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.

2014 $5 Lion on the Mountain Silver Coin Third in Banknote SeriesThe Royal Canadian Mint continues its popular series featuring historic Canadian banknote designs with the 2014 $5 Lion on the Mountain Silver Coin.

This latest release, composed of 99.99% fine silver, has its mintage restricted to 8,500. The previous two coins from the banknote series had the same mintage and sold out [...]


Canadian 2014 $200 Towering Forests Silver Coin for $200The Royal Canadian Mint is accepting orders for its limited-edition 2014 $200 Towering Forests Silver Coin, the first release from the Landscapes of the North series of $200 silver coins that sell at face value.

Composed in 2 ounces of 99.99% fine silver, this coin is not only the first in a new series but it is also the first time in the [...]


2014 Baby Beaver Coin Begins Canadian Baby Animal SeriesA new series debuts from the Royal Canadian Mint with its 2014 Baby Beaver 1 oz. Fine Silver Coin.

It’s the first issue from the Mint’s new baby animal series with 89% of the available 7,500 already sold. Shown on the coin’s reverse is a colored design featuring two beavers [...]


2014 Lake Erie Silver Coin Third in Canadian Great Lakes SeriesOffered as the third release in a series of 99.99% silver issues showcasing the Great Lakes is the proof 2014 Lake Erie 1 oz Fine Silver Coin.

Similar to past issues, the Lake Erie silver coin offers an interpretation of a bathymetry map of the lake with colored enamel representing the water [...]


Canadian 2014 $100 Bighorn Sheep Silver Coin for $100New from the Royal Canadian Mint is its 2014 $100 Bighorn Sheep Silver Coin, the latest release from the popular Wildlife in Motion series which features one ounce, 99.99% pure silver coins sold at their legal tender face values of $100.

All past "$100 for $100" silver coins have sold out at mintages of 50,000 each, which positions the [...]


Battle of Lundy's Lane Depicted on Kilo Gold and Silver CoinsOne kilo gold and silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint commemorate the bicentennial of one of the bloodiest battles in the War of 1812.

New for collectors are the 2014 Battle of Lundy’s Lane One Kilogram Gold Coin and 2014 Battle of Lundy’s Lane One Kilogram Silver Coin [...]


RMS Empress of Ireland Coins Start Lost Ships in Canadian Waters SeriesIssued as the inaugural strikes in the Royal Canadian Mint’s "Lost Ships in Canadian Waters" series are the 2014 $20 RMS Empress of Ireland Silver Coin and the 2014 50-Cent RMS Empress of Ireland Silver Plated Coin.

Each features a colored image emblematic of the 100th anniversary of the Empress of Ireland and its loss [...]


Canadian 2014 $20 Summertime Silver Coin for $20New from the Royal Canadian Mint is its latest release in a very popular coin series, the 2014 $20 Summertime Silver Coin.

This coin is the 13th issue from the Mint’s Exchange $20 for $20 program which features 99.99% pure silver coins sold at their legal tender face values of $20 [...]


Coin Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Royal Winnipeg BalletA dynamic part of Canada’s cultural legacy is commemorated on coin with the Royal Canadian Mint’s release of the 2014 $20 75th Anniversary of The Royal Winnipeg Ballet Silver Coin.

It marks a pair of firsts for the Royal Canadian Mint — a new colorization technique and its presentation inside a music box [...]


Sacred Teaching of Respect Depicted on Canadian Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint continues its Seven Sacred Teachings series with the release symbolizing respect.

Featuring selectively gold-plated silver coins, the series celebrates core teachings practiced by Aboriginal people throughout North America [...]


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