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2017 Proof Canadian Celebrating Canada’s 150th Series Grizzly Bear 1/2 oz Silver Coin with Box

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For the 150th anniversary of the independence of Canada, the Royal Canadian Mint is releasing a series of coins. The seventh release in the series is the 2017 Proof Canadian Celebrating Canadas 150th Series Grizzly Bear 1/2 oz Silver Coin. Right now, you can purchase this beautiful colorized coin from Provident Metals.


  • Ships in a protective maroon clamshell from the Royal Canadian Mint!
  • 7th release in the Celebrating Canada Series!
  • Mintage limited to just 25,000 coins!
  • Each coin contains 1/2 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
  • Given a face value of $10 (CAD) by the government of Canada.
  • Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse.
  • Reverse showcases the image of a Grizzly Bear.

The Celebrating Canadas 150th Anniversary Series is a 13-coin collection that shows you the beauty that each province and territory has to offer. This series is a collaboration between the Royal Canadian Mint and Canadian Geographic, which provides stunning photographs from across Canada to be used on these coins.

Each month, there is a new coin released in this series. The designs are shown in brilliant colorized images. The releases are presented in the order of the entry of Canadas provinces and territories into the Confederation. This coin was designed by Janet Stevens and given a matte proof.


On the obverse of each of these coins, you will see the right-profile image of Queen Elizabeth II. She has been featured on all British, Canadian, and commonwealth coins since 1952 when she was coronated Queen except in special circumstances. This particular portrait was designed by Susanna Blunt in 2003.


The reverse image on each coin is that of a massive grizzly bear. This grizzly lays in long grasses enjoying the sun. You can see the bears large head and paws as it lounges in the beautiful nature that is all over the Canadian landscape.


The Royal Canadian Mint is the official mint of Canada. Owned by the federal government, the mint opened in Ottawa in 1908. Now, there is a second facility located in Winnipeg that opened in the 1980s to help increase output.


Precious metals products are a bit delicate. For this reason, Provident Metals takes great care in packaging their shipments. Additionally, we package our products in discreet packaging to protect your purchase throughout the shipping process. All orders of more than $199 ship for free.

If you have any questions, please contact our customer service department. You can reach us via email, live chat, or telephone at 800-313-3315.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year 2017
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Canadian Mint
Diameter 34 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination $10 CAD
Country Canada
Designer (Obverse) Susanna Blunt
Designer (Reverse) Janet Stevens
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Celebrating Canada\'s 150th
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 25,000
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 2.8x2.8x1.55
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573396