This newly released third coin instalment of the widely popular Canadian Wildlife Series has been released by the Royal Canadian Mint (RMC). This third coin will portray the cougar as the centrepiece of this silver bullion coin. This will be the third coin in a six coin series, which will comprise of the timber-wolf, grizzly bear, cougar, moose, pronghorn antelope and finally the woodland bison. Just like the previous releases there will be approximately 1,000,000 of the bullion coins released for investors or collectors. The cougar design has been engraved by Canadian Mint engraver William Woodruff, this design portrays a Canadian cougar with its front paws grasped on a fallen tree limb baring its large teeth to the world. The obverse design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is by Susanna Blunt.
Canadian Wildlife Series Specifications
Mint: Canadian Mint
Weight: 31.1 grams
Diameter: 38 mm
Composition: .9999 Silver