Collectors will be watching their pocket change for their latest circulating commemorative coin, a $2 piece honouring the 200th anniversary of the birth of Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Launched on Jan. 11 in Kingston, Ont., the community most associated with Macdonald, the coin shows a portrait of the father of Confederation on the core, with a modern map of Canada in the background. The outer ring has the dual dates 1815 and 2015. The security features of micro-engraved maple leaves and laser etching also appear on the obverse. Continue reading →
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