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The E-Sylum:  Volume 9, Number 27, July 2, 2006, Article 15

CANADA PRODUCES INNOVATIVE DOUBLE-HOLOGRAM SNOWBIRD COIN

According to a press release issued Thursday June 29, the Royal
Canadian Mint has produced a very unusual commemorative coin
incorporating holograms to honor the Canadian Forces Snowbirds,
"one of the world's premier aerial demonstration teams and a
cherished Canadian icon..."

"Produced by the, the 99.99% pure silver five-dollar coin echoes
the designs of the two Snowbirds stamps. The images are superimposed
on the coin using an innovative photographic holography technique,
thus creating a double-hologram of breathtaking beauty. Tilting the
coin whichever way reveals either the pilot or the aircraft in
formation."

To read the complete press release, see: Full Story

[If anyone has a chance to view of these new coins in person,
please tell us your thoughts.  I'm curious to see one myself.
Have there been other coins with holographic images?  -Editor]

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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