Category Archives: Canadian Coins

$100 for $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver Coin Appears

$100 for $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint issued the newest release in its popular Exchange $100 for $100 program last week with with the release of the 2014 $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver Coin.

This strike appears as the fourth release in the program which features 99.99% fine silver coins sold at their legal tender face values of $100. Shown on the reverse of the newest issue is the likeness of two bighorn sheep. Continue reading

Summertime Coin Appears in Popular $20 for $20 Program

$20 Summertime Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint's popular Exchange $20 for $20 program features its newest release with the recent debut of the 2014 $20 Summertime Silver Coin.

Like its program predecessors, the Summertime Silver Coin is struck from 99.99% pure silver and is sold to the public at its legal tender face value of $20. Continue reading

2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver Coin Introduces Exchange $50 for $50 Program

2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint debuts a new series of coins with the recent release of the 2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver Coin. This issue marks the debut strike of a new 'Exchange $50 for $50' silver coin program.

Each new release is composed of 15.87 grams of 99.99% pure silver. Shown on the reverse is the likeness of a single polar bear shown in its natural habitat. Continue reading

2014 Bobcat Fine Silver Coin Expands $20 for $20 Program

$20 for $20 2014 Bobcat Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)The Royal Canadian Mint expands its popular $20 for $20 Program with the recent release of the $2014 Bobcat Fine Silver Coin.

Like all other $20 for $20 program issues, the $20 face value Bobcat Silver Coin can be purchased for that legal tender value of $20. Each is struck from fine silver (99.99% pure). A household order limit of three is in place. Continue reading

$100 FOR $100 2014 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin

$100 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)While the limited mintage lasts, the Royal Canadian Mint has available the $100 FOR $100 2014 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin.

This release marks the third issue of the Royal Canadian Mint's popular 'Exchange $100 for $100' series in which $100, 99.99% pure silver coins are sold at their legal tender face value. Mintage of this release is limited to only 50,000. Continue reading

2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin

2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)Canada has much to celebrate with the closing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games as the country can lay claim to twenty-five medals.

As part of the celebration, the Royal Canadian Mint offers the 2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin. This release is struck from 99.99% pure silver and features the Canadian Olympic Team logo in color. Continue reading

Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Sterling Silver 3-Rouble Coins

Sochi 2014 Winter Games 3-Coin Subscription Collection #1Sochi 2014 Winter Games 3-Coin Subscription Collection #2All around the world, the focus is on Russia and the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games being held there.  With that in mind, it is not too surprising to find there are several numismatic releases issued to commemorate the occasion.

As a product partner, the Royal Canadian Mint has available the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Sterling Silver 3-Rouble Coins issued by the Bank of Russia. Each of these Sochi Olympic Coins is composed of one ounce of sterling silver and featured in proof quality with designs emblematic of some of the most popular sports of the Olympic games. Continue reading

2014 Maple Leaf 1 oz Fine Silver Coin in Reverse Proof

2014 Maple Leaf Fine Silver Coin with Reverse ProofAvailable now from the Royal Canadian Mint is the collectible 2014 Maple Leaf 1 oz Fine Silver Coin.

Showcased on the reverse of the coin is a traditional maple leaf design featured in reverse proof.

The design, by Royal Canadian Mint engravers offers a single maple leaf in realistic detail. That detail is augmented by the reverse proof finish which is described as portraying brilliant raised elements on a frosted background. Continue reading

Royal Canadian Mint 2014 Silver $20 for $20 Coins Subscription

$20 Canada Goose Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)

One of the most popular series from the Royal Canadian Mint in recent years has to be its $20 for $20 Silver Coin Program. Knowing that, it is no surprise that the RCM has opted to continue the series in 2014, likely much to the delight of many collectors.

Four new strikes are scheduled to appear in the  $20 for $20 Silver Coin Program in 2014. The first of those will debut in January. Continue reading