The Royal Canadian Mint has started accepting orders for the latest release within their “$20 for $20″ silver coin program, which offers a 99.99% pure silver coin for its legal tender face value of $20.
The reverse design features an endearing depiction of the iconic cartoon character Bugs Bunny. Inscriptions read “2015″, “Fine Silver 9999 Argent Pur″, and the denomination of “20 Dollars”.
On the obverse of each coin is the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Susanna Blunt. Inscriptions include “Elizabeth II” and “D G Regina”.
Each coin is struck in 99.99% pure silver and carries a specimen quality finish. The weight is 7.96 grams and the diameter is 27 mm with a serrated edge. A maximum mintage of 350,000 coins has been established with an ordering limit of 5 coins per household. The coins are priced at their legal tender face value of $20 each with free ground shipping.
For additional information or to place an order, please visit the Royal Canadian Mint product page.
Earlier this month, the Royal Canadian Mint had launched an extensive program of gold and silver collector coins featuring Looney Tunes characters. This included a set of eight $10 silver coins, a set of four $20 silver coins, a $20 Merrie Melodies silver coin, a 14 karat gold coin featuring Bugs Bunny and friends, and gold and silver kilo sized coins featuring the Looney Tunes characters with Bugs Bunny highlighted in selective colored enamel.