Canada releases world’s first glow-in-the-dark coin


The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled a specially designed two-dollar coin, or ‘toonie’, which it claims is the world’s first glow-in-the-dark coin to enter circulation. The specially designed two-dollar coin, or toonie features features two people paddling in a canoe as the northern lights – vivid in green and blue – dance high above them. The coin, part of a collection created to mark the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation, also ranks as the world’s first coloured bimetallic coin.
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