The 1967 Canadian Bobcat Silver Quarter was minted to celebrate Canada's 100th anniversary. In 1967 Canadian coinage were embellished with different designs that all featured wildlife local to Canada. The 1967 Running Bobcat silver quarter is .80 fine, containing 0.15 troy oz of pure silver. These Canadian 80% silver coins are legal tender in Canada and have a face value of twenty-five cents. They have a diameter of 23.8mm.
The obverse of the Canadian Bobcat Quarter features a right-facing portrait of a young Queen Elizabeth II. Her name is struck along the left side of the rim, and the phrase, "D. G. Regina," on the right, which is Latin for, "By the Grace of God, Queen." The reverse shows Alex Colville's left-facing portrait of a Lynx in mid-stride. Along the the rim is the coin's face value of, "25 Cents," and along the bottom, is the legend, "Canada 1867-1967."
The Lynx lives in most of Canada and in some parts of the northern United States. An average lynx can be over twice the size of an average house cat. Do not mess with this kitty, she has some serious claws.