Kepi's Blog

21 Apr 2019

**Cunning Cougar**

Coins-World | Kepi

This is the last coin in the Royal Canadian Mints set "Nocturnal by Nature". He's the "Cunning Cougar", a 2018 $20 Fine Silver Coin. This rhodium-plated silver coin has a diameter of 38mm and weight of 31.39 grams. Artist Tony Bianco designed the cougar out on a tree limb during its nightly hunt with the light of a full moon behind him. The obverse shows Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll designed by Susan Blunt. The other "night" creatures in this 4 coin set are the owl, wolf and brown bat. All with amazing details! I think the Canadian Mint really creates some wonderful coins, especially their animal and nature series. Hope you enjoyed this blog. Comments are always welcomed. Happy Easter to all!



Level 4

What a beautiful piece! I have admired Canadian coins from afar, though I have recently acquired some older circulated pieces with nice original skin. Thanks for sharing!


Level 4

The US Mint needs to take some notes. Cool coins and cool series! Good job getting the set!


Level 5

I do like a lot of the Canadian series. Wish we could do some of the same things.


Level 6

Great blog. I have seen this series and is fantastic. You have good taste. Great photos. Thanks..


Level 5

I think these coins are so cool!


Level 6

Your collection makes a really nice zoo. Canada does make some nice looking coins.

Nice design


Level 4

Very nice set and informative blog. Blessings....


Level 5

Very cool. I think RCM coins get a bad rap. They are more innovative than our mint is, IMHO.


Level 6

I have to agree with you! They really make some amazing coinage!

I really like this and had never seen this before. I am definitely looking for this one at the next coin show. Thanks for sharing!


Level 3

Wow! What a great coin! Do you have the entire series?


Level 6

I do have the whole set. The others are graded. I just sent this one in a few days ago. I'll let you know what it comes back as, then put them all up in a blog! ; )

It's Mokie

Level 6

You are so right Kepi, I have the Bat one and it is stunning. Now that I've seen the Cougar, I may have to collect the whole set. Thank You for Sharing and Happy Easter to You and Yours!!!


Level 7

Hi great coin I mean set. You kept with it now take care of them. Enjoy them and thanks for sharing them. I hope my spelling was ok . Pat.

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