Take heed of the full moon, for the loup-garou prowls near! Just in time for the Halloween season, Hero Bullion is excited to bring you this meticulously detailed 2021 2 oz Canadian Silver Werewolf Coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. The second issue in the Royal Canadian Mint’s Creatures of the North series, this 2 oz coin crafted of pure silver showcases one of the most iconic and fearsome beasts in the history of monsters and mythic beings — the wild and wooly werewolf!
The Creatures of the North series exists to highlight different beasts found in Canadian Mythology. While there are similar critters found in the folklore of First Nations peoples, the werewolf legend as we know it was brought to Canadian shores by the country’s French immigrants. In Canada, yarns about the menacing man-beasts date back to the era of New France and lasted until at least 1767, when the Gazette du Québec warned readers of a ravenous werewolf disguised as a beggar.
The coin’s reverse depicts a savage werewolf crouching on its hind legs, reaching forward with one powerful claw, as a dense forest looms behind with a full moon above. The brutish beast was rendered in terrifying detail by renowned First Nations artist Gerald Gloade. The obverse of this silver coin features the striking profile of Queen Elizabeth II.
- .9999 Pure Silver
- Designer: Gerald Gloade
- 2nd Release in the Creatures of the North Series
- Obverse Design: Queen Elizabeth II
- Reverse Design: Crouching werewolf
Minted in .9999 pure silver in a distinctive weight of 2 oz size, the coin is in a denomination of $10 (Canadian) backed by the Royal Canadian Mint. Like all coins from Hero Bullion, the 2021 2 oz Canadian Silver Werewolf is shipped in Brilliant Uncirculated condition in a tube/sheet quantity of 14 or a mint box quantity of 280.
As for security features, this feral fiend is protected by micro engraving, radial lines, and a reeded edge.
The 2021 2 oz Canadian Silver Werewolf Coin is a perfect piece for investors, collectors, and monster fans alike, and due to its pure silver metallic makeup — optical protection from ravenous lycanthropes!