Seller: talismancoins (8,304) 99.8%, Location: Saint Louis, Missouri, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 162000150117 Investment alert! Two gold and two platinum toonie proofs - each with a mintage of just 150 - plus an uncut sheet of 40 Canada 1986 Birds of Canada Robins Replacement Banknotes with Replacement Prefix BRX make this THE ULTIMATE high end Canadian set ever issued! In Stock and Ready for Immediate Shipment!SOLD OUT at the Royal Canadian Mint! In 1996, the first mintage of “toonies” went into circulation, replacing Canada’s two-dollar paper banknote. Celebrate the toonie’s 20th anniversary with this exclusive four-coin set of premium gold and platinum coins. Issued in a luxury wooden case. With an absolutely tiny and inadequate mintage limit of just 150, we urge fast action to secure this truly rare set! An Exclusive Set for the Discriminating Investor - Total Worldwide Mintage Just 150! Availability Note - Because of the popularity of Royal Canadian Mint investment grade coins, and the ridiculously low mintage limit of just 150, a quick sell out was expected and occurred. We recommend immediate action if you wish to secure one of these rare proof sets for your collection! Key Points * Own part of the rich history of Canadian circulation currency with this exquisite premium set of four coins whose reverse and obverse designs celebrate Canadian currency. * Only 150 sets of this incredible set will be struck. This exceptionally low mintage, along with highly attractive designs and flawless presentation, mean that this set is sure to be sought after by collectors from around the world. * Two coins in this unique set have reverse images that represent elements of the 2-dollar Canadian banknote that preceded the introduction of the 2-dollar coin. * With each Coin Set purchase, the Royal Canadian Mint is including one, uncut 2-dollar banknote sheet from the 1986 Series, Birds of Canada. These are rare replacement banknotes, with the replacement prefix BRX. Uncut $2 Banknote Sheet Information * Each sheet is composed of 40 unique "replacement" notes, with the prefix BRX in the serial number, and has been held in the Royal Canadian Mint vaults for 20 years. * The $2 banknote sheet is protected with Mylar sheets and packaged in a 3 foot tube. The banknote sheet along with the coin set will be shipped together in a large box. * Purchasers are encouraged to store the banknote sheet in a manner free from PVC, humidity and sunlight to help maintain its condition. Coin Designs Coin 1 The reverse and obverse of this 2-dollar 99.95% pure platinum coin feature the design of today’s two-dollar coin. The inner ring of the obverse and reverse are gold-plated. The obverse features the present effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Coin 2 The reverse of this 2-dollar 99.99% gold coin shows a magnified view of the original polar bear from the 1996 issue with the polar bear sitting center stage. The obverse features the present effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Coin 3 The reverse of this 2-dollar 99.95% pure platinum coin features the number “2” and the Parliament buildings of Canada from the Canadian 2-dollar banknote. Ornate scrollwork and geometric lines are captured from the banknote design. The obverse features the 1996 effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Dora de Pédery-Hunt. Coin 4 The reverse of this 2-dollar 99.99% gold coin features a detailed vignette depicting two robins (Turdus migratorius) from the Canadian 2-dollar banknote issue. Ornate scrollwork and geometric lines are captured from the banknote design. The obverse features the 1996 effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Dora de Pédery-Hunt Purity Note The marvelous refining technology of the Royal Canadian Mint has brought us the world’s purest gold coins, in a purity (99.99%) that puts other gold coins to shame! Ditto for the platinum coins! Obverse Please see descriptions above. Reverse Please see descriptions above. Packaging The coins are encapsulated inside a solid wood presentation case, lined with black velvet and protected by a color outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. Specifications Country Canada Year of Issue 2016 Face Value 88 Dollars (4 x $2 + 40 x $2) Weight 62.206 g Gold (2 x 31.103 g) 62.206 g Platinum (2 x 31.103 g) Diameter 30.00 mm Mintage Limit 150 each coin Finish Proof Composition .9999 Fine (Pure) Gold or .9999 Fine (Pure) Platinum Please see table below Edge Reeded (milled, serrated) Artist Royal Canadian Mint Engravers Certificate Individually Numbered Individual Coins Condition: New and mint-fresh, exactly as issued, with original certificate and full and complete packaging! Other sellers do not offer any returnn policy; please note that we do!