New Canadian Silver Bullion Coin
The reverse "Wolf" silver bullion coin is struck from one ounce of 99.99% pure silver and bears a $5 face value. The wolf design is the work of Senior Mint Engraver William Woodruff. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, created in 2003 by Canadian portrait artist Susanna Blunt.
The 2011 "Wolf" silver bullion coin are available through the Mint's extensive network of bullion dealers. The next issue in this six-coin series will be announced in early 2011.
About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. An ISO 9001-2008 certified company, the Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale. For more information on the Mint, its products and services, visit www.mint.ca.