You may have heard me talk about Julius T. Csotonyi’s amazing dinosaur art before. I’ve mentioned his book and his glow-in-the-dark prehistoric creatures coins as well as his silver Canadian Dinosaur coins, including his glow-in-the-dark Tiktaalik. I received my latest silver coin from the Canadian Mint today and it shows my favourite dinosaur – a ceratopian;… Read more »
The Canadian Mint’s latest in its Prehistoric Creatures series, arrived in the mail today. As you may already have read here, the latest coin is of Tiktaalik, the late Devonian fish that represents the evolutionary transition from fish to amphibians (take that creationists!) with its arm-like fins that include a shoulder, elbow and wrist quite like a crocodile.… Read more »
Veronica posted a great article about Tiktaalik yesterday that mentioned the new Canadian Mint coin. I ordered mine as soon as it was available and I’m looking forward to adding it to my existing collection. The coins glow in the dark in skeleton form and the paleo-artist, Julius Csotonyi does great work.