Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa,
Festivus, or all of the above, this is the perfect holiday gift! To
celebrate the season the Royal Canadian Mint has once again
designed a beautiful mint set with a special colorized quarter
unavailable anywhere else! This set makes a great present for
kids or adults, and includes room inside for your personalized
dedication, so it can also be given as the most elaborate holiday card
your recipient has ever seen! All coins are dated 2009 and will evoke
fond memories for years to come.
holiday quarter features a colorful design of a very jolly Old Saint
Nick beneath a shower of snowflake-like maple leaves, all executed in
red, green and white!
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Holiday Mint Set
In addition to the colored quarter with jolly old St. Nick, this
gift set includes all of the other circulation coins of Canada, each of
which features a design emblematic of Canada, including:
One Cent Maple Leaf Penny
Five Cent Beaver Nickel
Ten Cent Bluenose Schooner Dime
Fifty Cent Coat of Arms Half Dollar
One Dollar Common Loon Loonie
Two Dollar Bi-Metallic Polar Bear Toonie
Each coin has a proof-like finish and is specially-struck and
hand-picked for these high-quality sets.
the sixth annual release of the special Holiday
. Please see
the article near the end of this presentation for a short history of
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The Royal Canadian Mint leads the world with its proprietary
colorization technology, in which the color is actually sealed on the
coin. The intricate detail, smooth gradients, and extreme precision of
the technology create a stunning, full-color image on each coin.
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Special Santa Claus
obverse pictures a friendly, merry rendition of Santa
Claus in full color, a twinkle in his eyes as he revels in the
maple-leaf-like snowflakes showering down on him. Her Majesty,
Elizabeth II of England, in profile facing right, appears on the
This portrait, the fourth effigy of the queen to appear on Canadian
Coinage, was executed by the artist Susanna Blunt. The legend
ELIZABETH II D. G. REGINA
("Elizabeth II, Queen by the Grace of God") also appears.
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This attractive set is packaged in a full-color, bilingual blister
pack. The large folder opens to show off both sides of the coins and
features holiday imagery. A space is provided for a personal dedication.