The Royal Canadian Mint has planned to issue four 25-cent coins that glow-in-the-dark. The coin shown above is the first in a 4-coin Prehistoric Creature glow-in-the-dark (photo-luminescent) series! Not only that, I think this might be the first glow-in-the-dark coin minted by any official mint. I am aware of glowing novelty coins and challenge coins but do not recall any glowing coins showing up as legal tender.
The dinosaur is a Pachyrhinosaurus Lakustai. As I understand it, these dinos roamed in what is now Canada. The dinosaur is on the reverse of the coin while Queen Elizabeth resides on the front of the coin (sorry, no glowing skeleton of the queen). I am a bit skeptical about how well the coin will actually glow but I'm also excited to see what it will look like.
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