You are bidding on a 2016 $200 FINE SILVER COIN Canada's Icy Arctic In the Arctic, adaptability means survival. Though seemingly barren and unchanging, this frozen land is in fact a study in constant change and home to an astonishing variety of life—all perfectly adapted to the Arctic’s extreme environment. This stunning 99.99% pure silver coin celebrates the splendour and diversity of the Canadian Arctic. The reverse design by Canadian artist Bonnie Ross features a circular collage of the iconic plants, animals, geographical phenomena, and human activities that characterize Canada’s Arctic region. The circular design invites the viewer to rotate the coin and admire the intricate vignettes of plant and animal species, snow crystals and icebergs, and human innovations and activities.