2015 $20 FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada Silver Coin for $20

by Darrin Lee Unser on March 19, 2015 · 0 comments

Adding to its $20 for $20 silver coin series and celebrating one of the largest worldwide sporting events to be held this year, the Royal Canadian Mint is now accepting orders for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada $20 Fine Silver Coin.

2015 $20 FIFA Women's World Cup Canada Silver Coin

2015 $20 FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada Silver Coin

The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup is scheduled to be held June 6 through July 5, 2015. During the event, teams from around the world will participate with the top three earning the right to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

"Get a piece of the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ with the most affordable Official Commemorative Silver Coin," prompts the Royal Canadian Mint on its website. "Don’t miss your chance to commemorate this once-in-a-lifetime celebration on home soil."

Composed of 99.99% fine silver, each coin is issued as part of the Royal Canadian Mint’s "Exchange $20 for $20" program, and thus available for purchase at its legal tender face value. Fourteen different coins of the series have been released previously and all of them have sold out.

Silver Coins in Series Mintage Release
2011 $20 for $20 Maple Leaf Silver Coin 200,000 February 2011
2011 $20 for $20 Canoe Silver Coin 250,000 October 2011
2012 $20 for $20 Polar Bear Silver Coin 250,000 February 2012
2012 $20 for $20 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Coin 250,000 May 2012
2012 $20 for $20 Farewell to the Penny Silver Coin 250,000 August 2012
2012 $20 for $20 Magical Reindeer Silver Coin 250,000 September 2012
2013 $20 for $20 Hockey Silver Coin 250,000 January 2013
2013 $20 for $20 Wolf Silver Coin 250,000 March 2013
2013 $20 for $20 Silver Iceberg Silver Coin 225,000 July 2013
2013 $20 for $20 Santa Silver Coin 225,000 October 2013
2014 $20 for $20 Canada Goose Silver Coin 225,000 January 2014
2014 $20 for $20 Bobcat Silver Coin 225,000 February 2014
2014 $20 for $20 Summertime Silver Coin 200,000 May 2014
2014 $20 for $20 Snowman Silver Coin 200,000 October 2014
2015 $20 for $20 FIFA Women’s World Cup Silver Coin 200,000 March 2015

 

Coin Designs and Specifications

Appearing on the reverse of each FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada Silver Coin is a design emblematic of the sport. Designed by Joel Kimmel, the image shows a female football (soccer) player in action. CANADA 2015 and FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2015 is inscribed above with FINE SILVER 9999 ARGENT PUR below. Also shown is the coin’s legal tender face value of $20.

The obverse contains the Susanna Blunt effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Inscribed around the effigy is ELIZABETH II and D G REGINA.

Mint-provided coin specifications include:

  • Mintage: 200,000
  • Composition: fine silver (99.99% pure)
  • Finish: specimen
  • Weight (g): 7.96
  • Diameter (mm): 27
  • Edge: serrated
  • Certificate: not serialized
  • Face value: 20 dollars
  • Obverse Design: Susanna Blunt
  • Reverse Design: Joel Kimmel

Each coin is presented in a pouch attached to a colorful display card.

Ordering

2015 $20 FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada Silver Coins may be ordered from the Royal Canadian Mint website at mint.ca. The following affiliate link goes directly to the RCM’s $20 for $20 pageicon. A household order limit of three applies.

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