Grizzly bears are a common sight in Alaska and play an important ecological role in the state’s diverse ecosystems. They are one of the largest land predators in the world and can weigh up to 1,200 pounds. Grizzly bears are typically found in the interior regions of Alaska and are known for their distinctive shoulder hump and long claws. They are opportunistic feeders and will eat everything from berries to salmon to large mammals like moose and caribou. While they are powerful and majestic animals, grizzly bears are also known for their unpredictable behavior and can be dangerous if encountered in the wild. It is important for visitors to Alaska to take proper precautions when in bear country, including carrying bear spray and knowing how to respond in case of an encounter.
These medallions are available in golden bronze, 1 oz .999 fine silver, 1 oz single gold relief (24k plating on the front of the silver coin) and 1 oz double gold relief (24k gold plating on both sides). It is similar in size to a silver dollar and comes packaged in an airtight container and handsome gift box. The reverse features our popular “Land of the Midnight Sun” design.