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2 dollars 2012

2 dollars 2012
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Variety AG-3 G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
2012 ------$2.00
2012 - Security ---$2.00$2.00$2.00$2.00
2012 - HMS Shannon ---$2.00$2.00$2.00$2.00
2012 - HMS Shannon - Extra Sail -------

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Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
2012 $4.90$9.80$13.10$24.80$40.90$60.00-
2012 - Security $2.00$2.90$3.90$8.60$30.50$58.80-
2012 - HMS Shannon $2.00$2.90$3.90$7.50$28.50$58.80-
2012 - HMS Shannon - Extra Sail ---$11.80$73.50$147-

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Variety SP-60 SP-62 SP-63 SP-64 SP-65 SP-66 SP-67
2012 ---$5.90$7.80$12.70$29.40
2012 - Security -------
2012 - HMS Shannon -------
2012 - HMS Shannon - Extra Sail -------

SP (Specimen): Special collectors coins struck at the Mint with a frosted/mirror appearance on the design and effigy from 1996 to 2021. Before 1996, if specimen coins have been removed from their protective envelope or original package, it is harder to differentiate them from PL coins. Specimen coins are struck up to two times on numismatic presses.

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The "Security" 2 dollars coins are manufactured at the Mint's facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba using the same patented multi-ply plated steel (MPPS) technology from which Canada's lower denomination circulation coins have been made since 2001. This technology, by which a steel core is plated with alternating layers of different metals such as copper, nickel and brass, employs far less metals than alloy coins and produces highly cost-effective circulation coins. These 2 dollars circulation coins also incorporates new, visible security features which further enhance the security and integrity of Canada's coinage system. The reverse (or tails side) features a laser mark micro-engraving and also a virtual image and edge-lettering.

2 dollars 2015 - Security

HMS Shannon

2 dollars circulation coin commemorating HMS Shannon, famed for its defeat and capture of the USS Chesapeake and its escort of the American war prize into Halifax harbour. This historic naval battle in June 1813 resulted in the death of 23 Shannon crewmen. Graves of fallen crewmen are marked in the Royal Navy Burying Ground and at the Old Burial Ground, administered by St. Paul's Church in Halifax. Shannon's bell is currently on display in Halifax at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

2 dollars 2015 - HMS Shannon

HMS Shannon - Extra Sail

2 dollars 2012 - HMS Shannon - Extra sail

Errors and varieties from the community

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#3371 2 dollars 2012 - Die chip above the B of BT drooperdolan
#3373 2 dollars 2012 - Die clash on obverse cent60
#4116 2 dollars 2012 - Die crack under polar bear bidjobi
#1684 2 dollars 2012 - Dot above G lulu46
Miscellaneous / UnclassifiedSource
#2359 2 dollars 2012 - Double 2012 La loutre
#3376 2 dollars 2012 - Double D.G Regina bidjobi
#4115 2 dollars 2012 - Double obverse bidjobi
#2361 2 dollars 2012 - HMS - Shanon - Extra sail La loutre


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  • 2 dollars 2012 - HMS Shannon : 5,000,000
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