The Royal Canadian Mint continues to combine timeless craftsmanship and modern day technology as it explores new ways to celebrate Canada’s culture, history and values on its collector coins. From an impressive and seldom seen 10 oz. format... read more »
John Humphrey, Vice President, Digital Metals, Dillon Gage
Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …….
Dillon Gage continues its pioneering efforts to make precious metals a part of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) with a new... read more »
Fairmont Banff Springs’ most famous ghostly inhabitant first to be featured….
A new collector coin and stamp tell the story of the Ghost Bride who has made the Fairmont Banff Springs her eternal home since the 1930s when, upon stepping... read more »
The Royalty of Canadian banknotes are coming to Toronto, to be auctioned off by Geoffrey Bell Auctions at the Toronto Coin Expo May 29, 2014. The Bell auction features some of the best-of-the-best in rare Canadian banknotes. “Investing... read more »
The Winnipeg Ballet Club debuted in June 1939, performing two prairie-themed ballets as part of a city-wide pageant welcoming King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. In 1953, the group was given its Royal charter, becoming the first ballet company... read more »
Members receive benefits from both organizations
The American Numismatic Association and the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association are teaming up to promote their conventions in August 2014. The ANA’s World’s Fair of Money will be held August... read more »
A very interesting piece of Canadian history has surfaced recently…..
A token of the North West Company, competitors of the Hudson Bay Company, will be offered in the next Geoffrey Bell Auctions sale, May 30 2014 at the Toronto Reference... read more »
New Royal Canadian Mint coins are preserving ever more chapters in Canadian history as the Mint announces its latest collector products. These include fine silver and pure gold coins celebrating the 75th anniversary of the first Royal visit... read more »
1896 Russian gold presentation coin brings $217,375 at Heritage’s $15 million world and ancient coin auction
An 1896 Russian Czar Nicholas II Presentation 25 Roubles sold for $217,375 to take top lot honors in Heritage Auctions’ $15... read more »
Heritage’s largest World & Ancient coins offering to date, 6,500 lots strong; on the block April 10, at the Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF); AD 193 gold aureus of Emperor Pertinax expected to realize more than $60,000.
An 1865 Canadian... read more »
On Monday, March 24th at the Greater Victoria Public Library, Canadian literary icon Alice Munro unveiled the Royal Canadian Mint’s new collector coin celebrating her tremendous accomplishment of receiving the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature.
“The... read more »
By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………..
1.) Fortuna Redux revisited
Last year perhaps the most unusual and innovative world coin ever issued was made by the Mint of Poland (founded in 1766) for the island nation of Niue. It is the six-ounce... read more »
Lucky Loonies being sent to communities as thanks for supporting their medal-winning Paralympic athletes
The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to congratulate the Canadian Paralympic Team for its many accomplishments at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics... read more »
Bank of Botswana converts its entire coinage system to Mint’s multi-ply plated steel technology
The Royal Canadian Mint announced today that it has produced a new series of multi-ply plated steel circulation coins on behalf of the Bank of... read more »
Heritage Auctions is proud to present the official auction of the 2014 Chicago International Coin Fair, set for April 9-16. Though this will certainly be a well-rounded auction, with something for every collector, there are certain highlights... read more »
An “exceedingly rare” and valuable CANADIAN 1921 50 CENTS is set to be sold at the 2014 February Torex auction next month. This amazing piece has been graded by PCGS and it is believed to be one of the best known examples that exist. The... read more »
Missing Edge Lettering is the Second Example Discovered of the Sold-Out Issue
In 2013, the Royal Canadian Mint released a popular Silver $20 piece titled “Portrait of Power”. The coin boldly features the American Bald Eagle and was released... read more »
by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ……….
We met yesterday with an individual that was interested in selling a Canadian gold maple leaf coin. Canadian gold maple leafs are among the most common coins that we purchase, so... read more »
The Royal Canadian Mint overcame strong competition today from Britain’s Royal Mint and the Mint of Finland to win the inaugural Best New Coin Innovation Excellence in Currency Awards presented by the International Association of Currency... read more »
By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………
Krause Publications recently came out with its annual list of nominations for best world coins of the year, which is based on coins released in 2012, and is divided into numerous categories. Not surprisingly... read more »