Canadian Coin News

The world-record 100-kg, 99.999% pure gold maple leaf bullion coin will be displayed at the 2008 annual convention of the Canadian Numismatic Association Media representatives and the general public are invited(*) to a one-day showing of the world’s largest, purest and highest denomination gold coin at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ottawa on Saturday, July […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint is opening its doors to all on Canada Day to celebrate its centennial with fun-filled family activities. All activities will take place at the Mint’s historic, 100-year-old facility in downtown Ottawa. Visitors are invited to: Learn more about the history of the Royal Canadian Mint by watching a special centennial play, […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint received a welcome accolade from its peers when the Mint Directors Conference, holding its 25th annual meeting in Busan, Korea, presented it with the Most Technologically Advanced Circulation Coin Award for its 25-cent breast cancer coloured circulation coin. This is the second honour earned by this inspirational and innovative circulation coin, […]

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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 Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) launched the Olympic Snowboarding 25-cent coin into circulation on Feb. 20, 2008. Now the Mint is offering a special limited edition $25 silver hologram snowboarding coin as well.

$25 Sterling Silver Hologram Snowboarding Coin from the Royal Canadian Mint

Like its circulating 25-cent cousin, the innovative hologram coin celebrates the XXI Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The $25 sterling silver coin is part of the Silver Hologram Coin Series, which includes 15 different designs or themes. The snowboarding theme is the first for 2008 and the sixth in the hologram series that will continue through the end of 2009. Only 45,000 coins will be minted for each theme.

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Today, Feb. 20, 2008, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) announced the release of the first circulating 25-cent Olympic coin of 2008. The quarter-dollar showcases the sport of snowboarding and is the sixth released in a series of seventeen circulating coins commemorating the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

The Royal Canadian Mint Launches First Olympic 25-Cent Circulation Coin of 2008 featuring the sport of snowboarding.

Up to 22 million of the snowboarding coins are expected to enter circulation. In addition to receiving the coins in daily change, the 25-cent coins are available through RBC, a Premier National Partner, and participating gas stations of Petro-Canada, a National Partner of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

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Over the weekend the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) exhibited the world’s largest gold coin in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The Guinness World Record gold bullion coin: Has a $1 million face value Weighs in at 100-kg (220 pounds) Contains 99.99 percent pure 24-karate gold

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Canada’s destiny was in the stars as it won the 2008 Coin of the Year Award sponsored by World Coin News, a monthly periodical dedicated to collectors of world coins. A four-piece set of $50 palladium coins showing the Big Bear and Little Bear constellations in changing seasonal positions was voted the winner in the […]

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Ottawa, Ontario – The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) added to its star-studded line up of award-winning coins when Krause Publications bestowed the Coin of the Year and Most Innovative Coin Awards on the RCM’s laser-etched $50 Palladium Big Bear and Little Bear Constellations coin series at the 2008 Coin of the Year Awards.

RCM’s laser-etched $50 Palladium Big Bear and Little Bear Constellations coin series wins Coin of the Year and Most Innovative Coin Awards.  The $5 Fine Silver “Pink Ribbon” Coin also was a co-winner of the Most Inspirational Coin Award. (Royal Canadian Mint images)

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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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