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Royal Canadian Mint and Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium invite Canadians to vote on favourite Top 10 Canadian Olympic Winter Moments OTTAWA, ONTARIO – The Royal Canadian Mint and Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium are inviting Canadians to celebrate the rich and storied history of the Olympic Winter Games by voting on the Top 10 […]

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WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – With one year to go before Vancouver welcomes the world for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, Royal Canadian Mint has launched the latest coin in its Vancouver 2010 collection. The sport of cross-country skiing is depicted on the 25-cent coin, which was launched today at the FIS World Cup […]

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Tokyo, Japan – With a little over one year to go before the next Olympic Games, Taisei Coins Corporation is excited to be the authorized distributor of the Royal Canadian Mint’s Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games commemorative coins in Japan.  Taisei Coins today introduced its impressive offering of Royal Canadian Mint coins at […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint’s latest coin in the Vancouver 2010 collection is launched. The sport of cross-country skiing is depicted on the newest circulating 25-cent coin to commemorate the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.   The Mint will officially introduce the public to the tenth of seventeen circulation coins to celebrate the Vancouver […]

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Ottawa, Ontario, December 22, 2008 – As the Royal Canadian Mint’s centennial year draws to a close, the Mint is pleased to highlight several developments which add to the legacy of success it has celebrated throughout 2008. These include: a new and improved mint.ca website; a coloured circulation coin for Papua New Guinea, a world […]

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Finding unique and memorable holiday gifts for collectors has been made easier by world mints and their spectacular coins. Most collectors would be thrilled to unwrap and behold any number of modern coins. There is usually very little difficulty in discovering what coins interest many collectors.

2008 World Mint Holiday Themed Coins

For youngsters are those who could be inclined to collect, however, finding the right coin as a gift is often times more difficult. For them, coins struck just for the holidays may be the unique gift to consider. Here are several holiday-themed coins from some major mints:

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Royal Canadian Mint’s Vancouver 2010 commemorative circulation coin program continues with 25-cent figure skating coin. Canadians from coast to coast encouraged to hold onto their “lucky” quarters.

Royal Canadian Mint Vancouver 2010 commemorative figure skating coins

OTTAWA — The Royal Canadian Mint’s newest coin in the Vancouver 2010 collection is here! The sport of figure skating is depicted on the coin, which is the ninth of 17 circulation coins to commemorate the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The launch of the coin was celebrated yesterday in Vancouver with area youth and Vancouver 2010 mascots Quatchi, Miga and Sumi.

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The Royal Canadian Mint’s world-famous "Million Dollar Coin" made its Asian debut at Beijing’s Olympic Expo 2008 (Olympex). The unveiling was conducted by The Honourable David Emerson, Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge and Honorary IOC President for Life Juan Antonio Samaranch. This unprecedented coin, recently certified by Guinness World Records […]

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Goldline International, Inc. today announced the acquisition of 1, 700 "first strike" one ounce 2008 Canadian Maple Leaf gold coins designed and minted by the Royal Canadian Mint. The exceptionally attractive gold coins feature the Canadian national symbol of a maple leaf on the reverse or tails side and a portrait of Her Majesty Queen […]

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Ottawa, Ontario – With the Beijing Olympic Games and Beijing Paralympic Games just around the corner, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue the 2008 Lucky Loonie, the latest in its extensive Olympic themed circulation coin program.

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