Saturday, July 29, 2006

Canada 2 dollars 2006

New circulating bimetallic:

The Royal Canadian Mint will issue a circulating bimetallic 2 dollar coin to celebrate 10th anniversary of 2 dollar coins, twoonies. In 1996 production of 2 dollar bills was stopped and 2 dollar coins were introduced.
(information by Alex Zlotin)

This coin is also one of the first to bear the new Royal Canadian Mint logo:

LINK: Royal Canadian Mint

Ring composition: nickel
Core composition: aluminum bronze
Weight: 7.30 g
Diameter: 28.03 mm
edge: interrupted serration
Artist: Tony Bianco

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