Legend Numismatics

Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint, an ISO 9001-2000 certified company, is the Crown Corporation responsible for the minting and distribution of Canada's circulation coins. In operation since 1908, the Royal Canadian Mint is recognized as one of the largest and most versatile mints in the world, offering a wide range of specialized, high quality coinage products and related services on an international scale.
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2023 Canada Maple Leaf coin sourced from a single mine. Image: CoinWeek.

Royal Canadian Mint Introduces Single Mine Gold Maple Leaf Coin

By CoinWeek ...... To demonstrate industry leadership in transparency and refining, the Royal Canadian Mint has sourced its newest gold bullion coin completely from a...
2023 Canada Opulence Collection 1250 dollar silver coin.

Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Its Pink Diamond Opulence Collection

The Royal Canadian Mint is adding to its luxurious and exclusive Opulence Collection with new pure platinum coins featuring some of the world’s rarest...
2022 Canada Ghost Ship 5 Ounce Silver Coin.

Royal Canadian Mint Ghost Ship Coin Wins Most Innovative Award

The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted that its 2022 5 oz. Pure Silver Coin – Canadian Ghost Ship has won the Coin of the...
Elsie MacGill One Dollar Coin. Image: Royal Canadian Mint.

Canada Honors Engineer Elsie Macgill With $1 Circulation Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a new $1 commemorative circulation coin honoring Elsie MacGill, an exceptional Canadian who broke barriers as an engineer...
Royal Canadian Mint 2023 $20 Indigenous Day Commemorative Coin.

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day With $2 Commemorative Coin

On the eve of the Summer Solstice, a day of great significance for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people across Canada, the Royal Canadian...
Royal Canadian Mint’s $2 Coin Honoring Elizabeth II Named Best New Circulating Coin by IACA. Image: Royal Canadian Mint.

Royal Canadian Mint’s $2 Coin Honoring Elizabeth II Named Best New Circulating Coin by...

Two-dollar circulation coin with innovative black nickel plating earns Mint another Excellence in Currency Award   The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted that its bi-metallic $2...
Royal Canadian Mint Pysanka coins.

Royal Canadian Mint Raises Over $1 Million for Ukraine Relief

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the Royal Canadian Mint made the decision to donate all net cash proceeds from the sale...
2023 Royal Canadian Mint Coronation Commemorative Coins.

Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Coins Marking Charles III Coronation

As Canadians celebrate the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, the first formal investiture of a new monarch in seven decades, the Royal...
Royal Canadian Mint Commemorative Coin Honors Black Canadian Volunteers of No. 2 Construction Battalion

Royal Canadian Mint Commemorative Coin Honors Black Canadian Volunteers of No. 2 Construction Battalion

No. 2 Construction Battalion, the first and only all-Black battalion-sized unit in Canadian military history, is being remembered on the 2023 issue of the...
Royal Canadian Mint Announces Numismatic Collection Honoring Life and Reign of Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Canadian Mint Announces Numismatic Collection Honoring Life and Reign of Queen Elizabeth II

The life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, who served as Canada’s monarch and head of state for 70 years, is being remembered on...
Royal Canadian Mint: Transitional Effigy on 2023 Proof Silver Dollar

Royal Canadian Mint: Transitional Effigy on 2023 Proof Silver Dollar

2023-dated collector and bullion coins to feature transitional effigy until permanent obverse is chosen for all Canadian coins The Royal Canadian Mint has dedicated its...
Royal Canadian Mint Issues $2 Circulation Coin With Black Nickel Finish in Memory of Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Canadian Mint Issues $2 Circulation Coin With Black Nickel Finish in Memory of...

As 2022 draws to a close, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a $2 circulation coin featuring a black outer ring to honor Her...
Royal Canadian Mint Issues $1 Circulating Coin Commemorating Alexander Graham Bell

Royal Canadian Mint Issues $1 Circulating Coin Commemorating Alexander Graham Bell

Stories of great achievement often find their way on Royal Canadian Mint coins and on the 175th anniversary of his birth, Alexander Graham Bell...
Royal Canadian Mint Issues Its First Single Mine Gold Bullion Coin

Royal Canadian Mint Issues Its First Single Mine Gold Bullion Coin

In response to increasing market demand for greater transparency in the provenance of precious metals, and to showcase its continually evolving refining capabilities, the...
Royal Canadian Mint Issues $2 Coin Celebrating Canada’s 1972 Hockey Triumph

Royal Canadian Mint Issues $2 Coin Celebrating Canada’s 1972 Hockey Triumph

Fifty years since the last game was played in an epic clash between hockey superpowers, the Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a $2 circulation...