The Royal Canadian Mint has released the latest coin within their “$100 for $100” series, which offers a 1 oz. 99.99% pure silver coins for their face value of $100.
Previous releases within the series have featured bold depictions of wildlife in motion. The first coin depicted a group of three buffalo stampeding across a grassy plain. This was followed by coins featuring a grizzly splashing in a river, and a bald eagle in flight.
The latest release features a reverse design by Claudio D’Angelo depicting a Canadian horse as it gallops across a picturesque landscape. The inscriptions read “Canada 2015” above and the face value of “100 Dollars” below. The obverse of the coin carries the Susanna Blunt effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
Each coin is struck in 99.99% pure silver with a matte proof finish and diameter of 40 mm. The maximum mintage is 45,000 pieces with an ordering limit of 3 coins per household imposed.
The Royal Canadian Mint’s “$100 for $100″ series is one of a number of similarly themed programs featuring 99.99% pure silver coins priced at their face values. Ongoing programs include “$20 for $20” and “$50 for $50” silver coins.
For additional information on the 2015 Canadian Horse $100 Silver Coin or to place an order, please visit the Royal Canadian Mint product page.