2022 2oz Canada The Mighty Bison .9999 Silver Proof Coin
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Known for its imposing stature and inherent strength, the plains bison (Bison bison bison) has long captured our imaginations and inspired awe. Not one but two male bison (bulls) stand tall in this winter-themed 2 oz. 99.99% pure silver portrait from the Royal Canadian Mint. The coin's reverse features a wealth of finely engraved details that capture the majesty of the bison and its habitat—itrs a true testament to fine craftsmanship and artistry.
Designed by Canadian wildlife artist Claudio D’Angelo, the coin’s reverse features a side-view portrait of two plains bison (Bison bison bison) in its grassland habitat during the harsh winter months. Two males (members of a bachelor group) are positioned in a way that best showcases their physical features, with one bull standing at the top of a knoll and the other below facing the opposite direction. The obverse features a field pattern and the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.
- A classic wildlife portrait featuring the plains bison, a species of great historical and cultural importance.
- Multiple frostings add a sense of depth and create a striking contrast between the different design elements, resulting in a more realistic portrait.
- Crafted in a 2 oz. of 99.99% pure silver with a 50 mm diameter that provides ample space for finely engraved details.
- Only 4,500 available worldwide.
|Manufacturer||Royal Canadian Mint|
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