This coin is one of the twelve 2000 Millennium Coins and iis the fifth edition of the twelve 2000 Millennium Coins.
The second series expresses Canada’s vision for the future. The design was selected from over 66,000 designs submitted by Canadians for the ‘Create a Centsation!’ Coin Design Contest, these powerful images express the dreams and aspirations of a nation at the dawn of a new millennium – a legacy of hope for future generations.
The coin, designed by Randy Trantau illustrates the nation’s pledge to protect its natural treasures for future generations. The coin’s design represents the artist’s hope for the environment in the next 1,000 years — clean air, fresh water, healthy wildlife and thriving forests.
Denomination - Canadian 25 Cent
Composition - Silver Proof (92.5% Silver and 7.5% Copper)
Weight - 5.9g
Diameter - 23.88mm
Worldwide Mintage Limit - 30,000
Mint - Royal Canadian Mint