2019 $3 Celebrating Canadian Fun and Festivities: Whale Watching - Pure Silver Coin

SKU: 623932096554

RCM Number:
172518
Country: Canada
Year: 2019

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Description

This 2019 $3 fine silver coin features a spectacular sighting of a breaching whale. There are few things more exciting than spotting a whale in the wild. With our three lengthy coastlines, Canada has an abundance of incredible whale-watching opportunities to be had in the east, west and north. This coin captures a glimpse of the excitement and sense of awe that comes from watching these majestic giants.  Mintage is limited to only 4,000. GST/HST exempt. 


The Design: 

The reverse design by Steve Hepburn re-creates the thrilling experience of witnessing a whale breaching in Canada’s coastal waters. In the foreground, a humpback whale suddenly lifts itself above the surface of the water, much to the delight of observers onboard a whale watch boat in the background. The image is framed by stylized icons that represent popular outdoor activities and sights in Canada: (clockwise from top) Niagara Falls; a Christmas tree; a rodeo; wine tasting; dogsledding; folk music; cherry blossoms; maple syrup tasting; whale watching; tulips; coastal drives; and the aurora borealis. The obverse features the year “2019” and face value “3 DOLLARS”, and the framed effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.


Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 3 Dollars
Year: 2019

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 27 mm
Material: Silver
Fineness: 0.9999
Weight: 7.96 grams
Bullion Weight: 0.256 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Artist: Steve Hepburn
Finish: Reverse Proof
Quantity Produced: 4,000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canadian,Royal Canadian Mint,Winter Holiday


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