2017 My Canada, My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set
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2017 My Canada, My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set

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$26.95 CAD
Mintage: 75,000
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SPECIAL 50-CENT COIN DESIGN! The Canada 150 logo is on your 50-cent coin! Order today!

Join Canada's 150th birthday celebration with this must-have set that features the unique coins designed by Canadians for Canadians as part of the My Canada, My Inspiration contest. This is a great opportunity to own an amazing keepsake that celebrates everything it means to be Canadian—the wonders of our country; our achievements, character and passions; and our vision for the future.

An ideal birthday gift for child or grandchild so they can remember when Canada turned 150! Order your 8-coin set today!

Special Features:
  • UNIQUE 8-COIN UNCIRCULATED SET! Your beautiful 8-coin set includes:
    • The five winning designs from the My Canada, My Inspiration contest!
    • A coloured version of the 2017 25¢ winning coin design!
    • A GLOW-IN-THE-DARK version of the 2017 $2 winning coin design!
    • SPECIAL 50-CENT COIN DESIGN! Features the CANADA 150 logo that will forever preserve the celebratory spirit of this milestone year within your collection—to be admired and revisited for years to come!
  • A ONCE-IN-A-GENERATION SET! Your 8-coin set highlights a unique event in Canada in which the public designed and selected its national coinage!
  • A UNIQUE PORTRAIT OF CANADA AT THIS HISTORIC MILESTONE! A wonderful way to express one's pride in Canada's 150th that will be cherished by generations to come.
  • CAREFULLY HAND-SELECTED! Every coin has been carefully hand-selected to ensure you get the best samples of their kind—including the colour versions of the 25-cent and $2 coins and the special 50-cent coin!
  • LIMITED WORLDWIDE MINTAGE! Only a limited number of the 2017 My Canada, My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set will be made. Order today before they're all gone!
  • EYE-CATCHING GRAPHIC PACKAGING! The certificate and all eight coins are enclosed together in the graphic packaging that fits perfectly in your uncirculated collector binder.

About the coins:
  • 5¢ – LIVING TRADITIONS:
    Gerald Gloade reimagines the quintessential Canadian beaver in the traditional style of the Algonkian, celebrating 150 years of cultures meeting, sharing and evolving together.
  • 10¢ – WINGS OF PEACE:
    Amy Choi captures our spirit of peacekeeping in a stylized design featuring an iconic maple leaf in the beak of a dove.
  • 25¢ – HOPE FOR A GREEN FUTURE:
    Joelle Wong shares a child's hope for Canada's abundant nature to be preserved for years to come. Its playful design features a pair of hands bringing life to a plant that connects all living things—represented by some notable Canadian animals.
  • 50¢ - Canada 150 Logo:
    Includes the Heritage Canada, Canada 150 logo.
  • $1 – CONNECTING A NATION:
    Wesley Klassen pays tribute to the railways that have brought our country together—and the many impressive landmarks along Canada's rail routes.
  • $2 – DANCE OF THE SPIRITS:
    Timothy Hsia celebrates the wonders of Canada with an evocative design featuring the Northern Lights—which the Cree peoples called "the dance of the spirits".

Order today!

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2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set
 
4.2

(based on 284 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (156)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (69)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (16)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (187)
  • Good value (155)
  • Unique (144)
  • Great quality (139)
  • One of A kind (105)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (38)
  • Difficult to personalize (23)
  • Poor quality (17)
  • Poor personalization (13)
  • Too small (6)

Best Uses

  • Gift (120)
  • Gift for child (117)
  • Special occasion (85)
  • Holiday gift (64)
  • Wedding gift (26)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Quality driven (153), Budget shopper (100)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (158), Yes (117)

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5.0

a-one i bought 3

By rufus

from durham,ontario,canada

About Me Bargain Hunter

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Good Value
  • Great Quality
  • One Of A Kind
  • Unique

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Gift For Adult
    • Gift For Child
    • Special Occasion

    Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

    they were perfect

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Happy Birthday Canada

    By Online Shopper

    from Lake Country B.C. Canada

    About Me Bargain Hunter, Quality Driven

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Good Value
    • Great Quality
    • One Of A Kind

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift For Adult
      • Gift For Child
      • Holiday Gift
      • Special Occasion
      • Wedding/Anniversary Gift

      Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

      This was a treat for my husband who loves to have every new coin. A special year remembered in coins is perfect.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Very nice coin.

      By Taffy

      from B.C Canada

      About Me Collecor

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Great Quality
      • Unique

      Cons

      • Expensive

      Best Uses

      • Collector

      Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

      Collector

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Happy 150 Canada

      By KJ

      from BC.

      About Me Bargain Hunter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • One Of A Kind
      • Unique

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Keep sake

        Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

        The coin set is great. The tracking or lack of tracking through Canada Post could use some upgrading....also took over 3 weeks to arrive once shipping email was sent.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Great Product

        By Jamie

        from Welland, Ontario

        About Me Bargain Hunter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Great Quality
        • One Of A Kind
        • Unique

        Cons

        • Expensive
        • Should Come With A Display Stand

        Best Uses

        • Special Occasion

        Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

        Purchased as commemorative keepsake of Canada's 150th Birthday.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        1.0

        Buy it again? I didn't get it the first time!

        By thepencillady

        from Dieppe, NB

        About Me Collector for the fun of it

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Difficult the buy before they get sold out

          Best Uses

          • Special representation of our country

          Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

          This would have been a gift to myself...

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          5.0

          Newest coins

          By Naly

          from Cochrane, Alberta

          About Me Quality Driven

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Good Value
          • Great Quality
          • One Of A Kind
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gift For Adult
            • Gift For Child
            • Holiday Gift
            • Special Occasion
            • Wedding/Anniversary Gift

            Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

            I really love the new coins

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            1.0

            Overpriced and packaging is terrible

            By April Wong

            from Langley BC

            About Me Quality Driven

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Expensive
              • Poor Quality
              • Terrible shipping

              Best Uses

                Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

                This product is expensive for what you get. The face value is way lower but we bought it because it was the only package with the special 50 cents Canada 150 logo. We thought it would at least have the display card to go with it but it came in just the basic plastic sleeves and a flimsy envelope. We bought 2 sets and it was mailed as regular Canada Post with no signature required. Not a secure shipment for something this expensive. Disappointing.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                Great Value

                By Darron

                from Calgary

                About Me Quality Driven

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Value

                Cons

                • Poor Personalization

                Best Uses

                • Gift For Adult
                • Gift For Child
                • Holiday Gift
                • Special Occasion
                • Wedding/Anniversary Gift

                Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

                Love the coins just wish the packaging was better.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                5 coin single packet set better presentation than 8 coin set

                By Keepast

                from Asheville NC

                About Me Quality Driven

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Unique

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Gift For Adult

                  Comments about 2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set:

                  Disappointed in 2 packet presentation vs single packet set

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

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                  • Q:

                    When will this set be available online again?
                    Asked on 7/16/2017 by Janet from AB

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    can we order just the card sku number 23932-08374
                    Asked on 6/29/2017 by John from Alberta

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Hi John,

                      The card of the "2017 My Canada My Inspiration Uncirculated 8-Coin Set" is not sold separately, but we do have a "Free Official Canada 150 Collector Card" that holds all the coins except the 50 cent coin. Here's the link to the product page; http://www.mint.ca/store/campaign/MCMIEmptyCollectorCard-6900014

                      Answered on 6/30/2017 by Chad from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    Hi! how many glow in the dark toonies were made. Thanks
                    Asked on 6/28/2017 by Love Gold from Foothills AB.

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Thank you for your question!
                      We have made 3 million coloured $2 coins for circulation.

                      Answered on 6/29/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    Hi Will we eventually find all of these coins in circulation?
                    Or these are exclusive to be found only on Mint.ca
                    Asked on 6/26/2017 by Alvin from ON

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Hello and thank you for your question!

                      Yes all of these coins (with the exception of the 50 cent coin) have been released into general circulation for you to search for in your change.

                      Answered on 6/27/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    Where can I buy the glow in the dark twoonie roll?
                    I am a member of the Mint collector.
                    Asked on 6/20/2017 by Jane from Aurora on

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Hi Jane,

                      We're not selling individual rolls of only the glow-in-the-dark $2 coin. But there are some in the $2 roll that's part of our "2017 My Canada, My Inspiration Special Wrap Roll Collection" (item # 157556). Here's the link to the product page; http://www.mint.ca/store/campaign/SpecialWrapRoll2017MCMI-7000022. Included in the $2 special wrap roll are both the non-coloured and glow-in-the-dark coloured versions of the Dance of the Spirits $2 coin!

                      Answered on 6/21/2017 by Chad from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    Do these coins come sealed? Or loose?
                    Asked on 6/19/2017 by Hugh from ON

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Hello and thank you for your question!
                      These coins some sealed in plastic sleeves that you can remove from the folder to view the coins.

                      Answered on 6/20/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    I bought the My Canada, My Inspiration 8 coin set for my kids. But the coin holder you have to hold the collection (free) does not have a spot for the 50 cent piece? Do you have individual coin holders for these? Or an alternate holder?
                    Asked on 6/18/2017 by Tim from Hamilton

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Hi Tim,

                      We do not have coin holders or capsules for 50 cent (circulation) coins. However, you could display the My Canada, My Inspiration 8 coin set with a 50 cent coin in one of the floating frames we sell. Either the 240 mm x 240 mm x 34 mm size or the 270 mm x 222 mm x 34 mm size would fit the coin set with the 50 cent coin beside, above or below. Here's the link to our accessories page to see the frames; http://www.mint.ca/store/buy/accessories_coins-cat120008

                      Answered on 6/19/2017 by Chad from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    Do all of the coloured toonies glow in the dark??
                    Asked on 6/9/2017 by Lola from Halifax

                    2 answers

                    • A:

                      No. What you see is what you get. Did you even read the desc?

                      Answered on 6/16/2017 by anonymous from undisclosed
                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Hello and thank you for your question.
                      Yes that is correct! The coloured $2 coin in your set glows in the dark. Please ensure it is exposed to light for a few hours before bringing it into a dark room to see the glow.

                      Answered on 6/12/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
                  • Q:

                    RE: My Canada My Inspriation set

                    On the website it gives a little information about each coin and the designer name. Why is a print out of this info not included with coin set?
                    Asked on 5/31/2017 by Arlie from Chilliwack, BC

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    What is the difference between circulated and uncirculated coins? Any visible difference?
                    Asked on 5/23/2017 by ZZ from QC

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Hello and thank you for your question!
                      Coins that you find in circulation versus the coins that you find packaged in your uncirculated set are the same. However the coins in your set were packages right after being struck and were not put into circulation first.

                      Answered on 5/24/2017 by Erica (Product Team) from Ottawa
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                  Specifications

                  • No.157734

                  2 dollars (Glow-in-the-dark)

                  • Composition three-ply nickel finish plated steel (outer ring); three-ply brass finish plated aluminum bronze (inner core)
                  • Finish uncirculated
                  • Weight (g) 6.99
                  • Diameter (mm) 28
                  • Edgeinterrupted serrations
                  • ArtistTimothy Hsia (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                  2 dollars

                  • Composition three-ply nickel finish plated steel (outer ring); three-ply brass finish plated aluminum bronze (inner core)
                  • Finish uncirculated
                  • Weight (g) 6.99
                  • Diameter (mm) 28
                  • Edgeinterrupted serrations
                  • ArtistTimothy Hsia (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                  1 dollar

                  • Composition three-ply brass plated steel
                  • Finish uncirculated
                  • Weight (g) 6.27
                  • Diameter (mm) 26.5
                  • Edgeplain
                  • ArtistWesley Klassen (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                  50 cents

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

                  25 cents (coloured)

                  • Composition three-ply nickel finish plated steel
                  • Finish uncirculated
                  • Weight (g) 4.4
                  • Diameter (mm) 23.88
                  • Edgeserrated
                  • ArtistJoelle Wong (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                  25 cents

                  • Composition three-ply nickel finish plated steel
                  • Finish uncirculated
                  • Weight (g) 4.4
                  • Diameter (mm) 23.88
                  • Edgeserrated
                  • ArtistJoelle Wong (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                  10 cents

                  • Composition three-ply nickel finish plated steel
                  • Finish uncirculated
                  • Weight (g) 1.75
                  • Diameter (mm) 18.03
                  • Edgeserrated
                  • ArtistAmy Choi (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

                  5 cents

                  • Composition three-ply nickel finish plated steel
                  • Finish uncirculated
                  • Weight (g) 3.95
                  • Diameter (mm) 21.2
                  • Edgeplain
                  • ArtistGerald Gloade (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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