Last week the
Canadian Museum of Nature
celebrated its 100th anniversary, and the Royal Canadian Mint has
a new dinosaur coin to honor the venerable institution. The commemorative 50-cent coin features the tyrannosaur
, which rushes the viewer when the coin is turned, and it is one of three dinosaur-themed coins to be released by the Royal Canadian Mint this year (the others will be emblazoned with similar images of the tyrannosaur
and the feathered dinosaur
). As with all commemorative coins, though, you will have to spend a pretty penny if you want one—each 50-cent coin costs $24.95 (Canadian), and so might be of interest only to the most die-hard dino fans.