Posts Tagged ‘Canada’


How Much Is a Serial Number Worth?

The Royal Canadian Mint as well as many other world mints issue their numismatic products with individual serial numbers included on the certificate of authenticity or some portion of the packaging. Particular serial numbers can carry substantial premiums, as evidenced by one recently completed eBay auction.

During 2012, the Royal Canadian Mint produced the final one cent coins for circulation following the decision to discontinue the denomination. The last one million pieces produced had been held back for inclusion within numismatic products.


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Royal Canadian Mint 2013 Wood Bison Silver Bullion Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled the final design within the Canadian Wildlife Silver Bullion Coin series. This six coin series has celebrated Canada’s rich and abundant wildlife on limited mintage one ounce silver coins.

Canadian Wildlife Wood Bison

The 2013 Wood Bison Silver Bullion Coin features a depiction of the animal galloping in a display of strength and endurance. [Read more →]


Fifth Canadian Wildlife is Pronghorn Antelope

Information is now available for the 2013 Pronghorn Antelope Silver Bullion Coin, the fifth of six issues in the popular Canadian Wildlife silver bullion coin series.

The Royal Canadian Mint unveiled the 2013-dated coin at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Fair in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 9, 2012.

Pronghorn Antelope

Per the Mint’s news release, the pronghorn antelope is a true North American symbol, with herds of them live in areas stretching from southern Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada all the way down to the Baja Peninsula and parts of Northern Mexico.
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10-kg 99.999% Pure Gold Coin from the Royal Canadian Mint

At current market price (USD$1669/ozt), be prepared to fork out at least USD$536,880 for a piece of the art. That’s approximately RM1.665 million.


The Forth Canadian Wildlife is a Moose

Moose!Moose is the forth of a six-coin series of silver bullion coins celebrating Canada’s Wildlife minted by The Royal Canadian Mint. Of all thing, this design somehow reminded me of Abercrombie & Fitch’s logo. Previous Wildlife designs was “The Timber Wolf 2011″,”The Gizzly Bear 2011” and “The Cougar 2012”.

It is limited to a mintage of one million coins. Two more issues are scheduled to follow for year 2013.

Ottawa, Ontario – February 3, 2012 – The Royal Canadian Mint’s is pleased to announce that its popular Canadian Wildlife 99.99% pure one-ounce silver bullion coin series is back, and bigger than ever, with a tribute to the moose: Canada’s largest land mammal. This latest addition to the Mint’s pure silver bullion collection was launched today at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany before a premier gathering of the world’s mints, distributors and buyers.
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