The Royal Canadian Mint has started accepting orders for another batch of new product releases. This month’s releases are led by an extensive series of coins issued to mark the FIFA Women’s World Cup, followed by new releases from ongoing series, upscale platinum coins, and a gold coin issued to commemorate the rescue of Norway’s national treasury during the Second World War
All of the new products can now be found within the new releases section of the Royal Canadian Mint’s website.
A total of ten coins are being issued to celebrate the FIFA Women’s World Cup Tournament held this year in Canada. The coins include the latest $20 for $20 silver coin (covered previously), six $10 face value silver coins, and three $75 gold coins.
Four of the $10 silver proof coins feature soccer action scenes with the themes “The Kicker”, “Heading the Ball”, “The Goalie” and “Celebration.” This group is complimented with two additional $10 silver proof coins with colorized elements with the themes “Canada Welcomes the World” and “Go Canada Go!”
Each of these coins are struck in 99.99% pure silver to proof quality with a weight of 15.87 grams and diameter of 34 mm. The maximum mintage is 15,000 for each design. The coins are offered individually or as a six-coin subscription.
The three $75 gold proof coins pictured above carry the themes “The Soccer Ball”, “The Championship Game”, and “The Trophy.”
Each coin is struck in 99.99% pure gold to proof quality with a weight of 7.8 grams and diameter of 20 mm. The maximum mintage is 3,500 for each design. The coins are offered individually or as a three-coin subscription.
The second release within the 5-coin Colorful Songbirds of Canada series features the Magnolia Warbler. The reverse design of the coin features a side profile of the bird with its beak open as the bird releases a series of clear whistles from its perch in a plum tree. The coin is selectively colored to faithfully showcase the songbird’s distinctive appearance.
Each coin is struck in 99.99% silver to proof quality with a weight of 15.87 grams and diameter of 34 mm. The maximum mintage is 15,000.
The second release within the First World War Battlefront series features a scene from the trenches of the Second Battle of Ypres. At the bottom of the coin is the winged figure of Victory enhanced with selective gold plating.
The coins are struck in 99.99% silver to proof quality with selective gold plating, a weight of 31.39 grams, and diameter of 38 mm. The maximum mintage is 10,000 pieces.
A 1 oz 99.95% pure platinum proof coin features the rainbow trout. This is the second of two premium releases within the North American Sportfish series. The reverse design depicts a rainbow trout within its natural habitat. The coin is limited to a mintage of just 200 pieces.
A 1/4 oz 99.99% pure gold proof coin commemorates the rescue of Norway’s national treasury during the Second World War. The reverse design presents the route taken by the Norwegian gold to Canada by way of England. Four stars mark strategic regions of gold movement from Europe to Canada during the war. The coins carry a maximum mintage of 1,500 pieces.
The following additional new products are not currently available to order on the Royal Canadian Mint website and are shown as awaiting stock.