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.

2015 Canadian Coin Gift SetsGift ideas abound at the Royal Canadian Mint with special occasion sets featuring 2015-dated coins to include unique dollars.

Offered in the Mint’s celebratory-themed line-up are Birthday Gift Sets, Baby Gift Sets, Wedding Gift Sets and 2015 O Canada Gift Sets. Each product offers a specially struck $1 coin […]

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

The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup is scheduled to be held June 6 through July 5, 2015. During the event, teams from […]

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2015 Growling Cougar Coins in 1/2 Kilo Gold and SilverCelebrating one of the great cats of the world on massive one-half kilogram 99.99% pure precious metal collectibles are 2015 Growling Cougar coins in gold and silver.

Appearing as the second offerings in the Royal Canadian Mint’s Call of the Wild series and produced to a collector proof finish, both present a single cougar amidst its natural surroundings […]

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Mint Invites Canadians to Design Coins for 2017Canadian residents received a surprising invitation this week. The Royal Canadian Mint asked them to consider a unique role in celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary by designing the nation’s five circulation coins.

Canada turns 150 in 2017 and the Mint will strike new designs on the 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, one-dollar and two-dollar coins to commemorate the sesquicentennial […]

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2015 50c Canadian Circulation Rolls in Special WrapA relative rarity becomes available to everyone, for a limited time, with the Royal Canadian Mint’s release of 2015 50-cent pieces in unique circulation rolls.

Within specially-wrapped rolls are twenty-five 50-cent coins. They won’t be available for long. Past 50-cent special wraps sold out quickly […]

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2015 Baby Animals Silver Coin Subscription PopularA Royal Canadian Mint subscription of four silver coins depicting baby animals is selling quickly. Ordering opened to everyone Tuesday, March 3, and 81% of the available 7,500 are already claimed.

Four different baby animals are featured on coins of the subscription. Designed by wildlife Canadian artist Desmond McCaffrey, the first coin depicts a young black bear cub sitting by its mother in the wild […]

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New CEO and Chair at Royal Canadian MintThere is new leadership at the Royal Canadian Mint as the Government of Canada appointed a new President and CEO, as well as a new Chair of the Board of Directors.

Taking the helm of the minting facility, Sandra L. Hanington is the new Master of the Royal Canadian Mint. Equivalent to a chief executive officer of the corporation, Hanington is tasked with […]

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Canadian Coins Going Off-Sale March 4The Royal Canadian Mint is taking a number of products off-sale early next month. All are 2014-dated, with a mixing of mostly gold and silver coins.

Last week, the Mint sent out a "last chance" notice to its customers and added […]

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2015 $3 Coin for 50th Anniversary of Canadian FlagSunday, Feb. 15, was the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Flag, and to celebrate the Royal Canadian Mint issued a commemorative coin emblematic of the semicentennial.

Limited to 15,000 and struck in 99.99% pure silver, the collector coin was unveiled Sunday at a special Flag Day ceremony in Confederation Park in Ottawa […]

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2015 Maple Leaves Gold Coin Features 1965 Effigy of QueenNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is a 2015 $10 Maple Leaves Gold Coin bearing the same portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that appeared on Canadian coinage from 1965 to 1989.

Limited to just 1,500, struck in reverse proof finish, and composed of 99.99% pure gold, it marks the second of four coins from a series celebrating the numismatic effigies of Her Majesty […]

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