2021 $2 Toonie Set of Coloured & Uncoloured Discovery of Insulin


2021 $2 Toonie Set of Coloured & Uncoloured Discovery of Insulin

Catalog #: RCM2021-2INCU


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Own a set of coins marked by the colour of diabetes awareness and the uncoloured version

Each Discovery of Insulin Coloured Special coloured versions of the 2021 $2 commemorative coin to your collection.  A Canadian medical breakthrough has had an immeasurable global impact over the last century.

Special features:
  • A SCIENTIFIC CENTENNIAL: In 2021, Canada’s $2 circulation coin commemorates the 100th anniversary of one of Canada’s greatest contributions to medical research: the discovery of insulin in 1921.  
  • TOUCH OF COLOUR! Every coin in this roll features a touch of blue on its reverse to highlight insulin on the 100th anniversary of its discovery. Blue is the colour that globally represents diabetes awareness.
  • UNCIRCULATED! None of these coins have been circulated—they still have a newly minted look.
  • A SPECIAL CONNECTION! Celebrate a Canadian innovation that has had a global impact! Chances are, you or someone you know has a connection to this discovery, which has saved countless lives worldwide.


Blue is the colour of diabetes awareness.