First Nations culture is rich with profound wisdom that eloquently expresses the inter-connectedness between humanity and all of nature. The terms “Mother Earth” and “Grandmother Moon” clearly reflect the similarities that First Nations people see between these two spheres and the foundational and nourishing role women play in their communities.
Composition: 99.99% Fine silver
Weight (g)*: 30.76
Diameter (mm): 36.15
Face Value: $25
Artist: Carol Young
Packaging: Maroon clamshell with black beauty box
- As captivating as the original wood carving! The Mint’s expert engravers have captured the true essence of Carol Young’s vision; even preserving the sense of mystery in the moon’s eyes.
- Handcrafted for an unmatched level of sculpted detailing! This ultra-high relief coin has retained every detail of the original carving—right down to the wood grain.
- An exceptional keepsake for art lovers, history buffs and anyone with an interest in First Nations culture and art.
- A must-have collectible with a limited mintage of 6,000 coins worldwide.
This coin is 99.99% pure silver with a diameter of 36.15 millimetres and a metal weight of 30.76 grams. Royal Canadian Mint engravers have faithfully reproduced a wooden carving by Haida artist Carol Young for this coin. It honours women and their roles as leaders, sages and guardians of their clan’s history. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.