Seeing a whale’s fluke in Alaska is a truly breathtaking experience. The fluke, or tail, of a whale is unique. It can be used to identify the whales. Whales in Alaska are a common sight. Several species including humpback, gray, and orca whales being known to migrate through Alaskan waters. When a whale prepares to dive, it will raise its fluke out of the water, providing a spectacular view for observers on boats or shore. Whale watching is a popular activity in Alaska. It is important to remember to give these magnificent creatures plenty of space and respect their natural habitats.
This medallion is 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.