Author: 05 Mar 2014 Last updated at 04:57:12 GMT

Royal Canadian Mint 2014 $10 Canadian Pintail Duck Silver Coin

OTTAWA (Scrap Monster) : The Royal Canadian Mint has announced the launch of two 2014 $10 Canadian Pintail Duck Silver Coins that depicts the colored reverse designs of Canada’s distinct bird – the Pintail Duck. The two newly launched Canadian Pintail Silver coins are 2014 $10 Pintail Duck 1/2 oz Fine Silver Coin and the 2014 25c Pintail Duck Colored Coin respectively.

Both the newly released coins of Canadian mint are designed with amazingly attractive colored reverse images of a pair of pintail ducks seen in their natural habitat. The coins are available at limited mintages and are designed in such a way that would delight both coin and bird lovers. According to the Royal Canadian Mint, the special Canadian pintail ducks are so called because of their attractive pin-like tail feathers, males with a chocolate brown head, blue-grey bill and white neck with combinations of black, grey and white along the back, and the females are normally seen in hues of bronze and brown, a camouflage that helps it to protect its nest and offspring.

Made of 99.99 % pure silver, the reverse image of the 2014 $ 10 Canadian Pintail Duck Silver Coin has been designed by the eminent Canadian artist, Trevor Tennant. The image depicts a pair of Northern pintails in their natural habitat with inscriptions “Canada”, “10 Dollars” and “2014”. Weighing 15.87 grams and having a diameter of 34 mm, the coin comes with a limited mintage of 10,000.

The second coin, 2014 25c Pintail Duck Colored coin is also designed by Trevor Tennant at the reverse of the coin with the ducks floating in the Canadian wetland habitat and has inscriptions that read “Canada”, “2014” and “25 Cents” that denotes the legal tender value. Made of Cupronickel, it features quality finish and has a diameter 35 mm and mintage of 17,500.

The coins are presented in a maroon clamshell case and encapsulated with serialized certificates.

 

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