$100 for $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver Coin Appears

$100 for $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint issued the newest release in its popular Exchange $100 for $100 program last week with with the release of the 2014 $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver Coin.

This strike appears as the fourth release in the program which features 99.99% fine silver coins sold at their legal tender face values of $100. Shown on the reverse of the newest issue is the likeness of two bighorn sheep.

"Own this stunning coin in the groundbreaking $100 for $100 series," prompts the Royal Canadian Mint on its website. "Bold design. Expert craftsmanship. Highest-quality silver from the Mint."

Coins of the series have proven extremely popular with both collectors and investors with previous issues easily attaining sell-out status.

Previous Exchange $100 for $100 fine silver coins include:

 

This newest issue is also likely to sell-out as the Royal Canadian Mint indicates over 92% of the mintage of 45,000 has already been sold.

Specifications for the new release are as follows:

  • Mintage: 45000
  • Composition: fine silver (99.99% pure)
  • Finish: matte proof
  • Weight (g): 31.6
  • Diameter (mm): 40
  • Edge: serrated
  • Certificate: not serialized
  • Face value:100 dollars
  • Reverse Artist: Claudio D’Angelo
  • Obverse Artist: Susanna Blunt

For more information, or to order the 2014 $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver Coin, visit the Royal Canadian Mint website.   Orders are accepted via the previously linked website or by calling 1-800-267-1871 (Canada), 1-800-268-6468 (US) or 613-954-2626 (International).

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