2017 Big Coins series has iconic designs created by Alex Colville in 1967 for Canada's centennial celebration. Mintage of this coin is limited to just 2,150. The design for the 25 cents denomination presents a bobcat as a symbol of decisive action. While the original 1967 version was struck in about two grams of.
500 silver, this new 2017 version has grown to a 65 mm diameter with a weight of more than five ounces (157.6 grams) of pure silver. The finish on the Big Coin is the finest quality double struck proof, and the bobcat has been enhanced with a layer of 24 karat gold, creating a spectacular work of numismatic art. Even the obverse portrait of Queen Elizabeth is special, featuring the effigy in use in 1967 with selective gold plating on the Queen's gown.Design: Bobcat as a symbol of decisive action. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "canadiancoinandcurrency" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.