Polar bears are among the largest carnivores on planet Earth. These massive bears, which are considered a sister species of the brown bear, inhabit the ranges of the Arctic Circle on the Asian and North American continents through Russia, Alaska, and Canada. Male polar bears, known as boars, can grow to weigh as much as 1,543 lbs.
Each 2015 1/4 oz $10 Canadian Silver Polar Bear and Cub Coin in this listing is in BU condition. Coins in this condition show no signs of wear and tear, though you will find minor flaws present. These include breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks from the production process at the mint.
The obverse of the Polar Bear and Cub Coins includes the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty’s effigy is featured on all Canadian coinage and this design was created in 2003 by Susanna Blunt, a Canadian artist.
On the reverse of the 2015 1/4 oz $10 Canadian Silver Polar Bear and Cub coin, you’ll find the image of a polar bear and its cub. Polar bear cubs stay with their moms, which are referred to as sows. The duo are found walking across the open tundras of the frigid Arctic Circle range in northern Canada.
The Royal Canadian Mint is the official mint facility of Canada. Opened in Ottawa in 1908, the mint expanded by the 1980s to include a second facility in the city of Winnipeg