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 $2 Battle of the Atlantic Coin UnveiledEarlier today, Oct. 20, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a $2 circulation coin that commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic.

A ceremony for the coin’s release was held aboard the HMCS Sackville, the last of 123 Canadian corvettes to sail in the Second World War […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Features Caribou Tracks Along EdgeA new Royal Canadian Mint coin features a mature caribou within Canada’s boreal forest. Adding to its appeal, caribou tracks are all along the coin’s edge.

Struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver and designed by Canadian artist Claudio D’Angelo […]


2016 $25 Woodland Elf Silver Coin for $25With the holiday season fast approaching, the Royal Canadian Mint offers a unique gift option with the newly released 2016 $25 Woodland Elf Silver Coin. It’s available for its legal tender face value of $25, which about US $18.80.

Each is composed of 99.99% pure silver and features a whimsical elf building a birdhouse in the woods […]


Canadian 2016 $100 Elk Silver Coin for $100An elk proudly standing within its natural habitat is depicted on the Royal Canadian Mint’s latest release from its series of $100 for $100 silver coins.

Like past issues, each is sold at its legal tender face value of CAD $100, or about US $76. Each is composed of 99.99% pure silver […]


2017 Maple of Canopy Kaleidoscope of Color Gold CoinA new 2017-dated coin in 2 ounces of 99.99% pure gold features a multicolored maple tree in autumn. The collectible is the second maple canopy gold coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. The first one sold out.

Once again, the coin’s striking imagery and extremely limited mintage of 150 make it very attractive for collectors, with more than three-quarters of them already gone, but its price is not for the faint-hearted […]


2017 $3 Silver Coin Celebrates Spirit of CanadaImagery reminiscent of Canada appear on a new collectible that has the added attraction of being the most affordable silver coin produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Entitled the 2017 Spirit of Canada Pure Silver Coin, each is composed from a bit more than one-quarter troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver and is priced at CAD $19.95, which is about US $15 […]

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Canadian 2016 $20 Silver Coin Celebrates Royal TourOn Tuesday, Sept. 27, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of a new silver coin to commemorate the 2016 Royal Tour of Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children. The royal visit is taking place in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory until Oct. 1.

Limited to 10,000 pieces and struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver […]


Royal Canadian Mint 2016 Celebrating Fall Colours PromotionA Royal Canadian Mint special for Canadian residents is ending today, Sept. 26, 2016. The Mint has been advertising the promotion on its website and in emails to customers.

Dubbed the "2016 Celebrating Fall Colours Promotion," there are four deals that include […]


Quartet of Canadian 2017 $3 Silver Coins Form Maple LeafNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is a quartet of 99.99% fine silver coins that together form one complete maple leaf.

Designed by Canadian artist Celia Godkin, each of the four coin reverses offer a distinct portion of a sugar maple leaf as it would appear in its natural setting […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Silver Coin Features Handcrafted DragonflyA newly released $20 silver coin from the Royal Canadian Mint features a one-of-a-kind embellishment of a darner dragonfly in niobium.

Another first for the Mint, the handcrafted depiction mimics the dragonfly’s iridescent appearance with its blue and violet hues […]


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