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1.5 oz Polar Bear | Silver | 2013
Royal Canadian Mint

1.5 oz Polar Bear | Silver | 2013


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Polar Bear Silver 1.5oz 2013

The Polar Bear coin is the first silver bullion coin in the collection of Arctic Wildlife series produced by the Royal Canadian Mint. Manufactured to the highest precision, the limited issue coins contain 1.5 troy ounces of silver struck with 99.99% purity and finished with a mirror-like background. Each coin is presented in a beautifully hand-crafted black beauty box with a lined maroon clamshell case making the Polar Bear an attractive piece of your coin collection or a thoughtful gift for a lucky recipient.

Why buy Polar Bear coins?

Produced by the Royal Canadian Mint, a world-class provider of branded investment products, the Polar Bear coin is a valuable asset and a prized silver bullion coin. Mintage was limited to just 17,500 coins and given the collection’s popularity, these 1.5 troy ounce coins are highly sought after assets and for long-term investors promise to command a sizeable fee. The coins are legal tender in Canada, but are also accepted by precious metal dealers all over the world so if you ever intend to sell these beautiful coins, you will have no problem finding a buyer willing to offer a good price. CoinInvest pay highly competitive prices for such coins and you can also invest them in pension, stocks and bonds. The Canadian Wildlife Arctic series proved to be tremendously successful with investors. Although they have a face value of $8 Canadian Dollars (CAD), the actual worth of the coins is much more in the current bullion market and promise to be an excellent return on investment.

Design of Polar Bear Silver Coins

The Canadian Polar Bear Silver coin was produced to honour one of Canada’s most beloved arctic creatures and is depicted in its natural habitat. The reverse of the coin features the colossus animal created by Canadian artist Germaine Arnaktauyok who demonstrates the bear’s strength and perseverance needed to survive its harsh environment. Also on the reverse are the words CANADA along the top ridge and FINE SILVER 1 1/5 oz. ARGENT PUR indicated the weight and country of origin. Underneath the bear are the numbers 9999 to indicate the coins have a fineness of 99.99% together with the initials of the artist, AG, below the bear’s back foot. The obverse side of the coin features the familiar profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II wearing a pearl necklace created by Susan Blunt in 2003. The year the coins were produced, 2013, together with the face value of 8 Dollars is also featured.

History of Polar Bear Silver Coins

Ever since the Royal Canadian Mint established itself as a world-leader of bullion products with the launch of the iconic Maple Leaf in 1979, the refinery has received a global appreciation for the quality of engineering and fineness of its bullion coins. It is for these reasons why the RCM is able to produce special edition collections, and the Arctic Wildlife Series is no exception. Produced in 2013, the Polar Bear is the first coin of the arctic series and follows the success of the Wildlife series that began with the launch of the Timber Wolf in 2011. The Polar Bear is a symbol of power and determination and represents an iconic animal for Canadian’s because of its strength and ability to survive the harsh conditions of the arctic climate in the north of the country. The creatures are listed as one of the most vulnerable species and it is thought that less than 20,000 animals are believed to be in the wild. It is hoped the silver coins released in honour of the polar bear will raise awareness of the fight the species have to survive in the current climate changes taking place all around the world and help conservationists raise the money they need to help protect the surviving animals.

Security of Polar Bear Silver Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint has a long-standing reputation for producing high quality silver bullion products designed to protect the investors from counterfeit coins. Using the latest laser technology, the RCM manufacture coins with meticulous quality control to precise specifications and complex mint marks that make the coins impossible to forge without being detected by experienced dealers. Investors can therefore be assured that the coins they receive from CoinInvest are 100% genuine and produced by the RCM.

Buying and selling Polar Bear coins

CoinInvest buy and sell silver bullion products so if you have any Polar Bear 1.5 oz coins for sale, do not hesitate to contact a member of our friendly and knowledgeable staff who will be happy to prepare a fixed fee offer on your behalf. As a leading dealer of bullion products we offer highly competitive rates so get in touch today and make money on your investment.

  • Country: Canada
  • Weight146.66g
  • Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
  • Purity: 999.9/1000
  • Diameter, mm: 38
  • Thickness, mm: 4.5
  • Face value: 8
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar
  • Product packaging: Sachet
  • Bulk packaging: 15 per tube, 300 per box
  • Product number: 20478

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