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 $20 Silver Coin Celebrates Royal TourOn Tuesday, Sept. 27, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of a new silver coin to commemorate the 2016 Royal Tour of Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children. The royal visit is taking place in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory until Oct. 1.

Limited to 10,000 pieces and struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver […]


Royal Canadian Mint 2016 Celebrating Fall Colours PromotionA Royal Canadian Mint special for Canadian residents is ending today, Sept. 26, 2016. The Mint has been advertising the promotion on its website and in emails to customers.

Dubbed the "2016 Celebrating Fall Colours Promotion," there are four deals that include […]


Quartet of Canadian 2017 $3 Silver Coins Form Maple LeafNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is a quartet of 99.99% fine silver coins that together form one complete maple leaf.

Designed by Canadian artist Celia Godkin, each of the four coin reverses offer a distinct portion of a sugar maple leaf as it would appear in its natural setting […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Silver Coin Features Handcrafted DragonflyA newly released $20 silver coin from the Royal Canadian Mint features a one-of-a-kind embellishment of a darner dragonfly in niobium.

Another first for the Mint, the handcrafted depiction mimics the dragonfly’s iridescent appearance with its blue and violet hues […]


Canadian 2016 $20 Silver Coin Depicts American GoldfinchThe Royal Canadian Mint is now offering the third of four collector coins in the Migratory Birds Convention Series, the 2016 $20 American Goldfinch Silver Proof Coin.

Limited to 6,500 and containing an ounce of 99.99% pure silver, the coin’s reverse or tails side features an American goldfinch taking flight in a rural landscape […]


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 […]


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