Canada’s newest $2 commemorative coin celebrates First Nations, Inuit, and Métis art and cultures and marks National Indigenous Peoples Day. This special collector issue wrapped roll contains 25 brilliant uncirculated commemorative two dollar coins, all with a full colour enhanced centre design. Mintage is limited to 20,000 rolls for this colour version.
The design combines the art of Megan Currie, English River First Nation, Myrna Pokiak, Inuvialuit Settlement Region and Jennine Krauchi, Red River Métis. Their joint creation stunningly combines their expressions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis cultures, art and traditions and is an open invitation to celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day.
National Indigenous Peoples Day (June 21) is the national day devoted to celebrating the diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.
Design elements include:
*The seven phases of Grandmother Moon, representing past, present and future.
*A central flower containing a figure of a child, honouring indigenous children.
*Forget-me-not flowers to remember the past.
*Berries to honour and thank Mother Earth.
*Butterflies, as a symbol of transformation.