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    GOLD: Royal Canadian Mint releases three new bullion coins

    April 2, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Mint announced this week the launching of three new bullion coins targeted at precious metal investors. In a press release, the institution said that the pieces include double-incuse Gold and Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins

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    GOLD: Royal Canadian Mint issues first coin made with Nunavut gold

    June 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Mint has issued the first collectible coin crafted entirely of gold from Nunavut. The 0.1-oz. coin was designed by Inuk artist Andrew Qappik and highlights images of the north – the walrus, ptarmigan, polar bear,

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    THEFT: 100-kg solid gold coin goes missing from museum

    March 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BERLIN – A 100-kg gold coin struck by the Royal Canadian Mint has gone missing from the Bode Museum in this German city. The coin carries a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on one side and maple leaves on the

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    GOLD: Royal Canadian Mint launches 1-gram legal tender coin

    September 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – Part of the Royal Canadian Mint’s reputation is built on its 99.99% pure gold coin, the Maple Leaf. Now one of the world’s most sought-after bullion coins is available in a 1-gram size. The new coins are packaged in sets of 25…

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    SILVER: Royal Canadian Mint’s 1,000-oz bars approved for Comex Good Delivery

    January 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – Chicago-based CE Group has added the 1,000-oz silver bar produced by the Royal Canadian Mint to the Comex exchange’s Silver Good Delivery List. The list officially names the only exchange approved brands of silver bullion bars…

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    For the gold bug this holiday season

    November 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Mint is offering the public the unique chance to buy part of a rare collection of Canada’s first gold coins, produced by the Mint from 1912 to 1914 and not seen since the outbreak of the First World War. The coins…

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    COLLECTIBLE: Royal Canadian Mine issues new 1-oz 99999-fine gold coin

    August 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Mint has added a new pure gold coin to its growing family of industry-leading bullion products, the one-ounce, 99.999% pure gold bullion coin issued in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the Mint’s 100-kg gold…

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    GOLD MINING: First dor bar poured at Bachelor project

    May 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Metanor Resources of Val d’Or, QC, has delivered its first gold doré bar to the Royal Canadian Mint from its 5,000-tonne bulk sample at the Bachelor project in Le Sueur Township.

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    INVESTING: Mint makes gold ownership easy with ETRs

    November 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Mint is getting into the gold investment business with its initial public offering of exchange traded receipts (ETR) under its new Canadian Gold Reserves program. Each ETR is proof of ownership of physical gold…

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    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Teck shines at Olympic Games

    February 21, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Teck Resources of Vancouver has made the podium at the Olympic Winter Games being held in British Columbia. We…

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    CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: RCMP dismisses gold theft from Mint

    November 29, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has decided there is no evidence of theft in the mystery of the missi…

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    CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: Mystery at the Mint

    June 10, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The sleepy, politics-obsessed town of Ottawa woke up a week ago to stories of missing gold from the Royal Canadian …