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Idan's Coin Collection


These are the millennium quarters that were issues for 2000. I found all these coins in my pocket change.
- The coin, designed by Randy Trantau illustrates the nation’s pledge to protect its natural treasures for future generations. The design represents the artist’s hope for the environment in the next 1,000 years — clean air, fresh water, healthy wildlife and thriving forests.
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January, Pride - The Royal Canadian Mint celebrated the arrival of the year 2000 by launching “the first coin of the new century” at ceremonies in two Canadian centres — Ottawa and Winnipeg. Designed by Donald F. Warkentin, the coin embodies Canadian pride with the beloved maple leaf adorned with a flowing ribbon and three smaller leaves to mark the year 2000.
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February, Ingenuity - The coin was designed by John Jaciw who was inspired by the hope of the future prosperity of Canada. The coin celebrates Canadian ingenuity, representing a model society — prosperous farms; innovative cities; rapid, safe transportation; and an eye toward space.
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March, Achievement - Designed by Daryl Dorosz, the coin tells a story about Canada’s journey forward in time. The coin embraces future human achievement as Canada moves beyond Earth to forge new ground in space research and development. A stylized arrow forming a rocket points to a sky full of stars, illustrating our visions for the future and our inevitable accomplishments.
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April, Health - Designed by Anny Wassef, the coin symbolizes the hope that our profound commitment to medical research will enable Canadians to enjoy long and prosperous lives.
May, Natural Legacy - The coin, designed by Randy Trantau illustrates the nation’s pledge to protect its natural treasures for future generations. The design represents the artist’s hope for the environment in the next 1,000 years — clean air, fresh water, healthy wildlife and thriving forests.
June, Harmony - The design for the coin makes the symbol of Canada, the maple leaf, into a symbol of how people can live together in peace and unity. The coin celebrates the Canadian mosaic — a tapestry of cultures and beliefs joined together to carry the nation forward. The coin was unveiled at Markville Secondary School, as part of the CBC Extreme Attitudes Against Drinking and Driving program, sponsored by the Royal Canadian Mint. As part of the program, more than 270,000 graduating high school students across Canada received the "Harmony " 25-cent coin in a special Extreme Attitudes "quarter card" to be used on their prom night. These quarter cards served as a symbolic reminder to never drink and drive, but to call for a safe ride home.
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July, Celebration - Designed by Laura Paxton, the coin captures the spirit of Canada, a nation that is now and always will be celebrated by its people. The fireworks represent the celebration of Canada’s birthday for many years to come.
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August, Family - The coin was designed by Wade Stephen Baker as a tribute to the family, the fabric of Canadian society. The depiction of two wolves symbolizes togetherness. The launch event was held in the Squamish Nation Recreation Centre in North Vancouver.
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September, Wisdom - Designed by Cezar Serbanescu, the coin reflects the gift of wisdom being passed down as a beacon for future generations. The older person represents the last millennium sharing our Canadian heritage — symbolized by the maple leaf — with the new millennium, embodied by youth.
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October - DON'T HAVE
November, Freedom - Designed by Cathy Vinish, the coin honours Canada’s founding values of freedom, peace and security that will guide our children to a bright future. The children symbolize our future; hands raised in joy and freedom, yet joined in unity. They are faceless as they represent children of all ages and races that make up our country. They are standing on a maple leaf that symbolizes Canada; a solid foundation that offers its people freedom, security, protection and strength.
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December, Community - Designed by Michelle Thibodeau, the coin portrays Canada’s continuing leadership and contributions to the global community. The design depicts the earth — represented by a map of Canada — surrounded by homes, trees and other elements of community.
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