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Toonie

"Toonie" is an unofficial name for Canada's two-dollar coin ;it is a portmanteau word combining the number "two" with the name of the loonie, the one-dollar coin that pre-dated it. The toonie is a bi-metallic coin which bears an image of a polar bear on the reverse.

See: Canadian dollar; Canadian English.

External Link: Royal Canadian Mint - $2 Coin Technical Specs (http://www.mint.ca/en/collectors_corner/circulation/technical_specs_200.htm)



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