Like most of the Royal Canadian Mint’s coins, the obverse of the Silver Lynx features a profile view of Queen Elizabeth II. You’ll also find inscriptions of “ELIZABETH II,” “5 DOLLARS,” and “2017.”
Designed by Canadian artist Emily Damstra, the reverse features a powerful lynx leaping toward its prey. The Canadian Lynx inhabits the boreal forests across the country. These skilled hunters live solitary, secretive lives, yet they easily adapt to changing seasons.
RCM engravers used a variety of techniques and finished to create an image with enough depth to give the lynx a more realistic appearance. Radial lines on both sides of the coin provide enhanced security, along with a maple leaf-shaped privy mark under the lynx’s belly on the reverse.
The Royal Canadian Mint produces all of Canada’s circulation coins, precious metal bullion coins, and various medallions. One notable feature on RCM coins, including the popular Silver Maple, is the micro-inscribed radial lines on the field of both sides. These lines create a unique light diffracting pattern when held to the light, adding another measure of security. This falls under the mint’s proprietary bullion DNA technology.
The Silver Lynx is the second silver coin to be released in the Predator series produced by the RCM. Once finished, the series will include four coins featuring North America’s iconic mammalian predators. The Silver Lynx has a limited mintage of only 500,000 coins.
Single Silver Lynx coins ship in a plastic flip. Quantities of 25 ship in mint-issued and sealed plastic tubes. Quantities of 500 ship in a strapped monster box.
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Douglas on 1/01/2018
" The silver lynx is a magnificent animal and this lynx round is also. Thanks PROVIDENT! PROVIDENT ROCKS!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY 2018!!!"
Gary on 1/01/2018
" Got 6 of these beauties on sale and also used my coupon. Thank you again Provident for a great deal on another beautiful coin."
Farah on 7/14/2017
" The Silver Lynx is a worthy addition to the Predator series. Neither the Cougar nor the Lynx are fairly captured in the photos. The actual coins are showstoppers and will prove to be highly collectible. Thanks Provident for the continued great selection, service and prices. I especially appreciate your meticulous packing to ensure my order arrives safely."
Brandon on 4/26/2017
" Another great coin from the RCM"
James on 4/19/2017
" Beautiful coin."
|Metal Content||1 Troy Ounce|
|Producer||Royal Canadian Mint|
|Mint Mark||Not Shown|
|Designer (Obverse)||Susanna Blunt|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Capsule Size||38 mm|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|