Although the Royal Canadian Mint produces millions of regular bi-metallic $2 coins for circulation each year, just 7,500 of this unusual solid one ounce pure silver collector edition $2 have been released as the first coin in a new series that will include all of Canada’s regular coin denominations. HST/GST exempt.
The coin includes a “W” mint mark to highlight that the coin was struck at the Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg, while most collector coins are struck at the Mint’s Ottawa location. The background field includes straight lines meeting on an angle in the centre inspired by the striking exterior of the Mint’s
The obverse features the posthumous memorial effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt, including the 2023 issue date and the dates of reign 1952-2022.