2019 $200 Canadian Coastal Symbols: The Arctic - Pure Gold Coin

SKU: 623932094345

RCM Number:
166776
Country: Canada
Year: 2019

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Description

SECOND IN THE COASTAL SYMBOLS SERIES, A COAST OF ICE AND LIFE

Come to the Arctic and discover the abundance of life that lies hidden beneath CanadaÕs icy northern veil. Nowhere is this more evident than the coast where animals from land and sea congregate to take advantage of the unique interplay between the two realms. This exquisite gold coin showcases two iconic animals from CanadaÕs Arctic coastÑthe narwhal and snowy owl. Water, snow and ice shape the land, often cutting deep crevasses during the summer melt. In the same way, this coin has been meticulously polished and engraved to bring you an original woodcut design with ultra-crisp lines.

Canadian artist Cathy Boursey-Sabourin has created an original woodcut design of iconic elements that define CanadaÕs Arctic CoastÑa narwhal and snowy owl, with the ArcticÕs deceptively barren landscape in the background. The narwhalÕs tusk pierces the air as it comes to the surface to breathe, while the snowy owl flies overhead, hunting for ptarmigan or seabirds. The narwhalÕs fin and the owlÕs wings rise upwards, towards the deceptively barren landscape that rises behind them, and the design flows upward, as if leading the viewer towards the North.

A brilliantly executed work of art celebrating the amazing natural heritage of CanadaÕs Arctic Coast. This coin will be treasured by nature, wildlife and outdoor enthusiastsÑanyone with a passion for winter who dreams of exploring the North.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 200 Dollars
Year: 2019

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 30 mm
Material: Gold
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 31.16 grams
Bullion Weight: 1 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Snowy Owl and Seal in Canada's Arctic Coast
Artist: Cathy Boursey-Sabourin
Finish: Proof
Series: Canadian Coastal Series
Quantity Produced: 400
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canadian,Royal Canadian Mint,Canadian Land and Saescapes,Wildlife


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