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The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) launched the Olympic Snowboarding 25-cent coin into circulation on Feb. 20, 2008. Now the Mint is offering a special limited edition $25 silver hologram snowboarding coin as well.

$25 Sterling Silver Hologram Snowboarding Coin from the Royal Canadian Mint

Like its circulating 25-cent cousin, the innovative hologram coin celebrates the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The $25 sterling silver coin is part of the Silver Hologram Coin Series, which includes 15 different designs or themes. The snowboarding theme is the first for 2008 and the sixth in the hologram series that will continue through the end of 2009. Only 45,000 coins will be minted for each theme.

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Today, Feb. 20, 2008, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) announced the release of the first circulating 25-cent Olympic coin of 2008. The quarter-dollar showcases the sport of snowboarding and is the sixth released in a series of seventeen circulating coins commemorating the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

The Royal Canadian Mint Launches First Olympic 25-Cent Circulation Coin of 2008 featuring the sport of snowboarding.

Up to 22 million of the snowboarding coins are expected to enter circulation. In addition to receiving the coins in daily change, the 25-cent coins are available through RBC, a Premier National Partner, and participating gas stations of Petro-Canada, a National Partner of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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