Keeper of the Field
'People have long feared me because of my unusual facial features and preference to fly and hunt at night. My black eyes are rare for owls and the dark markings around them make them stand out against my white heart-shaped face - haunting good looks if you ask me!'
The Royal Canadian Mint wants to heighten public awareness of the serious problem some of our Wildlife animals are facing. The RCM is engaged and concerned about well-being of the Earth and by launching this Wildlife Conservation Series, we want to reach customers and increase Canadian sensitivity and knowledge about this urgent matter. Saving Wildlife and Wild Places, our products address serious problems facing key species and the ecosystems they inhabit across the country. Help preserve the Canadian Wildlife and purchase your Barn owl coin today!
Face Value: 3 dollars
Quantity Sold: 10,578
Composition: 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper; Gold plated
Weight (g): 11.8
Diameter (mm): 27
Artist: Jason Bowman
- First coin in a new series featuring endangered wildlife starting with Barn Owl, followed by the Polar bear, and in 2011 the Orca and the black footed ferret.
- Limited edition coin features a square shape with gold-plating.
- Unique customized sleeve offering a sneak preview of up-coming wildlife coins
Coin is encapsulated and presented in a maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a uniquely design sleeve featuring this coin and others to come.