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7-Coin Set - 2021 Canada Insulin - 100th Anniversary of the Discovery Colorized Coins GEM BU in its Original Government Packaging

7-Coin Set - 2021 Canada Insulin - 100th Anniversary of the Discovery Colorized Coins GEM BU OGP
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Why purchase this 7-coin 2021 Canadian Discovery of Insulin Set?

This stunning 7-piece 2021 Royal Canadian Mint Set features five circulating coins of Canada, along with a pair of commemorative single year of issue coins designed in tribute to the 100th Anniversary of the discovery of insulin at the University of Toronto.

  • Each coin in the seven-piece set is 2021 dated, and crafted from a basemetal alloy with a brilliant uncirculated finish.
  • The set includes two examples of the bi-metal $2 Discovery of Insulin coin, one of which is accented with blue color.
  • A laser etched maple leaf security mark appears on the reverse of the one dollar and two dollar coins.
  • The set was crafted at the Winnipeg branch of the Royal Canadian Mint.
  • The coins will arrive as packaged by the Mint, in a stylish foil-stamped display card.

Gorgeously Detailed Canadian Coinage Imagery

Obverse: Centrally located on each obverse is the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, designed by award-winning Canadian portrait artist Susanna Blunt in 2003. Inscriptions include "ELIZABETH II" and "D. G. REGINA."

Reverse: The reverse designs vary by denomination, depicting a polar bear on the traditional $2 coin, a common loon ($1), a caribou (25 cents), a bluenose sailing vessel (10 cents) and a beaver (5 cents). The Discovery of Insulin $2 commemorative coin features an array of scientific instruments and a maple leaf to represent the University of Toronto. The image includes a diagram of insulin at work within the bloodstream, with insulin illustrated in its monomeric form above.

Beautiful Brilliant Uncirculated Set

The 2021 Canada Discovery of Insulin 100th Anniversary Commemorative seven-piece set presented in ungraded, Brilliant Uncirculated (GEM BU) condition, each coin featuring a superb strike, expertly finished surfaces and sensational eye appeal. The coins are housed in a graphic folio-style package, which includes a Certificate of Authenticity accompanied by fascinating facts about the discovery, how insulin works, and how it has improved lives in the one hundred years since its development.

This brilliant uncirculated 2021 Canada Discovery of Insulin 100th Anniversary 7-Coin Commemorative Set will be an exciting addition to your collection!

This 7-Coin Set - 2021 Canada Insulin - 100th Anniversary of the Discovery Colorized Coins GEM BU OGP is proudly minted by the Royal Canadian Mint. The Royal Canadian Mint was founded in 1908 as a branch of The Royal Mint.

Year of Issue:2021
Mint:Royal Canadian Mint
Quantity:7-Coin Set
Grading Service:Uncertified
Grade:GEM BU
Packaging:Original Government Packaging
Composition:Base Metal
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Effigy
Reverse Design:Insulin and Maple
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