The first is the Sterling Silver Cameo Coin featuring a 24-Karat gold-plated central cameo of the sheep with only 68,888 coins available worldwide.
The second is the 18-Karat Gold Hologram Coin featuring the ever-changing colours of a unique hologram image of the sheep struck on a shimmering gold coin. Only 6,888 coins are available worldwide.
Chinese astrology follows a twelve-year cycle, associating a different animal with each year in the cycle.
Those born in the Year of the Sheep are said to be charming, elegant and artistic individuals who like material comforts. Famous Canadians born in the Year of the Sheep include Joni Mitchell (1943), Robbie Robertson (1943), William Shatner (1931), Donovan Bailey (1967), and Pamela Anderson (1967). Years of the Sheep include: 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015.
The Canadian Sheep Federation is working in co-operation with the Royal Canadian Mint to bring these special coins to you.
are very excited about partnering with the Royal Canadian Mint to commemorate
the Year of the Sheep! This is a rare opportunity for our producers to
celebrate our industry, with these commemorative Canadian coins."
Sterling Silver Cameo Coin (#624103) -
portion of the sales for each coin will be donated to the Canadian Sheep
are in Canadian dollars.