Royal canadian mint first issued a gold coin in the form of Ukrainian Easter eggs.
This information was published on the website of the mint.
The coin is called Eternal Blessing Pysanka “Egg of Eternal blessing.” She was the fifth on account of the coin in the form of Easter eggs, but first it will be completely made of gold, whereas the previous one was silver.
The obverse of the coin traditionally depicts the profile of Queen Elizabeth II, on the reverse of the Ukrainian Church. Her weight 58,5 g, it is made of pure gold and has a face value of 250 canadian dollars.
“The coin is the most elegant and complex design, with very finely etched details that combine to give a powerful blessing to all Canadians – and especially the owner of the coin”. the message reads
To redeem the coin for $5 thousand.
“Edition of only 250 coins worldwide is much less than in eggs of pure silver“. warn collectors developers.
Developed the design of the coin canadian of Ukrainian origin Dave Melnychuk, who is a member of the Ukrainian Museum of Canada in Toronto.
Recall, it is perhaps no surprise the fact that the origin of the American currency is closely linked to the history of Europe. So April 1, 1778 a businessman from new Orleans, Irish by birth, Oliver Pollock invented the dollar sign.
However, as the national currency of the USA it was approved later, in 1785. The word “dollar” comes from the German Thaler, obtained from the reduction of Joachimstaler müntze.
So we know that in the beginning of XVI century in North‑Western Bohemia to the Roman Empire minted a coin with the image of St. Joachim. The coin was called “joachimsthaler”. Later it became known as simply a Thaler.
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