2018 $500 PURE GOLD COIN PREDATORS OF THE WILD: THE COUGAR
LAUNCH DATE: June 5, 2018
ADVERTISING DATE: June 5, 2018
The cougar is one of Canada’s most powerful, elusive, and beautiful predators. Few would contest the cougar’s reputation as a stealthy hunter that relies on its keen senses to survive in remote areas of western Canada. Its exceptional vision is uniquely adapted to allow the cougar to hunt its prey during any time of day.
- SKILLED ENGRAVING AND VARIED FINISHES! The beautiful design is given depth and texture with skilled engraving and varied finishes.
- “5 OZ” PROMINENTLY PLACED! Engraved on your coin are the words “5 OZ” designating your coin’s weight
- 99.99% PURE GOLD! Your coin is GST/HST exempt!
- LOW MINTAGE! Limited mintage of only 99 coins worldwide!
This $500 coin is 99.99% pure gold, with a diameter of 60.15 millimetres and a nominal metal weight of 56.05 grams. The reverse design by Canadian artist Emily S. Damstra features a cougar (Puma concolor) leaping toward its prey. The large paws and sharp teeth showcase the fierce attack of this large cat. The bverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.
|Composition||99.99% pure gold|
|Face Value||$ 500|
|Artist||Emily S. Damstra|
|Packaging||Red wood lacquered box with black beauty box|