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.

Special Rolls of Final Canadian Pennies for CirculationIn saying a final farewell to the Canadian penny, the Royal Canadian Mint set aside the last million pennies produced for circulation, placed them within special commemorative wrapped rolls and made them available to the public.

Limited to 20,000 worldwide and one per household, collectors can buy a 50-coin roll of […]

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Canadian 2013 World Baseball Classic Commemorative CoinsBaseball is the theme of a new series of coins now available from the Royal Canadian Mint. 2013 World Baseball Classic™ Commemorative Coins include four fine silver and three pure gold coins that encompass officially licensed products of the 2013 World Baseball Classic tournament […]

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Canadian Mint Limits Sales of 2013 Silver Maple Leaf Bullion CoinsInvestor interest in silver bullion coins remains at high levels with yet another world mint showing signs that it is unable to meet demand. The Royal Canadian Mint is now rationing supplies of its 2013 Silver Maple Leaf.

This move comes one week after the United States Mint suspended sales of their 2013 American Eagle silver bullion coins after […]

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Canadian 2013 $20 Hockey Silver Coin for $20Today, January 22, 2013, the Royal Canadian Mint began accepting pre-orders for its 2013 $20 Hockey Silver Coin, the latest issue in its best-selling series that feature $20 silver coins that are sold at face value.

The Canadian 2013 $20 Hockey Silver Coin is the seven released in the series that debuted in 2011. It has a stated mintage of […]

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2013 Gold and Silver Kilo Coins Depict Canada's Arctic LandscapeThe Royal Canadian Mint expands on a frigid glacial theme this year with the release of two new coins — Canada’s Arctic Landscape 1 Kilo Fine Gold Coin and Canada’s Arctic Landscape 1 Kilo Fine Silver Coin.

Both coins contain the same basic obverse and reverse imagery. One is in 99.99% pure gold and the other is in 99.99% pure silver […]

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2013 Canadian Arctic Expedition Gold and Silver Commemorative CoinsDiscovery is the theme of a new series of commemorative coins now available from the Royal Canadian Mint. Gold and silver coins depicting the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Arctic Expedition debuted on January 8, 2013.

Strikes of the series include a proof $100 gold coin, a proof silver dollar, a brilliant silver dollar and a proof silver dollar with […]

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2013 Jacques Cartier Gold CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint on Tuesday, January 7, 2013, began accepting orders for its 2013 $200 Jacques Cartier Gold Coin, the second of six issues in its Great Explorers series.

Each $200 coin is in 99.99% pure gold and struck to a proof quality finish. This latest release has a worldwide mintage limit of 2,000, which is 1,000 less than […]

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1912-1914 Gold Coins Offered by Royal Canadian MintA rare collection of century old Canadian gold coins is quickly selling out. The Royal Canadian Mint in November began selling 1912-1914 $5 and $10 gold coins produced at the Ottowa branch of Britain’s Royal Mint, now the Royal Canadian Mint.

These coins were originally minted at the time as part of the facility’s mandate to convert Canada’s growing gold resources into circulating coinage […]

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2012 Canadian Coins Depict Battle of Queenston HeightsAvailable from the Royal Canadian Mint are two coins emblematic of one of the most important battles fought during the War of 1812.

The Battle of Queenston Heights 1-Kilo Gold Coin and the Battle of Queenston Heights 1-Kilo Silver Coin both contain a reverse design showcasing a depiction of David Kelly’s renowned 1896 painting, Battle of Queenston Heights […]

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2012 Canadian Farewell to the Penny 1 Cent CoinsLosing a coin that has played an integral part in Canadian society since before its confederation is certainly an occasion that calls for a retrospective look at its history.

The Royal Canadian Mint has done that, issuing several new commemoratives 2012 Farewell to the Penny 1 Cent Coins in honor of the soon to be absent strike […]

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