25c 2012 Rose-Breasted Grosbeak - Coloured Coin

SKU: 623932040526

RCM Number:
117753
Country: Canada
Year: 2012

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Description

The Birds of Canada coins have been one of the most popular series ever produced by the Royal Canadian Mint, with two coins issued each year since 2007.  This coin is the 2012 release, the Evening Grosbeak, which sold out almost immediately from the Royal Canadian Mint after its release at the end of 2012. Mintage is 20,000 coins. 

 

The Design:

 

This coloured and engraved coin showcases a bright-chested male Rose-breasted Grosbeak perched delicatelyon the stem of a maple tree.

 

The Evening Grosbeak: 

This golden-yellow bird ranges from 16-22 centimetres long. It is a talkative bird with bright plumage and an ability to camouflage itself. The adult has a short black tail, black wings and a large pale bill
A full colour image of the Evening Grosbeak is printed on the Certificate of Authenticity.

 

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Denomination: 25 Cents
Year: 2012

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Diameter: 35mm
Material: Other
Weight: 12.61 grams

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Reverse: Rose-Breasted Grosbeak
Finish: Specimen with Colour
Quantity Produced: 20,000
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Birds of Canada


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