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.

'King of Canadian Coins' Coming to Toronto Coin ExpoThe 1921 fifty-cent piece is a legendary coin, known by the nickname "King of Canadian Coins," and the finest-known example of this rare coin is coming to the Toronto Coin Expo as part of the Geoffrey Bell Auctions Ltd. 2018 Fall Sale.

This half dollar, to borrow an American term, is the headliner in a star-studded lineup. The coin has been graded by both PCGS and ICCS as MS66 and is perfectly preserved with stunning toning and choice, original surfaces […]


Fractional Coin Set for 30th Anniversary of Platinum Maple LeafIn celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Platinum Maple Leaf, the Royal Canadian Mint is offering a set of fractional coins that share a unique design of three maple leaves.

Included in the fractional set are 99.95% platinum coins that range in denomination and weight from $30 at 16 grams to $300 at 1.16 grams […]


Canadian 2018 $20 Silver Coin Includes Meteorite FragmentThe Royal Canadian Mint is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) with a $20 silver coin that features a shard of a real meteorite.

Founded in 1868, RASC is a national, non-profit, charitable organization devoted to the advancement of astronomy and related sciences […]


Canadian $20 Silver Coin Celebrates Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan MarkleThe Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the upcoming wedding of Prince Henry of Wales and Meghan Markle with a 1 oz. .9999 fine $20 silver coin depicting the couple. The wedding ceremony will take place May 19 at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle.

The Mint is also making a $25,000 donation to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation in Toronto. The collectible was unveiled May 9 at Toronto’s CAMH […]


2018 30th Anniversary Silver Maple Leaf Bullion Coins AnnouncedThe Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its iconic Silver Maple Leaf with two special versions of the bullion coin.

One edition features an intricate engraving of the maple leaf intertwined with the number "30." The other incorporates enhancements to both sides of the coin with a double-incuse engraving […]


Canadian 2018 Silver Proof Set ReleasedThe Royal Canadian Mint last week unveiled its 2018 Silver Proof Set and the year’s unique silver dollar which commemorates the 240th anniversary of Captain Cook’s arrival at Nootka Sound.

Restricted to sales of only 15,000, this annually issued set has a combined 7 coins with each struck in 99.99% fine silver. The included 2018 Cook at Nootka Sound Silver Dollar features […]


Classic Canadian 2018 Uncirculated Set ReleasedThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling its annual classic set of 2018-dated coins produced in a collector uncirculated finish.

Dubbed the "2018 Classic Canadian Uncirculated 6-Coin Set" and limited to 75,000, the product includes the toonie, loonie, 50-cent, 25-cent, 10-cent and 5-cent coins […]


2018 Canadian Coin Gift Sets ReleasedThe Royal Canadian Mint is ringing in 2018 with a line-up of special occasion sets with coins designed for special occasions celebrated throughout the year.

Newly released are 2018-dated Baby, Birthday, Wedding and O Canada Gift Sets. They include their own unique dollar […]


Canadian 2017 $15 Wolf Coin Features Glow-in-the-Dark EyesThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling the final of three coins from its Animal Eyes series which features the extraordinary eyes of some of Canada’s unique wildlife.

The 3-coin program highlights some of the nation’s best nocturnal hunters with designs showcasing a unique enamel effect and glow-in-the-dark technology […]

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Canadian 2018 $15 Gold-Plated Coin Pays Tribute to SMLThe Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the bullion Silver Maple Leaf’s 30th birthday with a double-dated silver coin that features gold-plating.

Struck for collectors in two ounces of 99.99% pure silver, the limited-edition coin pays tribute to the SML with an enhanced recreation of the original design […]