125th Anniversary of the Stanley Cup 2017

Stanley Cup

Stanley Cup Royal Canadian Mint have issued a limited edition quarter celebrating 125th anniversary of the Stanley Cup. The design of this new circulating 25 cent coin “depicts the Stanley Cup® flanked by two hockey players. On the left is a player who would have vied for the trophy in its earliest days; on the right is a player from today’s era. Together, they represent the full span of the Cup’s rich history ” See the page on the Royal Canadian Mint website 

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Vote on the Canada 2017 Designs!

Hi everyone, 2017 is the Canada’s 150th Anniversary. The Royal Canadian Mint is asking individuals to vote on the design on the 2017 coins. There are five coins: 5 cents, 10 cents, 25 cents, 1 Dollar and 2 Dollars and for each coin there are five designs to choose from. You have until October 9th to vote for the design you want to see on each coins. Here is the link: http://www.mint.ca/store/coin-design-contest/contest-vote-form.jsp?lang=en_CA&rcmeid=van_CoinDesignVote Have say on what your future coins will look like!!!

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Diwali – the Festival of Lights

Diwali Gold Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint have brought out a lovely gold coin celebrating Diwali the Indian Festival Of Lights. It’s a $200 dollar coin and a small mintage of 275 means a price of C$2,700. RCM say > “East and West come together in this stunning design by Canadian artist Sarindar Dhaliwal that celebrates Diwali with elaborate patterns that typify Indian textiles, ornamentation and mandalas. A diya (clay lamp) at the coin’s centre reflects the essence of the Festival of Lights while symbols from the Hindu, Sikh and Jain faiths form a series of rings around it. The outermost ring is…

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