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.

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 […]


Canadian 2018 Collector Coins Depict Justice League SuperheroesFans of the superhero team Justice League™ can now add coins alongside their comic collection. The Royal Canadian Mint is selling a new 2018-dated series of cupro-nickel, silver and gold coins featuring Wonder Woman, Flash, Superman, Batman, Aquaman, and Cyborg.

Showcased on the coins’ reverses is original artwork by Canadians Justice League artists Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson […]


Canadian 2017 $15 Great Horned Owl CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint this month introduced a series of 99.99% silver coins featuring the extraordinary eyes of some of Canada’s unique wildlife.

The 3-coin program, titled In The Eyes of Canada’s Wildlife, highlights some of the nation’s best nocturnal hunters with designs showcasing a new enamel effect along with glow-in-the-dark technology […]


Quartet of Canadian 2018 $3 Coins Form Gold-Plated Maple LeafMaple leaf coin lovers have a new option from the Royal Canadian Mint with the 2018 Pure Silver Rose Gold-Plated Maple Leaf Quartet.

The quartet set celebrates thirty years of Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins from the RCM. Since their introduction in 1988, they have become one of the most sought after coins in the world for both investors and collectors […]


Canadian $2 Battle of Vimy Ridge Coins in CirculationA new $2 coin celebrating the 100th anniversary of Canadians who fought at the Battle of Vimy Ridge is now in circulation, the Royal Canadian Mint announced. The coin was unveiled Oct. 5 at the Military Museums in Calgary, Alberta.

The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place in northern France from April 9 to 12, 1917. It is remembered as a turning point for Canada as a nation and as one of the pivotal victories leading to the end of World War I […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Silver Gold-Plated Coins Depict Marine LifeMaritime scenery and creatures are showcased in a new series of $20 collector coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

The Mint’s "From Sea To Sea To Sea" collection includes three 1 oz. silver coins that depict in gold-plating the Atlantic starfish, the Pacific Salmon and the Arctic beluga whale […]


PCGS to Recognize Cameo and Deep CameoOn Sept. 1, 2017, the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) started recognizing Cameo and Deep Cameo contrast on MS-60 and higher Prooflike and Specimen Canadian coins.

According to Mike Sargent, Director of World Coin Grading for PCGS, the move was made in response to numerous inquiries and requests from the Canadian numismatic community […]


2017 $20 Canadian Silver Coin Celebrates Bomber Command in WWIICommemorating the contributions of roughly 40,000 Canadian men and women who served as part of the Bomber Command in World War II, the Royal Canadian Mint is now selling the 2017 $20 The Bombing War 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin.

This collectible is issued as the fourth 99.99% pure silver coin from the Mint’s Second World War Battlefront series, which chronicles Canada’s involvement in key WWII battles […]