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.

Unveiling and issue of a coin commemorating the 400th anniversary of Quebec City QUEBEC CITY – The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City by issuing a commemorative two-dollar coin.   "I invite all Canadians to look for this commemorative coin in their change," said Ian […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has announced they will unveil and issue $2 circulating coins Wednesday to honour the 400th anniversary of the City of Quebec’s founding. The public is invited to participate in the ceremonial event and presentation of the coins on Wednesday, May 7. The public may also exchange old coins for the […]

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City of Quebec, Quebec – As it marks a century of gold craftsmanship in 2008, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is pleased to unveil a wealth of gold creations and artifacts as a proud participant in the Gold in the Americas exhibit of the City of Quebec’s Musée de la civilisation. The RCM is sponsoring […]

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Ottawa, Ontario, April 28, 2008 – In 2007, the Royal Canadian Mint recorded an unprecedented profit of $30.7 million, almost double the previous year’s figure. Throughout the year, it also leveraged its innovation advantage, strengthened strategic partnerships and positioned itself for future growth in the global marketplace.   “The past year was one of remarkable […]

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Anne of Green Gables™, Milk Delivery, Dinosaur Triceratops, Agriculture Trade, Purple Saxifrage, De Havilland Beaver, Downy Woodpecker, Canada Day Kid’s Activity and Coin Set, and Vancouver 2010 Magnetic Pin and Sport Coin mark the second series of 2008 Royal Canadian Mint collector coins now available.

Royal Canadian Mint 2008-Commemorative Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to announce that adoring fans of Anne of Green Gables can now purchase the widely anticipated 25-cent collector coin bearing the colourfully painted image of the spirited heroine created by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery exactly 100 years ago.

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The Royal Canadian Mint today officially released the second Olympic 25-cent circulation coin of 2008. The sport of freestyle skiing is depicted on the coin, which is the seventh of 17 circulation coins to celebrate the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.   “With less than two years before Vancouver hosts the world for […]

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A new bill was introduced yesterday that proposes the elimination of the Canadian penny. Abolishing a country’s smallest denominated coin is not new. It has certainly happened in the past, and several countries are publicly debating the issue or implementing a recall of their smallest coin right now. As examples, in recent months and weeks […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) officially launched the 2008 issue of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games Gold and Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins. These unique RCM bullion products are the world’s first bullion coins promoting the spirit of the Olympic Games.

2008 Gold and Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins (reverses)

The RCM’s Ottawa facility will produce up to 50,000 coins in gold for the 2008 issue and the silver version will be produced on demand. Two more annual issues (2009 and 2010) will follow.

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CoinNews has added a Canadian Silver Coin Calculator, a collector tool that determines the value of silver within Canadian coins. The calculator is very similar to the U.S. Silver Coin Calculator and the Australian Silver Coin Calculator. Some of the features include: Calculation in Canadian or U.S. dollars Listing of the total silver weight of […]

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The Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Commemorative Circulation Coin Celebrates the 400th Anniversary of Quebec City and Features the Work of Talented Quebec Artist Ottawa, Ontario. – As part of its ongoing activities to mark the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is pleased to announce the commissioning of […]

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