This is the first release in the new Birds of Prey series from the Royal Canadian Mint, depicting the spectacular peregrine falcon. These birds, roughly the size of crows, can reach speeds of more than 200mph, making them the fastest animals in the world.
The gilding on this coin adds dimension to this coin. The obverse of these .9999 fine Silver coins features the profile of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Canadian born Susanna Blunt, along with the year and face value of $5 (CAD).
Please note - the gilding of this coin was applied by an experienced third party company.