Latest Silver Dinosaur Coin from the Canadian Mint

You may have heard me talk about Julius T. Csotonyi’s amazing dinosaur art before. I’ve mentioned his book and his glow-in-the-dark prehistoric creatures coins as well as his silver Canadian Dinosaur coins, including his glow-in-the-dark Tiktaalik. I received my  latest silver coin from the Canadian Mint today and it shows my … Continue reading

Canadian Mint and Religious Neutrality

The Royal Canadian Mint has delivered a crushing blow to religious neutrality in Canada. The Royal Canadian Mint is issuing pure gold and silver coins to commemorate the upcoming canonization of Pope John Paul II: “These coins honour the extraordinary life and legacy of Pope John Paul II, and his accomplishments of … Continue reading

“The Mind Reels”

Update: The Catholic Register has a March 23, 2014 article on the canonization, which warns pilgrims that unscrupulous tour operators already were trying to sell fake tickets to the [canonization] Mass. What could be more unscrupulous than the Vatican peddling miracles? —————————————————————————————————————— “The mind reels” says Richard Young in his incisive … Continue reading

Tiktaalik Has Arrived!

The Canadian Mint’s latest in its Prehistoric Creatures series, arrived in the mail today.  As you may already have read here, the latest coin is of Tiktaalik, the late Devonian fish that represents the evolutionary transition from fish to amphibians (take that creationists!) with its arm-like fins that include a shoulder, elbow and … Continue reading

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