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Unveiling and issue of a coin commemorating the 400th anniversary of Quebec City QUEBEC CITY – The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City by issuing a commemorative two-dollar coin.   "I invite all Canadians to look for this commemorative coin in their change," said Ian […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has announced they will unveil and issue $2 circulating coins Wednesday to honour the 400th anniversary of the City of Quebec’s founding. The public is invited to participate in the ceremonial event and presentation of the coins on Wednesday, May 7. The public may also exchange old coins for the […]

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New, and ancient, commemorative coins to celebrate Israel’s 60th anniversary This copyrighted article was written by Moti Bassok and was republished with the permission of Haaretz. Coin collectors can celebrate the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel with limited numbers of new commemorative coins: in one-, two- and 10-shekel denominations. The modern coins were […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Commemorative Circulation Coin Celebrates the 400th Anniversary of Quebec City and Features the Work of Talented Quebec Artist Ottawa, Ontario. – As part of its ongoing activities to mark the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is pleased to announce the commissioning of […]

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The British Royal Mint is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the decimal £1 coin with two special and spectacular 14-coin proof collector sets. The rare commemorative 22-carat gold proof set and the .925 sterling silver proof collection each bear reverse designs that have been used on pound coins during the last twenty-five years.

Royal Mint 25th Anniversary £1 Gold and Silver Coin Collections

Both sets of coins look exceptional. One thing, however … Do not get too excited about the gold proof set. The coins are already extremely rare. With the Mint only producing 150 sets worldwide, few will ever see them in person.

For an added contrast to the silver proof coins, the Royal Mint added 24-karat gold plating to each coin’s designs, making them "pop" with extra detail.

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A new House bill is on the legislative table that would honor Ronald Reagan on the anniversary of his 100th birthday. Reagan was born February 6, 1911 and was the 40th President of the United States from 1981-1989. The bill, H.R. 5235 and titled ‘Ronald Reagan Centennial Commission Act‘, was written to create a 11 […]

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On Tuesday, February 5, 2008, President Bush signed into law H.R. 3432 titled, “Commission on the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade Act.” The law establishes a commission to plan activities commemorating the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade. One of those activities is planning efforts for a new commemorative coin.

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Platinum took a mad dash upward earlier today, breaking another new record of $1,803.80 an ounce on the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX). Investors watching the power shortage problems in South Africa, who produce four-fifths of the world’s platinum, bet on a constricting supply.   “Mine output disruptions continue to fuel the rally” in platinum, […]

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RCM presents Proof Silver Dollar coin commemorating historical milestone to Quebec City Mayor Régis Labeaume QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 31 – The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) visited City Hall yesterday to present Quebec City’s Mayor and invited guests from the Quebec 400th organization with a 2008 Proof Silver Dollar commemorating the 400th anniversary of Quebec City. […]

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The euro became the official currency for participating countries on Jan. 1, 1999. Next year marks its 10-year anniversary and to celebrate a special commemorative 2-euro coin with a common design will be issued in early 2009 throughout all the euro-area countries.

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