New 2012 Canada The Pachyrhinosaurus Lakustai Dinosaur Glow-in-the-dark 25 Cent
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New 2012 Canada The Pachyrhinosaurus Lakustai Dinosaur Glow-in-the-dark 25 Cent:
2012 'Pachyrhinosaurus Lakustai' Glow-in-the-dark 25-Cent Coin Glow-in-the-dark technology! A RCM MINT FIRST!
New Series! The Pachyrhinosaurus lakustai dinosaur coin is the first
in a 4-coin Prehistoric Creature glow-in-the-dark (photo-luminescent) seriesSOLD-OUT from the MintIn Hand Straight From the RCM (Uncirculated), ships from the USA.Great for kids being first time coin collectors.Ship to lower 48 States: $9.95Ship to HI & AK: $14.95Ship to USA onlyCA Tax 8.75%Ship to only verified Paypal Address, no po box/APO.All Sales Final
2012 25-CENT PREHISTORIC ANIMALS - PACHYRHINOSAURUS LAKUSTAI.Pachyrhinosaurus lakustai was first discovered in 1972 by a science teacher from Grande Prairie, Alberta named Al Lakusta. In what would prove a significant discovery, Lakusta located the dinosaurs in a rich bed of prehistoric bones at Pipestone Creek, Alberta. The bonebed is perched on the steep wall of a valley carved through bedrock, exposing strata of the Wapiti Formation.
The Pachyrhinosaurus lakustai herd that these researchers ultimately uncovered is a species of ceratopsid (or horned dinosaur) from North America’s Late Cretaceous period. These formidable beasts were up to 8 metres (26 feet) long and weighed up to four tons. The most distinctive feature of this amazing beast is its massive head, which is dominated by large bony structures called “bosses” above the nose and eyes (Pachyrhinosaurus means “thick-nosed lizard”) and a hefty frill of bone on the back of its skull festooned with small horns.Special features:
- New series of four coins! This distinctive cupronickel coin is the first in a four-coin series of coloured Prehistoric Creatures coins featuring photo-luminescent elements.
- An ideal gift for dinosaur enthusiasts young and old, and a unique addition to any numismatic collection.
- Designs approved by the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
- Effect like photo-luminescence in a glow-in-the-dark technology. Sunlight is best, for fluorescent and incandescent lights found in most households can also be used to activate the special photo-luminescent ink which makes the bones of the dinosaur glow. For best effect, place the coin in these light sources for 30 – 60 seconds and bring into the dark to reveal the skeleton of the dinosaur.
- The photo-luminescent technology (the glow-in-the-dark) is apparent through capsule.
- The photo-luminescent will not wear
- Face Value: 25 cents
- Mintage: 25,000
- Composition: Cupronickel
- Diameter (mm): 35
- Edge: Plain
- Finish: Specimen with colour
- Artist: Julius T. CsotonyiPackaging:
- Coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint branded maroon clamshell case lined with black flock and protected by a customized coloured sleeve with glow in the dark elements.