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.

2016 Canadian Coins Honor Firefighters, Paramedics, Police and MilitaryThe Royal Canadian Mint officially unveiled a new series of .9999 pure silver coins that commemorate Canada’s national heroes.

Its series honors firefighters, paramedics, police and the military, all of which face danger in the line of duty yet remain steadfast in their commitment and dedication to helping others […]


Canadian 2016 Star Trek Collector Coins and Stamps LaunchCelebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the most successful entertainment franchises in history, the Royal Canadian Mint on Thursday launched Star Trek™ collectible coins in gold, silver and three-ply nickel finish plated steel.

Leading the officially license products is a $20 Star Trek: Enterprise Silver Coin sold at its legal tender face value under the RCM Exchange $20 for $20 program. Also released is a $200 pure gold coin struck in the shape of the Star Trek insignia […]


Canadian 2016 Landscape Illusion Coin Depicts Monarch ButterflyOptical illusions emerge from Canadian landscapes on five 2016 coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Named the Landscape Illusion Series, the second coin from the collection reveals a monarch butterfly […]


Canadian 2016 Cherry Blossoms Silver Coin PhotosAn appealing silver coin depicting a blooming cherry blossom tree captured collectors’ interests when the Royal Canadian Mint released it in early March.

Limited to 6,500 coins, sales reached 82% within 24 hours of its public release. They were all gone within a few days […]


Canadian 2016 Firefighter Coin Starts National Heroes SeriesColorful depictions of men and women who face danger in the line of duty appear on a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Named the National Heroes Series, the first coin from the collection commemorates firefighters. It is available individually or as a part of a 4-coin subscription […]


Canadian 2016 Coin Depicts Queen Elizabeth Roses in Pink GoldCelebrating the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Canadian Mint is selling a unique silver coin depicting two Queen Elizabeth roses that are selectively plated in rose gold.

Introduced in 1954, the Queen Elizabeth rose is a cross between the Charlotte Armstrong hybrid tea rose and the Floradora rose […]


2016 Canadian Silver Coin Series Features Migratory BirdsColorful depictions of four North American birds grace a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint. Named the Migratory Birds Convention Series, the first coin from the collection shows a Mountain Bluebird. It is available individually or as a part of a 4-coin subscription.

Each program coin commemorates the Migratory Birds Convention treaty signed in 1916 between Canada and the United States […]

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Canadian 2016 Coin Celebrates Toronto Blue Jays' 40th SeasonWith its newest silver coin, the Royal Canadian Mint is joining millions of fans in celebrating the 40th season of the Toronto Blue Jays. The 99.99% pure silver collectible was unveiled Friday before fans gathered at Rogers Centrefor a home game.

Designed by Canadian artist Joel Kimmel, the proof coin features a red and white wave inspired by the team’s colors. It flows behind the silhouette of a player with the tell-tale stance of a homerun hitter […]

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Canadian 2016 Roaring Grizzly Bear Coins in 1/2 Kilogram SizesCanada’s magnificent wildlife and scenery take center stage on large format coins. The Royal Canadian Mint recently released gold and silver 2016 Roaring Grizzly Bear coins in 1/2 kilogram sizes.

Each serves as the last strike within the Mint’s Call of the Wild series and each has an extremely limited mintage […]


Canadian 2016 $100 Orca Silver Coin for $100Orcas swimming in a pristine marine environment appear on the Royal Canadian Mint’s latest release from its Wildlife in Motion series of $100 for $100 silver coins.

As with all other coins in the series, each may be purchased at its legal tender face value of CAD $100, or about US $77 […]

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