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Xhuwaji, Haida Grizzly Bear
Хуваджи, Медведь Гризли Хайда
Presented by
Royal Canadian Mint
Nominal value
200 dollars
Weight
31,16 g
Diameter
30 mm
Metal
Gold 999°
Mintage
400 pcs
Production quality
Proof
Designer
Bill Reid
Producer
Royal Canadian Mint
Description of obverse and reverse
The reverse design features an engraved rendering of Xhuwaji, Haida Grizzly Bear by renowned Haida artist Bill Reid (1920-1998). 

The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.
A brief annotation
A Haida symbol of strength, Bill Reid’s grizzly bear first appeared on a ceremonial drum crafted in 1988 by the Sam family of Ahousat, B.C. Two years later, Reid adapted the design for reproduction as silkscreen prints, with proceeds benefitting the Artists for Kids Trust. The male grizzly bear figures prominently throughout Reid’s body of work.
New issue
№ 1(62) 2023
№ 1(62) 2023
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