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We believe that collecting coins can fill a lifetime with interest and inspiration. What begins as a pastime can easily become an absorbing pursuit - indeed, a passion.

THE SINKING OF THE SS PRINCESS SOPHIA

THE SINKING OF THE SS PRINCESS SOPHIA

The historic Canadian tragedy you’ve probably never heard of. The sky is dark, and the waves darker. A blinding snowstorm renders the deadly reef invisible until it’s too late. The moment of impact is depicted dramatically on the new pure silver coin from the Royal Canadian Mint — when a steamer ran aground on the Vanderbilt Reef and sank in late October of 1918, taking the lives of all 350 passengers.

Honouring the fallen, celebrating peace

Honouring the fallen, celebrating peace

The First World War and the peace that followed it had a profound impact on Canada as a nation. In 2018, the Royal Canadian Mint commemorates the 100th anniversary of the moment the conflict ended—the Armistice—with collectibles and a new $2 circulation coin Canadians can look for in their change.

LEST WE FORGET

LEST WE FORGET

On the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice, two coins pay tribute with unprecedented, powerful designs. A feat of engineering to mark the end of the First World War.

FROM COMIC BOOK TO COIN.

FROM COMIC BOOK TO COIN.

A quick fly-by how a coin is made. BAM! The idea. It was 2012, and the 75th anniversary of the first Action Comics #1 featuring Superman was coming up the following year. Jamie Desrochers, an avid comic book collector in his own right, jumped at the enviable task of creating Superman commemorative coins.

R&D LAB COLLECTION

R&D LAB COLLECTION

Meet the team that makes the impossible possible! The world’s first coloured circulation coins. 3D coins with moving parts. Bi-metal coins that stand up to the demands of circulation. The Royal Canadian Mint has a long history of pushing the boundaries of minting technology. So how do those innovations come to be? Chief Technology Officer Dr. Xianyao Li offers a rare behind-the-scenes perspective on the Mint’s approach to R&D — and talks about the unique new R&D Lab Collection.

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