One of the most powerful spirits in Northwest Coast mythology, the Thunderbird holds a special place of honour on this 99.99% pure silver coin. Beautifully engraved in ultra high relief, the Thunderbird seemingly emerges from the reverse, where a selective touch of colour reflects the expressive art style of the Kwakwaka'wakw.
Item Number: 165741
Composition: 99.99% fine silver
Weight (g): 30.76
Diameter (mm): 36.15
Face Value: $25
- CELEBRATION OF INDIGENOUS ART AND CULTURE: A beautifully sculpted tribute to the cultural traditions of Northwest Coast First Nations.
- ULTRA HIGH RELIEF ENGRAVING: Like a piece of sculptural or medallic art, each coin has been struck multiple times to give the image a raised, embossed-like appearance that is rich in
- A DYNAMIC DESIGN: The mythological figure has been carefully sculpted to infuse the design with a sense of movement as the Thunderbird seemingly emerges from the coin’s reverse.
- TRADITIONAL COLOURS: A selective application of colours highlights the engraved formlines that are characteristic of Northwest Coast art, while the choice of these colours - red, black, blue, orange and yellow - keep the expressive art style
of the Kwakwaka'wakw,
- CRAFTED FROM 99.99% PURE SILVER: Given its theme and high visual appeal, this ultra-high relief coin is sure to be a prized addition to any collection, a matchless gift for any art or history enthusiasts, or a treasured keepsake for all who share an interest in Indigenous culture and art.
Standard maroon clamshell with black beauty box.