The Royal Canadian Mint has launched (8th January) new celebratory coins which not only highlights one of Canada’s most world-renowned landmarks, but they launch a new 12-coin series entitled “Celebrating Canadian Fun and Festivities.”
Canada’s foremost illumination festival in Niagara Falls began in 1925, the annual Winter Festival of Lights celebrations transforms Niagara Falls into a palette of breath-taking
The natural phenomenon of Niagara Falls is simply awe-inspiring. During peak hours, more than 168,000,000
Designed by Canadian artist Steve Hepburn, this coin is struck using a Reverse Proof technique and its design is presented in full
The obverse features the year 2019 and face value 3 DOLLARS, and the framed effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt that has been included on all circulating and many commemorative Canadian coins since 2003.
|Three dollars||.999 silver||7.9 g||27 mm||Reverse Proof||4,000|
The stylised icons represent each month’s theme of the additional 11 coins. Together, these engraved symbols form a frame that is the common design featured on all 12 coins in this series. The additional coins are:
- Maple Syrup Tasting
- Cherry Blossom
- Coastal Drive
- Folk Music
- Wine Tasting
- Whale Watching
- Aurora Borealis
- Christmas Tree. This final coin in the monthly series will be offered free of charge for those who sign up to this programme as a subscription (a
vailablein Canada and the U.S. only).
For additional information about this coin and others available from the Royal Canadian Mint, please visit their website.