Gary Taxali teams with the Royal Canadian Mint to produce zany coin sets (caribou are not happy about this)
Gar y Taxali, the Toronto artist and illustrator famed for his retro, cartoonish drawings, has teamed with the Royal Canadian Mint to issue a commemorative set of coins for its 2012 gift sets. The sets will cover the big gift-giving occasions, like birthdays, weddings, losing a tooth (though we imagine the card would be tough to sneak under a pillow) and the birth of a child. A commemorative “O Canada” set (maybe we can institute a gift-giving policy for Canada Day) and a holiday-themed collection are due later this year. Now that we’re not seven and angling for that Optimus Prime Transformer set, this is a gift we’d love to receive. Hear that, Grandma?