GIANT OF THE FOREST - THE BIG LEAF MAPLE
British Columbia (Canada) is home to one of the giants of the Maple family – the Bigleaf Maple. This magnificent tree grows up to 30m (100 ft) tall, with leaves among the largest of any tree native to Canada – up to 60cm (2 ft) wide.
This coin is certified to be 99.99% pure Silver and has a nominal value of $5 Canadian. Designed by Royal Canadian Mint engraver Stan Witten, the coin depicts a twig of emerging leafs in various stages of development and a magnificent cluster of showy flowers. The obverse features the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, by Susanna Blunt.
The coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded maroon display case with an insert, which houses the coin and is protected by a black beauty box.
Denomination - Canadian Five Dollars
Composition - Silver (99.99%)
Weight - 31.390g
Diameter - 38mm
Worldwide Mintage Limit - 27,000
Mint - Royal Canadian Mint