2018 1 oz Canadian Silver Wolf Predator Series Coin (BU)

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2018 1 oz Canadian Silver Wolf Predator Series Coin (BU)

  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
  • Bears a face value of $5 (CAD) is backed by the federal government of Canada.
  • Obverse includes Queen Elizabeth IIs effigy.
  • Reverse features the image of a CANIS LUPUS, or gray wolf.

Although these Canadian Silver Wolf Predator Series Coins are a bullion finish with a frosted relief on the radial-lined background. The Wolf follows the releases of the cougar in 2016 as the inaugural issue, followed by the Lynx in 2017. Designs to date have come from artist Nathalie Legace.

The gray wolf is known throughout North America as the timber wolf, western wolf, or simply wolf. Call it what you will, the gray wolf is the largest extant member of its family. Males in the species reach an average weight of 95 to 99lbs, while females reach weights between 79 and 85lbs.

On the reverse of the 2018 1 oz Canadian Silver Wolf Predator Series Coin youll find the image of a wolf on the prowl as it hunts its next meal. The gray wolf has a population in Canada of roughly 50,000 individuals, which makes it the second largest concentration of wolves in the world behind the nations of the former Soviet Union.

The obverse of the Canadian Silver Wolf Predator Series Coin features the image of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majestys effigy here comes from Susanna Blunt. Created in 2003, it is the fourth-generation design of the Queens portrait to grace Canadian coins.

The Royal Canadian Mint is the official sovereign mint of Canada. Founded in 1908 in Ottawa, the RCM expanded in the 1980s to include a second facility in Winnipeg.

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Brand The Royal Canadian Mint
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Product Code DRM2018865