Royal Canadian Mint Vancouver 2010 Coins
The Royal Canadian Mint has released a range of gold and silver coins over three years in preparation for the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. The official collection, to be permanently displayed at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland, includes the Vancouver 2010 circulation coin collection, the Vancouver 2010 $25 sterling silver hologram collector coin collection, the 2010 sterling silver Lucky Loonie, the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games Gold Maple Leaf and Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins. The Mint’s Vancouver 2010 coin collection also includes 36 limited mintage gold and silver collector coins and sets, including kilo coins, featuring innovative designs and technology such as holograms and ultra-high relief.
Bearing unique designs related to the 2010 Winter Games, this first-of-its-kind circulation program includes a total of 17 coins – ten quarters honouring snow and ice sports from the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, two quarters honouring ice sports from the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, two lucky loonies and three quarters celebrating Canada’s favourite Olympic Winter Moments.