In a landscape carved by ice and wind, the polar bear remains the unchallenged titan of the North. To those who have long inhabited the region. It is a powerful cultural figure steeped in tradition. Legends and art speak of the polar bear's might and wisdom as a link between spiritual and natural worlds, while its unmistakable profile lends itself beautifully to sculptured works of art that capture the true essence of life on and around the Arctic ice.
A gorgeous coin you will admire again and again! Introducing an unforgettable coin that pairs a traditional soapstone sculpture with contemporary coin-making techniques! HAND-CARVED BY CANADIAN ARTIST DAVE ZACHARY! Rising up on the coin, each polar bear sculpture is carefully hand-carved from Canadian soapstone by Canadian artist Dave Zachary and his team of sculptors, making each coin unique as each polar bear is not quite identical.
Engraving recreates the rough edges of the ice on your coin, while translucent colour enamel adds a deep blue hue to the Arctic waters. With a 65.25 mm diameter, the coin's surface provides a large base for the soapstone sculpture, while proof-quality 99.99% pure silver mimics the light-reflective nature of the Arctic landscape! A dome-like capsule keeps your coin safely protected from the elements. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies all of its collector coins. 99.99% PURE SILVER COIN!
Your coin has no GST/HST! LIMITED MINTAGE: Only 1,300 coins will be made worldwid e.Dave Zachary (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). Please wait for us to send you an invoice. If your automatic checkout does. We reserve the right to hold all. For in-person pick-up we also accept cash or Interac. The item "2018 $50 Polar Bear Soapstone Sculpture Royal Canadian Mint" is in sale since Tuesday, April 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "jandm-coin-jewellery" and is located in Vancouver, BC. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.