Royal Canadian Mint Opulence Coin Collection Features Pink Diamonds

Royal Canadian Mint Opulence Coin Collection Features Pink Diamonds

On May 4, the Royal Canadian Mint launched the Opulence Collection, exclusive numismatic masterpieces of exceptional craftsmanship featuring some of the world’s rarest precious...
A Brief Primer on the Gold Maple Leaf

A Brief Primer on the Gold Maple Leaf

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Approved in 1978 by an act of the Canadian Parliament, the Royal Canadian Mint issued the world-famous gold Maple...
The Coin Analyst: Collecting Modern Ukrainian Coins

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Modern Ukrainian Coins

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Until the Russian Invasion of Ukraine that began on February 24, Ukrainian coins were most widely collected in...
Royal Canadian Mint Pays Tribute to 10th Anniversary of the Last Penny

Royal Canadian Mint Pays Tribute to 10th Anniversary of the Last Penny

On May 4, 2012, the last penny was struck in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Ten years later, the Royal Canadian Mint is boldly commemorating that special...
Royal Canadian Mint's Latest Collector Coins Include Tribute to Alexander Graham Bell

Royal Canadian Mint’s Latest Collector Coins Include Tribute to Alexander Graham Bell

Stories of great achievement often find their way on Royal Canadian Mint coins and to mark the 175th anniversary of the birth of famed...
Royal Canadian Mint Commemorates Underground Railroad on New Coin

Royal Canadian Mint Commemorates Underground Railroad on New Coin

The Underground Railroad, the famous network of safe houses and secret routes that helped enslaved people of African descent escape to freedom, is the...
Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Bluenose With Circulating Coin First

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 100th Anniversary of Bluenose With Circulating Coin First

For the first time since Bluenose appeared on Canada’s 10-cent circulation coin in 1937, the Royal Canadian Mint has re-designed the image of the...
New Canadian $1 Circulation Coin Tells Shared History of Klondike Gold Rush

New Canadian $1 Circulation Coin Tells Shared History of Klondike Gold Rush

The popular narrative of the Klondike Gold Rush is well known: Keish (Skookum Jim Mason) and his partners discover gold in Bonanza Creek; local...

Collecting Strategies: The Financially Painless Way To Collect Gold Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The appeal of gold is universal, and it has nothing to do with the state of one's finances. A desire to own...
Royal Canadian Mint $2 Circulation Coin Marks 100th Anniversary of Discovery of Insulin

Royal Canadian Mint $2 Circulation Coin Marks 100th Anniversary of Discovery of Insulin

The Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a new $2 circulation coin celebrating the fact that, 100 years ago, four researchers achieved a Canadian medical...

The Falcon Lake Incident: UFOs on World Coins

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Canada 2018 $20 – Falcon Lake Incident – PCGS PR70DCAM Since early times, reports of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) in...
Royal Canadian Mint Issues Collector Coin Celebrating Manitoba 150

Royal Canadian Mint Issues Collector Coin Celebrating Manitoba 150

In celebration of Manitoba Day, the Royal Canadian Mint announced a new collector coin honoring the 150th anniversary of Manitoba’s entry into Confederation. Even...

Royal Canadian Mint, Britain’s Royal Mint Team up to Celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 95th Birthday

Canadians and well-wishers across the United Kingdom can celebrate the 95th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a special coin set featuring...

Canada 2016 100th Anniversary Women’s Right to Vote $1 Coin

Description: A century ago, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta granted most women the right to vote in provincial elections, beginning the journey that would one day...
Reaper of Death Dominates Royal Canadian Mint's Latest Collector Coin Offering

Reaper of Death Dominates Royal Canadian Mint’s Latest Collector Coin Offering

By Royal Canadian Mint ......   Greek for "Reaper of Death", the Thanatotheristes degrootorum is a fascinating find for Canada: the first new tyrannosaur species to...

Canadian Nickel Dollars

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   1968 $1 Voyageur (Regular Strike) PCGS MS67 Canadian Dollars are large, highly collectible coins that have been popular with collectors...

Royal Canadian Mint Honors Canada’s Black Loyalists on New Silver Coin

By the Royal Canadian Mint ......   The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a new silver collector coin honoring the Black Loyalists. Mint engravers...
Royal Canadian Mint Captures Canada's History and Diverse Culture on Two New Gold Coins

Royal Canadian Mint Captures Canada’s History and Diverse Culture on Two New Gold Coins

Klondike gold discovery commemorated in 5-9s pure gold and Ukrainian art of Pysanka shines on an egg-shaped coin   By the Royal Canadian Mint ......   The Royal...

Royal Canadian Mint Kicks off New Year by Celebrating 100th Anniversary of Bluenose

By the Royal Canadian Mint ......   The Royal Canadian Mint is launching a year-long celebration of Bluenose with a pair of coins dedicated to the...
Royal Canadian Mint 1st Colored Loonie Marks United Nations Charter 75th Anniversary

Royal Canadian Mint 1st Colored Loonie Marks United Nations Charter 75th Anniversary

By the Royal Canadian Mint ......   In 1945, 51 nations, including Canada, signed a treaty to establish a new world body with four fundamental goals:...

Fiji Launches Banknotes, Coins to Commemorate 50th Year of Independence

By Reserve Bank of Fiji ......   The Reserve Bank of Fiji has launched a commemorative $50 banknote and 50 cent coin to commemorate Fiji’s 50th...

Royal Canadian Mint $2 Circulating Coin Celebrates 75th Anniversary of World War II

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a $2 circulation coin celebrating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and...

Arctic Culture and Natural Resources Headline Royal Canadian Mint Sept. Collector Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint has proudly issued a new collector coin crafted entirely of Nunavut-sourced gold. Entirely Arctic, from its design to its metal...

Royal Canadian Mint Recognizes 150th Anniversary of Northwest Territories Among New Collector Coins

True to its commitment to celebrating Canada's history, cultures, and values, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a collector coin in honor of the...

Royal Canadian Mint Honors Champion of Haida Culture Bill Reid on New $2 Circulation...

One hundred years after the birth of the late Bill Reid, the legendary artist and advocate of Haida culture also known by the Haida...

History Headlines Royal Canadian Mint’s Latest Collector Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint released its entire fine silver Floral Emblems of Canada coin series on Tuesday, May 5. This follows the launch of...

Royal Canadian Mint Continues to Mark Important Commemorations With New Collector Coins

As the Royal Canadian Mint takes measures to safeguard employee health and safety and prioritizes manufacturing operations to support trade and commerce, it continues...

Royal Canadian Mint Commemorates Hudson’s Bay Company 350th Anniversary With Silver Coin

In 1670, a Royal Charter was granted to "the Governor and Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson Bay." Today, HBC is one...

Royal Canadian Mint Presents First-Ever Collectible Coin in Shape of Cut Diamond

Breaking the mold to prove there can be more than two sides to a coin, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly created a collectible...

Royal Canadian Mint Launches Largest-Ever Gold Maple Leaf Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has produced the largest Gold Maple Leaf coin ever made, struck in exquisite detail and high relief at the Mint's...