75th anniversary of CBC/Radio-Canada - Cupro-Nickel Coin (2011)

Mintage While Supplies Last
$29.95 CAD

Only available until August 31. Includes a full-colour booklet looking back at 75 years of CBC/Radio-Canada's landmark moments, innovations, and icons.

Tune in to the pride and celebration.
For 75 years, Canada’s public broadcaster has contributed to the nation’s identity by broadcasting the diverse stories of this country’s people. Despite today’s everchanging media environment, CBC/Radio-Canada continues to give all Canadians the opportunity to share their experiences in brand new ways. Be inspired by CBC/Radio-Canada’s exciting future and join this special anniversary celebration.

The microphone depicted on this coin was created by CBC/Radio-Canada for the Royal Tour of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1939. It was designed for outdoor broadcasts, and its special wind-resisting device — commonplace today—represented a major technological advance. This microphone is a reminder of the past and a testament to CBC/Radio-Canada’s commitment to overcoming challenges, creating new technologies, and breaking new ground.

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