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DINOSAUR DROMAEOSAURUS Silver Coin 4$ Canada 2010

Fourth issue in this captivating dinosaur coin collection! This exciting collection unearths yet another great dinosaur find that will delight coin collectors, nature lovers and budding palaeontologists alike.

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Dromaeosaurus albertensis
Dromaeosaurus was a genus of theropod dinosaur which lived during the Late Cretaceous period (middle late Campanian), sometime between 76.5 and 74.8 million years ago, in the western United States and Alberta, Canada. The name means 'running lizard' and is derived from the Greek dromeus meaning 'runner' and sauros meaning 'lizard'.
Dromaeosaurus was a small carnivore, the size of a wolf, about 2 m (6 ft) in length and 15 kg (33 lb) in weight. Its mouth was full of sharp teeth, and it had a sharp "sickle claw" on each foot.
Although only a few bones are known from the hindlimb, they indicate that Dromaeosaurus was a powerfully built animal. The presence of feathers in closely related animals makes it extremely likely that it was feathered as well.
Dromaeosaurus had remarkably large eyes and excellent vision. It also probably had a good sense of smell and hearing. Its neck was curved flexible and its jaws were solidly built. The tail was flexible at the base but sheathed in a lattice of bony rods; this allowed it to be carried in a sharply upturned position.

  • Country
    Canada
  • Year
    2010
  • Face Value
    4 Dollars
  • Metal
    Silver
  • Fineness (purity)
    999/1000
  • Weight (g)
    15.87
  • Diameter (mm)
    34
  • Quality
    Proof
  • Mintage (pcs)
    20.000
  • Certificate (COA)
    Yes
  • Presentation case (box)
    Yes
Dromaeosaurus (meaning “running lizard”) was one of two raptor species that lived in Alberta between 74 and 76 million years ago when the province and neighbouring Saskatchewan were the lush subtropical shore of a great inland sea.
These dinosaurs ran upright on their two hind legs. They measured about 2.5 m (8.25 ft) from head to tail and would normally weigh less than 20 kg (44 lb). They had clawed hands on their fore limbs and sharp, recurved teeth that were perfectly designed for slicing into prey.
No two coins in this collection are exactly alike, thanks to the unique selective aging effect applied to each 99.99% pure silver coin. To ensure absolute accuracy, this design was approved by palaeontologists at the Royal Tyrell Museum in Alberta.
Reverse: A Dromaeosaurus fossil in a stance that clearly reflects its predatory nature. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the coin’s obverse.

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