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Canada 2017 Sculptures of Majestic Canadian Animals #3 - Elk Statuette Wapiti Deer $100 10 Troy Ounce Pure Silver Multidimensional Figurine Proof with 24-Karat Gold Plating GX L04

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How cool is this?! The Royal Canadian Mint brings us innovation at its finest - a ten troy ounce pure silver multi-dimensional coin! The poured silver statuette of an majestic elk or wapiti deer by wildlife artist Karl Lansing, plated in 24-karat gold, rises out of the proof coin!

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With its multi-tined rack of antlers, the elk or wapiti (Cervus canadensis) cuts a distinctive figure in the grasslands and forests of North America. The second-largest member of the deer family is particularly impressive to see and hear during the rutting season, when the male emits a chilling bugle that shatters nature’s silence. This selectively gold-plated fine silver coin pays homage to a majestic species, through a uniquely shaped Investment Opportunity!embellishment that conveys its formidable strength and appearance.

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Designed by Canadian big game wildlife sculptor Karl Lansing, your coin represents a sculptural celebration of a Canadian icon. Carefully shaped to exactly replicate a large adult grizzly bear (Ursus arctos), a silver gold-plated statuette emerges from the coin's flat surface for a true multi-dimensional look and feel. The grizzly's distinctive hump and concave facial profile are prominent, along with its rounded ears. As the bear pauses mid-step to look to the right, one yearns to touch the statuette's ridged surface, which beautifully mimics the bear's shaggy fur.Original Work of Art by Renowned Big Game Sculptor Karl Lansing
Designed by Canadian big game wildlife sculptor Karl Lansing, your coin offers a sculptural celebration of one of Canada’s most iconic species: the elk (Cervus canadensis). Magnificent gold plating highlights the sculptured details that convey the ungulate’s wild beauty through the uniquely shaped, silver embellishment that rises up from the coin’s surface. The elk’s solid build and imposing antlers are on full display, as is the varied texture of its fur. Moving across the open landscape, the elk has paused mid-step to lift its head towards the sky and unleash a powerful bugle that puts both mates and rivals on alert.

Despite its unusual shape, each coin is safely protected inside a dome-like capsule that protects it. The coin-cum-statue rests on a wooden plinth or base, lined with black velvet, that conceals a hidden compartment for the certificate. The entire base and dome assembly is protected by a black outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

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Stupendous Wildlife Statuette,
Crafted of 10 Troy Ounces of 24-Karat Gold Plated Pure Silver,
Enclosed by Dome-Like Capsule on a Solid Wood Display Base!

Grizzly Bear Statuette
Designed by Canadian big game wildlife sculptor Karl Lansing, your coin represents a sculptural celebration of a Canadian icon. Carefully shaped to exactly replicate a large adult grizzly bear (Ursus arctos), a silver gold-plated statuette emerges from the coin's flat surface for a true multi-dimensional look and feel. The grizzly's distinctive hump and concave facial profile are prominent, along with its rounded ears. As the bear pauses mid-step to look to the right, one yearns to touch the statuette's ridged surface, which beautifully mimics the bear's shaggy fur.

Five different wildlife statuette coins in the Sculptures of Majestic Canadian Animals program are planned:

   
1) Grizzly Bear
    2) Cougar (Mountain Lion)
    3) Elk (Wapiti)
    4) Bighorn Sheep
    5) Wolf

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Designed by Canadian big game wildlife sculptor Karl Lansing, your coin represents a sculptural celebration of a Canadian icon. Carefully shaped to exactly replicate a large adult grizzly bear (Ursus arctos), a silver gold-plated statuette emerges from the coin's flat surface for a true multi-dimensional look and feel. The grizzly's distinctive hump and concave facial profile are prominent, along with its rounded ears. As the bear pauses mid-step to look to the right, one yearns to touch the statuette's ridged surface, which beautifully mimics the bear's shaggy fur.An Array of Impressive Features!
AN OUTSTANDING ROYAL CANADIAN MINT FIRST! Your coin's large diameter (65 mm) provides the perfect pedestal for the gold-plated silver wildlife-shaped embellishment emerging from the coin!
WILDLY POPULAR NEW FIVE-COIN SERIES! Enjoy all the animals in the new series Sculptures of Majestic Canadian Animals, which depicts wildlife in a uniquely multi-dimensional approach. Coins in the series include: grizzly bear, cougar, elk, bighorn sheep, and wolf.
INNOVATIVE ARTISTRY AND CRAFTSMANSHIP! A testament to the Royal Canadian Mint's spirit of innovative artistry and craftsmanship, the silver statuette is uniquely shaped to recreate each animal's most distinctive features.
SAFELY PROTECTED! Despite its unusual shape, each coin is safely protected inside a dome-like capsule that protects it from the elements.
LIMITED MINTAGE! Limited mintage worldwide of just 1,200 coins.
PURE SILVER - AND LOTS OF IT! Your statuette coin is crafted from ten troy ounces of 99.9% pure silver with 24-karat gold plating.
HIGH FACE VALUE! One hundred dollars Canadian legal tender.

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Technology Note - Gold Plating
The Royal Canadian Mint’s proprietary selective gold plating process is the most advanced in the world, resulting in unparalleled precision and beauty.

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Designed by Canadian big game wildlife sculptor Karl Lansing, your coin represents a sculptural celebration of a Canadian icon. Carefully shaped to exactly replicate a large adult grizzly bear (Ursus arctos), a silver gold-plated statuette emerges from the coin's flat surface for a true multi-dimensional look and feel. The grizzly's distinctive hump and concave facial profile are prominent, along with its rounded ears. As the bear pauses mid-step to look to the right, one yearns to touch the statuette's ridged surface, which beautifully mimics the bear's shaggy fur.Technology Note - Purity
The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. The RCM is also the only mint in the world to issue commemorative coins in a .9999 fineness. This ten troy ounce fine silver coin is 99.99% pure!

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Obverse
Designed by Canadian big game wildlife sculptor Karl Lansing, your coin offers a sculptural celebration of one of Canada’s most iconic species: the elk (Cervus canadensis). Magnificent gold plating highlights the sculptured details that convey the ungulate’s wild beauty through the uniquely shaped, silver embellishment that rises up from the coin’s surface. The elk’s solid build and imposing antlers are on full display, as is the varied texture of its fur. The date of issue and the denomination also appear.

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Grizzly Bear Statuette in BoxReverse
Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in profile facing right. This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian Coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt. The legend ELIZABETH II D. G. REGINA ("Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God") also appears.

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Packaging
Despite its unusual shape, each coin is safely protected inside a dome-like capsule that protects it. The coin-cum-statue rests on a wooden plinth or base, lined with black velvet, that conceals a hidden compartment for the certificate. The entire base and dome assembly is protected by a black outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

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Specifications
Country Canada
Year of Issue 2017
   
Face Value 100 Dollars
Weight 315.71 g
Diameter 65 mm
Mintage Limit     1,200
   
Finish Antique with 24-Karat Gold Plating
Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver
Edge Serrated (milled, reeded)
   
Artist Karl Lansing
Certificate Individually Numbered



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