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.

PCGS to Recognize Cameo and Deep CameoOn Sept. 1, 2017, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) started recognizing Cameo and Deep Cameo contrast on MS-60 and higher Prooflike and Specimen Canadian coins.

According to Mike Sargent, Director of World Coin Grading for PCGS, the move was made in response to numerous inquiries and requests from the Canadian numismatic community […]


2017 $20 Canadian Silver Coin Celebrates Bomber Command in WWIICommemorating the contributions of roughly 40,000 Canadian men and women who served as part of the Bomber Command in World War II, the Royal Canadian Mint is now selling the 2017 $20 The Bombing War 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin.

This collectible is issued as the fourth 99.99% pure silver coin from the Mint’s Second World War Battlefront series, which chronicles Canada’s involvement in key WWII battles […]


Flora and Fauna of Canada Depicted on 2017 $30 2 oz Silver CoinTwo ounces of 99.99% silver serve as the medium for a new coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. The 2017 $30 Flora and Fauna of Canada Silver Coin highlights iconic images one might find scattered throughout Canada.

Struck with a proof quality finish with 4,000 allotted, each 50 mm coin is issued to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation […]


2017 $2 Canadian Silver Wolf Moon Bullion Coin PhotosThe Royal Canadian Mint’s latest bullion coin from its Grey Wolf Series features a howling wolf against an enlarged moon.

Containing 3/4 oz. of .9999 fine silver, the $2 silver coin marks the third annual issue in the program which celebrates wolves […]

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2017 $20 Canadian Coin Shows Little Brown Bat in Black Rhodium PlatingThe Royal Canadian Mint unveils another innovative piece to its collection with the release of its 2017 $20 The Little Brown Bat 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin.

Limited to 7,000 coins, this collectible marks the second 99.99% pure silver coin from the Mint’s Nocturnal by Nature series with selective design elements in black rhodium plating […]


2017 Tree of Luck 1 oz Silver Coin Embellished with Natural MalachiteThe Royal Canadian Mint is showcasing a new and limited world coin from the Mint of Poland, the 2017 $1 Tree of Luck 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin.

Restricted to a worldwide mintage of 1,000 pieces, the 99.9% silver coin is struck for Niue and is embellished with green malachite stone. The previous 2016-dated series coin sold out […]


Superman Depicted on Reverse Gold-Plated 3oz. Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint kicked of the new month with several collectibles, including a unique piece that features DC Comics’ Superman™ against laser-engraved panels that hint at the origins of not only Superman but also Batman™ and Wonder Woman™.

Adding to its appeal, the coin is struck in 3 ounces of 99.99% pure silver. Most of it is gold plated. Superman shines in silver […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Depicts Leaping Cougar in 3DThe Royal Canadian Mint released its 2017 $20 Three-Dimensional Leaping Cougar 1 oz. Silver Coin, the second issue in a 3D series that depicts wildlife in motion.

This collector coin is struck in an ounce of 99.99% fine silver and designed by Canadian artist Matt Bowen. Its reverse shows a colorful cougar (Puma concolor) in mid-leap […]


Canada 1867-2017 Coin Features 3D-Like Map and Enameled '150'Canada’s 150th anniversary is memorized on a new special edition Royal Canadian Mint coin, the 2017 Our Home and Native Land Silver Dollar.

Struck in 99.99% pure silver and designed by Canadian artist Jamie Desrochers, this dual-dated proof coin features the Canadian flag and a 3D-like map of Canada that is superimposed with "150" in red enamel […]


Two-Coin Silver Set Celebrates 30th Anniversary of LoonieThe Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the Loonie’s 30th birthday with a two-coin silver proof set for collectors.

On June 30, 1987, Canadians were introduced to an 11-sided $1 dollar coin for circulation, which was quickly dubbed "the loonie" because of its reverse or tails side design […]


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