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 2017 $20 Artic Tern Coin Uses Diamond GlitterArctic terns take flight in the newest release of the Royal Canadian Mint’s Glistening North Series with the 2017 $20 Arctic Tern Silver Coin. Each is produced from one ounce of 99.99% pure silver to proof quality, with a combined 7,500 allowed.

Adding to the desirability and uniqueness of the coin, its design features a selective application of fine diamond particles to recreate the light reflecting qualities of snow and ice in the sunlight […]


2017 $3 Heart of Our Nation Coin Celebrates Canada's 150thCanada’s 150th anniversary is memorized on a unique collectible, the 2017 $3 Heart of Our Nation Silver Coin. Featuring inspiring national symbols, the piece is the last issue from the Royal Canadian Mint’s "2017 Canada 150 Most Affordable Pure Silver 2-Coin Subscription."

Each coin is composed from about one-quarter troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver and is priced at CAD $19.95, which is just over US $15 […]


Canadian 2017 Coin Features Woodland Caribou-Shaped CutoutThe Royal Canadian Mint introduced its Endangered Animal Cutout series of large-diameter coins with last week’s release of the 2017 $30 Woodland Caribou Cutout Silver Coin.

Limited to a mintage of 5,500 coins, each piece is struck to proof quality in 1.7 troy ounces of 99.99% pure silver […]

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12-Coin Set Celebrates Canada's 150thCanada’s 150th birthday is celebrated with a new collection of 12 coins from the Royal Canadian Mint. Enhancing its appeal, it includes the first circulation glow-in-the-dark coin.

Combining classic circulation coins and commemoratives designed just for Canada’s 150th, the 12-coin set includes […]

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2017 Maple Leaves Silver Coin Marks Canada's 150th BirthdayThe Royal Canadian Mint is ringing in the new year with the release of a 2017 Maple Leaves Silver Coin that was inspired by Canada’s iconic penny and celebrates the nation’s 150th anniversary.

This collector coin is minted in one-half ounce of 99.99% pure silver to a finish that features brilliant and frosted designs against a lined background […]


Canadian 2017 Coin Gift SetsAre you looking for unique gifts for those special occasions this year? The Royal Canadian Mint has you covered with four coin products designed with gift giving in mind.

Now available are 2017-dated Birthday, Baby, Wedding and O Canada Gift Sets […]


Canadian 2016 Lucky Loonie Silver CoinOne of the Royal Canadian Mint’s more interesting, smaller silver coins for 2016 is its Lucky Loonie which features a common loon with a stylized maple leaf in the background.

Struck in about 1/4 oz. of 99.99% pure silver to a proof finish, the collectible debuted toward the middle of the year with 91% of the possible 15,000 having since sold […]


2017 Canada 150 Maple Leaf Silver Coin Nears SelloutA collectible 2017 $10 Maple Leaf 2 oz. silver coin that commemorates Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation is nearing a sellout. Less than 300 of the possible 6,000 coins remain, according to the Royal Canadian Mint.

Priced at CAD $169.95 or about US $127, the coin features a light-diffracting wave pattern and is based on the Mint’s popular bullion Silver Maple Leaf […]

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Canadian 2017 Coins Shaped Like FootballThe Royal Canadian Mint this month introduced gold and silver collector coins that are curved and shaped like a football.

Touted as yet another Mint first, the two coins share the same designs and likeness, including their shape and leather-like appearance […]


Canadian 150th Anniversary 2017 Coin DesignsThe Royal Canadian Mint unveiled designs for a series of circulating coins that celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial.

Canada turns 150 in 2017 and the RCM will strike new designs on 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, loonie and toonie coins to commemorate the anniversary […]


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