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.

John Paul II Commemorative Coins in Gold and SilverTwo new Royal Canadian Mint coins commemorate the life achievements and canonization of Pope John Paul II, one of the most influential people of the twentieth century.

2014 Pope John Paul II commemorative coins in gold and silver share reverse designs honoring the 264th pope, and are now available in limited mintages [...]

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Legend of Nanaboozhoo Depicted on Canadian CoinsThe time-honored cultural tradition of Aboriginal storytelling is depicted in a new series of coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Available in platinum, gold and silver are coins with reverse designs emblematic of the Legend of Nanaboozhoo. Cyril Assiniboine, a renowned self-taught Ojibwa artist, designed the images of Nanaboozhoo and the associated themes showcased on the coins [...]

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Canadian 2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver Coin for $50New from the Royal Canadian Mint is the 2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver Coin, the first release in a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins that sell at their legal tender face value of $50.

This new $50 for $50 series compliments the Mint’s Exchange $20 for $20 coin program that [...]

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2014 Lake Ontario Silver Coin Second in Canadian Great Lakes SeriesThe proof 2014 Lake Ontario 1 oz Fine Silver Coin is now available as the newest issue in the Great Lakes series of 99.99% pure silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Coins of the Great Lakes series are unique in that they feature a raised field representing the land surrounding a translucent enamel filled lake [...]

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2014 50c Canadian Circulation Rolls in Special WrapA relative rarity becomes available to everyone, for a limited time, with the Royal Canadian Mint’s release of the 2014 50-cent Special Wrap Circulation Roll.

Inside the specially-wrapped rolls are twenty-five Canadian 50-cent coins. Mintage of this release is limited to [...]

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2014 25c Canadian Chipmunk Gold Coin at 0.5 GramsAn affordable 0.5 gram pure gold coin is available from the Royal Canadian Mint with the release of the 2014 25c Proof Chipmunk Gold Coin.

Its limited mintage and price point may have it poised for an eventual sell-out. No more than 10,000 of them will be issued with each currently offered for CAD $79.95, or about US $72 [...]

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Canadian 2014 $20 Bobcat Silver Coin for $20The Royal Canadian Mint introduces its newest release in an extremely popular program with the 2014 $20 Bobcat Silver Coin.

This coin appears as the twelfth issue from the Mint’s Exchange $20 for $20 series which features 99.99% pure silver coins sold at their legal tender face values of $20 [...]

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Canadian 2014 Gift Sets for Babies, Birthdays and Special Moments2014 Gift Sets from the Royal Canadian Mint offer unique options to help celebrate a year’s special occasions.

These sets are sold individually and include a specially struck $1 coin emblematic of the special moment and only issued as part of the associated set [...]

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2014 50c Gold Beaver Coin Inspired by 1937 Canadian Nickel DesignA 1/25 oz. gold coin featuring a design inspired by the Canadian nickel is attracting the attention of collectors. 75% of its limited 7,500 mintage have sold, according to the Royal Canadian Mint.

Marketed as an affordable gold product, the Mint’s 2014 50c Proof Beaver Gold Coin is available for [...]

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2014 Snowy Owl Gold and Silver Coins Start Canadian SeriesTwo new annual series debut from the Royal Canadian Mint with releases of the 2014 Snowy Owl Pure Gold One Kilogram Coin and the 2014 Snowy Owl Fine Silver One Kilogram Coin.

Each features reverse imagery of a snowy owl’s head with its massive eyes enhanced with colored enamel to highlight depth and contrast [...]

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