The Royal Canadian Mint Releases Special Silver Dollar Coin

Canadian waters are home to over 50 species of whales. Thankfully, there is a great deal of whale watching sites where you can really appreciate the beauty of these magnificent marine mammals. The Royal Canadian Mint in collaboration with Dave Zachary decided to create a beautiful coin to celebrate these creatures. The result is a unique piece with a soapstone sculpture of a whale’s tail. It has a 50 dollar face value and a wide diameter to hold the carved model. It comes nicely packaged making it a perfect gift as well. Read on to find out all the details…
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Check out the Royal Canadian Mints 2018 Holiday Gift Set

With Christmas around the corner, you surely want to start thinking about the perfect gift to give to your loved ones. If you are a numismatist and have a couple of friends or family members who happen to love coins, check out what the Royal Canadian Mint has to offer. There are a lot of holiday sets with a perfect selection of coins packaged in beautiful cases. These make for wonderful gifts to give to anyone who owns a few collectibles or is just starting. They’ll definitely love and appreciate what you have given them and you can share all…
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A Closer Look at the Canadian Journey Paper Money Series 2001-2006

This set of paper money, known as ‘Canadian Journey’, was the first to be wholly designed on a computer. In addition to this, it was also the first to illustrate some Canadian citizens of great importance, while one of the notes was proclaimed to be the ‘Bank Note of the Year’. What is also interesting about the set is the fact that the designer made sure that each of the bank notes contains symbols of national pride for Canadians. The $5 Note This note was issued in March 2002 and features a portrait of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Next, to him,…
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A Canadian Coin that Resembles Peace and Remembrance

On November 11, 1918, the bloody and devastating First World War was brought to an end with the signing of the armistice. The joined efforts of the Canadian people in this war was more than remarkable- more than 650,000 men and women served but, unfortunately, over 66,000 ended up paying the ultimate price.  After that, Canada signed a Peace Treaty as a separate country, being recognized as an independent nation. All of this means a lot to Canadians and no one wants the sacrifices to be forgotten. So, among the many interesting, rare and valuable coins of Canada here is…
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Royal Canadian Mint Releases Tyrannosaurus Rex Coin

Can you imagine looking at the design of a coin and simultaneously feeling awe and fear? The Royal Canadian Mint has succeeded in creating a pure silver coin with a realistic engraving of a Tyrannosaurus Rex. This carnivore has its fossils scattered around Canada which has recently sparked the attention of many palaeontologists. They strive to uncover more information about these fascinating animals and their origin. Until then, the coin with the 250 dollar face value celebrates the Tyrannosaurus Rex, the dinosaur that has once walked and lived on the Canadian territories. You can find all of the interesting facts…
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