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.

2011 Prince William and Prince Harry silver coinsThe Royal Canadian Mint is proud to celebrate Canada’s 144 year-old royal heritage and its own tradition of crafting royal-themed coins with a trio of ultra-high relief, sterling silver coins featuring Princes William, Harry and Charles.

As the world awaits the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, the first two coins of this limited-edition sterling silver series, featuring Prince William and Prince Harry (Henry), will be available to the public on March 15, 2011 [...]

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2011 Grizzly Silver Bullion CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint has recently announced details about the 2011 Grizzly Silver Bullion Coin, the second issue of what has proven to be an extremely popular three year, six coin Canadian Wildlife bullion series.

The official launch for the Grizzly Coin was held by the Mint at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany on January 28, 2011. This auspicious occasion allowed it to introduce the new strike to many of the premier coin buyers, distributors and producers of the world [...]

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Royal Canadian Mint 2011 Collector CoinsThe Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce a newly crafted array of gold, silver and base metal keepsakes as it launches its first collector coins of 2011.

This highly anticipated collection is headlined by the 2011 Proof Silver Dollar, Brilliant Uncirculated Silver Dollar and Proof Set, which celebrate the conservation of Canada’s natural treasures on the 100th anniversary of Parks Canada [...]

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First Canadian Bank Notes Gold and Silver CoinsThe Royal Canadian Mint is posting stellar results for the sale of its numismatic products in 2010 and is delighted to have sold out 25 collector coins over the last 12 months.

This record benchmark is a ringing customer endorsement of the Mint’s world class numismatic-products, whose appealing designs and themes, quality and innovations have fuelled strong domestic and international demand in 2010 [...]

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2010 Proof Poppy Silver DollarOn the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 2010, the Royal Canadian Mint will join Canadians from across the country in remembering those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf.

In the spirit of remembrance, the Mint has once again issued several circulation and collector products which will help Canadians preserve the memory of Canada’s fallen and their undying gratitude to our surviving veterans and active troop [...]

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2010 Royal Canadian Mint Collector Coins

Collectors from Canada and around the world can thank the Royal Canadian Mint for a bumper crop of new and exciting collector coins as the fall weather cools and the shopping season heats up.

"The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to offer products which appeal to traditional collectors as well as encourage new customers to experience the pleasure of owning exquisitely crafted coins with meaningful themes," said Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint. [...]

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An Alberta cousin of T-Rex crashed the Royal Tyrrell Museum’s 25th birthday party in Drumheller Saturday when the Royal Canadian Mint proudly presented the Museum with its very own framed Albertosaurus coin, which commemorates this anniversary and is part of the exciting "Dinosaur Exhibit" coin series. The Mint has taken its lenticular technology to new […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to announce that investors world-wide can now buy the 2011 Silver Wolf Bullion Coin; the first in a new series of Canadian Wildlife silver 9999 fine one-ounce bullion coins.

2011 Canadian Silver Wolf Bullion Coin

The Mint’s Ottawa facility will produce one million coins showcasing this theme and will introduce a minimum of two annual issues over the next three years. These exciting new silver bullion coins will be priced on the same market rate as the Mint’s world-famous Silver Maple Leaf bullion coin.

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Rider pride was in full swing as the Royal Canadian Mint launched a new commemorative one-dollar circulation coin honouring the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 100th birthday.

Saskatchewan Roughriders Centennial Canadian Dollar Coin

The Mint delighted Roughrider fans by officially unveiling this circulation coin in the company of Saskatchewan Roughriders and federal government officials gathered at a public event held in Regina’s Northgate Mall.

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A new one-dollar circulation coin immortalizing the centennial of the Canadian Navy, proudly produced by the Royal Canadian Mint, was unveiled today by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada and Commander-in-Chief of the Canadian Forces.

2010 Canadian Navy Centennial $1 Circulation Coin
2010 Canadian Navy Centennial $1 Circulation Coin

The unveiling took place at a luncheon celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Navy, hosted by the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence.

The Mint will produce seven million one-dollar Canadian Navy Centennial commemorative circulation coins, which will begin circulating today [June 29) and Canadians are encouraged to look for this special coin in their change, or order it online by visiting www.mint.ca/navy.

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