Design: The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Wildlife Federation. Robert Bateman, world-renowned wildlife artist who is also an unflagging proponent of wildlife conservation and education, is an Honorary Life Member of the Canadian Wildlife Federation.Bateman is best known for his beautiful, lifelike paintings that capture the heart and soul of Canada's wilderness. His love for wildlife, kindled when he was a young child, has remained steadfast over a 50-year career spent depicting the glories of the Canadian wilderness through arresting realistic paintings rendered in fine detail.
Among Robert Bateman's most popular work are his paintings of moose in the wilderness. Your coin features a detail of a bull moose's head and antlers in profile. This image is taken from Robert Bateman's painting The Moose Family, which was painted to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Wildlife Federation. This 99.99% fine silver coin has a face value of 20 Dollars with a diameter of 38 millimetres and a weight of 31.39 grams.
The reverse image features a detail from Robert Bateman's painting, The Moose Family. The original painting presents a bull moose leading a cow and young calf through a shallow, reed-lined wetland. This detail features the upraised head, neck, and multi-pronged antlers of the bull moose. The mighty animal's striking features are captured in a gracefully turned profile that elegantly fills the borderless reverse side's polished ground. In a Royal Canadian Mint first, Robert Bateman's signature is engraved at the bottom right side of the image.This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Bullion\Silver\Coins". The seller is "drudini-inc" and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.