Glow-in-the-dark toonie

This item appears on page 44 of the August 2017 issue.
This is subscriber only post.
Get one year of online-only access — only $15!
Below is a sample of the article.
Please login or subscribe to ITN to read the entire post.

If you would like to read an issue from the archives that is free to nonsubscribers click here.

In honor of Canada’s sesquicentennial in 2017, the Canadian Mint has released a glow-in-the-dark “toonie,” or 2-dollar coin. It is the world’s first glow-in-the-dark coin created for general circulation. The obverse face of the coin depicts Queen Elizabeth II, while the reverse is an image of two people canoeing underneath a glowing display of the northern lights.

Please login or subscribe to ITN to read the entire post.

In honor of Canada’s sesquicentennial in 2017, the Canadian Mint has released a glow-in-the-dark “toonie,” or 2-dollar coin. It is the world’s first glow-in-the-dark coin created for general circulation. The obverse face of the coin depicts Queen Elizabeth II, while the reverse is an image of two people canoeing underneath a glowing display of the northern lights.