Because of the popularity of Royal Canadian Mint investment grade coins, and the ridiculously low mintage limit of just 150, a quick sell out was expected and occurred. We recommend immediate action if you wish to secure one of these rare proof sets for your collection! Own part of the rich history of Canadian circulation currency with this exquisite premium set of four coins whose reverse and obverse designs celebrate Canadian currency. Only 150 sets of this incredible set will be struck.
This exceptionally low mintage, along with highly attractive designs and flawless presentation, mean that this set is sure to be sought after by collectors from around the world. Two coins in this unique set have reverse images that represent elements of the 2-dollar Canadian banknote that preceded the introduction of the 2-dollar coin. These are rare replacement banknotes, with the replacement prefix BRX.Each 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. Purchasers are encouraged to store the banknote sheet in a manner free from PVC, humidity and sunlight to help maintain its condition. The reverse and obverse of this 2-dollar 99.95% pure platinum coin feature the design of todays 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. 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 center stage. The reverse of this 2-dollar 99.95% pure platinum coin features the number 2 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 Pédery-Hunt.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. The marvelous refining technology of the Royal Canadian Mint has brought us the worlds purest gold coins, in a purity (99.99%) that puts other gold coins to shame! Ditto for the platinum coins! The coins are encapsulated inside a solid wood presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a color outer box.
An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. 62.206 g Gold (2 x 31.103 g). 62.206 g Platinum (2 x 31.103 g). 9999 Fine (Pure) Gold and.
The item "Canada 2016 Toonies 20th Ann. 4 Coin Gold & Platinum $2 Toonie Set 40 Bank Notes" is in sale since Monday, March 7, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative".
The seller is "talismancoins" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.