Find the Royal Canadian Mint Coin for You!
The Royal Canadian Mint — or Monnaie Royale Canadienne, as it is known in French — is the Crown Corporation that issues all of Canada’s circulation coins. It is the world’s only mint to produce .9999 fine commemorative coins, while also striking bullion coins and bars, medallions, and even tokens.
The Royal Canadian Mint also provides silver and gold assay services, while running a highly-advanced technical refinery.The mint won a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records in 2007, producing the world’s largest coin: a 100 kg .9999 fine $1 million gold coin.
You can buy gold, silver, platinum and palladium Canadian Maple Leaf coins, along with other exceptional RCM merchandise, from Provident Metals.
The Royal Canadian Mint is operated by the Canadian Crown Corporation under the Royal Canadian Mint Act. The Government of Canada is the mint’s sole shareholder.
The Royal Canadian Mint produces Canada’s legal tender as well as circulation coins for other countries. It also designs and produces precious metal collector coins and bullion coins in gold, silver, palladium and platinum.
The mint made numismatic history in 2004 with the creation of the world’s first colored circulation coin, created with a high-speed, computer-controlled inkjet process. The 25 cent coins featured a red poppy embedded in the center of a Maple Leaf over a banner that said “Remember/Souvenir.” The coins were available exclusively at Tim Horton locations.
The Royal Canadian mint landed the Guinness World Record for the largest coin in the world: a 100 kg, 99.999% purse $1 million gold bullion coin created in 2007, though Australia’s Perth Mint claimed that title in 2011.