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News from November 2008

This week-end event

Thursday le 27 November 2008

Collector Show When: November 30, 2008 Where: Crowne Plaza, 1005 Main St., Moncton, NB Information : coincbnt@nb.aibn.com or coins118@hotmail.com

1 cent 2008 - Die clashes

Thursday le 27 November 2008

New discovery : 1 cent 2008 Die clashes.

1 cent 2008 - Die clashes
Picture by greatgeat

1 cent 2008 - Die clashes
Picture by La Loutre

1 cent 2008 - Die clashes
Picture by La Loutre

1 cent 2008 - Die clashes
Photo par La Loutre

1 cent 2008 - Die clashes
Picture by La Loutre

Discuss about it (french) Also, you can see the article about die clashes possibilities on candian coins.

Pictures from Ottawa

Tuesday le 25 November 2008

Some images from the Mint (Ottawa). Casting
Casting Casting
Burnishing
Burnishing Burnishing
Striking
Striking Striking Striking
Refinery
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Tomorrow event

Friday le 21 November 2008

Niagara Falls Coin Club Show When: November 22th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m Where: 6944 Stanley Ave., Niagara Falls, Ontario Admission: $2

99999 pure gold bullion coin nominated

Friday le 21 November 2008

The Royal Canadian Mint's 100-kg, 99999 pure gold bullion coin with a $1 million face value is one of the nominees for the annual Coin of the Year presented by Numismaster. The others come from China, Hungary, Poland, Germany, United States, Australia, Austria, Russia, Japan, Denmark, France, United Kingdom and Finland.
99999 pure gold bullion coin with a $1 million face value
Numismaster

Die clash possibilities - 50 cents

Thursday le 20 November 2008

New images : George V - 1911 to 1936 :
Georges V (1911 - 1936) - Obverse - Die clashGeorges V (1911 - 1936) - Reverse - Die clash
Pictures by Maxijo.

25-cent figure skating coin

Tuesday le 18 November 2008

The Royal Canadian Mint's newest coin in the Vancouver 2010 collection is here! The sport of figure skating is depicted on the coin, which is the ninth of 17 circulation coins to commemorate the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The launch of the coin was celebrated yesterday in Vancouver with area youth and Vancouver 2010 mascots Quatchi, Miga and Sumi. Up to 22 million 25-cent figure skating coins will enter into circulation today and will be available exclusively at RBC branches and participating Petro-Canada outlets. RBC is a Premier National Partner and Petro-Canada is a National Partner of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Canadians can also look for these special coins in their change. Participating Petro-Canada gas stations will also sell figure skating sport cards, containing a uniquely painted version of the coin. The sport cards, which are now available, sell for $7.95. Designed by Canadian artist Glenn Green of Vancouver, BC, the figure skating circulation coin features a pairs figure skating team in the centre, a stylized maple leaf and the words 'Vancouver 2010'. The obverse features the portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, rendered by Susanna Blunt. In addition to the circulation coin, the Mint is offering the following related keepsakes ; a sterling silver version of the figure skating coin, featuring a stunning hologram ($71.95); the first day 25-cent figure skating coin ($15.95); and the 25-cent figure skating circulation coin roll ($16.95). These and other Royal Canadian Mint products are also available for purchase by calling 1-800-267-7000. Canadians can look forward to the following 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games themed circulation coins: four 25-cent coins will feature the sports of cross country skiing (January 15, 2009), speed skating (March 12, 2009), bobsleigh (June 23, 2009) and Paralympics sledge hockey (March 16, 2010), while the 2010 Lucky Loonie will be launched on February 9, 2010, just prior to the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games. Details on three special circulation coins celebrating the top three Canadian Olympic moments will be announced in the near future.
Figure Skating 25 cents coin - Vancouver Figure Skating 25 cents coin - Vancouver

This week-end event

Thursday le 13 November 2008

Canadian Tire Coupon Collectors Club Where: AutoExpress Parts Depot, 18101 Trans Canada Highway (route 40), just west of St-Charles Blvd., Kirkland, QC What time: From 9 a.m. to noon. Admission: Free Info.: jayfoure@ctccollector.ca

10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - Die clashes

Friday le 14 November 2008

Here's a 10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - presentend by Line with die clashes on both sides and filling.
10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - Die clashes Die clash #1 Picture by Line 10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - Die clashes Die clash #2 Picture by Line 10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - Die clashes Die clash #3 Picture by Line 10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - Die clashes Die clash #4 Picture by Line 10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - Filling Filling Picture by Line
Discussion on this coin (french only)

Errors and varieties - New pictures

Monday le 17 November 2008

The errors and varieties list has been updated with new pictures. Changes are on #2, 4, 6, 7, 11, 17, 27, 29, 30 and 32. Click on the image below to access to the list.
Dot - 5 cents 1946

Die clash possibilities - 5 cents

Tuesday le 18 November 2008

New pictures by Maxijo to help you to identify die clashes on your 5 cents coins. CLick on the image below the view the article.
Georges VI (1922 - 1936) - Reverse - Die clashGeorges VI (1922 - 1936) - Obverse - Die clash

Poppy coins in Ottawa

Sunday le 9 November 2008

To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the Armistice, the Royal Canadian Mint will host a coin exchange featuring its latest coloured circulation coin which features the iconic red poppy, Canada's flower of remembrance. Where: Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario
Poppy 2008
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