Canadian Silver Great Horned Owl
- Introduction: 2015
- Silver Fineness: .9999
- Tax Status: No sales tax or VAT
- Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Buy Canadian Silver Great Horned Owl Coin Online. The Canadian Silver Great Horned Owl is one of the coins in the Birds of Prey Series. It was the fourth and final release of the series manufactured in 2015. The series was introduced in 2014 with the release of the peregrine falcon coin. the four-coin set featured February and August release dates in 2014 and 2015, with the falcon followed up in 2014 by the bald eagle, and the Great Horned Owl preceded in 2015 by the red-tailed hawk – another of the most popular silver Canadian coins.
The obverse of the 1 oz coin feature Susanna Blunt’s effigy design of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty faces the right side of the coin wearing her beaded necklace around her neck. The initials of the designer are inscribed on the Queen’s right shoulder- “SB”. At the top and bottom side of the coin, the year of mintage, “2015”, and the face value of the coin, “5 DOLLARS”, are engraved, respectively. The name “ELIZABETH II” is debossed on the left side of the coin; from the bottom-left to the top-left side of the coin. On the right side of the coin, the text “D G REGINA” is engraved at the right side of the coin along the edge. The text stands for ‘Dei Gratia Regina’ which translates to: By the Grace of God, Queen.
It has a diameter and thickness of 38 and 2.9 millimeters respectively. It has a reeded edge and has a silver purity of .9999. Designed by Emily Damstra, the reverse of the Canadian Silver Great Horned Owl coin features Great Horned Owl design, which depicts the bird as it swoops down on its prey below. The bird’s figure is finished in a frosted relief. The text “CANADA” and the silver purity of the coin, “9999”, are engraved at the top side of the coin. At the bottom side, the text “FINE SILVER 1 OZ ARGENT PUR” is inscribed.
The Royal Canadian Mint, located in Ottawa, produced the coin. It was founded on 2nd January 1908 and is responsible for the production of Canada’s coinage. Being a legal tender, traders of the coin can buy Canadian Silver Great Horned Owl Coin Online exempt from sales tax or VAT.
|Country of Origin
Royal Canadian Mint
Birds Of Prey
|Pure Silver Content
1 Troy oz