The Royal Canadian Mint is now selling its annual classic set of 2018-dated coins produced in a collector uncirculated finish.
Dubbed the "2018 Classic Canadian Uncirculated 6-Coin Set" and limited to 75,000, the product includes the toonie, loonie, 50-cent, 25-cent, 10-cent and 5-cent coins.
These coins bear reverse designs of a polar bear, a common loon, Canada’s Coat of Arms, a caribou, a Bluenose schooner, and a beaver.
The following table shows the specifications of each coin.
Specifications of Coins
|Denomination||Composition||Weight (g)||Diameter (mm)||Edge||Reverse Designer|
|2 Dollar ("Toonie")||Three-ply nickel finish plated steel (outer ring); three-ply brass finish plated aluminum bronze (inner core)||6.99||28||Interrupted Serrations||Brent Townsend|
|1 Dollar ("Loonie")||Three-ply brass plated steel||6.27||26.5||Plain||Robert-Ralph Carmichael|
|50-Cent||Three-ply nickel finish plated steel||6.9||27.13||Reeded||Cathy Sabourin|
|5-Cent||3.95||21.2||Plain||G.E. Kruger Gray|
Obverses of each coin feature Susanna Blunt’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
Price, Ordering and Packaging
Priced at $26.95, the 2018 Uncirculated Set is available directly from the Royal Canadian Mint’s website at mint.ca. An affiliate link to the Mint’s traditional coin sets is right here.
Coins of the set are sealed inside a transparent film and presented in a folded card that includes specifications of the six denominations and a certificate.