Royal Canadian Mint

Canadian 2012 Collector Coins Celebrating Anniversaries and MilestonesThe Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted collector coins which continue to capture the spirit and excitement of the many milestones and anniversaries Canadians are celebrating in 2012.

"The world’s greatest sporting events and our wonderfully diverse heritage continue to offer the Mint new and exciting ways to reflect the pride of Canadians in celebrating their culture, their national symbols and their history through unforgettable collector coins," said Ian E. Bennett […]

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Royal Canadian Mint 2012 Collector CoinsAs it continues to advance the art and science of coin manufacturing, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to introduce a striking variety of new collector coins which celebrate Canada through nature, art and history.

Maple leaf, Group of Seven, Rick Hansen and War of 1812 featured in precious metal as Aster and Venetian glass bumble bee coin and glow-in-the dark dinosaur coin showcase exciting Royal Canadian Mint innovations […]

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2012 Canadian Collector Coins - Diamond Jubilee, Titanic, Birthstone, Wolf MoonIn a year of historic anniversaries, the Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to release exquisite new collector coins which add to the ongoing celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. New coins from the Mint also respectfully remember the sinking of RMS Titanic, a historic tragedy which occurred near Canada’s shores 100 years ago.

Other coins feature new releases in popular series such as the Mint’s Birthstones silver coins; the annual 50-cent circulation coin roll; the Full Wolf’s Moon niobium and sterling silver coin; and a 2012 Welcome to the World $20 silver coin […]

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2012 Canadian Collector CoinsThe Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce exciting new gold, silver and base metal keepsakes inspired by Canada’s historical, cultural and artistic heritage by launching its first collector coins of 2012.

Leading this impressive array are the 2012 Proof and Brilliant Silver Dollars, as well as two new Proof Sets, which pay an unforgettable tribute to the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.

Other coins offer a fascinating look at new and old stories of Canada such as […]

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Royal Canadian Mint 10-Kilo 99.999 Pure Gold CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint is proud to announce it has crafted the world’s first 10-kilo 99.999% pure gold coin and that this exquisite numismatic creation has been dedicated to Bill Reid’s The Spirit of Haida Gwaii; one of the most celebrated masterpieces of Canadian art.

The bold contours of the sculpture commissioned in 1985 for the Canadian Embassy in Washington, D.C., are precisely captured in an ultra-high relief engraving, unique in the world of numismatic art for its sculptural quality. This first-ever Canadian coin to bear a $100,000 face value was unveiled […]

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2011 Parks Canada Centennial $1 circulation coinDid you know that the Royal Canadian Mint’s high-tech plant in Winnipeg produces over 1 billion circulation coins every year? That’s like 20 million coins per day or 750 coins per second.

Even though the Mint has produced coins for more than 70 countries in the last 35 years, this article is all about its world-renowned Canadian circulation coins. You know the coins — you find them in your change and use them for tips, parking meters, vending machines and so much more […]

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2011 Parks Canada Centennial $1 circulation coinThe Royal Canadian Mintis pleased to cap off the celebration of Parks Canada’s centennial year by unveiling five new commemorative circulation coins which immortalize Canadians’ pride in their legendary natural heritage and capture their trademark passion for the great outdoors.

The commemorative circulation coins unveiled by Canadian government officials and representatves of Parks Canada and the Mint, at a public ceremony hosted at the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Quebec include […]

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Royal Canadian Mint's Newest 2011-2012 Collector CoinsAs Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II prepares to celebrate an unprecedented 60 years as Canada’s monarch and after "The Great One" reached a new milestone by turning 50 in 2011, the Royal Canadian Mint is excited to release an array of collector coins based on these and other distinctly Canadian themes.

The countdown to Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee is being marked by several 2012-dated coins: a $300 face value 99.999% pure gold featuring the world’s first genuine diamond insert; a 99.99% pure 1/10 ounce gold coin and a $20 fine silver coin featuring the Royal Cypher; and a $20 fine silver coin featuring the profiles of Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip.

The Royal Canadian Mint’s tribute to Wayne and Walter Gretzky features: a 22-Karat gold coin featuring Wayne Gretzky sporting his […]

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Canadian Mint's Latest 2011 Collector Coins and SetAs it finds new and exciting ways to capture Canada’s vast historical, cultural and natural heritage, the Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to launch a new selection of collector coins designed to attract buyers of precious, finely crafted keepsakes and spark the interest of collectors in Canada and abroad.

This newest array of precious metal collectibles includes: a special-edition silver dollar and proof set commemorating the centennial of Canada’s first silver dollar; a new one kilogram $250 pure silver coin marking the 375th anniversary of the first European observation of Lacrosse; a $10 "Maple Leaf Forever" pure silver coin; a new $20 pure silver crystal raindrop coin featuring the Bigleaf Maple; and a square $3 gold-plated silver Wildlife Conservation coin, featuring the Black-Footed Ferret […]

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Canadian Mint Spring 2011 Collector CoinsThe Royal Canadian Mint is heralding the return of spring with a parade of coins showcasing Canada’s unique ties to royalty and its profound attachment to its natural and cultural heritage.

These appealing new coins include: the new $15 Sterling Silver Continuity of the Crown series; a $3 Fine Silver "Family Scene" coin; the Orca Whale coin from the $3 Sterling Silver Gold-Plated Wildlife Conservation Series; the "Barn Swallow" from the 25-Cent Coloured Birds of Canada series; the Elk Calf Young Wildlife Specimen Set and the classic 2011 50-Cent Circulation Coin Roll […]

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