Canadian Coins

Canadian coins are the responsibility of the Royal Canadian Mint.  The Royal Canadian Mint is one of the finest mints in the world, and a leader in innovative coinage.
The coins come out throughout the year.  The Royal Canadian Mint produced a number of commemorative coins.  Many are grouped into short series of coins, making the series easily collected.
Canadian coins often are in the finest of precious metal of 0.9999 purity.  This high quality is the hallmark of the mint.
Themes of Canadian coins are often taken from nature.  If a person is a nature lover, whether it is animals or beautiful landscapes, Canadian coins should be appreciated.
As for the innovations of the Royal Canadian Mint, the coins include three-dimensional coins, spectacular enameled coins, and outstanding hologram coins.  There have been coins in a variety of metals, and even bimetallic coins.  The products of the Canadian Mint are well worth consideration by collectors.

Canadian Coin Sets of 2018 from the Royal Canadian Mint

Canadian Coin Sets of 2018 from the Royal Canadian Mint 2018 Canadian Coin Sets Now Available One of the easiest ways to collect the Canadian coins of the year is to buy one or more of the Canadian coin sets.  Already three different Canadian coin sets are available, two with one coin unique to the set.  There is a six-coin specimen Canadian coin set with a special Canadian dollar coin.  Another is the six-coin uncirculated coin set.  Then there is the seven-coin silver .....

Viking Ships Coin Series

Viking Ships Coin Series Viking Ships Coin Set from Canada The Viking Ships Coin series of the Royal Canadian Mint is indeed a beautiful set of coins.  The coins each have a different view of a drakkar, or Viking ship, under full sail.  The word drakkar means Viking longboat, the name refers to the dragon head on the ship’s prow.  It was in vessels such as the ones pictured that the Vikings sailed to North America before Columbus was even born.   The .....

New Silver Coins from Canada Majestic Wildlife

New Silver Coins from Canada Majestic – Wildlife from RCM Majestic Wildlife Silver Coins and Subscription Majestic wildlife is a new series of silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.  These coins are wonderfully done, with artful images.  Can you imagine a better setting for wildlife that the Canadian Rockies?  The backgrounds of these coins are themselves works of art.   This will be a three-coin set of fine silver coins.  Short sets are easy.....

Star Trek Silver Coins

Star Trek Silver Coins Five New Star Trek Silver Coins Coming Out Star Trek silver coins will be available in 2018 with five new coin designs to choose from.  There are two sets of star Trek silver coins coming out.  The Royal Canadian Mint is offering a three-coin subscription of Star Trek starships.  And, the Perth Mint has a two-coin set of Star Trek silver coins that include a special packaging designed to look like a transporter, and the transporter actually lights u.....

Popular Mint Links as a Resource for Coin Collectors

Popular Mint Links as a Resource for Coin Collectors Links to Mint Sites A coin mint website exists for many countries, but not all.  Not every country produces its own coins.  Some countries, especially smaller countries, contract their coin production out to larger countries, or even private mints.   Interest in a website is often so a coin collector can order annual sets, such as uncirculated coin sets and proof coin sets, or order commemorative coins.....

30th Anniversary 2018 Silver Maple Leaf

30th Anniversary 2018 Silver Maple Leaf Special Versions of the Silver Maple Leaf Coin The first silver maple leaf coin has the date 1988.  Gold bullion maple leaf coins date to an earlier date.  Now, in 2018, we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the silver coin.  The Royal Canadian Mint has several special versions of the maple leaf.   The silver maple leaf coin has a history of being collectible.  It is a silver bullion co.....

Coin Value: What’s My Coin Worth?

Coin Value:  What’s My Coin worth? What Is the Coin Value? Coin value is important.  When buying a coin, you would not like to spend more than what is reasonable.  If you later sell a coin, you would want a fair coin value to be placed on the coin.  Coin books can help place a value on a coin only to a point.  Books for one year often come out in the early months of the year before the date on the books, so they can have values that are about a year or two too old.....

Adding 2018 Coins to Your Collection

Adding 2018 Coins to Your Collection 2018 Coins in Set Adding 2018 coins to your collection should also mean adding high quality 2018 coins.  The cheap, and sometimes fun, way of adding current year coins is to find them in circulation.  But, these coins have been handled, and may have damaging oils deposited on them, the damage from which may appear years later.  Worse is that not every coin can be found in circulation.  In the United states San Francisco quarters are c.....

Palladium Coins

Palladium Coins Palladium Coins Offer an Opportunity Palladium coins are few, bring mined by only a few major mints.  Yet, palladium is a quite valuable metal.  Certainly, palladium is much more valuable than silver.  As palladium coins are being minted they offer an excellent way to diverse a coin collection.   Palladium is slowly joining platinum and gold as an alternate precious metal used in coin minting.  It is a metal well worth owning, since its.....

Buying Bullion

Buying Bullion Buying Bullion Is Not as Simple as One Might Hope Buying bullion is easy, just go to a coin show or a coin shop, or find an online dealer.  And, if there were nothing else to consider there would be no need for this article, but there are many things that one must take into account.  The first is what kind of bullion is desired, but other issues are also present.  Size and .....