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2010 Royal Canadian Mint Collector Coins

Collectors from Canada and around the world can thank the Royal Canadian Mint for a bumper crop of new and exciting collector coins as the fall weather cools and the shopping season heats up.

"The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to offer products which appeal to traditional collectors as well as encourage new customers to experience the pleasure of owning exquisitely crafted coins with meaningful themes," said Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint. […]

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An Alberta cousin of T-Rex crashed the Royal Tyrrell Museum’s 25th birthday party in Drumheller Saturday when the Royal Canadian Mint proudly presented the Museum with its very own framed Albertosaurus coin, which commemorates this anniversary and is part of the exciting "Dinosaur Exhibit" coin series. The Mint has taken its lenticular technology to new […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint is honoured to have received a Certificate of Appreciation from the IAU in recognition of our "commitment and outstanding contribution to the success of the International Year of Astronomy in Canada." In July 2009, the Mint was proud to add its own $30 sterling silver International Year of Astronomy coin to […]

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Ottawa, Ontario — A cousin of T-Rex is on the loose as the Royal Canadian Mint rolls out a new dinosaur collector coin just in time for the Canadian Museum of Nature’s long-awaited re-opening and centennial celebration weekend, from May 22 to May 24, 2010. The Mint has taken this coin’s life-like motion of its […]

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Earlier this month, the Royal Canadian Mint marked spring’s arrival with a strong accent on nature in the launch of exciting new coins designed to appeal to the discerning collector and the budding coin enthusiast alike.

Royal Canadian Mint's 2010 Spring Collection

A number of popular series continue in this latest release of 2010, notably: the 1/25 oz. pure gold coin honoring the RCMP; the Birds of Canada 25-cent coin series celebrating the colorful Goldfinch; and the 99.999% pure gold Canadian Floral Emblems series featuring Manitoba’s Prairie Crocus.

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OTTAWA, ONTARIO — In 2009, the Royal Canadian Mint recorded an unprecedented profit of $68.6 million, almost doubling the corporate plan target for the year. During 2009, the Mint also surpassed the extraordinary milestone of $2 billion in revenue, in large part due to the strong global demand for gold and silver bullion products.   […]

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Ottawa, Ontario – In response to recent Toronto-area media reports and inquiries by the public and local businesses, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued the following statement: Since 1996, Canadian [toonie] two-dollar circulation coins have been produced with two different images of the Queen:

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The Royal Canadian Mint marked spring’s arrival with a strong accent on nature in the launch of exciting new coins designed to appeal to the discerning collector and the budding coin enthusiast alike.

Royal Canadian Mint Spring 2010 Collector Coins

A number of popular series continue in this latest release of 2010, notably: the 99.999% pure gold Canadian Floral Emblems series featuring Manitoba’s Prairie Crocus; the 1/25 oz. pure gold coin honouring the RCMP; the Birds of Canada 25-cent coin series celebrating the colourful Goldfinch; and the 2010 50-cent specially-wrapped coin roll.

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Canadian $1 and $2 CoinsOttawa, OntarioAs part of the Government of Canada’s budget announcement to modernize Canada’s currency , the Royal Canadian Mint will change the composition of one-dollar and two-dollar coins, using the Corporation’s cost-effective patented multi-ply plated steel technology.

The current composition for the one-dollar coin is bronze plated nickel, while the current composition for the two-dollar coin is, for the inner core, aluminum bronze (copper, aluminum and nickel), and for the outer ring, pure nickel. The primary new composition of both coins, to be launched at the beginning of 2011, will be multi-ply plated steel.

The Mint is currently working collaboratively with key stakeholders to minimize the impact of this composition change on their day-to-day operations. The new coins will bear the same look and feel as the current bronze and nickel one-dollar and two-dollar coins.

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Royal Canadian Mint, proud producer of the Vancouver 2010 athlete medals, is thrilled to celebrate Canada’s first Olympic gold medal on home soil with a medallion and commemorative coin. Canadian Gold Medallion and 22-karat Gold $200 Olympic Gold Coin (Click to Enlarge) The first gold medal was won today [February […]

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