Canadian Silver Grizzly Bear

  • Initial Release: 2011
  • Purity:99.99%
  • Tax Status: No sales tax
  • Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
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Buy Canadian Silver Grizzly Bear coins online. The Canadian Silver Grizzly Bear coin is part of the Wildlife Series. The coin was released in 2011 being the second coin released out of the six bullion coin series produced by then. The standard version of the Grizzly is the 1 troy ounce coin.

The coin has a diameter of 38 millimeters and a thickness of 3.29 millimeters. The coin has an aggregate weight of 31.10 grams. With its reeded edge, it has a silver fineness of 99.99%. The obverse, designed by Susanna Blunt, displays the profile of Queen Elizabeth II. She faces the left side of the coin with curly hair at the edges and a beaded necklace around her neck. The name “ELIZABETH II” is inscribed at the top of the coin, curving from the top-left to the top-right of the coin. the face value and the year of minting of the coin are inscribed at the bottom of the coin; from bottom-left to bottom-right. For example; “5 DOLLARS 2011”. The initials Susanna Blunt, “SB”, are inscribed on the right shoulder of the Queen.

The reverse side of the 2011 Silver Grizzly Bear pictures a roaring grizzly bear, standing at the edge of a lake on its four limbs. Mountain peaks can be seen at the rear side of the bear. The bear faces onto the right direction. The name “CANADA” is inscribed at the top of the coin curving from the top-left to the top-right side of the coin. At the mid-right section of the reverse side, the silver purity is embossed. The initials of the designer of the reverse, William Woodruff, “WW” are on the mid-left section. The inscriptions “FINE SILVER 1 OZ ARGENT PUR” are engraved at the bottom of the coin; from the bottom-left side to the bottom right side of the coin, counterclockwise.

The Royal Canadian Mint, established on 2nd January 1908, manufactured the coin. The mint has its headquarters in Ottawa, Canada. The mint produces all of Canada’s silver coins and manufactures circulation on behalf of other nations. Traders, both collectors and investors can buy Canadian Silver Grizzly Bear coins online exempt from sales tax or VAT.

Additional information


Royal Canadian Mint

Country of Origin



Canadian Wildlife


31.39 gm

Pure Silver Content

1 Troy oz




999 fine silver


38.00 mm