Diwali: Festival of Lights Celebrated in Stunning Gold by the Royal Canadian Mint!

2015 $200 pure gold coin: Diwali, Festival of LIghtsThe Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the great Indian festival of Diwali with a stunning $200 pure gold coin.  Celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, and others, Diwali is a festival of significant cultural value.  This coin, designed by Canadian artist Sarindar Dhaliwal, features layered circular friezes of design elements orbiting the central lamp and flame.  The overall effect is hypnotic and mesmerizing, while a pleasing Canadian touch is added with the maple leaves that appear along the outer rim.

The box and the sleeve are also quite stunning:

Box and sleeve for 2015 $200 pure gold Diwali coinPackaging is everything with the Royal Canadian Mint, but even by the RCM’s high standards, the box, with its intricate, elaborate pattern, is a stand-out.  Even the sleeve is absolutely gorgeous!

With a mintage of only 275 pieces, this coin is going to be difficult to get.  Order yours today by phone at 1-888-244-9999 or through our website.  (Click on “catalog” on the far top left, then on “Royal Canadian Mint” on the sidebar, and then on $200 coins and sets” on the next sidebar. Scroll down to the see the item, and click on its price.)

Please note that J&M is also pleased to carry a 0.5-gram 25-cent pure gold coin with a simpler design.  It can be found on our website as described above.


New and Noteworthy Royal Canadian Mint Coins for September Now in Stock!

September’s launch of Royal Canadian Mint coins is seeing some of the most interesting and beautiful designs in some time. To purchase these coins, please visit our website at www.jandm.com, click on “catalog” on the far top left, then “Royal Canadian Mint” on the sidebar, and then the denomination of the coins in question on the next sidebar.