2013 $8 FINE SILVER COIN – POLAR BEAR
A symbol of the power and vastness of Canada’s northern landscape, the Polar Bear is an iconic animal for Canadians. In a nation dominated by weather extremes, the Polar Bear’s ability to survive and thrive in the harshest climate reflects Canadians’ stalwart pragmatism and spirit of adventure.
LAUNCH DATE: September 17, 2013
ADVERTISING DATE: September 17, 2013
- This coin is a premium version of the Royal Canadian Mint’s 99.99% fine silver bullion coin struck in proof finish with mirror-like background.
- Engraved in exquisite detail to celebrate one of Canada’s most important national icons.
- Struck to a limited mintage of 17,500 silver coins available worldwide.
- A stunning addition to any collection featuring Canadian wildlife, images of nature, Canadiana, or polar bears.
Composition:99.99% fine silver
Packaging:Maroon clamshell with black beauty box
Finished size:67 mm x 67 mm
Designed by Canadian artist Germaine Arnaktauyok, the reverse of these coins features a polar bear in its natural habitat.