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81% SOLD! 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack

$49.95 CAD
Mintage: 35,000
STATUS:
Canada and US only
81% SOLD!

A MUST-HAVE DUO FOR CANADA 150! Order today!

Celebrate Canada's 150th with this must-have pack of two specially wrapped rolls of coins you won't find in your pocket change. It features two versions of the tradition-rich 50-cent coin: the timeless design featuring Canada's official Coat of Arms, alongside another one bearing Canadian Heritage's official CANADA 150 logo!

Only twice in its history has the 50-cent coin featured a special commemorative design, and you can be the proud owner of the third special-issue in 80 years! It features the winning design from Canadian Heritage's contest that invited Canadian students to create a logo for Canada's 150th anniversary—the first public design to ever appear on this denomination!

Receive two 2017 50-cent special wrap rolls in one purchase! Order today!

Special features:
  • A FIRST! Your pack includes two special wrap rolls of the 50-cent coin in two designs—the traditional Coat of Arms design plus the special CANADA 150 issue!
  • UNIQUE! These coins are not available in circulation and can only be acquired as special keepsakes like this one!
  • TWENTY-FIVE 50-CENT COINS PER ROLL! Each coin roll includes twenty-five 50-cent coins in a special commemorative wrap.
  • LIMITED MINTAGE! Limited to 35,000 two-coin roll packs worldwide!

Designs:

Largely unchanged since 1959, the reverse design of Canada's classic 50-cent coin features the Canadian Coat of Arms. The history of our nation is powerfully conveyed through each of the richly symbolic elements—particularly within the shield, where a sprig of maple leaves represents Canadians of all origins while the upper portions honour the founding nations. On one side, a lion holds a lance with the Union Jack; on the other, a unicorn holds the royal flag of France. Saint Edward's crown above the crowned lion represents the monarch as Canada's Head of State, while beneath it all, a scroll reads Canada's unifying motto, "A MARI USQUE AD MARE" (From Sea to Sea).

On the reverse of the special commemorative issue, Ariana Cuvin of Toronto, Ontario, has transformed a maple leaf into an eye-catching mosaic representing Confederation. The four diamond shapes connected to the stem symbolize the original provinces that formed Confederation in 1867 (Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), while the remaining 9 shapes represent the provinces and territories that followed. Combined, they form the iconic symbol that represents unity, freedom and peace for people around the world—an ideal that is now 150 years proud!

50¢ – Canada 150:
Paired with the classic design featuring the Coat of Arms of Canada, the commemorative issue bears Canadian Heritage's official CANADA 150 logo by Ariana Cuvin of Toronto, Ont. Four diamond shapes connected to the stem symbolize the original provinces of Confederation, while the 9 shapes represent the provinces and territories that followed.

50¢ – The Coat of Arms of Canada:
Paired with the commemorative issue which bears the Canadian Heritage's official Canada 150 logo, the reverse design of Canada's classic 50-cent coin features the Canadian Coat of Arms. The history of our nation is powerfully conveyed through each of the richly symbolic elements.

Packaging:

Each of your 50-cent coins is wrapped in a special illustrated paper.

Order today!

Reviews

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2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack
 
4.0

(based on 218 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (109)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (51)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (25)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (11)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (22)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (102)
  • Unique (77)
  • Good value (71)
  • Great quality (69)
  • One of A kind (61)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (37)
  • Difficult to personalize (11)
  • Poor quality (11)
  • Common (3)
  • Poor personalization (3)

Best Uses

  • Gift (55)
  • Gift for child (39)
  • Memorabilia (32)
  • Special occasion (32)
  • Adults (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality driven (95), Budget shopper (53), Collector (39), Grandparent (16), Parent of two or more children (15)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (174), Yes (35)

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5.0

Great coins commemorating Canada's150 birthday.

By Alphabet

from Innisfil, Ontario, Canada

About Me Collector, Grandparent, Parent of Two or More Children

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Authentic
  • Detailed
  • Displays Well
  • Mint Condition
  • Rare

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Adults
    • Hobby
    • Lifetime
    • Memorabilia

    Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

    Coins wrapped and in roles. Kept together to avoid damage.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    1.0

    I'm still not impressed.

    By Don

    from Campbell River, BC

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Adults
        • Lifetime
        • Memorabilia
        • Older Children
        • Young Children

        Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

        This order took four tries and four months to get the order right. The problem was that some of the rolls came with the queen's head on both side of the roll, so couldn't tell what was inside. Or the rolls came with either the coat of arms or the maple leaf on both ends of the roll. You had a 80 % failure rate, 4 out of 5 were wrong. To me this results in poor quality control and a lack of self esteem or attitude for the business. A private or small company couldn't survive very long with the postal rates as they are, even with your discount with Canada Post. You have seriously lost money on this transaction. With the added bonus that you have generated a bad public relation on my end. You have not even offer an apology for the delay or any inconvenience.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        great

        By none

        from winnipeg

        About Me Collector

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Mint Condition

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adults
          • Hobby

          Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

          i,m very happy with the coins,great for a gift

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          4.0

          Nice keepsake for the 150 birthday

          By DT

          from Ontario

          About Me Parent of Two or More Children, Working Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Authentic
          • Mint Condition

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Memorabilia

            Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

            One of several mint 2017 - 150 birthday keepsakes.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            2.0

            A joke

            By dblackinsk

            from Regina,sk

            About Me Collector

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Mint Condition

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adults
              • Hobby

              Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

              The MINT is an absolute joke, overpriced product, horrendous shipping charges and GST on coins, what a joke.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              5.0

              I love them!

              By shoe the collector

              from Fergus, Ontario.

              About Me Collector

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Authentic
              • Mint Condition
              • Rare

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Adults
                • Lifetime
                • Memorabilia

                Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

                One set was a gift the other was for me. The mint should have done a far more exclusive packaging program on your coin sets. After all you must agree that all the sets look pretty cheap the way the were presented. My opinion!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                4.0

                I would buy items some kinds like this.

                By no nickname

                from Richmond Hill On

                About Me Stay at Home Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Displays Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Lifetime
                  • Older Children

                  Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

                  Save it for my son.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  I would buy this item again

                  By Doug1939Ford

                  from Sharon, Ontario

                  About Me Collector, Grandparent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Authentic
                  • Detailed
                  • Displays Well
                  • Mint Condition
                  • Rare

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Adults
                    • Hobby

                    Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

                    50 cent pieces are not very common and i have been saving them since I was a Kid.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Christmas gift...!

                    By Crunchie

                    from Alta.

                    About Me Collector

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Displays Well
                    • Mint Condition
                    • Rare

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adults
                      • Hobby
                      • Lifetime
                      • Older Children
                      • Teens
                      • Young Children

                      Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

                      For my niece 's at Christmas...!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      5.0

                      Excellent, service and returns.

                      By Denis

                      from Quebec,Canada.

                      About Me Stay at Home Parent

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Displays Well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Adults
                        • Memorabilia

                        Comments about 2017 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack:

                        This is an investement ,for the futur.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        • Q:

                          What happen to the packaging 4 ends show Queen's effigy ? Read many reviews apparently someone screwed up or may be a sleep at the job. How can you fix this problem? If I send them back I may not be able to reorder product. This is not the first time this problem has occurred. I plan on going to mint in late June if I take them with mecane someonr fix the packaging?
                          Asked on 4/23/2017 by rags from Sydney NS

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Thank you for your question.
                            Due large volumes and the automated assembly process associated with this product, we cannot control how the coins are wrapped in these rolls. The order of the coins will vary. We are looking into potential future solutions for this type of product.
                            If you are unsatisfied with your product, you may exchange it or return our product at the boutique when you visit in June.

                            Answered on 5/2/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                        • Q:

                          I would like to place an order but notice that I the Q & A, several people state that their coin rolls came with only one side of the coin showing on both ends... Has this been Identified as an issue at your end, and rectified? I would like to make sure that my rolls show the Obverse as well as the Reverse of the coin.
                          Asked on 4/20/2017 by pbw from abc from Alberta

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Thank you for your question.
                            Due large volumes and the automated assembly process associated with this product, we cannot control how the coins are wrapped in these rolls. The order of the coins will vary.
                            We are looking into potential future solutions for this type of product.

                            Answered on 5/2/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                        • Q:

                          Are the coins randomly allocated to the rolls - or should I expect an equal number of each design. If allocated randomly, I suppose that there is the (albeit extremely rare) possibility of receiving all of one design, presumably not the maple leaf design.
                          Asked on 4/19/2017 by John from London, ON

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Hello and thank you for your question.
                            You will receive an equal number of each design. One roll will contain only the Coat of Arms design and the other roll will contain only the Canada 150 logo design.
                            I hope this helps clarify your question.

                            Answered on 4/30/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                        • Q:

                          Is this a single design with the Coat of Arms on one side and the Canada 150 logo on the other side, or are there two designs, one with the Coat of Arms on one side and the image of the Monarch on the other side, second with Canada 150 logo on one side and the image of the Monarch on the other side?
                          Asked on 4/19/2017 by Ed from Surrey BC

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Thank you for your question.

                            There are 2 different designs:
                            On one coin you will find the Coat of Arms of Canada on the reverse side and the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse side.
                            On the other coin you will find the new Canada 150 official logo on the reverse side and the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse side.

                            Answered on 4/28/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                        • Q:

                          I just received the 50-Cent Special Wrap Roll Pack, the 150th Anniversary Edition roll shows both the Obverse and the Reverse sides however the Classic roll shows both Obverse sides on each side of the roll. Am I able to exchange the Classic roll for one that has both the Obverse and Reverse sides showing?
                          Asked on 4/18/2017 by Jay Dong from Winnipeg, MB

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Thank you for your question.
                            Due large volumes and the automated assembly process associated with this product, we cannot control how the coins are wrapped in these rolls. The order of the coins will vary. We are looking into potential future solutions for this type of product.
                            If you are unsatisfied with your product, you may exchange it or return our product.

                            Answered on 5/2/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                        • Q:

                          So confused. Is the coat of arms and the stylized leaf on either side of both rolls or is the Queen on the reverse or what? It never describes properly what is on the face and what is on the reverse of each roll of coins.
                          Asked on 4/15/2017 by Newbie the Nancy from Canada

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Thank you for your question.
                            On one coin you will find the Coat of Arms of Canada on the reverse side and the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse side.
                            On the other coin you will find the new Canada 150 official logo on the reverse side and the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse side.

                            Answered on 4/25/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                        • Q:

                          I would like to get one of each of the $0.50s but not a whole role of each. Will this be available? I already have the 12 coin set and was surprised that the $0.50s were not included in the larger coin set.

                          I also have the two special $3 coins (Spirit of Canada and Heart of Our Nation) as well as the 2017 Proof Pure Silver Dollar - 150th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation so am trying to get one of each of the special coins for Canada's150th anniversary.
                          Asked on 4/5/2017 by palmbear from Toronto Ontario

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Hello and thank you for your question.

                            Unfortunately we cannot release product details before their launch, but at the moment there are no plans to release these coins individually. They are available in rolls and also in the Uncirculated Coin Set.

                            Answered on 4/18/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                        • Q:

                          Is the bottom half of the Canada 150 50 cent shaded as it seems so in the photo?
                          Asked on 4/4/2017 by Marty the newbie

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Hello Marty,
                            Please note that the images we use are mockups. The bottom of the Canada 150, 50-Cent is not shaded as it may appear in the photo.

                            Thank you,
                            Sabrina

                            Answered on 4/5/2017 by Sabrina (Product Team) from Ottawa
                        • Q:

                          Is the mintage (35,000) for the pair or for each rolls
                          Asked on 3/30/2017 by Jake the newbee from Bathurst N.B.

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Hi Jake,

                            There are 35,000 pairs of the rolls produced.

                            Answered on 3/31/2017 by Chad from Ottawa
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                        Specifications

                        • No.157747

                        50 cents (Canada 150 Official Logo)

                        • Composition three-ply nickel plated steel
                        • Finish circulation
                        • Weight (g) 6.9
                        • Diameter (mm) 27.13
                        • Edgeserrated
                        • ArtistSusanna Blunt (obverse)

                        50 cents (Coat of Arms of Canada)

                        • Composition three-ply nickel finish plated steel
                        • Finish circulation
                        • Weight (g) 6.9
                        • Diameter (mm) 27.13
                        • Edgeserrated
                        • ArtistSusanna Blunt (obverse)

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