Each coin contains one kilogram of fine silver - guaranteed! An astonishing kilogram of pure silver was used to create this incredible tribute to the eagle, an important First Nations symbol that represents power, peace and prestige.
Countless legends have been told about this magnificent bird that continues to inspire Native artists today. The eagle is a popular subject for totems, masks, prints and jewellery. Its sacred down feathers are often sprinkled on the ground to welcome important visitors a fitting symbol as British Columbia hosts the world for Vancouver 2010.
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Weight (g): 1,000
Diameter (mm): 101.6
Face value: 250 dollars CAD
Artist: Xwa lack tun (Rick Harry) (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)