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 2017 $30 Star Trek Captains Coin Glows in the DarkA glow-in-the-dark coin celebrating captains from the Star Trek™ franchise is selling quickly. Buyers claimed 81% of them by Friday morning, marking an overnight increase of 5%.

Struck by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2 ounces of 99.99% pure silver, the collector coin’s mintage is limited to only 5,000 […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Uses Pearl Pieces to Embellish FlowersA new collector coin from the Royal Canadian Mint brings the button-like flowers of the pearl yarrow to life by combining traditional sculpting with genuine mother-of-pearl embellishments.

Each coin is minted in one troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver to a numismatic proof finish. Only 6,000 will be sold […]

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Maple Leaves in Motion Depicted on Curved 2017 5oz Silver CoinSwirling maple leaves adorn a new, large-sized coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. Not only does the coin feature a unique curved or dome shape, it is struck in 5 ounces of 99.99% pure silver to a mirror-like proof finish.

Limited to 2,000 with 75% already sold, the moving maple leaves design is depicted on the coin’s convex reverse while a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appears on the coin’s concave obverse […]


2017 $5 Canadian Lynx Silver Coin PhotosThe Royal Canadian Mint announced the latest product from its "Predator" bullion series, the 2017 $5 Canadian Lynx Silver Coin.

Struck in 1 ounce of 99.99% fine silver, this second series coin depicts a lynx leaping towards its prey. The wild cat appears against a background of precise radial lines that emanate […]


Canadian 2017 25c Coin Commemorates Stanley Cup AnniversaryThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling specially-wrapped rolls and 10-coin packs of a new 25-cent circulation coin that celebrates the 125 Anniversary of the Stanley Cup®. Introduced in 1892, the Cup is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League playoff winner.

Designed by British Columbia artist Steve Hepburn, the new coin depicts the Stanley Cup, flanked by two hockey players […]


2017 'My Canada, My Inspiration' Collector Card and 8-Coin SetTwo new sets from the Royal Canadian Mint feature uncirculated collector coins that celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

The smaller set, called the 2017 My Canada, My Inspiration Collector Card, has the five winning designs from the My Canada, My Inspiration contest […]

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Canadian 2017 'Predator' and 'Call of the Wild' Bullion CoinsOn Thursday, Mar. 9, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of two bullion products — a silver coin depicting a leaping lynx and a gold coin showing a bugling elk.

The 2017 $5 Canadian Lynx Silver Coin is struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver. Designed by Emily Damstra, the wild cat appears leaping toward its prey […]


Canadian 2017 50c Gold Coin Features Silver Maple Leaf DesignsTwo silver maple leafs adorn a new 50-cent gold coin now available from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Described by the Mint as "more affordable" at CAD $129.95, which is about US $96, the coin is minted to collector proof quality and struck in 99.99% pure gold to a weight of 1.27 grams […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Artic Tern Coin Uses Diamond GlitterArctic terns take flight in the newest release of the Royal Canadian Mint’s Glistening North Series with the 2017 $20 Arctic Tern Silver Coin. Each is produced from one ounce of 99.99% pure silver to proof quality, with a combined 7,500 allowed.

Adding to the desirability and uniqueness of the coin, its design features a selective application of fine diamond particles to recreate the light reflecting qualities of snow and ice in the sunlight […]


2017 $3 Heart of Our Nation Coin Celebrates Canada's 150thCanada’s 150th anniversary is memorized on a unique collectible, the 2017 $3 Heart of Our Nation Silver Coin. Featuring inspiring national symbols, the piece is the last issue from the Royal Canadian Mint’s "2017 Canada 150 Most Affordable Pure Silver 2-Coin Subscription."

Each coin is composed from about one-quarter troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver and is priced at CAD $19.95, which is just over US $15 […]