Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 75th Anniversary of VE-Day on 2020 Proof Silver Dollar

January 7, 2019 – Seventy-five years after Canadian soldiers and their allies liberated Western Europe in the closing months of the Second World War, the Royal Canadian Mint is dedicating its annual Proof Silver Dollar to their memory. This exceptional collectible features the artwork of accomplished coin designer Pandora Young, who has vividly illustrated the outpouring of emotion of civilians cheering the victorious troops. In tribute to each military branch, the distinct silhouettes of a sailor, soldier and airman stand out in a mirror-like finish before a thankful crowd. A…

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Royal Canadian Mint commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War with $2 “Armistice” circulation coin

October 15, 2018 – In keeping with the tradition of issuing finely crafted coins remembering the sacrifices of Canadians who fought for our freedoms, the Royal Canadian Mint has proudly issued a two-dollar circulation coin commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. This coin recalls the signing of the historic peace treaty ending the First World War on November 11, 1918 and was unveiled at the Mint’s Winnipeg facility before invited guests, as well as the men and women who produced this keepsake of a crucial event in Canadian and…

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Finely crafted coins recall Canada’s finest military moments in the Royal Canadian Mint’s latest numismatic offering

In keeping with an honored tradition of commemorating the bravery and sacrifice of Canadian soldiers on coins, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to have issued the 2018 $20 Fine Silver Coin – A Nation’s Mettle: The Dieppe Raid, among many other memorable keepsakes this month. Illustrated by accomplished coin designer Laurie McGaw, this outstanding collectible depicts the reflection of a contemporary veteran saluting the fallen, reflected in the water receding from the beach at Dieppe, France. The coin serves as a reminder of the many Canadian soldiers lost or…

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