Inukshuk on Latest Canadian Coin

23 Jan 2018  Tue

The Royal Canadian Mint released a new reverse gold-plated $20 Proof .9999 fine silver coin featuring the popular Arctic emblem, the inukshuk. It is basically a pile of rocks arranged in such a way that it looks like a human being with open arms. The symbol celebrates Canada’s northern spirit. It is a cultural icon that honours the Inuit. There is gold plating around the Inukshuk to highlight the figure on the reverse. The obverse features the common portrait of Queen Elizabeth II surrounded by Gold plating.

The 31.39 grams coin comes in a maroon clamshell with black beauty box. Its mintage limit is 5,000 pieces and costs $114.95 Canadian each.

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