This proof quality coin is part of the Royal Canadian Mint's 2014 five-part series featuring four "day in the life scenes" of the iconic Bald Eagle. Collect the entire series to complete the story of a day in the life of the Bald Eagle as it rests, soars, hunts and returns to its perch with the day's catch. The series captures the essence of the Bald Eagle in four scenes depicting it's most important and iconic daily tasks.
The obverse features the Susanna Blunt effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II D.G. Regina"
The reverse design by Canadian artist Claudio D'Angelo captures the Bald Eagle in a feat of prowess and grace that knows no equal. The scene depicts the eagle just as it snatches a salmon out of the water. The splash, just visible behind the eagle gives the impression that it just happened as it prepares to leave with its prize. The skill necessary, not only to see the fish, but also to time the descent and snatching in order to catch a fish from such a distance still entrances bird lovers and scientists today. The scene is completed with a treeline on the distant horizon and the words "Canada 2014 20 Dollars" and the artist's initials.
Made from 9999 pure silver. This coin not only makes a great addition to any wildlife or silver collection, but is part of a very popular series. With a limited mintage of only 8,500 they won't last long.
This proof quality silver coin comes encapsulated in a maroon clamshell case with a serialized certificate.
|Susanna Blunt (obverse), Claudio D'Angelo (reverse)|
|The words "Elizabeth II D.G. Regina" and the Susanna Blunt Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II|
|A Bald Eagle as it snatches a salmon from the water with a treeline on the horizon and the words "Canada 2014 20 Dollars" and the artist's initials|
|38.0 x 38.0 x 3.2|
|Royal Canadian Mint|