News from November 2008
This week-end event
Thursday le 27 November 2008Collector Show When: November 30, 2008 Where: Crowne Plaza, 1005 Main St., Moncton, NB Information : firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
1 cent 2008 - Die clashes
Thursday le 27 November 2008
New discovery : 1 cent 2008 Die clashes.
Pictures from Ottawa
Tuesday le 25 November 2008Some images from the Mint (Ottawa). Casting
Friday le 21 November 2008Niagara 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 2008The 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.
Die clash possibilities - 50 cents
Thursday le 20 November 2008New images : George V - 1911 to 1936 :
25-cent figure skating coin
Tuesday le 18 November 2008The 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.
This week-end event
Thursday le 13 November 2008Canadian 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.: firstname.lastname@example.org
10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - Die clashes
Friday le 14 November 2008Here's a 10 cents 2001 - Volunteers - presentend by Line with die clashes on both sides and filling.
Errors and varieties - New pictures
Monday le 17 November 2008The 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.
Die clash possibilities - 5 cents
Tuesday le 18 November 2008New pictures by Maxijo to help you to identify die clashes on your 5 cents coins. CLick on the image below the view the article.
Poppy coins in Ottawa
Sunday le 9 November 2008To 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