The Howling Wolf is the inaugural edition of the “Call of the Wild” gold coin series from the Royal Canadian Mint. The Call of the Wild series is the Royal Canadian Mint’s first ever five-nine fine (99.999%) gold coin. The coins are the purest gold coins in the world.
Each year depicts a different design that highlights the incredible Canadian wilderness. The coins are beautifully designed and popular with both investors and collectors.
The Howling Wolf gold coin is available in 1 oz and 1/10 oz weights. The coins also comes packaged in a protective assay card.
Weight: 1 troy ounce
Diameter: 30 mm
Nominal Value: 200 Dollars
Issue Date: 2014
The motif side of the coin shows and image of howling grey Canadian wolf. The lines in the background represent the wolf’s howl. The engravings around the outer edge are “CANADA” and “FINE GOLD 99999 1 OZ OR PUR”. There is also a micro-engraved maple leaf that is applied by laser technology and is an enhanced security feature.
The value side of the coin depicts a portrait of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The portrait of the Queen was created by Canadian artist Susanna Blunt. The Lettering around the outer edge reads “ELIZABETH II” “200 DOLLARS” and “2014”.
Wolves live in packs that average around 5 to 12 animals. They can travel long distances of 12 miles or more in a single day. The global grey wolf population is estimated to be approximately 300,000 wolves, of which about 60,000 live in Canada.
Manufacturer: Royal Canadian Mint
Name: Call of the Wild Howling Wolf
Country of origin: Canada
Size: 1 oz
Scratch resistance: Poor
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