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.

2017 Maple Leaves Silver Coin Marks Canada's 150th BirthdayThe Royal Canadian Mint is ringing in the new year with the release of a 2017 Maple Leaves Silver Coin that was inspired by Canada’s iconic penny and celebrates the nation’s 150th anniversary.

This collector coin is minted in one-half ounce of 99.99% pure silver to a finish that features brilliant and frosted designs against a lined background […]


Canadian 2017 Coin Gift SetsAre you looking for unique gifts for those special occasions this year? The Royal Canadian Mint has you covered with four coin products designed with gift giving in mind.

Now available are 2017-dated Birthday, Baby, Wedding and O Canada Gift Sets […]


Canadian 2016 Lucky Loonie Silver CoinOne of the Royal Canadian Mint’s more interesting, smaller silver coins for 2016 is its Lucky Loonie which features a common loon with a stylized maple leaf in the background.

Struck in about 1/4 oz. of 99.99% pure silver to a proof finish, the collectible debuted toward the middle of the year with 91% of the possible 15,000 having since sold […]


2017 Canada 150 Maple Leaf Silver Coin Nears SelloutA collectible 2017 $10 Maple Leaf 2 oz. silver coin that commemorates Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation is nearing a sellout. Less than 300 of the possible 6,000 coins remain, according to the Royal Canadian Mint.

Priced at CAD $169.95 or about US $127, the coin features a light-diffracting wave pattern and is based on the Mint’s popular bullion Silver Maple Leaf […]

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Canadian 2017 Coins Shaped Like FootballThe Royal Canadian Mint this month introduced gold and silver collector coins that are curved and shaped like a football.

Touted as yet another Mint first, the two coins share the same designs and likeness, including their shape and leather-like appearance […]


Canadian 150th Anniversary 2017 Coin DesignsThe Royal Canadian Mint unveiled designs for a series of circulating coins that celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial.

Canada turns 150 in 2017 and the RCM will strike new designs on 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, loonie and toonie coins to commemorate the anniversary […]


2016 $200 Canada's Icy Arctic Silver Coin for $200The splendor and diversity of the Arctic are portrayed on the Royal Canadian Mint’s new 2016 $200 Canada’s Icy Arctic 2 oz. Silver Coin, the second and last release this year and the fifth overall from the Landscapes of the North series of coins that sell at their legal tender face values.

This matte proof collector piece is composed of 99.99% pure silver and is limited to 20,000, matching the lowest mintage in the series to date […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Depicts Whale in 3DCoin enthusiasts take note as the Royal Canadian Mint continues to push the numismatic envelope with its first true 3D coin. Recently issued and available now is the 2017 $20 Three-Dimensional Breaching Whale 1 oz. Silver Coin.

Limited to 7,500 coins with each composed of one ounce of 99.99% pure silver […]

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Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Depicts Birch Leaves with Drusy StoneNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is a $20 silver coin that depicts a cluster of birch leaves with one prominently featuring a semi-precious stone embellishment. This is the second coin with such a treatment. The first one sold out.

The new coin is composed of 1 troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver to collector proof quality. Each is one-of-a-kind […]

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Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Depicts Tree with Murano GlassA new collector coin from the Royal Canadian Mint revitalizes an old-fashioned winter scene with traditional sculpting, color, and an innovative use of Murano glass.

Each coin is produced in one troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver and to a proof finish. Each is unique because no two glass applications are the same […]


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