The Royal Canadian Mint coins are the most popular design concepts are those that focus on the bountiful wildlife and natural settings of Canada. While the Maple Leaf Series certainly counts, that bullion collection is produced in large volumes. For collectors and investors, the Royal Canadian Mints other wildlife-themed programs offer a chance to purchase something different.
- 7threlease in a long-running 1.5 oz silver series!
- Contains 1.5 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
- The face value of $8 (CAD) is fully backed by the Canadian government.
- Queen Elizabeth II is depicted on the obverse.
- A snowy owl is in flight on the reverse.
These Canadian Silver Snowy Owl Coins are available with the latest security measures from the Royal Canadian Mint included in the design of the coins. Both sides of the coin have radial lines. On the obverse, those radial lines fill the background field, while the reverse limits the radial lines to the outer design rocker. The reverse side of the coin also has the laser-engraved maple leaf privy mark.
All 1.5 oz Canadian Silver Snowy Owl Coins in this listing come to you in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
On the obverse side of Canadian Silver Snowy Owl Coins, you will find the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is featured in right-profile relief in 2003 design from Susanna Blunt. Ms. Blunt is just the second Canadian artist ever to create a monarchs portrait for national currency and bullion coins, and it is the first design since the 1930s and the reign of King George VI to depict the monarch without a crown.
The reverse of 1.5 oz Canadian Silver Snowy Owl coins comes with the image of a snowy owl in flight. The bird has its wings at full stretch with its talons tucked up against its body. The coins have inscriptions of the nation of issue, date of issue, metal content, weight, and purity around the design field.
As you might expect, snowy owls are large, white owls from the true owl family. Native to the Arctic regions on the North American continent and Eurasia, the male members of the species are nearly all-white with females presenting flecks of black in the plumage.