One of Canada’s best features is that all four seasons can be fully enjoyed. If you agree with Robert Frost, who said, “You can’t get too much winter in the winter,” celebrate your love of all things snow with Canadian coins that make great gifts for the holidays. These beautiful coins also make a great addition to your own collection to remember the winter months when you’re sweltering in the midst of summer.
2012 25-cent Birds of Canada – Evening Grosbeak
The evening grosbeak is considered an “irregular migrant,” which means they are often spotted in winter in Canada. This 25-cent coin represents the colourful bird on a red-leafed, snow-covered sumac bough. The evening grosbeak is coloured and engraved, making this coin a special edition for any collection. The obverse of the coin features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
2016 $10 Winter Fun Fine Silver Coin
One of winter’s best pleasures is speeding down a hill on a sled. This $10 silver coin depicts a day of fun on a toboggan with your family, including a canine buddy. Make this coin part of your winter collection to think back on good times that occur only during the colder months. The coin is engraved and colourized to showcase the touching scene in the great outdoors. Only 7,500 coins were minted, making it one of many silver coin gift ideas for a loved one.
2013 Canada $10 Winter Scene Fine Silver Coin
This $10 silver coin features ice skating and sledding across a frozen pond. It’s a beautiful scene that is colourized to highlight the figures enjoying the winter activity, adults and children alike. The coin comes encapsulated in a Royal Canadian mint maroon clamshell case to protect it against fingerprints and dust. You can celebrate the excitement of Canadian winters with this coin in your collection. It also makes a great stocking stuffer for any loved one to mark a special event.
2012 Canada $20 Holiday Snowstorm Fine Silver Coin
This $20 silver coin is a great reminder of standing outside during a snowstorm and catching snowflakes on your tongue or in your hands. The coin features six engraved snowflakes in exceptional detail. Three of the snowflakes have centres embedded with opal white Swarovski Element crystals giving this coin a little extra sparkle. This is one of the many gift coins available from Colonial Acres.
2014 Canada $20 Venetian Glass Snowman Fine Silver
This $20 silver coin is a unique depiction of a wintery scene with a snowman made of Venetian glass. The coin has an original winter scene with a colourized evergreen tree, decked out in holiday ornaments and garland. The snowman sits on a path leading back to a cozy log cabin. The snowman was hand-crafted by an artisan, making each one on each coin unique. It’s also part of a series that features these Venetian glass elements. Make it part of your coin collection or give it as a gift to make new winter memories.
Keepsake Coins Make Great Holiday Gifts
Colonial Acres Coins has a large inventory of beautiful coins that depict the wonders of Canadian winters, from hockey to nature. If you’re trying to find the perfect gifts for loved ones, coins make a great addition under the holiday tree. Start a collection for a child that can turn into a lifelong hobby. Add to someone’s collection to give them a beautiful piece of artwork that may appreciate in value. Shop for holiday gifts at Colonial Acres Coins.