The Royal Canadian Mint has released its 2016 Maple Leaf Silhouette: Canada Geese 1/2-oz. silver coin, which is available for $84.95 CAD and has a mintage limited to 22,000 units. The coins is the third-ever maple-leaf-shaped coin struck by the Mint.
The obverse of the coin was designed by Trevor Tennant and features two Canada geese feeding in shallow water. Inscribed amidst the scene is 10 DOLLARS and 2016, the year of issue.
The obverse places Susanna Blunt’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II over the contours of a maple leaf. Inscribed on this side of the piece is ELIZABETH II, CANADA, and D.G. REGINA.
The coin is composed of 99.99% silver, carries a Proof finish, and stretches 39.6 mm in diameter at its widest point. For more information on the 2016 Maple Leaf Silhouette: Canada Geese 1/2-oz. silver coin, please visit the Web site of the Royal Canadian Mint. A brief promotional video for the item is included below.