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.

Canadian 2016 Convex-Shaped Coin Emulates BasketballCelebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Invention of Basketball, the Royal Canadian Mint is now selling a colorized coin depicting the likeness of a basketball.

Adding to the unique nature of this piece, its reverse is convex to emulate a basketball’s rounded shape […]


2016 $25 True North Silver Coin for $25The Royal Canadian Mint is selling its newest coin, the 2016 $25 True North Silver Coin, for its legal tender face value.

Designed by Canadian artist Trevor Tennant, the latest $25 for $25 series coin captures the majestic polar bear and the noble maple leaf […]


Circulation 2016 Lucky Loonie in 5-Coin Packs and RollsThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling circulation-quality 2016 Lucky Loonies to Canadian residents.

Product options include a 5-coin pack for $5 and a special wrap $25 roll for $49.95 […]


Canadian 2016 $5 Superman 1 oz Silver Bullion Coin ReleasedToday, June 14, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of new bullion coin commemorating Superman, the fictional superhero with super-strength and supper-speed.

Officially licensed, struck in 1-ounce of 99.99% pure silver, and limited to 1 million pieces, the bullion coin features a frosted reverse of […]


Canadian 2016 $20 Coin Shaped Like Autumn Maple LeafThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling a new coin that is in the shape and color of an autumn maple leaf. This is the Mint’s second maple leaf-shaped coin. The first one debuted in 2015 and sold out in two days.

Struck in 99.99% pure silver to a weight of just over one troy ounce, the collector coin has a mintage of 15,000 just like the previous piece […]


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 […]


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