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 2015 $20 for $20 Silver Coin Subscription OpensThe Royal Canadian Mint is now accepting subscription orders for 2015-dated $20 for $20 silver coins.

Subscriptions, promotes the Mint, includes the "first-ever colored $25 for $25 coin and three $20 for $20 coins," plus free ground shipping within Canada and the US for all four coins […]


2014 Royal Canadian Mint Holiday-Themed CoinsNew coins from the Royal Canadian Mint celebrate the holiday season with festive designs to include Christmas trees, ornaments, poinsettias and joyful family activities.

Unique for collections or ideal as gifts, the Royal Canadian Mint is currently featuring seven different holiday-themed products […]


Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Centennial Coins in Gold and SilverIssued by the Royal Canadian Mint, gold and silver coins in larger than typical format commemorate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.

Both coins share a reverse design emblematic of the historic and important nature of the railway to the development of the nation, and both are available in extremely limited mintages […]


2015 Baby Burrowing Owl Coin 3rd in Canadian Baby Animal SeriesYoung burrowing owls are featured on new silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint, and more than 80% of the available 7,500 have already sold.

Offered as the third release in a series of collectibles depicting baby animals with the first two selling out, the 2015 $20 Baby Burrowing Owl 1 oz Fine Silver Coin is available for CAD $99.95, or about US $87.55 […]


2014 Silver Coin for 100th Anniversary of Hockey CanadaA new $20 silver coin celebrates the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, the precursor to today’s Hockey Canada.

The coin’s official unveiling happened at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, which also served as the association’s inaugural meeting one century ago […]


2014 $20 Silver Coin Features 3D Venetian Glass SnowmanAnother new and very original collector piece from the Royal Canadian Mint is its proof 2014 $20 Venetian Glass Snowman Silver Coin.

Struck in one-ounce of 99.99% pure silver and limited to 10,000 with 89% already sold, the $20 silver coin features a three-dimensional Venetian glass snowman created by master glass makers in Murano, Italy […]

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2014 Maple Leaves Silver Coin Glows in the DarkA new and unique collectible from the Royal Canadian Mint is its proof 2014 $20 Maple Leaves silver coin, featuring autumn coloring by day and a glow-in-the-dark appearance by night.

Struck in one-ounce of 99.99% pure silver and limited to 7,500 with 92% already sold, the $20 silver coin uses technology that unveils a single maple leaf when viewed in the dark […]


2014 Lake Michigan Silver Coin Fourth in Canadian Great Lakes SeriesOffered as the fourth release from the Royal Canadian Mint’s Great Lakes series is the proof 2015 Lake Michigan 1 oz Fine Silver Coin. Eighty-three percent have already sold.

Mintage of the 99.99% fine silver piece is limited to 10,000 and like others of the series, each bears an interpretation of a bathymetry map of a lake — for this coin, Lake Michigan […]

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2014 Wait For Me, Daddy Silver Coins in 1/2 Oz and 1/4 Oz SizesLast week the Royal Canadian Mint launched the 2014 $2 Wait For Me, Daddy circulation coin to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the declaration of World War II. The Mint is now selling two 99.99% pure silver versions produced for coin collectors.

All three coins share the same basic design that was inspired by Claude P. Dettloff’s iconic photograph taken during the Second World War […]

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2015 Maple Leaf Fractional Sets in Gold and SilverFeaturing reverse designs emblematic of Canada’s national symbol, the sugar maple leaf, the Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled two new collections sure to delight many collectors. Now available are the 2015 Maple Leaf Gold Fractional Set and the 2015 Maple Leaf Silver Incuse Fractional Set.

Although the two sets are seen as continuations of past popular programs, both also mark a number of firsts in their respective series […]

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