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Idan's Coin Collection


The are my 1999 Millenium Coins that I have collected in my set. I found all these coins in my pocket change.
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January - The Royal Canadian Mint marked the arrival of 1999 with the official launch of the first of Canada's Millennium coins at a ceremony in St. John's, Newfoundland on New Year's Eve. Designed by Peter Ka-Kin Poon, of Aylmer, Quebec, the January coin portrays Canada's evolution in four images that, together, form the year 1999.
February - DON'T HAVE
March - March saw the launch of "The Log Drive", designed by Marjolaine Lavoie of Sept-Iles, Québec. Her coin, unveiled in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, depicts the courage and valiant contributions of the raftsmen to Canada's development and prosperity.
April - Canada's 25-cent circulation coin for April featured the work of the Inuit artist, Kenojuak Ashevak, of Cape Dorset in the Northwest Territories. Her design, called "Our Northern Heritage" was suggested for the contest by Emmanouil Kats, and is a tribute to contemporary Canadian Inuit art. The launch of this coin was part of the special celebrations to mark the creation of Nunavut on April 1st, 1999.
May - In May, the Mint unveiled "Les Voyageurs", designed by Sergiy Minenok of Surrey, British Columbia. Mr. Minenok's coin design depicts the voyageurs who travelled Canada's rivers by canoe to explore new lands and develop the fur trade. This coin was launched at the Forks in Winnipeg.
June - In May, the Mint unveiled "Les Voyageurs", designed by Sergiy Minenok of Surrey, British Columbia. Mr. Minenok's coin design depicts the voyageurs who travelled Canada's rivers by canoe to explore new lands and develop the fur trade. This coin was launched at the Forks in Winnipeg.
July - Maria H. Sarkany of Burlington, Ontario designed the July coin, called "A Nation of People." This celebration of Canadian diversity portrays six people drawn with one continuous line representing law and order, learning, teaching, the arts, the love of nature and sports. The coin was officially launched simultaneously in three different sites across Canada (Toronto, Vancouver and Montréal) to profile different ethnic communities.
August - Alzira Botelho's coin for August, "The Pioneer Spirit", reflects the spirit of the people who came from other countries to build new lives in Canada. The Edmonton artist's work was launched at an exhibit in the Western Development Pioneer Village in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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September - September's winning design, "Canada Through a Child's Eyes", was the work of a young artist, Claudia Bertrand of Beauport, Québec who was ten years old at the time. Her coin depicts three people holding hands representing peace. This coin was launched in Beauport as part of the back-to-school festivities in the student's school.
October - "A Tribute to First Nations", designed by Jason Edward Read of North Vancouver, pays tribute to the first inhabitants of Canada. The coin depicts an eagle, a bear and a killer whale representing land, water and sky. The Museum of Anthropology building at the University of British Columbia was the site of the official launch of the October coin.
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November - Brian R. Bacon's November coin design, "The Airplane Opens the North", salutes the bush plane that helped to open Northern Canada. The coin was launched at the First Air hangar in Carp, Ontario.
December - 1999 came to a close with the presentation of "This is Canada", the December coin designed by J.L. Pierre Provencher of Nicolet, Québec. This coin depicts the richness of Canada - native dwellings, cities, mountains, forests, wheat fields and the wheels of industry. The final coin in the 1999 Millennium coin series was unveiled in Charlottetown, PEI in honour of the birthplace of Confederation.
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