Kruger-Gray (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). This 5-ounce pure silver 5-cent coin features British artist G. Kruger-Gray's iconic beaver design, first issued in 1937. This design has been used continuously on Canadian "nickels" with only a few notable exceptions. Part of the Royal Canadian Mint's exciting 6-coin series of 5-ounce pure silver versions of Canada's 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, 50-cent, 1-dollar, and 2-dollar circulation coins.
Selective colour on the reverse of each coin makes this series particularly lovely and exceptionally unique. Drawing its inspiration from minting itself, this coin makes an exquisite gift, an inspiring introduction to collecting, or an important addition for any collector interested in Canadian subjects, Canadian and international circulation coinage, or minting history.Crafted in five ounces of 99.99% pure silver, your coin is GST/HST exempt! Your coin features British artist G. Kruger-Gray's iconic design featuring the left profile of a beaver standing on a rock surrounded by water. The beaver and the water are coloured in natural shades of brown and blue. The reverse is also engraved with the text "CANADA", the face value of "5 CENTS" and the date "2016". The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon clamshell with a graphic beauty box.