Last updated on October 19th, 2023 at 09:13 am
Last Updated on October 19, 2023 Posted by Colonial Acres Coins
Birthdays are special celebrations that deserve special attention. This is particularly true when a loved one reaches a milestone birthday. To help families and friends celebrate, the Royal Canadian Mint releases gift sets every year featuring unique coins to mark birthdays. If you want to show a loved one that you are thinking of them this year, consider buying the 2021 birthday gift set.
Marking birthdays with a celebration every year dates back millennia. Our first-known record of a birthday comes to us from the ancient Egyptians around 3,000 B.C.E. It is believed that they only celebrated the pharaoh and it may have been the anniversary of his coronation rather than birth (being crowned was seen as a sort of a rebirth as a living god). Nonetheless, the idea caught on and by the time of the ancient Romans, average citizens were celebrating their birthdays.
Today, we love to celebrate by getting together, giving gifts, enjoying some cake and singing. A birthday can be very sentimental and meaningful, especially when the honoree is a close loved one. So giving a sentimental gift to make the occasion just makes sense.
Even More Reason To Celebrate in 2021
Of course, birthdays for the past year have looked a little different than they used to. The global pandemic reshaped most of 2020 and continued to have major impacts this year. This is likely to continue through a significant portion of 2021.
Many birthdays are celebrated over video calls and with gifts sent in the mail. While the way we connect around birthdays may look different, the love and celebration stay the same. The enormous health and livelihood impact of the pandemic gives us all even more reasons to celebrate birthdays.
The Royal Canadian Mint’s Birthday Coin Sets
The RCM makes celebrating birthdays even more fun by releasing annual gift sets. These include several coins from the relevant year plus some special items. These can be given as a one-off, on milestone birthdays, every year or whatever combination you like. They are simple yet sincere gifts. Better yet, they can easily be sent in the mail and come in decorative packaging.
2021 Canada Birthday Gift Set with Special Loon Dollar
The 2021 gift set features five coins. The centrepiece of the set is a three-ply brass-plated steel $1 coin. On this special coin, the reverse image is a pair of hands holding out a wrapped birthday gift. This design is only available on this coin in this set. The coin is of uncirculated quality.
In addition to the main $1 coin, there is also a set of uncirculated coins from 2021. This includes a $2 coin with the familiar polar bear design, a 25-cent piece with the caribou, the 10-cent piece with the Bluenose schooner and the 5-cent piece with the beaver. This fun series of coins, all from the 2021 minting, shows many of the most noteworthy symbols of Canada.
This set is perfect for a grandchild’s birthday. It comes in specially designed packaging that allows for easy display. Plus, your order will come with a beautiful envelope that allows for easy posting and personalization.
Find the Perfect Gift Coins at Colonial Acres Coins
Giving coins is a great way to show a loved one that you are thinking of them. Whether you want a collectible for a numismatist or just something fun, memorable or symbolic, Colonial Acres Coins has what you are looking for.
Check out our collection to find the right coin for your gift. You can also find Mint issues, bullion or other collectible coins to get for yourself. View more of the celebration gift sets available and explore our catalogue today to find the perfect gift.