RCM Great Lakes Series
Issued by the Royal Canadian Mint, the 5-coin Great Lakes series celebrates the largest cluster of freshwater lakes on Earth. Each $20 coin contains 1 troy oz of .9999 fine silver and features a colorized image of one the lakes. The obverse includes Susanna Blunt’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
The series includes the following releases:
- Lake Superior
- Lake Ontario
- Lake Erie
- Lake Huron
- Lake Michigan
About the Royal Canadian Mint
The Royal Canadian Mint — or Monnaie Royale Canadienne as it is known in French — is the Crown Corporation that mints all of the country’s circulation coins.
It is the only mint on earth to issue commemorative coins in a .9999 fineness, while also striking medals, bullion coins, medallions and even tokens. The RCM provides gold and silver assay and refinery services and runs a highly-advanced technical refinery.