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2014 $25 The Fierce Canadian Lynx Silver Ultra High Relief (No Tax)

2014 $25 The Fierce Canadian Lynx Silver Ultra High Relief (No Tax)

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2014 $25 The Fierce Canadian Lynx Silver Ultra High Relief (No Tax)

Native to the boreal forests that stretch from Yukon to Newfoundland, the Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis) is one of the most common wild cats in Canada. Yet, encounters with this stealthy, agile predator remain rare; this fine silver coin captures the beauty of Canada's elusive feline in a forceful show of strength.

The reverse image by Canadian artist Pierre Leduc offers a close-up portrait of the elusive hunter, the Canada lynx (Lynx canadensis). The lynx's long, shaggy winter coat is rendered in exceptional detail, from the black tips of its beard-like fur to the fine whiskers that stretch out on either side of the face. Despite its elusive nature, this predator's fierce gaze holds steady as it vocalises its displeasure, holding its jaw open in mid-roar to reveal sharp teeth. The ears, with whisker-like tufts rising up from the tips, stand pointed as though they first detected the intrusion that drew the lynx's attention in the direction of the viewer.

Item Number: 142158
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 6,000
Weight (g): 30.76
Diameter (mm): 36.15
Face Value: $25
Finish: Proof
Edge: Plain

Special Features:
- A rare opportunity to view the elusive lynx's distinctive facial features, which are superbly rendered thanks to finely detailed engraving.
- The use of multiple finishes and ultra high relief provide an added depth and further showcase the combined craftsmanship and artistry that have produced this stunning coin design.
- Crafted in fine silver (99.99% pure), with limited mintage set to just 6,000 coins.
- This coin is an outstanding addition to any Canadiana- or wildlife-themed collection.
- Makes a stunning gift for collectors and animal lovers alike.

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