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Royal Canadian Mint Honours Black History With Coin Paying Tribute to the Black Canadian Volunteers of No. 2 Construction Battalion

No. 2 Construction Battalion, the first and only all-Black battalion-sized unit in Canadian military history, is being remembered on the 2023 issue of the Royal Canadian Mint’s ongoing Commemorating Black History series.

Jan 30, 2023
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The Royal Canadian Mint Announces Numismatic Coin Collection Honouring the Life and Reign of Queen Elizabeth II

The life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, who served as Canada’s monarch and head of state for 70 years is being remembered on a dazzling collection of precious metal coins.

Jan 26, 2023
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Royal Canadian Mint Wins Two Coin of the Year Awards, Capturing “Best Crown” and “Best Circulation” Coin Categories

The Royal Canadian Mint is honoured to have won Coin of the Year Awards in two of the 10 categories in which mints from around the world compete for recognition in the most coveted awards program for excellence in coin design and manufacturing.

Jan 20, 2023
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Royal Canadian Mint Introduces Transitional Effigy on 2023 Proof Silver Dollar Celebrating Pioneering Woman Journalist Kathleen “kit” Coleman

The Royal Canadian Mint has dedicated its 2023 Proof Silver Dollar to celebrating the inspiring life of Canada’s first woman journalist, Kathleen “Kit” Coleman.

Jan 10, 2023
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The Royal Canadian Mint Issues $2 Circulation Coin With Black Nickel Finish in Memory of Queen Elizabeth II

As 2022 draws to a close, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a $2 circulation coin featuring a black outer ring to honour Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s service to Canada during her historic 70-year reign.

Dec 07, 2022
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Royal Canadian Mint Reports Profits and Performance for Q3 2022

The Royal Canadian Mint (the “Mint”) is pleased to announce its financial results for the third quarter of 2022 that provide insight into its activities, the markets influencing its businesses and its expectations for the next 12 months.

Nov 18, 2022
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The Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates Scientific Innovation with New $1 Circulation Coin Commemorating Legendary Inventor Alexander Graham Bell

Stories of great achievement often find their way on Royal Canadian Mint coins and on the 175 th anniversary of his birth, Alexander Graham Bell is being recognized for his numerous breakthrough inventions, and the legacy of innovation he fostered ov...

Oct 20, 2022
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Royal Canadian Mint and Central Bank of Barbados Win the International Association of Currency Affairs’ 2022 Excellence in Currency Award in the Best New Commemorative or Test Circulating Coin Category

The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted to be recognized alongside the Central Bank of Barbados for the Barbados $1 Glow-in-the-Dark Flying Fish circulation coin, which was crowned Best New Commemorative or Test Circulating Coin under the International ...

Oct 19, 2022
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From Mine to Mint: Royal Canadian Mint Introduces its First, Fully Segregated Single Mine Gold Bullion Coin

Mint’s newest 1 oz. 99.99% pure gold bullion coin is entirely sourced and traced from Agnico Eagle’s Meliadine Mine in Canada’s Nunavut Territory

Oct 18, 2022
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The Royal Canadian Mint to Host Open House With Sign Language Interpreting Associates Ottawa Inc. To Celebrate Addition of ASL and LSQ Interpretation Services to Its Guided Tours

The Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating a new partnership with Sign Language Interpreting Associates Ottawa Inc. (SLIAO), its provider of American Sign Language (ASL) and Langue des signes québécoise (LSQ) interpretation services for its...

Oct 11, 2022
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Royal Canadian Mint Brings Back the Magic of the 1972 Summit Series with a $2 Circulation Coin Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Team Canada’s Historic Hockey Triumph

Fifty years to the day since the last game was played in an epic clash between hockey superpowers, the Royal Canadian Mint is issuing a $2 circulation coin celebrating the triumph of Team Canada over the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics team (Team...

Sep 28, 2022
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The Royal Canadian Mint Supports Reconciliation With Keepsake Honouring the Victims and Survivors of Residential, Day and Boarding Schools

The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and the Royal Canadian Mint have together unveiled a deeply symbolic keepsake that acknowledges the truths behind the residential school experience on First Nations, Inuit and Métis children and...

Sep 22, 2022
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