First-Ever! Eternal Blessings Pysanka Egg Shaped Pure Gold Coin

History is filled with records of firsts – the first man to land on the moon, the first to circumnavigate the earth and the list goes on. Royal Canadian Mint has joined these lists of firsts with the production of their first coin designed to honour a Ukrainian staple symbol that has evolved to become a world favourite, the Pysanka egg.  This gem, a true representation of the connection shared between Canada and Ukraine, is a must-have for any avid collector who is seeking valuable Canadian coins for sale. A Coin with Modern Significance but also Steeped in History  These…
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Beautiful Canadian Coin Features Queen Elizabeth Rose Blossoms

The strength, beauty and sheer elegance of the Rosa ‘Queen Elizabeth’ have wowed garden lovers since its 1957 introduction. Today, sixty-five years later, expert designers and producers of Canadian coins have taken this magnificence a step further by replicating its beauty on a coin celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s rose. The coin’s stunning design combined two precious metals in order to create an impressive souvenir. A Closer Look at the Rosa Queen Elizabeth Rosa Queen Elizabeth is a long-stemmed flower that grows to heights as far as 1.3 metres and thrives in the sun. It is a climbing flower that often adorns…
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75th Anniversary of D-Day – Special Edition Silver Dollar Proof Set

Brave Canadian soldiers sacrificed all they had on the battlefields so that Canada and the world can experience freedom today. It is only fitting that these heroes and their sacrifices be acknowledged and lauded by future generations. They deserve to remain permanently etched in the memory of mankind forever. This is the primary motivation behind Royal Canadian Mint’s production of a set of Canadian silver coins commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. A Remarkable Moment in History D-Day is a very significant moment in the history of the world as it heralded the end of the second world war (1944)….
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Limited Glow-in-the-dark Dinosaur Canadian Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint produces a large number and variety of coins every year. They are responsible for minting all the quarters, loonies, toonies and other coins that are used on a daily basis in Canada. But besides creating all the country’s currency, the Canadian Mint also produces collector’s coins and many of them are truly fascinating and unique. The latest innovation to come from the Mint is a one of a kind egg-shaped, glow-in-the-dark dinosaur coin made of pure silver. This Canadian coin will appeal to anyone who is looking for something different to add to their coin collection…
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Looking Back at the Year the Dollar Coin was Introduced in Canada

In 1986 the Canadian government decided to replace the one dollar banknote with a new one dollar coin. This was not a particularly popular decision with the general public. There were a number of reasons for replacing the note with a coin but the predominant reason given by the government was that the notes only lasted a couple of years in circulation. Constantly replacing worn out one dollar notes was costly, however one dollar coins could last a couple of decades and save the country millions of dollars in printing costs. Once the new coin was introduced, the central bank…
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