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.

2015 Baby Animals Silver Coin Subscription PopularA Royal Canadian Mint subscription of four silver coins depicting baby animals is selling quickly. Ordering opened to everyone Tuesday, March 3, and 81% of the available 7,500 are already claimed.

Four different baby animals are featured on coins of the subscription. Designed by wildlife Canadian artist Desmond McCaffrey, the first coin depicts a young black bear cub sitting by its mother in the wild […]


New CEO and Chair at Royal Canadian MintThere is new leadership at the Royal Canadian Mint as the Government of Canada appointed a new President and CEO, as well as a new Chair of the Board of Directors.

Taking the helm of the minting facility, Sandra L. Hanington is the new Master of the Royal Canadian Mint. Equivalent to a chief executive officer of the corporation, Hanington is tasked with […]


Canadian Coins Going Off-Sale March 4The Royal Canadian Mint is taking a number of products off-sale early next month. All are 2014-dated, with a mixing of mostly gold and silver coins.

Last week, the Mint sent out a "last chance" notice to its customers and added […]


2015 $3 Coin for 50th Anniversary of Canadian FlagSunday, Feb. 15, was the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Flag, and to celebrate the Royal Canadian Mint issued a commemorative coin emblematic of the semicentennial.

Limited to 15,000 and struck in 99.99% pure silver, the collector coin was unveiled Sunday at a special Flag Day ceremony in Confederation Park in Ottawa […]


2015 Maple Leaves Gold Coin Features 1965 Effigy of QueenNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is a 2015 $10 Maple Leaves Gold Coin bearing the same portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that appeared on Canadian coinage from 1965 to 1989.

Limited to just 1,500, struck in reverse proof finish, and composed of 99.99% pure gold, it marks the second of four coins from a series celebrating the numismatic effigies of Her Majesty […]

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2015 25c Canadian Rock Rabbit Gold Coin at 0.5 GramsNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is its latest issue from a best-selling series of 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold coins bearing portraits of small animals.

Featuring the pika or rock rabbit, the smallest member of the rabbit family, this newest 25-cent gold piece is limited to 10,000 and is priced at CAD $79.95, or US $63.84 […]


2015 $100 Canadian Horse Silver Coin for $100Another Canadian $100 for $100 silver coin has launched, along with a subscription option to automatically get all 2015-dated versions as they become available. Newly released is the 2015 $100 Canadian Horse Silver Coin, the latest issue from the Royal Canadian Mint’s series of one ounce, 99.99% pure silver coins that sell at their legal tender face values of $100.

There have been four prior releases. All of them sold out […]


2015 Silver Maple Leaves Coin Under $30Now available is a one-half ounce Maple Leaves Silver Coin touted by its maker, the Royal Canadian Mint, as lower in price, lower in mintage and as a beautiful gift or keepsake.

Priced at CAD $29.95, or US $23.92, the 99.99% fine silver coin’s mintage was cut in half from the previous year to 25,000 […]


Last Chance for Canadian 2014 Coins and SetsA Royal Canadian Mint deadline for ordering more than a dozen 2014-dated gold coins, silver coins, and annual coin sets is less than two weeks away.

The Mint has sent out a "last chance" announcement and also has a section on its website ( showing […]


Canada and the First World War Commemorative Coins for 2014A program of Canadian coins honoring veterans of World War I and those who supported them was introduced this year, and more coins are planned each year through 2018.

2014 coins depict imagery related to the 100th anniversary of the declaration of the First World War. Subsequent program issues will include […]


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