One of the events that marked 2022 was undoubtedly the death of Queen Elizabeth II, her death was mourned by the whole world, but it touched in a special way the countries that are part of the Commonwealth, such as Canada, in which she She was the head of state. … for 70 years.
And it is that Queen Elizabeth was always a character present in the history of the ‘Great White North’, so it is no longer surprising that they want to immortalize her on their coins; The Royal Canadian Mint has announced that it will launch a new collection of Canadian coins to celebrate the “extraordinary life and reign” of the late monarch.
a dazzling collection
To make this recognition even more spectacular, a magnificent collection of coins made of precious metals has been prepared.
Silver, gold and platinum coins bring seven decades of history to life by featuring timeless symbols of the late Queen’s reign, while other priceless memorabilia reveal a more intimate portrait of the Queen that Canadians have known for generations .
Featuring a special tribute obverse featuring the four effigies printed on Canadian coins, these numismatic treasures will be introduced to the public during 2023. 2022 $5 Fine Silver Coin: A Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, the first issue of this souvenir collection, as well as the special 2022 $2 Wrap Roll – in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, both of which are available now.
“The passing of Queen Elizabeth II is an important event that the Mint recognizes with respect and dignity,” said Mary LeMay, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint. “In honor of her historic reign, our numismatic collection is both a thank you and a farewell to the late queen for her unbroken years of service.”
the following releases
These two coins are just the first of 13 to form part of the Queen Elizabeth II Reign Collection.
While the $5 coin and $2 special wrap roll are available for purchase now, the following marked with an asterisk are only pre-orderable at this time:
- 2022 $20 Fine Silver Coin – A Sense of Duty, A Lifetime of Service*
- 2022 $300 Pure Platinum Coin: Royal Cipher of Queen Elizabeth II*
- 2022 $200 Pure Gold Coin: Royal Cipher of Queen Elizabeth II*
- 2022 $20 Fine Silver Coin: The Royal Cipher of Queen Elizabeth II
- 2022 Fine Silver 3-Coin Set – A Tribute to an Extraordinary Life*
- 2022 Special Edition Proof Silver Dollar: The Imperial State Crown*
- 2022 $50 Fine Silver Coin: Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II
- 2022 $50 Fine Silver Coin – Reign of Queen Elizabeth II
- 2022 $250 Pure Gold Coin: Imperial State Crown*
- 2022 $20 Fine Silver Coin: Imperial State Crown*
- The 2023 Collectors Edition Uncirculated Coin Set
- 2023 Collector’s Edition Uncirculated Special Wrap Roll Set
- 2023 Collector’s Edition Unaired 50 Cent Special Wrapper Roll.