Dinosaurs are a popular theme with collectors and Canadians of all ages. They're also an important part of Canada's natural heritage. The Royal Canadian Mint certifies. All of its collector coins. Designed by Canadian paleoartist Julius Csotonyi, the reverse features the fossilized skull of.
A tyrannosaur species recently discovered in Canada. Beneath the black rhodium plating, the engraved rock texture represents the formation in which the fossil fragments were found.
The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt. Your coin was designed by paleoartist Julius Csotonyi, who was the first to illustrate Thanatotheristes degrootorum. 79.5 million years old, Thanatotheristes degrootorum is one of the oldest known tyrannosaurids it even pre-dates the fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex by 12 million years! The imposing meat eater on this coin was identified thanks to fossil fragments found in 2008 by a local farmer and his wife while walking along the Bow River in Alberta. And by comparing the fossils to those of other known tyrannosaurs, experts say the toothy Thanatotheristes would have been about eight metres (26 feet) long!This coin is individually encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box. The item "2021 Reaper of Death Discovering Dinosaurs 1 oz Silver Rhodium Coin, CANADA" is in sale since Wednesday, June 30, 2021.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Canada\Commemorative". The seller is "yabluko7" and is located in Kelowna. This item can be shipped worldwide.