New Exciting Coins Celebrate Canada Day

2019-07-03 Wed

The Royal Canadian Mint has released many special coins this month to celebrate Canada Day, that’s observed on 1st July every year. A $30 Fine Silver Coin called “The Fabric of Canada” features a coloured flying Canadian flag for the first time. It also depicts important buildings such as Parliament Hill’s Peace Tower and an East Coast lighthouse.

A $50 Fine Silver Coin called “The Canadian Landscape” is in the shape of Canada’s map and depicts a collage of Canadian fauna to indicate different provinces and territories. A $15 Fine Silver Coin called “Golden Maple Leaf” features a selectively gold-plated maple leaf in a 3D relief, with other maple leaves in the background, just like the reverse designs of Canada’s first circulation coins.

A $200 Pure Gold Coin called “Celebrating Canada’s Diversity: Light and Prosperity” features a real Madagascar ruby surrounded by multi-cultural symbols in Mandala style. A convex gold and silver coin commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It features the lunar module that was used in this mission. The module’s landing gear was manufactured by a company named Heroux-Devtek from Quebec, Canada. Words of former Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau are also inscribed.

A $20 Fine Silver Coin dedicated to Viola Desmond is being offered as a set with a $10 commemorative banknote. A rectangular $25 Fine Silver coloured Coin called “Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Personal Canadian Flag” features the flag surrounded by heraldic symbols. A $20 Fine 2 oz. Silver Coin called “Peter McKinnon Photo Series: Mount Rundle”, celebrates the Canadian Rockies. A 5-Coin Set called “Canada’s Wildlife Treasures” contains nickel-plated steel coins, packaged in an educational booklet for young collectors.

A $1 Fine Silver Piedfort called “Heritage of the Royal Canadian Mint: The Matthew”, a $3 Fine Silver Coin called “Celebrating Canadian Fun and Festivities”; a $5 Fine Silver Coin called “Zodiac Series: Leo”; a $30 Fine Silver Coin called “Majestic Birds in Motion: Canada Geese”; a $125 half-kilo Fine Silver Coin called “Primal Predators: The Grizzly”; a selectively gold-plated 5-Ounce Fine Silver Coin from the Big Coin Series called “2-Dollar Coin”, are also available.

Image Courtesy: The Royal Canadian Mint