This year Canada turns 150. To celebrate, The Royal Canadian Mint have released a once-in-a-life-time set of coins highlighting a milestone event in Canadian history.
And one of them glows in the dark!
The new two-dollar coin, (or toonie), celebrates the wonders of Canada with an evocative design featuring the Northern Lights and glows in the dark thanks to special ink that contains luminescent material.
Imagine a significant event like this happening in the UK, these coins would be extremely sought after nationwide.
Your pack contains 5 Brand New Commemorative coins Issued by the Royal Canadian Mint for 2017, including:
- 5¢ - LIVING TRADITIONS – Gerald Gloade: reimagines the quintessential Canadian Beaver in the traditional style of the Algonkian, celebrating 150 years of cultures meeting, sharing and evolving together.
- 10¢ - WINGS OF PEACE – Amy Choi: captures the Canadian spirit of peacekeeping in a stylized design featuring an iconic maple leaf in the beak of a dove.
- 25¢ - HOPE FOR A GREEN FUTURE – Joelle Wong: shares a child’s hope for Canada’s abundant nature to be preserved for years to come.
- $1 – CONNECTING A NATION – Wesley Klassen: pays tribute to the railways that have brought our country together – and the many impressive landmarks along Canada’s rail routes.
- $2 – DANCE OF THE SPIRITS – Timothy Hsia: celebrates the wonders of Canada with an evocative design featuring the Northern Lights – which the Cree peoples called “the dance of the spirits”.
We have managed to secure a limited number of sets direct from The Royal Canadian Mint to celebrate Canada Day. These are likely to be extremely sought after by collectors all over the globe so make sure you don’t delay.
ACT NOW to secure your very own piece of history and own a significant collection of Canadian coins which are sure to make a great addition to any Change Checker's collection.
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2017 My Canada My Inspiration Collector Card
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- Approx. Size: 130mm x 90mm
- 5 x 2017 Royal Canadian Mint Coin Isses:
- 2 Dollars (Coloured) - Weight: 6.99g | Diameter: 28.00mm
- 1 Dollar - Weight: 6.27g | Diameter: 26.50mm (11-sided)
- 25 Cents (Coloured) - Weight: 4.40g | Diameter: 23.88mm
- 10 Cents - Weight: 1.75g | Diameter: 18.03mm
- 5 Cents - Weight: 3.95g | Diameter: 21.20mm