2013 Canada Prehistoric Quetzalcoatlus 25 Cents Glow In The Dark Dinosaur Coin


2013 Canada Prehistoric Quetzalcoatlus 25 Cents Glow In The Dark Dinosaur Coin

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2013 Canada Prehistoric Quetzalcoatlus 25 Cents Glow In The Dark Dinosaur Coin :
$40


THE QUETZALCOATLUS DINOSAUR COIN IS 2nd IN A 4 COIN SERIES

MORE THAN 66 MILLION YEARS AGO,A SHALLOW INLAND SEA KNOWN AS THE WESTERN INTERIOR SEAWAY COVERED CENTRE OF THE NORTH AMERICAN CONTINENT,STRETCHING FROM THE ARCTICOCEAN TO THE GULF OF MEXICO.THE EasterN AND WESTERN SHORES OF THIS SEA WERE LINED WITH PLAINS THAT GAVE WAY TO HILLY HIGHLANDS IN THE EAST AND THE VOLCANIC BEGINNINGS OF THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS IN THE WEST.ACROSS MUCH OF THE ANCIENT SHORELINE SOARED ONE OF THE LARGEST ANIMALS EVER TO TAKE TO THE AIR : QUETZALCOATLUS.

THIS PTEROSAUR FROM THE LATE CRETACEOUS PERIOD WAS A LARGE,LIGHTWEIGHT REPTILE WITH A LONG,STIFF NECK,A SHARP BILL,AND A WINGSPAN OF UP TO 10 METRES(33feet)

DESIGN

YOUR COIN IS DESIGNED BY ARTIST JULIUS CSOTONYI AND THIS STUNNING PAINTED COIN ILLUSTRATES PALAEONTOLOGISTS RENDITION OF WHAT QUETZALCOATLUS PROBABLY LOOKED LIKE AND WHEN THE COIN IS REMOVED FROM NATURAL LIGHT,THE PREHISTORIC CREATURE'S SKELETON IS REVEALED.THE SCIENTIFIC ACCURACY OF THE DEPICTION WAS VERIFIED BY PALAEONTOGISTS OF THE ROYAL TYRRELL MUSEUM.

FOR BEST EFFECT WITH THIS COIN,PLACE IN SUNLIGHT,FLUORESCENT,INCANDESENT LIGHT FOR 30-60 SECONDS

THEN BRING THE COIN INTO THE DARK TO REVEAL THE SKELETON OF THE QUETZALCOATLUS DINOSAUR

SPECIFICATIONS

MINTAGE----30 COMPOSTION----CUPRONICKEL

FINISH----SPECIMEN WITH COLOUR

DIAMETER----(mm) EDGE----PLAIN

VALUE----25 cents

ARTIST JULIUS T. CSOTONYI(reverse) SUSANNA BLUNT(obverse)

PACKAGING

COIN IS ENCAPSULATED AND PRESENTED IN A ROYAL CANADIAN MINT BRANDED MAROON CLAM SHELL CASE

PROTECTED WITH A CUSTOMIZED COLOURED SLEEVE WITH GLOW IN THE DARK ELEMENTS.


2013 Canada Prehistoric Quetzalcoatlus 25 Cents Glow In The Dark Dinosaur Coin :
$40

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