To celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary, The Royal Canadian Mint asked Canadians to designs a new series of commemorative coins called: My Canada, My Inspiration.

Unlike the new $3 coin, this is not a collectible you have to purchase.

READ ALSO: Canada's All-New $3 Coin

The coins will be circulated all year long, so you just have to check your pocket change every once in awhile. 

The new collection depicts some of Canada's most striking sights and it is means to be "pocket change as diverse as our country."

Here are the coins you can expect to see this year. 

DANCE OF THE SPIRITS $2 COIN

Artist: Timothy Hsia - Richmond, British Columbia


CONNECTING A NATION - $1 COIN

Artist: Wesley Klassen - St. Catharines, Ontario


HOPE FOR A GREEN FUTURE 25-CENT COIN

Artist: Joelle Wong - Richmond Hill, Ontario


WINGS OF PEACE 10-CENT COIN

Artist: Amy Choi - Calgary, Alberta


LIVING TRADITIONS 5-CENT COIN

Artist: Gerald Gloade Millbrook - First Nation, Nova Scotia

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