2016 Canada 3/4 oz Silver Howling Wolves MS-68 NGC (Mint Error)
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Product DetailsThis APMEXclusive® 3/4 oz Silver Howling Wolves coin is beautifully crafted by the Royal Canadian Mint as the second in their Grey Wolf series. Grey wolves have made a remarkable comeback from near extinction and now live in .9999 fine Silver.
- Contains 3/4 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
- This coin is graded by NGC as MS-68. It is also designated as having a Reverse Strike Thru.
- Security enhancements include radial lines on both the obverse and reverse, a micro-engraved maple leaf with the numeral “16” in the middle and a reeded edge.
- Obverse: Susanna Blunt’s design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the $2 face value.
- Reverse: Features two wolves with their heads lifted as they howl at the full moon. Includes the weight and purity listed below the wolves.
The 2016 3/4 oz Silver Howling Wolves coin is minted with a limited availability. By comparison, the mint’s Wildlife Series and Birds of Prey Series each have a mintage of 1 million coins.
Display your unique 3/4 oz Silver Howling Wolves coin in style by adding a beautiful presentation box to your order.
About 30% of the world's Population of 0 coin at this grade level with 0 graded higher.
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The reverse design by Canadian artist Maurade Baynton features a winter scene set in one of Canada’s remote forests. There is a chilling quality to the engraved depiction of the full moon as it illuminates the starry night sky, which is kept cloudless by winter temperatures that are well below freezing. All seems still in a landscape slumbering under a thick blanket of snow.
Suddenly, a lament echoes from a distance and fills the air. A clearing on a hillside soon reveals the source. Two wolves are resting after a good day’s hunt. The moon seems to spotlight the wolves’ engraved features and their thick coats, while handing in the frigid air offer visual evidence of their haunting refrain. Whether there is a warning to rival packs or a call to other pack members, the wolves’ howls seem magnified against the silence of their surroundings.
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