2016 $2 20 Years in the Minting - 4-Coin Pure Gold and Platinum Set

SKU: 623932073265

RCM Number:
151025
Country: Canada
Year: 2016

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Description

In 1996, the first mintage of ÒtooniesÓ went into circulation, replacing CanadaÕs two-dollar paper banknote. Celebrate the toonieÕs 20th anniversary with this exclusive four-coin premium set of gold and platinum coins. With each Coin Set purchase, the Royal Canadian Mint is including one, uncut 2-dollar banknote sheet from the 1986 Series, Birds of Canada.

COIN DESIGNS
Coin 1: The reverse and obverse of this 2-dollar 99.95% pure platinum coin feature the design of todayÕs 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 Ò2Ó 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 PŽdery-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 PŽdery-Hunt.

$2 BANKNOTE SHEET INFORMATION
This sheet is composed of 40 unique 'replacement' notes, with the prefix BRX in the serial number, and has been held in the Royal Canadian Mint vaults for 20 years._ The $2 banknote sheet will be protected with Mylar sheets and packaged in a 3 foot tube. The banknote sheet along with the coin set will be shipped together in a large box._ Purchasers are encouraged to store the banknote sheet in a manner free from PVC, humidity and sunlight to help maintain its condition.

Details

FEATURES:
Produced By: RCM
Year: 2016

TECHNICAL SPECS:
Material: Gold
Fineness: 0.9999
Bullion Weight: 4.007 Troy Ounces

EXTENDED INFORMATION:
Obverse: Queen Elizabeth II
Artist: Coins 1&2: Susanna Blunt (2003); Coins 3&4: Dora de Pedery-Hunt (1990)
Quantity Produced: 150
Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II
Theme: Canada's Money


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