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Vancouver 2010 - Olympic Coins

By Lightw4re    |   Friday, 12 September 2008

On January 26th, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) unveiled its three year program of circulation and collector coins in honour of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. The Canadian coin program is the most extensive circulation program inrelation to the Olympic and Paralympic Games ever conceived by any mint worldwide. As an Official Supporter of the 2010 Winter Games the RCM will also produce the athlete medals for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

Circulated Coins

From 2007 to 2010, the Royal Canadian Mint will put into circulation 17 coins featuring designs related to the 2010 Winter Games. Up to 350 million coins will go into circulation. Twelve 25-cent coins will depict ten Olympic winter sports and two Paralympic winter sports. Three additional 25-cent coins will feature designs of Canadian athlete medallists with the participation of Canadians. Two one-dollar Lucky Loonie coins will also be struck. The first was released prior to the Canadian Olympic and Paralympic Teams heading to the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the second prior to the 2010 Winter Games. RBC will be the exclusive distributor of the Lucky Loonie coins.

Vancouver Coins 2010 - CurlingSport : Curling
Launch Date : February 23rd, 2007
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2007
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Ice HockeySport : Ice Hockey
Launch Date : April 4th, 2007
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2007
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Wheelchair CurlingSport : Wheelchair Curling
Launch Date : July 11th, 2007
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2007
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - BiathlonSport : Biathlon
Launch Date : September 12th, 2007
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2007
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Alpin SkiingSport : Alpin Skiing
Launch Date : October 24th, 2007
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2007
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - SnowboardingSport : Snowboarding
Launch Date : February 20th, 2008
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2008
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Freestyle SkiingSport : Freestyle Skiing
Launch Date : April 16th, 2008
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2008
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Figure SkatingSport : Figure Skating
Launch Date : September 10th, 2008
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2008
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - BobsleighSport : Bobsleigh
Launch Date : October 29th, 2008
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2008
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Speed SkatingSport : Speed Skating
Launch Date : February 18th, 2009
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2009
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Cross CountrySport : Cross Country Skiing
Launch Date : April 15th, 2009
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2009
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Ice Sledge HockeySport : Ice Sledge Hockey
Launch Date : June 17th, 2009
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2009
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
N/ASport : Bronze Medalist
Launch Date : August 5th, 2009
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2009
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A


N/ASport : Silver Medalist
Launch Date : September 9th, 2009
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2009
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A


N/ASport : Gold Medalist
Launch Date : October 7th, 2009
Face Value : 25 cents
Date : 2009
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A


Vancouver Coins 2010 - Lucky LoonieReverse : Lucky Loonie
Launch Date : July 23th, 2008
Face Value : 1 dollar
Date : 2008
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Lucky LoonieReverse : Lucky Loone
Launch Date : November 4th, 2009
Face Value : 1 dollar
Date : 2009
Price : In circulation
Mintage : N/A

Silver and Gold Coins

Additionally, the RCM will introduce a series of 36 crafted collector coins ranging from multi-coloured sterling silver Lucky Loonies to premium gold coins. The program includes a series of 15 $25 Sterling silver coins featuring winter sports and thematic designs. Each have a limited world-wide mintage of 45,000. A series of nine $75 14 Karat gold coins highlighting distinctly Canadian culture and wildlife and Olympic Games themes are also included in the collection. Each have a limited world-wide mintage of 8,000. Two $2500 Kilo Gold Coins will be available. Marking the first time the RCM has issued a pure gold coin with a guaranteed weight of one kilogram, these coins are spectacularly engraved in ultra high relief. Only 20 of each will be produced. Also an RCM first, two $250 Kilo Silver coins will be offered with a limited worldwide mintage of 2,500 per coin.

Also offered will be three $300 Premium Gold coins (one released in each of 2007, 2008 and 2009) with a limited mintage of 2,500 per coin as well as three special edition uncirculated coin sets, each with a mintage of 30,000 containing all denominations, including the 2010 Winter Games-related 25-cent coins of that year. And, two Sterling silver Lucky Loonie painted coins will be issued in 2008 and 2010, with mintages of 30,000 and 40,000 respectively. For gift givers, the RCM will offer acollector card containing all 14 circulation coins. And, a total of 12 Olympic Coin Sport Cards will be launched over the next three years with the 2007 circulation coins bearing a painted maple leaf. The sports cards will sell for $7.95 and will be released at the same time as the circulation coins they feature. Consumers will be able to purchase these cards at participating Petro Canada outlets. Three additional Sport Coin Cards are planned to coincide with the selection and launch of the 25-cent Canadian Medallist coins. To build on the tradition, the RCM will be launching a Lucky Loonie embedded in a hockey puck to be launched in 2009.

$75 14 Karat gold coins

Vancouver Coins 2010 - Royal Canadian Mounted PoliceReverse : Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Launch Date : February 24th, 2007
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Athlete's PrideReverse : Athlete's Pride
Launch Date : July 11th, 2007
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Canada GeeseReverse : Canada Geese
Launch Date : October 24th, 2007
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - VancouverReverse : Vancouver
Launch Date : July 23rd, 2008
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2008
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - InukshukReverse : Inukshuk
Launch Date : October 29th, 2008
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2008
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Four Host First NationsReverse : Four Host First Nations
Launch Date : February 20th, 2008
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2008
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - WolfReverse : Wolf
Launch Date : February 18th, 2009
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Olympic SpiritReverse : Olympic Spirit
Launch Date : June 17th, 2009
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - OrignalReverse : Moose
Launch Date : September 19th, 2009
Face Value : 75 dollars
Date : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 8 000

$25 Sterling silver coins

Vancouver Coins 2010 - CurlingReverse : Curling
Launch Date : February 24th, 2007
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 00
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Ice HockeyReverse : Ice Hockey
Launch Date : April 4th, 2007
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Athl?tesReverse : Athlete's Pride
Launch Date : July 11th, 2007
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - BiathlonReverse : Biathlon
Launch Date : September 12th, 2007
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Alpin SkiingSport : Apline Skiing
Launch Date : October 24th, 2007
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Reverse : Snowboarding
Launch Date : February 20th, 2008
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2008
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Figure SkatingReverse : Figure Skating
Launch Date : September 10th, 2008
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2008
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Freestyle SkiingReverse : Freestyle Skiing
Launch Date : April 16th, 2008
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2008
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - BobsleighReverse : Bobsleigh
Launch Date : October 29th, 2008
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2008
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Reverse : Vancouver
Launch Date : July 23th, 2008
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Speed SkatingReverse : Speed Skating
Launch Date : February 18th, 2009
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - SkeletonReverse : Skeleton
Launch Date : August 5th, 2009
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Esprit de la flamme OlympiqueReverse : Olympic Spirit
Launch Date : June 17th, 2009
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Vancouver Coins 2010 - Cross CountryReverse : Cross Country Skiing
Launch Date : April 15th, 2009
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000
Reverse : Ski Jumping
Launch Date : October 7th, 2009
Face Value : 25 dollars
Dates : 2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : 45 000

Sets

Vancouver Coins 2010 - SetsLaunch Dates and Dates : 2007-2008-2009
Price : N/A
Mintage : Approx. 10 000

Collector card containing all 14 circulation coins

Vancouver Coins 2010 - All 14 circulation coinsContenu : All 14 circulation coins
Launch Date : February 23rd, 2007
Price : N/A
Mintage : N/A
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