The GeoChristian

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Dinosaur Coins

coin_parasaurolophus.jpgThe Royal Canadian Mint has released a commemorative $4 coin featuring a parasaurolophus, a Late Cretaceous dinosaur found in Alberta:

This is the first of a four-coin “Giants of Prehistory” series, with a triceratops coin scheduled for 2008, a T. rex scheduled for 2009, and a dromeasaur in 2010.

The mint has produced 20,000 of the parasaurolophus coins for sale to collectors, with a price of $39.95 each (Canadian dollars).

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October 14, 2007 - Posted by | Geology

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  1. […] the Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a series of $4 coins for collectors featuring dinosaurs (click here). They have also minted a one ounce platinum coin with a face value of $300 with a picture of a […]

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