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2018 Canadian Snowy Owl 1.5 oz Silver Coin BU

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The snowy owl is a species of owl that inhabits the Arctic regions of the world. As the name suggests, most of these owls have predominantly white plumage. However, the plumage of the birds can change as they age and is different between males and females of the species. Found in the Canadian Arctic, the snowy owl is featured on a 1.5 oz silver coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. Today, you have the chance to purchase 2018 Canadian Snowy Owl 1.5 oz Silver Coins from Provident Metals.


  • Available to you with a protective plastic flip or mint tubes of 15 coins!
  • The 7th release in the 1.5 oz silver series from the RCM!
  • Contains 1.5 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
  • Face value of $8 (CAD) is fully backed by the Canadian government.
  • On the obverse is the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The reverse depicts a snowy owl in flight.

Most of the designs in the 1.5 oz silver series from the Royal Canadian Mint represent animals native to Canada. RCM has long focused on featuring native animal species on the reverse of its collectible and bullion coins. For example, owls have appeared on coins from the mint in series such as the Birds of Prey.


The obverse of all 2018 Canadian Snowy Owl Coins features the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the fourth-generation effigy of Her Majesty on Canadian coins. It was designed in 2003 by Susanna Blunt. The design is just the second monarch portrait from a Canadian artist and the first since the reign of King George VI to depict the monarch without a crown.


On the reverse side of 2018 Canadian Snowy Owl 1.5 oz Silver Coins is the image of a snowy owl in flight. The bird has its wings stretched wide and its talons are extended and ready to capture its prey as it dives down silently. Snowy owls are born with black plumage that eventually turns to white as the bird matures. Adult males in the species are almost entirely white, while females are white with flecks of black in their plumage.


The Royal Canadian Mint enjoys showcasing the natural beauty and wonder of the Canadian wilderness. This coin is the seventh in a long-running series of 1.5 oz silver coins from the mint.


Your 2018 Canadian Snowy Owl 1.5 oz Silver Coin is available inside of a protective flip or in a mint tube of 15 coins. Each coin is available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. Please feel free to reach out to Provident Metals with questions. You can call us at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or email us directly.

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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.

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Product Details

Year 2018
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Royal Canadian Mint
Thickness 4.5 mm
Diameter 38 mm
Inner Pack 15
Outer Pack 300
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $8 CAD
Country Canada
Designer (Obverse) Susanna Blunt
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Snowy Owl
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Packaging Dimensions 1.5x1.5x0.19
Metal Content 1.5 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2575623