Canada 2016 Big Coins Series #6 Polar Bear Color $2 Toonie 5 Oz Silver Proof

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Seller: talismancoins (8,395) 99.8%, Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 162196474172 Sixth and final entry in the incredibly popular Big Coins series, and only the second 5 ounce Polar Bear $2 Toonie in Canadian history! Get all six circulating Canadian denominations, minted in five troy ounces of pure silver with proof finish and full color! Extremely low mintage, too - only 1,500! In Stock and Ready for Immediate Shipment!SOLD OUT at the Royal Canadian Mint on Pre-Release! The Complete 6-Coin Collection of all SIX different Big Coins Series Full Color Pure Silver Proofs in the 6-Coin Custom Solid Wood Presentation Case Box may be available! The Royal Canadian Mint strikes again! Now we're livin' large! Here's your unique opportunity to acquire each of the current six circulating denominations of Canadian coinage - except blown up to monster size! This is the Big Coins Series! Celebrate the history and artistry of Canadian circulation coinage, in a larger version - the better to enjoy these storied designs in all their glory! Each beautiful proof is minted in five troy ounces of pure silver and features vibrant, full color on both the obverse! Go BIG, or go home! Investment Note - This is only the second five ounce silver $2 polar bear toonie in Canadian history! We can not stress strongly enough what an opportunity this is! This huge five ouncer sold out at the Mint on pre-release. In 2012 the only Five Ounce Silver Penny likewise sold out immediately and has increased significantly in value! We believe that this landmark coin will become a numismatic delicacy, greedily pursued by future generations! The mintage limit is low, so grab yours now! Collect ALL the Big Coins 5 Oz Silver Proofs: 1) Common Loon "Loonie" 5 Oz Silver Dollar 2) Caribou 5 Oz Silver Quarter Dollar - 25 Cents 3) Bluenose Schooner 5 Oz Silver Dime - 10 Cents 4) Beaver 5 Oz Silver Nickel - 5 Cents 5) Coat of Arms 5 Oz Silver Half Dollar - 50 Cents 6) Polar Bear "Toonie" 5 Oz Silver Two Dollars + Big Coins Complete 6-Coin Collection! The Beloved Bi-Metallic Polar Bear Toonie The Canadian two dollar coin, commonly referred to as the "toonie" or "twonie", was introduced on February 19, 1996 by Public Works minister Diane Marleau. The toonie is a bi-metallic coin sporting an scene of a large, adult polar bear standing on an ice floe, gazing out over the early summer Arctic landscape, by artist Brent Townsend. The other side, like all other current Canadian circulation coins, has a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It has the legend ELIZABETH II D.G. REGINA in a different typeface from any other Canadian circulation coin. It is also the only such coin to consistently bear its date of issue on the Queen side. The name "toonie" became so widely accepted that in 2006 the Royal Canadian Mint secured the rights to it! A competition to name the polar bear resulted in the name "Churchill", a reference both to Winston Churchill and to the common polar bear sightings near Churchill, Manitoba. The coin is manufactured using a patented and distinctive bi-metallic coin locking mechanism. The coins are estimated to last at least 20 years in circulation. The discontinued two-dollar bank note was less expensive to manufacture, but on average each bill lasted only one year. Investment Note Here's a coin with a ton of investment potential, to say nothing of cachet! It's huge (nearly 3 inches in diameter) and stuck in the purest silver refined anywhere in the world - .9999 fine! The numismatic circulating coin theme is extremely popular, too! Then there's that extremely low mintage limit - only 1,500! Don't let it sell out on you, get yours today! Technology Note - Color The Royal Canadian Mint leads the world with its proprietary colorization technology, in which the color is actually sealed on the coin. The intricate detail, smooth gradients, and extreme precision of the technology create a stunning look on each coin. Purity Note The Royal Canadian Mint refines the purest silver in the world. This five troy ounce silver coin is 99.99% pure! Obverse An artistic, realistic and minutely detailed portrait of a large, adult polar bear, taken from the classic Canadian $2 toonie piece, designed by Brent Townsend and in use since 1996. The date of issue and denomination also appear. Reverse Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in profile facing right. This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian Coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt. The legend reads ELIZABETH II D. G. REGINA ("Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God"). Packaging The coin is encapsulated inside a burgundy leatherette, clamshell-style presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a full color, custom cardboard box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. Specifications Country Canada Year of Issue 2016 Face Value Two Dollars Weight 157.60 g Diameter 65.25 mm Mintage Limit 1,500 Finish Proof with Color Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Silver Edge Serrated (milled, reeded) Certificate Individually Numbered Artist Brent Townsend Condition: New and mint-fresh, exactly as issued, with original certificate and full and complete packaging! Other sellers do not offer any returnn policy; please note that we do!, Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated, Year: 2016, Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada, Denomination: $2, Strike Type: Proof, Composition: Silver

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