The story of the first Canadian gold coins begins in the mid-nineteenth century, during an era of sweeping social and technological change.
By Royal Canadian Mint | Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted to join the party by issuing a special edition, 99.99 per cent pure silver dollar immortalizing the Calgary Stampede. This crafted collector coin is a tribute to a uniquely Canadian tradition, made world-famous for its spectacular celebration of the culture and spirit of the old west.
By Royal Canadian Mint | Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The Royal Canadian Mint introduces the $10 Fine Silver Coin Canadian Geographic Photo Contest – Praying Mantis, which features the work of Robert Ganz, the grand prize winner in the fourth annual Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year contest.
By Royal Canadian Mint | Thursday, June 7, 2012
The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted collector coins which continue to capture the spirit and excitement of the many milestones and anniversaries Canadians are celebrating in 2012.
By Royal Canadian Mint | Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Maple leaf, Group of Seven, Rick Hansen and War of 1812 featured in precious metal as Aster and Venetian glass bumble bee coin and glow-in-the dark dinosaur coin showcase exciting Mint innovations.
By Royal Canadian Mint | Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce exciting new gold, silver and base metal keepsakes inspired by Canada's historical, cultural and artistic heritage by launching its first collector coins of 2012.
By Royal Canadian Mint | Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Always proud to celebrate Canada's great natural, historical and cultural heritage on coins of exceptional quality and design, the Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce fine collector coins which showcase the best of Canada to collectors and gift givers, at home and world-wide.
By Royal Canadian Mint | Wednesday, November 2, 2011
In 2008, the Royal Canadian Mint celebrated their 100th anniversary. This article include some hilights of this centuy.
By Royal Canadian Mint | Saturday, August 30, 2008
The Bank Act of 1881 restricted the banks to issuing $5 notes and multiples thereof. The government had a free rein as far as coinage was concerned, since the banks did not issue their own coins. In 1908, The Royal Mint in London established a branch in Ottawa. From then on, Canadian coins were produced there, including this 1908 5-cent coin.
By Library and Archives Canada | Monday, March 29, 2004