Dinosaur Series

Each proof silver coin is released in .9999 purity and weighs 15.87 grams or ┬Żoz, each have a 34mm in diameter. Produced by the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM)each coin represents a different dinosaur, using a selective aging effect creates a powerful impression of fossilized bones in stone. These coins have a face vale of $4 and each coin is encapsulated and presented in a maroon clamshell case lined with flock and protected by a black sleeve. Only 20,000 of each coin is minted and each coin comes with a certificate of authenticity, production of these coins started in 2007 with the Parasaurolophus and will continue till 2010 with the Euoplocephalus Tutus.

 

Dinosaur Case

Dinosaur Series 2007-2010


Parasaurolophus

Parasaurolophus

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has produced a four dollar coin with a Parasaurolophus motif on one side and Her Majesty on the other. The Parasaurolophus is the first silver coin in the Dinosaur Series put out by the Royal Canadian Mint released 2007. Only 20,000 minted.



Triceratops

Triceratops

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has produced a four dollar coin with a Triceratops motif on one side and Her Majesty on the other. The Triceratops is the third silver coin in the Dinosaur Series put out by the Royal Canadian Mint released 2008. Only 20,000 minted.

 


Tyrannosaurs Rex

Tyrannosaurs Rex

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has produced a four dollar coin with a Tyrannosaurs Rex motif on one side and Her Majesty on the other. The Tyrannosaurus Rex is the third silver coin in the Dinosaur Series put out by the Royal Canadian Mint released 2009. Only 20,000 minted.

 


Dromaeosaurus

Dromaeosaurus

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has produced a four dollar coin with a Dromaeosaurus motif on one side and Her Majesty on the other. The Dromaeosaurus is the fourth silver coin in the Dinosaur Series put out by the Royal Canadian Mint released 2010. Only 20,000 minted.

 


Euoplocephalus Tutus

Euoplocephalus Tutus

The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has produced a four dollar coin with a Euoplocephalus Tutus motif on one side and Her Majesty on the other. The Dromaeosaurus is the fifth silver coin in the Dinosaur Series put out by the Royal Canadian Mint released 2010. Only 13,000 minted.

 

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Series Specifications

Mint: Royal Canadian Mint
Weight: 15.87 grams
Diameter: 34 mm
Edge: Reeded
Composition: .9999 silver
Authorized Mintage: 13,000-20,000 Proof
Issued Date: 2012-2013

 

Further Coin Information

Information on this coin series can be found at the Royal Canadian Mint.