The Equality Dollar from Royal Canadian Mint

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02 May 2019
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Vancouver artist Joe Average has created a striking design for a new Equality Dollar, marking fifty years of Canada's decriminaliasation of Homosexuality Act.

This landmark act was Canada's first step in decriminalising homosexuality.

The new $1 dollar has been created for general circulation, with a special full-colour, pure silver version also available.

Joe Average's design features a woman, the Canadian maple leaf and the words equality, egalite.

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