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September 9

The Canadian Mint: New Coins with Free Shipping

Posted by on September 9, 2014 at 9:00 PM

The Canadian Mint: New Coins with Free Shipping

The Canadian Mint has released a whole bunch of beautiful new coins and many of them will ship for free when you buy them directly from the Mint.

Right now, the Mint is offering free shipping on orders of $100 or more, which I have mentioned before, but many of us are not going to shell out $100. We just want a specific coin and not $100 worth of coins. That is where this free shipping on select coins promotion comes in: it is very happy for just buying the coin you want without hitting a minimum.

My husband collects almost anything duck, though he has stopped actively adding to his collection for a while now. However, the duck series of coins that The Mint released last year he gleefully added to his collection and he will be added the new duck coin that was just released. This 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Harlequin Duck – Mintage: 10,000 (2014) costs $69.95 and matches well with the previous duck oriented coins released. Thankfully, the coin qualifies for free shipping so my husband can order it anytime he pleases without any additional costs. The coin is made of 99.9% silver and positive reviews are starting to come in:

The 4th Coin in the series and it features the Glorious Harlequin Duck. Issued in the same size as the other coins 34mm which could be a little larger, but, yet very collectible. I wished it would also have been issued with a little lower mintage as the series continues on that way the Collectors will want it for their own Personal Collection. Still with it being solid silver it’s investment value will increase over time. What can one say other than, “It’s a Beautiful Coin”. The Engraver at the Royal Canadian Mint picked a very pleasant Scene for a coin.

If your budget is on the lower end of things and you want your coins to have the face value that you pay for them, then be sure to pick up one or both of the $20 coins that are currently available.

Both come with free shipping. You may also want to consider the $50 for $50 Fine Silver Coin – Snowy Owl (2014), which is just a lovely piece put out by the Mint. It also qualifies for free shipping.

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August 22

Canadian Mint: Free Ground Shipping On $100+

Posted by on August 22, 2014 at 9:00 PM

Canadian Mint: Free Ground Shipping On $100+

Receive free shipping across Canada when you spend $100 or more at the Canadian Mint.

This is a limited time offer, and the expiry is unknown. The Canadian Mint usually charges a flat rate of around $8.95, so you are saving yourself that charge. While you can buy Mint coins at other places like Canada Post and Canadian Coin & Currency, the selection is often sub-par to the Mint itself as the Mint produces these coins.

There are some really interesting coin series currently being produced at The Mint. This 1 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Stained Glass: Casa Loma – Mintage: 7,500 (2014) is part of a stained glass series that has coins truly mimicking the effect of stained glass. This design looks like grapes and leaves and will set you back $129.95.

If someone offered to buy me a $100 coin, I would probably send them a link to the 1 oz. Fine Silver Coin – Maple Canopy: Autumn Allure Mintage: 7,500 (2014). The 3D effect of the trees is pretty awesome, and reminds me of laying down in a park gazing up at the sky in the fall. I like that they left the trunks uncoloured as it really draws your eyes in towards the yellow leaves. This coin costs $99.95.

The beauty of Mint coins can also be seen in their more affordable ones. The Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus – Coloured Coin (2013) is a vibrant coin showing a detailed, up close look at a cactus flower. The painting is exquisite and the coin is quite reasonably priced at only $24.95.

There is a coin for almost any interest. My husband collects coins, thus I am on these websites frequently to see if there are any new coins that might interest him. He has his yearly proof coin and then the odd series he likes. The last series he collected was duck themed, and the Mint still has two of the coins still available as you can see. As any coin collector knows, you cannot collect everything so you must select what most appeals to you and what fits into your price range. Sure, those kilo coins appeal to me, but the price is a tad bit unrealistic. Canadian Mint: Free Ground Shipping On $100+

This offer is wonderful, as most coins at the Mint do not qualify for free shipping. However, if this offer does expire and you are left hanging, know that the Mint always has free shipping on a small selection of coins you can find here.

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May 9

Mint.ca: Free Shipping On $20 For $20 & $50 For $50 Coins

Posted by on May 9, 2014 at 6:30 PM

Mint.ca: Free Shipping On $20 For $20 & $50 For $50 Coins

The Canadian Mint is finally offering free shipping on coins I can get behind. Receive free shipping on the $20 coins for $20, and the $50 coin for $50 from the Mint.

These coins are really special in that their face value is equal to the amount you are paying for them.

Now you can pick up the lovely Bobcat (2014) for only $20 and get free shipping. The other coin currently available is the Canada Goose (2014) also with free shipping. There will be two more released this year, as long as the Mint keeps on schedule (they are somewhat notorious for releasing coins late). However, these coins are selling very quickly: the Canada Goose is already 93% sold out.

If you plan on buying all four of the $20 for $20 coins this year, you might as well sign yourself up for The 2014 Silver $20 for $20 coin subscription for $20 which includes the first coin (Canada Goose). You will be auto-billed and auto-sent each of the next coins as they are released.

The $50 for $50 Fine Silver Coin – Polar Bear (2014) is also included in this free shipping offer. He is an absolute beauty and a coin that retains his value no matter which way the silver market goes.

For other free shipping offers, check out the free shipping page.

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October 12

Royal Canadian Mint Promotional Codes For $10 Discount & Free Shipping!

Posted by on October 12, 2009 at 5:00 PM

 

If any of you Bargainmoosers are coin collectors, you could be pleased to see this offer from the Royal Canadian Mint’s online store. They’ve put out a few coupon codes to get you a bit of a discount:

Click here to use the Royal Canadian Mint promotional codesRoyal Canadian Mint Promotional Codes For $10 Discount & Free Shipping!

  • Coupon Code: mypreference (expired)
  • Discount: $10  off mint products

 

  • Coupon Code: owl (expired)
  • Discount: Free shipping on $49.95

 

And what’s great too – these promotional codes are stackable! (Unknown expiry date though)

When I first tested it out, I had applied the $10 coupon code first, and then I was unable to apply the free shipping code. So I cleared cookies, firstly applied the free shipping code, then the $10 code, and both worked on a test order in my cart.

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