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February 2017

Royal Canadian Mint Releases Silver Coins to Commemorate Canada’s 15 0th Anniversary of Confederation

2017 marks the Canada 150 year celebration and the Royal Canadian Mint has been busy creating unique coins to commemorate the occasion. The Canada 150 coins are unique, with proof sets, individual coins and more all having been minted just for this year, celebrating the history of the nation.

Heart of Our Nation Pure Silver Coin

The second $3 coin created by the Royal Canadian Mint in honour of the 150th celebration is the Heart of Our Nation silver coin. The reverse side of this coin contains small images that are true to the heart of Canada. Inspiring symbols such as a lighthouse, lobster traps, the polar bear, Canadian flag, Parliament Hill and more are depicted on the coin to show what is truly meaningful to the nation.

The coin is of specimen finish, meaning that the coin has a frosted relief over a lined background for a prominent look and feel. Proudly display this unique coin as part of your coin collection. The coin is packaged in a folder-style package so that you can easily display your coin. Simply pop out the easel back and show off this beautiful piece to family and friends!