2016 – 4 Coin Set – 20 years in the Minting

As low as: $ 11,430.95

In 1996, the first mintage of “toonies” went into circulation, replacing Canada’s two-dollar paper banknote. Celebrate the toonie’s 20th anniversary with this exclusive four-coin premium set of gold and platinum coins.

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Quantity Price
1 -10 $ 11,499.95
11 -25 $ 11,476.95
26 -99 $ 11,453.95
100 + $ 11,430.95

Description

In 1996, the first mintage of “toonies” went into circulation, replacing Canada’s two-dollar paper banknote. Celebrate the toonie’s 20th anniversary with this exclusive four-coin premium set of gold and platinum coins.
SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Own part of the rich history of Canadian circulation currency with this exquisite premium set of four coins whose reverse and obverse designs celebrate Canadian currency.

  • Only 150 units of this incredible set will be struck. This exceptionally low mintage, along with highly attractive designs and flawless presentation, mean that this set is sure to be sought after by collectors from around the world.

  • Two coins in this unique set have reverse images that represent elements of the 2-dollar Canadian banknote that preceded the introduction of the 2-dollar coin.

  • With each Coin Set purchase, the Royal Canadian Mint is including one, uncut 2-dollar banknote sheet from the 1986 Series, Birds of Canada.

DESIGN

Coin 1: The reverse and obverse of this 2-dollar 99.95% pure platinum coin feature the design of today’s two-dollar coin. The inner ring of the obverse and reverse are gold-plated. The obverse features the present effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Coin 2: The reverse of this 2-dollar 99.99% gold coin shows a magnified view of the original polar bear from the 1996 issue with the polar bear sitting centre stage. The obverse features the present effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Coin 3: The reverse of this 2-dollar 99.95% pure platinum coin features the number “2” and the Parliament buildings of Canada from the Canadian 2-dollar banknote. Ornate scrollwork and geometric lines are captured from the banknote design. The obverse features the 1996 effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Dora de Pédery-Hunt.

Coin 4: The reverse of this 2-dollar 99.99% gold coin features a detailed vignette depicting two robins (Turdus migratorius) from the Canadian 2-dollar banknote issue. Ornate scrollwork and geometric lines are captured from the banknote design. The obverse features the 1996 effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Dora de Pédery-Hunt.

Coin 1

Artists (obverse):Susanna Blunt (2003)

Composition:99.95% pure platinum, selective gold plating

Coin 2

Artists (obverse):Susanna Blunt (2003)

Composition:99.99% pure gold

Coin 3

Artists (obverse):Dora de Pédery-Hunt (1990)

Composition:99.95% pure platinum

Coin 4

Artists (obverse):Dora de Pédery-Hunt (1990)

Composition:99.99% pure gold

Additional information

Weight 124.64 g
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