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Description

This coin is exceptionally thick, and is the fourth release in the 1.5 ounce series of coins featuring wildlife of the Canadian Arctic.

The obverse is struck with the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and carries a higher face value of CAD 8 to reflect the increased silver content of the coin over a regular 1 oz coin.

The reverse features a falcon in mid flight. Falcons are able to fly at high speeds due to the shape of their wings. They are one of the few birds of prey that kill with their beak, and not their feet like hawks and eagles.

These coins make a wonderful addition for both collectors and investors alike. They are the same diameter as standard issue RCM silver coins, but 50% thicker. Orders your today.

Specifications
4179
CA
Some Milk Spots
9999
CA
The words "Elizabeth II 8 Dollars D.G. Regina" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II
Snow Falcon in mid flight with the words "Canada 2016 Fine Silver 1 1/2 oz Argent Pur 9999" and the artist's initials
2016
38
4.5
CAD 8
2016
Steve Hepburn (reverse)
1.5000

SKU

4179

Country

CA

Condition

Some Milk Spots

Purity

9999

Origin

CA

Obverse

The words "Elizabeth II 8 Dollars D.G. Regina" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II

Reverse

Snow Falcon in mid flight with the words "Canada 2016 Fine Silver 1 1/2 oz Argent Pur 9999" and the artist's initials

First Released

2016

Diameter (mm)

38

Average Thickness (mm)

4.5

Legal Tender

CAD 8

Year

2016

Designer

Steve Hepburn (reverse)

Metal Weight (ozt)

1.5000
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