfect balance between colour and engraving, animal and landscape, in a show of appreciation and awe for the natural world that surrounds us.

The reverse design by wildlife artist W. Allan Hancock captures a tender moment between two polar bears (Ursus maritimus). One polar bear nuzzles the other in a gesture that expresses affection and highlights the social bond between the pair. A balanced mix of colour and engraving brings the Arctic landscape to life, helped by various frostings that separate the mountains from the sea ice. In the sky, a colourful sunset is reflected on the open water below, where an iceberg adds a cool turquoise hue. The reverse includes the year Ò2019Ó and the word ÒCANADAÓ, both struck incuse. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 20 Dollars
Year: 2019

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 38 mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 31.39 grams
Bullion Weight: 1.008 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Two Polar Bears hugging on the ice
Artist: W. Allan Hancock
Finish: Proof
Series: Canadian Fauna Series
Quantity Produced: 4000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canadian,Royal Canadian Mint,Wildlife


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