Feather Coin - Royal Canadian Mint

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Just last week this coin was released that has a very unique design.
It's a feather shaped $20 dollar coin and it's 1 oz of pure silver!

Have a look at the design!

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The design contains an engraved eagle head in the Northwest Coast formline style. On the flip side, there's the standard effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

The coin was listed for $149 dollars and with a mintage of only 3,000.
Of course, they sold out instantly...

I love this design but I can't imagine paying $150 bucks for 1 ounce of silver right now. I'm sure this thing is bound to be worth some money some day due to it's unique design and low mintage but... damn! $150 bucks!

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What do you all think of this design?

Would you have paid the high premium to get one of these?


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I love the design, and think it's amazing, but if I am going to pay 150/oz I will get something custom hand made by an artist on I like.

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Great point! If you're getting something custom made by an artist, it's a bit easier to justify that premium! Thanks for the support and comments @senstless!

I love this. It is soooo PNW!

Alas.... $150....

Neat! Very interesting to look at and ponder. However, I'm not sure I would've paid $20 for it so $150 is [insert your own word here]. The design and detail aren't THAT impressive. Yeah, there are only 3k of them but that only holds a little extra weight in my willingness to pay any premium.
Thanks for sharing.

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Haha! To each their own! I would pay $20 for it no doubt... but $150?!?
Thanks for the comments @mprgrmmr!

I like it. I really like Haida art. So this is cool, not sure If pay 150 though

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It's a great design for sure! It's a shame it was so limited... and so expensive, but I suppose those two often go hand in hand. Thanks for the comments @fat-elvis!

I love the design. It is beautiful. Why can’t they just call that what it is, and reserve the term coin to the round shaped denominated metals?

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I thought it was a bit strange too, but that's what they called it! A feather coin... haha! It would make more sense explaining it to someone as a silver feather, but whatevs. Thanks for the comments @silversaver888!