allbirthdaycanadianacommemorativeholidayslunarmoins_de_50MONEY BACKGUARANTEE100%REMBOURSEMENT GARANTI100%newbornpopsportstraditionalunder_50wedding

Mint Talk

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.

Mark the occasion with a unique keepsake

Mark the occasion with a unique keepsake

From birthdays and baby showers to weddings, life is full of special moments. They’re the moments we reminisce about time and again. The moments we want to be sure we’ll never forget. Sometimes it can be a puzzle trying to figure out the perfect way to commemorate these events. A collectible coin can do just the trick.

Introducing the NEW Elements Coin Set—inspired by a MC member!

Introducing the NEW Elements Coin Set—inspired by a MC member!

"I love the concept and how it evolves from the original idea," says Bernard Dumais of Lévis (Québec), "from the artist's design to the final product."

A heroine for human rights in Canada

A heroine for human rights in Canada

Meet the incomparable Viola Desmond. Black History Month begins for 2019, a new coin honours Viola Desmond (1914-1965), a black Canadian born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, who played a pivotal role in the struggle for human rights in the 1940s. On November 8, 1946 police forcibly removed Viola from a movie theatre when she refused to leave her seat in the whites-only section. She was arrested, fined $26 (≈$300 today), and spent a night in jail.

2019 PROOF SILVER DOLLAR – THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY

2019 PROOF SILVER DOLLAR – THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY

A MOMENT IMMORTALIZED, A MYSTERY SOLVED A nervous Canadian soldier glances over his shoulder, acknowledging a friendly pat on the back as he prepares to step off the landing craft onto Juno Beach. This fleeting moment, captured in rare footage taken during the D-Day invasion of June 6, 1944, served as the inspiration behind the Royal Canadian Mint’s 2019 proof silver dollar. And as Mint product managers Alicia Cook Sapene and Jamie Desrochers discovered, there was a lot more to that soldier’s story than they could have imagined.

2019 HALF-OUNCE PURE SILVER COIN – YEAR OF THE PIG

2019 HALF-OUNCE PURE SILVER COIN – YEAR OF THE PIG

Dancing into the Lunar New Year with a playful Pig The Chinese zodiac says people born in the Year of the Pig have beautiful personalities: playful, optimistic and carefree. They are energetic and tackle even the most mundane tasks with unbridled enthusiasm. These traits come alive in the 2019 issues of the Royal Canadian Mint’s three series celebrating the Lunar New Year—especially the half-ounce pure silver Year of the Pig coin.

Read More Articles

Recently viewed items