These famous Canadian “Loonie” 1 dollar coins are forged by hand to make the most stunning and excellent rings on the market. They look good, feel good, and carry a repurposed part of history. Not only are you getting a high-quality ring but a cool unique design that you can not get anywhere else.
The loonie (French: huard), formally the Canadian one-dollar coin, is a gold-colored coin that was introduced in 1987 and is produced by the Royal Canadian Mint at its facility in Winnipeg. The most prevalent versions of the coin shows a common loon, a bird found throughout Canada, on the reverse, and Queen Elizabeth II, the nation’s head of state, on the obverse.
After its introduction, the coin became the symbol of the Canadian dollar: media often discuss the rate at which the loonie is trading against other currencies. The nickname loonie became so widely recognized that in 2006, the Royal Canadian Mint secured the rights to it. When the Canadian two-dollar coin was introduced in 1996, it was in turn nicknamed the “toonie” (a portmanteau of “two” and “loonie”).
8.5% bronze plating
(88% Cu, 12% Sn)2007–2011
some coins used brass plating instead
|Dimensions||31 × 23 × 30 mm|
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