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100th Anniversary of CN Rail (2019)

100th Anniversary of CN Rail (2019)

$29.95 CAD
Mintage: 30,000
STATUS:
Canada and US only

Get on board our centennial celebration of CN with this colourful coin! Order today!

We’re marking CN’s centennial year with a 25-cent coin that connects the past with the present. The unique red and black freight train—it’s a familiar sight on today’s tracks, which wrap around the coin’s rim. While the rail map hints at CN’s legacy, the engraved steam locomotive is a more nostalgic nod to a time when these chugging and whistling engines criss-crossed a young Canada.

The perfect coin for rail enthusiasts, young and old! Order today!

Special features:
  • OUR MOST AFFORDABLE 2019 TRAIN-THEMED COIN. Priced at just $29.95, this special 25-cent coin is our most affordable train-themed coin in 2019. It’s the perfect gift for rail enthusiasts, young and old.
  • A RAIL-THEMED CENTENNIAL. We’re commemorating CN’s centennial year by celebrating its legacy and its place in our history.
  • TRACKS FORM THE RIM. Instead of denticles, train tracks run along the rim on your coin’s reverse.
  • SELECTIVE USE OF COLOUR. Selective colour highlights the red and white freight locomotives that are a familiar sight today across Canada.
  • TWO WELL-KNOWN LOCOMOTIVES. CN 6218, a 4-8-4 Northern steam locomotive; and the red-and-white CN 2557, an MLW M-420 diesel-electric locomotive.
  • MAPPING CN’S IMPACT. In the background, a stylized rail map hints at CN’s legacy of connecting communities across Canada.

Design:

Designed by Tony Bianco, your coin celebrates the 100th anniversary of Canadian National Railway (CN) by featuring two locomotives that represent the past and present. The coloured engine is CNR 2557, an MLW M-420 diesel-electric locomotive. Beneath the modern-day workhorse is CNR 6218, a steam-driven 4-8-4 Northern locomotive built by Montreal Locomotive Works in 1942. Instead of denticles, train tracks circle the rim and frame a stylized map that alludes to the railway’s impact across Canada. The reverse includes the face value “25 CENTS”, the commemorative dates “1919” and “2019”, and the word “CANADA”. The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Susanna Blunt.

Packaging:

Your coin is encapsulated and presented in a Royal Canadian Mint-branded clamshell with a black beauty box.

Order today!

Reviews

Wonderful coin

5

One was for my brother's birthday and one was for myself. We have great memories of a family train trip across Canada in the 60's.

Judy R.

Victoria BC

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Very nice coin

5

I am sure that my son and brother will love this coin, purchase for Christmas gift

Mags

Quebec Canada

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Awesome

5

Awesome

Narendra

Vancouver

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Very nice coin.

5

Gift

9423t

On. Canada

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Great gift for the rail fan

5

Birthday gift for a rail fan

mtoll

Ottawa

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Happy to Own this Coin

5

Makes a great addition to my railway display.

Tuck

Owen Sound, Ontario

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Gift for a RR man

5

Gift gift for a train guy

Agate man

Rush City Mn

Would buy similar coins

4

Nice looking coin

Woodzee

Welland ontario

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Love this coin

5

I bought this coin for my boyfriend who works for CN, and he loved it. Detail was amazing!

Meghan

alberta

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A absolutely love it !!

5

Great coin depicting great Canadian history.

Johnny boy

MO

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174041en

4.6 154

90.5

Will this coin being going into circulation?

TIM

Hello Tim and thank you for asking. This coin will not be released in circulation.

Chantal

Specifications

  • No.174041
  • Mintage30,000
  • Compositionnickel plated steel
  • Finishmodified specimen
  • Weight (g) 12.61
  • Diameter (mm) 35
  • Edgeplain
  • Certificateserialized
  • Face value25 cents
  • ArtistTony Bianco (reverse), Susanna Blunt (obverse)

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