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Bighorn Sheep in Gold and Platinum

0.5 g Pure Gold Coin - Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep designed by Emily S. Damstra

0.5 g Pure Gold Coin – Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep designed by Emily S. Damstra

This very small (11 mm) gold coin featuring my illustration of a Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep is now available at the Royal Canadian Mint’s website. This design is the third in the series. The first was the snarling cougar that I designed a couple years ago, and the second is a lovely hummingbird.

Also available is the larger, more expensive platinum version shown below, though it is a very limited mintage. (Click here to see it at the Mint’s website). It’s much easier to see the details of the fur and horn texture here.

1 oz Fine Platinum Coin - Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep - designed by Emily S. Damstra

1 oz Fine Platinum Coin – Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep – designed by Emily S. Damstra

Sincere thanks to Colonial Acres Coins, who once again kindly allowed me to photograph their merchandise.

 

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