The Royal Canadian Mint released special edition of two ounces 99.99% silver coins dedicated to Canadian Flora and Fauna. The value of the coin is $30 and it depicts the wide range of natural diversity of species through immense Canadian vastness.
The picture shows 2oz. Canadian Flora and Fauna Silver coin.
There are 4,000 of these coins minted by the Royal Canadian Mint, produced with proof quality. The diameter of the coin is 50 mm. it was created to honor Canada’s 150th Confederation anniversary. These coins were released in Canada 150 collection in order to praise and memorize the most honorable events of the nation.
Steve Hepburn has created the 360° picture located on the reverse side of the coin. It shows the massive diversity of Canadian nature. According to the Royal Mint, each animal or plant represents certain territory and province of Canada.
In the very center you can see the legendary image of maple leaf – the symbol of Canada. The engravings state CANADA, 30 DOLLARS, 2017 along with designers SH initials.
These series is minted as legal tender of Canada. On the obverse side the picture of the Queen Susanna Blunt can be seen.
Engravings found on the obverse side of the coin state ELIZABETH II and D G REGINA.
The Main Characteristics of the Silver Flora and Fauna Coin
The total amount of coins minted is 4,000. The coin consists of 99.99% pure silver. Coins have a collector proof finish. The weight of the coin is 62.69 g, the diameter is 50 mm. Coins have serrated edge and serialized certificate. The value of each coin is $30, designed by Steve Hepburn and Susanna Blunt.
One can purchase the 2017 $30 Flora and Fauna of Canada two ounces Silver Coin on the Royal Canadian Mint website at mint.ca. The price is CAD $174.95, or approximately US $139. Every piece is encapsulated and offered in a Royal Canadian Mint-labeled maroon clamshell.