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Remembrance Day 2020: Moments to Hold Coin Set

Remembrance Day 2020 is particularly significant because it coincides with the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The Royal Canadian Mint has already released coins to commemorate the end of this significant conflict featuring the iconic V for Victory. Released in honour of Remembrance Day 2020, the latest coin set in the "Moments To Hold" series features the same motif with the addition of rows upon rows of poppies. Used to represent the sacrifices of those who served in combat since at least 1921, the poppies featured on the coin appear in vibrant colour beneath brilliant rays...

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2020 Holiday Christmas Gift Coin Set is HERE!

With the holidays right around the corner, you’re probably looking for gifts. Shopping is going to be more restricted because of social distancing, so you’re probably going to be doing more online shopping for gifts for your friends and family members. If you’re not sure what to get someone who has everything already, consider the Christmas coins set from the Royal Canadian Mint. It’s a perfect gift for anyone of any age, your mom, your favourite uncle or a beloved grandchild. What the Christmas Coin Set Includes This gift set of Christmas coins is a special edition for 2020. You get six...

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75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War Coin

The year 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II in 1945. The Second World War was one of the most significant and deadly conflicts in recorded history. The Royal Canadian Mint is commemorating the end of WWII and celebrating Canada's contribution to the victory with $2 coin rolls recreating the design of the famous Victory Nickel, now in vibrant colour. Sacrifices on the Homefront The efforts on the homefront were as significant to the eventual victory as the military actions taking place in the European and Pacific theatres. Canadians rationed food and avoided certain foods...

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Arctic Celebration: New Coin Crafted From Nunavut-Sourced Gold

As part of a proud cultural event, Royal Canadian Mint coins now include a new, stand-alone collector’s item, An Inuk and a Qulliq, made of pure Nunavut gold. Never before has the mint struck a coin on a 1/20 oz. gold blank, but this art piece was created to honour the Golden Celebration of Arctic Culture and Natural Resources. This is a unique Arctic design, from its metal content to its beautiful artwork. Customers will appreciate the quality and detail and understand the rich value of this special keepsake. We want to share exciting information about this coin and the...

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Floral Emblems of Canada Set Next Coin Features Flower of PEI

The Royal Canadian Mint has released the newest coin in the Floral Emblems of Canada series. It features the provincial flower of Prince Edward Island, the pink lady's slipper. Like the other coins in the series, this design mimics the look of vintage jewellery with its Victorian-style portrait of the flower surrounded by a detailed border in a matte proof finish. Brief History of Prince Edward Island Known as "Abegweit" in the Mi'kmaq language, Prince Edward Island became a British colony in the 1700s. It was named for Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, who was also Queen Victoria's...

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