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Idan's Coin Collection

These are the coins that I have that are the standard coins used here in Canada. So I can get any one of them, any time to trade for other coins.(Excluding the 50 cent coin).
FrontDescriptionSpecifications
1 Cent coin- 1932 - I got this coin from the cash register of a store I worked at.
1 Cent Coin - The one cent coin features two maple leaves on a sprig. Distinctive in Canada's natural landscape, the maple tree is a rich source of maple syrup and was a major contributor to the development of the forestry industry. The leaf is also featured on the Canadian flag and the Coat of Arms of Canada. Diameter: 21.2 mm
Thickness: 1.76
Edge: Milled.
I have the 1 cent coin in the following years: 1942, 1953, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1968 - 1970, 1972, 1974 - 1980, 1982 - 1991, 1993 - 2001, 2003
5 Cent Coin - The five cent coin shows a beaver poised on a log on its lodge, visible as a mound of earth rising out of the water. From the days of the first Canadian explorers, pelts of the beaver were in much demand to satisfy European fashion tastes in fur hats. The beaver design was created by Canadian artist G.E. Kruger Gray and was first used in 1937. Widely recognized as an emblem of Canada, the beaver has adorned the shield of the Hudson's Bay Company, the armorial bearings of Quebec City and the city of Montreal, Canada's first postage stamp - the "Three Penny Beaver", and countless commercial products.Diameter: 20 mm
Thickness: 3 m
Edge: Milled
Year of issue:1980
I have the 5 cent coin in the following years: 1958, 1960, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971 - 1980, 1982 - 1991, 1993 - 2001, 2003
10 Cent Coin - The ten cent coin bears the image of the legendary schooner, the Bluenose. The Bluenose design was created by Canadian artist Emmanuel Hahn and was first used in 1937. Diameter: 18.03 mm
Thickness: 1.22 mm
Edge: Milled
25 Cent Coin - The twenty-five-cent coin features the head of a caribou, an ideal representative of Canadian wildlife. A gregarious, curious animal, it is a familiar sight in northern Canada. It travels in bands of ten to fifty - and in herds of up to 100,000 during migration.Diameter: 23.88 mm
Thickness: 1.58 mm
Edge: Milled
50 Cent Coin - The original design of the two dollar coin shows an adult polar bear in early summer on an ice floe. Native to northern Canada and the Arctic, it is North America’s largest land-based carnivore. A full-grown male sometimes attains a total length of nearly 3 metres (9.5 feet) and weighs up to about 725 kilos (1,600 pounds).Diameter: 27.13 mm
Thickness: 1.95 mm
Edge: Smooth
Year of issue: 2002
1 Dollar Coin - Canada's fifty cent coin bears the Coat of Arms of Canada and honours four founding nations of Canada: England, Scotland, Ireland and France. The inscription, "A Mari usque ad Mare", means "from sea to sea"; the second inscription, "Desiderantes meliorem patriam", means “they desire a better country”. Diameter: 26.5 mm
Thickness: 1.75 mm
Edge: Smooth
2 Dollar Coin - The original design of the two dollar coin shows an adult polar bear in early summer on an ice floe. Native to northern Canada and the Arctic, it is North America’s largest land-based carnivore. A full-grown male sometimes attains a total length of nearly 3 metres (9.5 feet) and weighs up to about 725 kilos (1,600 pounds).Diameter: 28 mm
Thickness: 1.8 mm
Edge: Alternates Smooth and Milled
Year of issue:1996

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