Glow-in-the-dark toonie

This item appears on page 44 of the August 2017 issue.
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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.

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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.