Canada’s Colourful Coins

The Poppy Coin: On October 21, 2004, The Royal Canadian Mint, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Legion, unveiled the world’s first coloured circulation coin. The 25-cent coin features a red poppy, the symbol that pays homage to the 117,000 gallant Canadians who died in the service of the nation. Canada has lots of colourful money: (Post prompted by the comments about Tim Hortons’ employees being blamed for the poppy