Category Archives: Canadian Coins

2013 Canadian Icons Fine Silver Five Coin Set

2013 Canadian Icons Fine Silver Five Coin Set (Royal Canadian Mint image)The Royal Canadian Mint (www.mint.ca) debuts a new set of numismatic releases with the recent debut of the 2013 Canadian Icons Fine Silver Five Coin Set.

Coins of the set feature reverse designs emblematic of some of Canada's most well-known historical icons along with a silver maple leaf coin.  The historical figures included in the set date back to the War of 1812, a pivotal period in the development of Canada. Continue reading

2013 Winter Snowflake 1 oz Fine Silver Coin

2013 Winter Snowflake 1 oz Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)Winter is fast approaching and the Royal Canadian Mint continues to expand on its seasonally related line-up with the recent release of the 2013 Winter Snowflake 1 oz Fine Silver Coin.

Each Winter Snowflake Silver Coin is struck from one ounce of 99.99% pure silver. A  black snowflake-shaped Swarovski crystal element enhances the design on the reverse. Continue reading

2013 Holiday Wreath 1 oz Fine Silver Coin

2013 Holiday Wreath 1 oz Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)Holiday celebrations are top of mind at the Royal Canadian Mint with the recent release of the 2013 Holiday Wreath 1 oz Fine Silver Coin. This coin is struck from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and features a reverse design depicting a wreath. Maximum mintage is limited to 10,000.

Five Swarovski elements add to the reverse design in two unique colors. Three of the elements are featured in blue and two in gold. Continue reading

2013 $20 Santa Fine Silver Coin Debuts as Tenth $20 for $20 Release

2013 $20 Santa Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)The tenth release of the Royal Canadian Mint's popular "Exchange $20 for $20" program is now available with a design perfect for the upcoming holiday season. While supplies last, the 2013 $20 Santa Fine Silver Coin may be purchased directly from the RCM.

Coins of this series are sold to the public at their legal tender face value of $20. Maximum mintage of the release is capped at 225,000 with a household order limit in place of just three. Continue reading

Orca Pure Gold and Fine Silver Coins Now Available

Orca Gold and Silver Coins (Royal Canadian Mint images)The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled three new coins sure to delight both the coin enthusiast as well as those who love the great outdoors. Available now from the RCM are the Orca 1/10 oz Pure Gold Coin, the Orca 1 oz Fine Silver Coin and the Orca 1/2 oz Fine Silver Coin.

Each of these three strikes are available in limited quantities directly from the Royal Canadian Mint. They also mark additions to their respective "O Canada" coin series. Continue reading

$100 for $100 2014 Grizzly Fine Silver Coin

2014-100-Grizzly-Silver-CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint has recently issued the 2014 $100 Grizzly Fine Silver Coin for sale to the public. This release marks the second issue of the Mint's Wildlife in Motion series.

Like the the previous program release, the Grizzly Fine Silver Coin is available $100 which is the face value of the coin. Each is also struck from 99.99% pure silver. Continue reading

2014 Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep 0.5 g Pure Gold Coin

2014 Rocky Mountain Pronghorn Sheep 0.5 g Gold CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint expands on its best-selling series of 11-millimetre gold coins with the recent release of the 2014 Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep 0.5 g Pure Gold Coin.

As indicated by the name, the coin is composed of 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold. Shown on the reverse of the strike is the image of a Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep. Continue reading

75th Anniversary of Superman™ Commemorative Coins

75th Anniversary of Superman™ Commemorative CoinsNow available from the Royal Canadian Mint are seven different strikes issued as part of the 75th Anniversary of Superman™ Commemorative Coin Program. These seven Superman Commemorative Coins include six precious metal options and one cupro-nickel coin.

The precious metal coins include one composed of 14-karat gold (58.33% gold, 41.67% silver) and five struck from 99.99% pure silver. Each of the precious metal coins are featured in extremely limited mintages. Continue reading

$20 Fine Silver Royal Infant 3-Coin Set Available Now

$20 Fine Silver Royal Infant 3-Coin Set (Royal Canadian Mint image)Available now from the Royal Canadian Mint is the $20 Fine Silver Royal Infant 3-Coin Set. This set celebrates the birth of Prince George on July 22, 2013, son of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and third in line to the throne.

Each coin of the set is struck from 99.99% pure silver. Maximum mintage of the three-coin set is limited to just 7,500. Continue reading

2013 $20 Maple Leaf Impression Fine Silver Proof Coin

2013 $20 Maple Leaf Impression Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)The Royal Canadian Mint offers another silver maple leaf coin to collectors eager to expand their portfolios. Available now from the RCM is the 2013 $20 Maple Leaf Impression Fine Silver Proof Coin.

This Maple Leaf Impression Coin is struck from 31.39 grams of 99.99% pure silver. Shown on the reverse of the coin is a maple leaf image featuring over 100 leaves arranged in  a design as to create a large maple leaf impression in the center. Continue reading