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2017 Canada $30 Endangered Animal Cutout - Whooping Crane Fine Silver (No Tax)

2017 Canada $30 Endangered Animal Cutout - Whooping Crane Fine Silver (No Tax)


 
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2017 Canada $30 Endangered Animal Cutout - Whooping Crane Fine Silver (No Tax)

The photogenic whooping crane (Grus americana) is North America's tallest bird. It's also one of our rarest avian friends and the focus of intensive conservation efforts over the last few decades. We continue our exploration of Canada's at-risk species with this second coin in a series, featuring a uniquely shaped cutout that delivers a powerful message about the plight of this endangered species.

Specifications:
Item Number: 156480
Composition: 99.99% pure Silver
Mintage: 5,500
Weight (g): 56.30
Diameter (mm): 54
Face Value: $30
Finish; Proof
Edge: Serrated

Special Features:

- SECOND coin in a series showcasing at-risk species that are an integral part of Canada's cherished biodiversity.
- A testament to the Royal Canadian Mint's renowned craftsmanship, the smoothly edged, crane-shaped cutout brings renewed attention to its plight, particularly as a conservation icon.
- Detailed engraving and multiple finishes recreate the wild beauty of the whooping crane's breeding grounds near the border of Alberta and the Northwest Territories.
- The overall design delivers a powerful message by re-imagining the Canadian landscape without the iconic species that have been classified as at-risk.
- Crafted from 99.99% fine silver, the coin's large diameter (54 mm) allows each engraved detail to shine.-With mintage limited to just 5,500 coins, this piece of numismatic art is a wonderful addition to any collection, and is sure to be prized by art lovers, nature enthusiasts and collectors alike!

Packaging:
Maroon clamshell with black beauty box.

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