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2012 Canada Special Edition Uncirculated Proof Like Year Set

2012 Canada Special Edition Uncirculated Proof Like Year Set


 
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2012 Canada Special Edition Uncirculated Proof Like Year Set

Every coin minted in Canada is a work of art. Each represents a fragment of our unique history and commemorates events that continue to shape our vast culture and build on our Canadian pride and heritage. This uncirculated set has 4 such coins, each marking an event of historical and cultural significance.

Lucky Loonie $1 Coin:

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued a Lucky Loonie since 2004, coinciding with each Olympic & Paralympic Games to enable Canadians to support and celebrate past and future Canadian accomplishments. The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue this circulation Lucky Loonie to celebrate a Canadian Olympic story, and to wish all of our Canadian athletes the very best of luck in London in 2012.

100th Grey Cup $1 Coin:

This coin celebrates the 100th playing of the Grey Cup Game in 2012. It depicts the iconic trophy donated in 1909 by the Governor General of Canada, the Earl Grey. The Grey Cup was first awarded to amateur rugby football champions, and now recognizes the best of the Canadian Football League. It has become a cherished symbol of Canadian sport and cultur

New $1 & $2 Coins:

On April 10, 2012, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a new generation of one-dollar and two-dollar circulation coins. By combining several leading-edge security features along with its patented multi-ply plated steel technology, the Mint is producing more resistant, secure and long-lasting coins. The $1 coin features the common loon and the $2 coin features the polar bear.

Specifications:

Item number: 120640
Mintage: 15,000
Finish: Uncirculated
Certificate: Serialized

Face value: 2 dollars Circulation
Composition: Three-ply nickel finish plated steel (outer ring) Three-ply brass finish plated aluminum bronze (inner core)
Weight: 6.92
Diameter: 28
Edge: Interrupted serrations

Face value: 1 dollar Circulation
Composition: Three-ply brass plated steel
Weight: 6.27
Diameter: Eleven sided 26.5
Edge: Plain

Face value: 1 dollar Lucky Loonie
Composition: Three-ply brass plated steel
Weight: 6.27
Diameter: Eleven sided 26.5
Edge: Plain

Face value: 1 dollar Grey Cup
Composition: Three-ply brass plated steel
Weight: 6.27
Diameter: Eleven sided 26.5
Edge: Plain

Packaging:
Sealed inside a transparent plastic film and presented in a keepsake envelope-accompanied by a coin specifications card.

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