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Royal Canadian Mint's tri-metal token wins International Association of Currency Affairs' 2019 Excellence in Currency Award for Best new coin product, feature or distribution innovation

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted that its advanced tri-metal coin technology won global currency industry recognition by being crowned theBest new coin product, feature or distribution innovation of the International Association of Currency Affai...

2019-10-16 19:00 1754

Royal Canadian Mint Introduces First-Ever Poppy Shaped Coin

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time ever, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly crafted an innovative poppy-shaped silver coin. The 2019$10 Fine Silver Coin – Remembrance Day is the work of Mint product manager and artistJamie Desrochers, whose multi-layered engraving a...

2019-10-02 18:51 1706

World-First Multifaceted High Relief "Wolf" Coin Leads the Pack as Royal Canadian Mint Announces August 2019 Collector Coins

OTTAWA, Aug. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mint is proud to unleash its latest numismatic tour de force with the 2019$25 Fine Silver Coin - Multifaceted Animal Head: Wolf. Struck in extraordinarily high relief rising 6 mm from a 36 mm diameter surface, thisClaude Thivierge-designed coin is composed...

2019-08-08 03:26 2308

On the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Scheldt, a New Royal Canadian Mint Coin Honours Brave Canadian Soldiers Whose Victory Forged the Path to Liberating the Netherlands

OTTAWA, Ontario, July 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Canadian Mint's newest Second World War Battlefront Series fine silver coin commemorates the bravery and sacrifice of Canadian soldiers who, 75 years ago, helped the Allies win control of the Dutch and Belgian shores of the strategic Sch...

2019-07-31 22:30 985

Royal Canadian Mint issues new silver coin marking the 100th anniversary of Calgary's Victory Stampede

CALGARY, Alberta, July 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- One hundred years after Calgarians chose to dedicate the greatest outdoor show on earth toCanada's returning First World War soldiers, the Mint has issued a new silver coin commemorating the historic Victory Stampede of 1919.  The coin was unveiled ...

2019-07-05 21:00 2002

Royal Canadian Mint issues coin minted of pure Nunavut gold in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Canada's newest territory

OTTAWA, Ontario, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Nunavut Territory, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly issued a new collector coin crafted entirely ofNunavut-sourced gold. The coin recaptures, in 99.99% pure gold, Germaine Arnaktauyok's iconic drummer ...

2019-06-26 22:00 1441

The Royal Canadian Mint Releases Innovative Tributes to Canada Just in Time for Annual July 1st Celebrations

OTTAWA, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As the nation gears up for July 1st, the Royal Canadian Mint continues to find new ways to celebrateCanada with original and innovative coins. These creations include the 2019$30 Fine Silver Coin – The Fabric of Canada. Artist Rebecca Yanovskaya has designed ...

2019-06-26 04:37 2546

The Royal Canadian Mint and United States Mint Team up to Launch Joint Pride of Two Nations Coin Set

OTTAWA, Ontario, June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Canada's exceptional history of peaceful co-existence withthe United States, the Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to announce it is launching the limited-editionPride of Two Nations two-coin set, created in partnership with the United...

2019-06-26 00:19 2374

The Royal Canadian Mint Pays Tribute to Veterans of the Normandy Campaign as It Releases Its June Numismatic Catalogue

OTTAWA, Ontario, June 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Always proud to celebrate stories of Canadian accomplishment on its coins, the Royal Canadian Mint is launching two new coins honouring the soldiers who fought in the Normandy Campaign which, after the success of D-Day, sent the Allies on the path to ...

2019-06-04 21:00 4760

Royal Canadian Mint Silver Coin Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Plastic Ono Band's Give Peace A Chance

MONTREAL, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1969, Plastic Ono Band (John Lennon andYoko Ono) recorded Give Peace A Chance, an anti-war anthem for generations of pacifists and music fans around the world. The song was recorded live from Lennon and Ono's Queen Elizabeth Hotel suite in downtownMontrea...

2019-05-23 22:00 2784

The Royal Canadian Mint releases a trio of coins honouring Queen Victoria

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Canadian Mint is marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of the monarch who gave royal assent to the act that ushered in Canadian Confederation in 1867 and choseOttawa as our nation's capital. The legacy of Her Majesty Queen Victoria conti...

2019-05-08 05:57 1529

The Royal Canadian Mint Showcases Explorer John Cabot's Famous Ship to Celebrate the Passage of 70 Years since Newfoundland and Labrador Joined Confederation

OTTAWA, Ontario, March 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue an impressive new silver coin that recaptures the design of the 1949 Silver Dollar celebratingNewfoundland and Labrador's transformation from a British colony toCanada's newest province 70 years ago.  This...

2019-03-06 02:14 1159

The Royal Canadian Mint Scores an Ace as its February Collection Opens With a New Silver Coin Honouring Flying Legend Billy Bishop

OTTAWA, Ontario, Feb. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, the Royal Canadian Mint tells a story of valour in combat with a tribute to Canadian First World War flying aceBilly Bishop. This fine silver coin continues the Mint's proud tradition of preserving the memory of the heroic men and women be...

2019-02-09 03:22 3568

The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates 40 years of leadership and innovation with anniversary edition of its world-famous Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin

OTTAWA, Ontario, Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- After four decades of innovation and commercial success, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a special 40 th anniversary edition of the Gold Maple Leaf, celebrating the bullion coin that the global precious metal industry has come to accept as t...

2019-02-01 19:30 1364

The Royal Canadian Mint honours bravery and sacrifice by dedicating its 2019 Proof Silver Dollar to the 75th Anniversary D-Day

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- With each new year, the Royal Canadian Mint maintains the tradition of issuing an annual silver dollar to commemorate a story of national significance. This year, the Mint is proud to honourCanada's pivotal role in the successful Allied invasion of No...

2019-01-08 22:00 1085

The Royal Canadian Mint launches new double-concave silver coin among its final products of 2018

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce a 10 oz. silver creation that takes coin design to bold new depths. The product of advanced testing by the Mint's R&D lab, the 2019$100 Fine Silver Double Concave CoinNature's Grandeur: Brown Bear measur...

2018-12-07 06:18 888

The Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates Decades Of Innovation With Anniversary Tributes To Its Gold and Silver Maple Leaf Bullion Coins

OTTAWA, Ontario, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Long known for defining the "gold standard" of refining and bullion coin manufacturing, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to celebrate its Gold  and Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins (GML and SML), with a pair of innovative collector coins.  Marking its ...

2018-11-06 23:00 418

Collectors get the chance to own a piece of history in the making with exclusive products from the Royal Canadian Mint's new "R+D Lab Collection"

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Though the keen collector's search for rare and unusual numismatic finds is never at an end, it certainly got a little easier with the Mint's launch of a new "R+D Lab Collection".  These new experimental products, delivered straight from the test bed ...

2018-10-04 01:45 771

The Royal Canadian Mint turns heads with "The Bumblebee and the Bloom"

OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Canadian Mint has put a new spin on coin manufacturing with the introduction of the 2019$50 Fine Silver Coin – The Bumblebee and the Bloom. Taking innovation and interaction to a new level, this 5 oz. pure silver coin designed by artistTony ...

2018-10-03 03:55 615

The Royal Canadian Mint stands out with new 3D sculptural coins

OTTAWA, Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Always eager to break new ground in coin design and engineering, the Royal Canadian Mint has shattered the limits of relief with several impressive new coins. Bursting from the imagination of Mint engraverMatt Bowen is the 2018 $250 Fine Silver Coin – The Voy...

2018-09-05 00:16 529