5-Kilogram Fine Silver Coin – The Spirit of Haida Gwaii – Mintage: 100 (2012). EXTREMELY LOW MINTAGE – 100 WORLDWIDE. A 5 kg fine silver (99.99% pure) coin. The coin’s massive size (180 mm) is fittingly complemented by the image of Bill Reid’s monumental sculpture. Hand polished to perfection, made-to-order with a very limited mintage of 100 worldwide. The Spirit of Haida Gwaii features a massiveHaida canoe filled with thirteen powerful figures drawn primarily from Haida myth. Bill Reid hinted at the universal symbolism of this vessel that seems tocontain all of life, where strife and peace, body and spirit are locked in eternal struggle on a journey that moves ever onward to an unknown – and perhapsunknowable – destination. Proudly Canadian: the design and the production of this coin, the elegant collector’sbox made of Canadian walnut wood, and the certificate in book format accompanying the coin were all developed and made in Canada. Designed in 5-kg of fine silver, The Spirit of Haida Gwaii, a masterpiece by Bill Reid, one of Canada’s most accomplished artists. Fine silver (99.99% pure). Bill Reid (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse). Pure Gold Ultra High Relief Coin – Grandmother Moon Mask – Mintage: 500 (2013). Of respondents would recommend this to a friend. One of A kind (7). Pricey / poor value (4). Was this a gift? No (6), Yes (4). Reviewed by 10 customers. Desiring Uniqueness, Seeking Beauty. Love The Native Theme. One Of A Kind. Will be a wonderful pendant and a family heirloom. Yes, I would recommend this to a friend. Was this review helpful? You may also flag this review. Customers found this review helpful. I have never paid so much over spot price for a coin since I mostly collect bullion but I was attracted to the design of the coin itself, so I decided to but it for myself and family. Love the design, Love the high relief, the web doesn’t do it justice. Good Gift for Mother’s Day. No, I would not recommend this to a friend. “More than just satisfied”. Value Sure To Increase. I will pass this coin on to my sons. It will have a top position in my collection. “Fantastic work” to the designer. Bargain Hunter, Quality Driven. Disappointing in comparison to previous moon mask coins. Stunning Rendering of a Canadian Icon. KEMA THE LOVER OF ALL. A must for any serious collector. Terrific use of light. It is so beautiful! Simple and iconic design! True work of art. It looks great if you line the gold and silver coins together! Do you have questions about this product? Get answers from real customers and in-house experts. This is from my personal collection which I ordered directly from Royal Canadian Mint in 2012. Please feel free to make an offer and we might strike a deal! Please let me know your questions or concerns so that I can be better to address for you. Thanks for looking at my auctions. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins: Canada\Commemorative”. The seller is “ahbobby” and is located in this country: CA. This item can be shipped to Canada, United States.
- Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
- Denomination: $500
- Year: 2012
- Grade: Ungraded
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Canada
- Certification: Uncertified
- Modified Item: No