Happy Birthday Superman! In honour of the 75th anniversary of the ultimate super hero, the Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled a brand new line of collector coins. Here’s a look at the latest designs as well as nine other memorable creations produced by the Mint.
So says the introduction to a post* on theloop.ca entitled Coolest Canadian coins presented here by Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.FinancialArticleSummariesToday.com and www.munKNEE.com and the FREE Market Intelligence Report newsletter (sample here – register here). Please note that this paragraph must be included in any article reposting with a link to the article source to avoid copyright infringement.
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The iconic hero, Superman, was co-created by Canadian Joe Shuster in collaboration with American Jerry Siegel in 1938. To celebrate his 75th birthday, The Royal Canadian Mint has created a line of gold, silver and cupro-nickel coins carefully embellished with distinct and colourful artwork. Prices range from $29.75 for the cupro-nickel coin all the way up to $750 for the one of a kind 14-carat gold coin featuring a coloured image of Superman.
*http://www.theloop.ca/living/money/wallet-wise/photo-gallery/-/p/7275/Coolest-Canadian-coins © Bell Media 2013 All rights reserved
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