Canadian Coins & Royal Canadian Mint News

The latest coin news and information on Canadian coins and Royal Canadian Mint products, including new coin releases, coin prices, images and planned product launches. Also, make sure to check out the listing of some of the Mint’s most popular or unique coins for 2013 and 2014.

Canadian 2016 Queen Elizabeth Rose Silver Coin PhotosThe Royal Canadian Mint generated a lot of buzz when it released the 2016 $3 Queen Elizabeth Rose Silver Proof Coin.

Containing 1/4 oz. of .9999 fine silver, the coin has added appeal with pink gold plating employed to bring out the color of the roses’ blooms […]


2016 $200 Canada's Vast Prairies Silver Coin for $200Canada’s western interior takes center stage on a new silver coin released this week by the Royal Canadian Mint. Entitled the 2016 Canada’s Vast Prairies $200 for $200 Fine Silver Coin, each is sold at its legal tender face value of $200.

This matte proof coin weighs 62.69 grams, is composed of 99.99% pure silver, has a large 50 millimeter diameter, and is limited to a mintage of 25,000 […]


2016 $10 Canadian Geese Silver Coin Features Maple Leaf ShapeThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling its third silver coin shaped like a maple leaf, the 2016 $10 Maple Leaf Silhouette Canadian Geese Silver Coin. Similar to the previous two, this one is in 99.99% pure silver. Unlike them, it is half their weight at 15.67 grams and that makes it unique for the size.

The Mint’s first 1/2 oz. maple leaf-shaped coin depicts a pair of geese feeding in the waters of a pond or lake […]

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Canadian 2016 Convex-Shaped Coin Emulates BasketballCelebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Invention of Basketball, the Royal Canadian Mint is now selling a colorized coin depicting the likeness of a basketball.

Adding to the unique nature of this piece, its reverse is convex to emulate a basketball’s rounded shape […]


2016 $25 True North Silver Coin for $25The Royal Canadian Mint is selling its newest coin, the 2016 $25 True North Silver Coin, for its legal tender face value.

Designed by Canadian artist Trevor Tennant, the latest $25 for $25 series coin captures the majestic polar bear and the noble maple leaf […]


Circulation 2016 Lucky Loonie in 5-Coin Packs and RollsThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling circulation-quality 2016 Lucky Loonies to Canadian residents.

Product options include a 5-coin pack for $5 and a special wrap $25 roll for $49.95 […]


Canadian 2016 $5 Superman 1 oz Silver Bullion Coin ReleasedToday, June 14, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of new bullion coin commemorating Superman, the fictional superhero with super-strength and supper-speed.

Officially licensed, struck in 1-ounce of 99.99% pure silver, and limited to 1 million pieces, the bullion coin features a frosted reverse of […]


Canadian 2016 $20 Coin Shaped Like Autumn Maple LeafThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling a new coin that is in the shape and color of an autumn maple leaf. This is the Mint’s second maple leaf-shaped coin. The first one debuted in 2015 and sold out in two days.

Struck in 99.99% pure silver to a weight of just over one troy ounce, the collector coin has a mintage of 15,000 just like the previous piece […]


2016 Canadian Coins Honor Firefighters, Paramedics, Police and MilitaryThe Royal Canadian Mint officially unveiled a new series of .9999 pure silver coins that commemorate Canada’s national heroes.

Its series honors firefighters, paramedics, police and the military, all of which face danger in the line of duty yet remain steadfast in their commitment and dedication to helping others […]


Canadian 2016 Star Trek Collector Coins and Stamps LaunchCelebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the most successful entertainment franchises in history, the Royal Canadian Mint on Thursday launched Star Trek™ collectible coins in gold, silver and three-ply nickel finish plated steel.

Leading the officially license products is a $20 Star Trek: Enterprise Silver Coin sold at its legal tender face value under the RCM Exchange $20 for $20 program. Also released is a $200 pure gold coin struck in the shape of the Star Trek insignia […]


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