2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar

2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar
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Product Details

As low as $5.99 per coin over spot!
The Royal Canadian Mint has placed a strict and low mintage on these Wildlife Series coins. With the unprecedented demand of these gorgeous .9999 fine Silver coins in Europe and the rest of the world, these Cougar coins will sell out very fast! The Canadian Cougar coin is the third coin released in the Royal Canadian Mint's three year long "Canadian Wildlife Coin Series" program. The obverse of the coin bears the Susanna Blunt designed likeness of Queen Elizabeth II with a $5 CAN face value. The reverse shows a powerful cougar with mouth open in a show of strength. This coin is in Brilliant Uncirculated condition!

Orders in multiples of 25 will be packaged in mint tubes. All others will be packaged in individual plastic flips.


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Specifications

Product ID: 64598
Year: 2012
Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $5 (CAD)
Mint Mark: None
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Purity: .9999
Manufacturer: Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness: 3.29 mm
Diameter: 38 mm
Inner Pack: 25
Outer Pack: 500

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2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar
 
4.7

(based on 14 reviews)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (7)
  • Recognized brand (7)
  • Easy to sell (4)
  • Mint condition (4)
  • Collectible (lower mintage) (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      I like these coins ...

      I like these coins because they are strange. If you really look at them, it looks like they made a too small cougar, and then retouched the engraving to make it bigger. Cover...Read complete review

      I like these coins because they are strange. If you really look at them, it looks like they made a too small cougar, and then retouched the engraving to make it bigger. Cover the lower jaw and it still looks just like a smaller cougar head. The placement of the tree branches and giant feet are also starnge. I think some day this will be the most valuable of the set. To me, it screams "I never should have been minted".

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Nice coin, but could be in better shape

      I love the Canadian Wildlife Series as all the designs are highly attractive. However, the Cougar coin that I received could have been in much better condition considering the high premium over the spot...Read complete review

      I love the Canadian Wildlife Series as all the designs are highly attractive. However, the Cougar coin that I received could have been in much better condition considering the high premium over the spot price. Mine had numerous nicks and abrasions along the edge of the coin. Usually the coins I order from APMEX are in top quality, but this one was definitely lacking.

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      5.0

      Angry kitten

      By KCB

      from Farmer City, IL

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Collectible (lower mintage)
      • Easy to Sell
      • Mint Condition
      • Recognized Brand
      • Value (low premium over spot)

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

          Cougar angry at being stuck on coin. Looks real enough to jump into your home.

           
          4.0

          Very nice coin

          By Len

          from East Hanover, NJ

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Recognized Brand
          • Value (low premium over spot)

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

              I purchased this coin because it was part of the Wildlife Series from the Royal Canadian Mint. The design is really nice and I like the .9999 silver and lower mintage. The only downside in my view is that there could have been more contrast in finishes. A very attractive coin for any collector.

              Service and delivery comments:

              APMEX did its usual good job in managing this purchase.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Beautiful coin from well known mint.

              By DP

              from M.L. Mn

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Collectible (lower mintage)
              • Easy to Sell
              • Mint Condition
              • Recognized Brand

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

                  The coin was delivered in 4 days was exactly as Apmex had stated. A very good series of coin from our neighbors to the north. Great job Apmex!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Fine coin

                  By Ryan

                  from AK

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Mint Condition
                  • Recognized Brand

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

                      Last one I got to complete the set. Well worth it.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Nice coin, but could be in better shape

                      By bamahunter

                      from Tuscaloosa, AL

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Easy to Sell
                      • Recognized Brand

                      Cons

                      • High Premium
                      • Poor Condition

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

                        I love the Canadian Wildlife Series as all the designs are highly attractive. However, the Cougar coin that I received could have been in much better condition considering the high premium over the spot price. Mine had numerous nicks and abrasions along the edge of the coin. Usually the coins I order from APMEX are in top quality, but this one was definitely lacking.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Leaping Cougar

                        By Kev

                        from Houston, TX

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Collectible (lower mintage)
                        • Recognized Brand

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

                            Be aware of the metal to premium ratio from this series.

                            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            5.0

                            Great coin buy

                            By gowen

                            from Colorado Springs, CO

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

                                I love this series of 1 oz Canadian coins, it is a great buy

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                NEAT CAT!

                                By CASHFIVE

                                from BACK MT. PA

                                Pros

                                • Attractive Design
                                • Easy to Sell
                                • Mint Condition
                                • Recognized Brand
                                • Value (low premium over spot)

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

                                    Very Nice Coin for price. Can Get a cheaper 1oz. Coin but worth the extra 3 to 4 Bucks.

                                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    I like these coins ...

                                    By Ian

                                    from OH

                                    Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

                                    I like these coins because they are strange. If you really look at them, it looks like they made a too small cougar, and then retouched the engraving to make it bigger. Cover the lower jaw and it still looks just like a smaller cougar head. The placement of the tree branches and giant feet are also starnge. I think some day this will be the most valuable of the set. To me, it screams "I never should have been minted".

                                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    this coin is as beautiful ...

                                    By Jack and Bonny

                                    from NY

                                    Comments about 2012 Canada 1 oz Silver Wildlife Series Cougar:

                                    this coin is as beautiful as the wolf and the grizzly. The workmanship and the shine of the coins are special I will be getting the Moose next, can't wait to order them. I wish they came in sheets or individual holders so they would grade very high.

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