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 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 […]

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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 […]

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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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2016 $20 Canadian Silver Coin Features Radiant RainbowEarlier today, April 5, the Royal Canadian Mint opened sales for a 99.99% pure silver coin that depicts a radiant rainbow using "innovative colour technology and various finishing techniques." Limited to 8,000 coins, the Mint has already sold 87% of them.

Beneath the life-like rainbow of a stormy day, a country scene unfolds with a farmhouse and barn sitting atop a gentle slope and an entry road […]

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2016 50c Canadian Circulation Rolls in Special WrapToday, April 5, the Royal Canadian Mint started selling circulation rolls of 2016-dated 50-cent pieces.

For CAD $24.95, or about US $19, collectors can buy a specially-wrapped roll that includes twenty-five 50-cent coins. The coins probably won’t be available for too long. Rolls from past years sold out quickly […]

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2016 25c Canadian Traditional Arctic Fox Gold Coin at 0.5 GramsThe predator vs. prey relationship between the Arctic fox and the Arctic hare takes center stage in a new 4-coin gold series from the Royal Canadian Mint. The series debuts with the first coin depicting a traditional wildlife portrait of an Arctic fox.

Priced at CAD $79.95, or about US $61.30, each coin from the Predator vs. Prey series is composed of 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold […]

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2016 Grizzly Privy Silver Maple Leaf Sells OutThe second release in the new 6-coin "Wild Canada" privy mark series of bullion Silver Maple Leafs has sold out, the Royal Canadian Mint announced on Tuesday, March 15. The unique bullion coin carries an engraved image of a roaring grizzly in place of the traditional mint mark.

Limited to 50,000, struck in 1 oz. of 99.99% pure silver and […]

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Canadian 1916-2016 Women's Right to Vote $1 CoinCelebrations were held in Ottawa and Winnipeg Canada this week to introduce the new 1916-2016 Women’s Right to Vote $1 circulation coin.

The ceremonies commemorated the 100th anniversary of Canadian Women’s Right to Vote and served as the official launch for coins emblematic of the suffrage movement […]

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