Royal Canadian Mint Articles

A Penny for Your Thoughts

A Penny for Your Thoughts

By Roger Currie Does anyone out there miss the dear old one cent coin? It's been almost three years since we stopped using them in Canada. Is it time to think about scrapping the 5-cent piece, the nickel? The folks at the Royal Canadian Mint have done some studies on...

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Mint Taps Canadians to Design Coins for 150th Birthday

Mint Taps Canadians to Design Coins for 150th Birthday

Canadians are being asked for input on proposed coin designs to mark the Royal Canadian Mint's 150th anniversary. In 2017, the Mint will circulate 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, one-dollar and two-dollar coins with winning designs from coast-to-coast. Canadian residents...

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