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1996 Canada $2.00 Uncirculated Coin and Bank Note Set

1996 Canada $2.00 Uncirculated Coin and Bank Note Set


 
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1996 Canada $2.00 Uncirculated Coin and Bank Note Set

Designed to replace the $2.00 bank note, the new bi-metallic $2.00 coin was issued in February 1996. Featuring the polar bear, it continues the wildlife theme tradition preferred by Canadians.

Specifications:
Outer Ring: 99+% Ni
Inner Core: 92% Cu, 6% Al, and 2% Ni
Finish: Brilliant and Frosted relief on a lien textured background
Edge: Interrupted Serrations
Weight: 7.3g
Diameter: 28mm
Face Value: $2.00

Special Features:
- The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This image appears on all Canadian circulation coins.
- The reverse presents an adult polar bear in early summer, hunting along the edge of an ice floe in proximity of the coast. He is paused, frozen in his tracks, concentrating on a distant movement or fresh scent.

Packaging:
Folder comes in a tri-panel cardboard presentation folder. The middle panel contains the $2.00 bank note in a hard plastic case. The coin is in the final panel and the folded folder slides into a nicely designed slip cover case.

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