Last updated on November 21st, 2023 at 11:30 am
Last Updated on November 21, 2023 Posted by Colonial Acres Coins
Hockey, the national sport of Canada, holds a special place in the hearts of its people. Sports fans across the nation unite in unwavering support, proudly displaying their team spirit and treasured sports memorabilia.
Embracing this passion, the Royal Canadian Mint, over the course of the last few decades, has released an impressive array of commemorative Canadian hockey coins. Collecting these exclusive and limited-edition coins not only satisfies the desires of avid coin collectors but also allows sports enthusiasts to showcase their profound love for both the sport of hockey and the rich heritage of Canada. In this blog, we will share just some of the amazing coins released over the years ready to be added to your collection.
Passion To Play Coin Series
The 2017 Passion To Play Coin series showcases how the sport deeply resonates with the nation. Each of the seven national hockey teams in Canada is honoured with its own coin. These distinguished $10 coins feature captivating, full-colour images capturing the essence of Canadian hockey, proudly displaying their team jerseys with the corresponding team logo elegantly placed in the top right corner.
2014 Pop-Up Jersey Coin and Stamp Set
Discover the perfect collectible for any hockey fan – a painted cupronickel coin featuring the desired NHL team’s logo captured within the iconic NHL shield on a frosted background. This unique piece of memorabilia is not just a coin; it comes in the first-ever jersey pop-up packaging, adding a special touch to your collection.
But that’s not all! The set also includes two commemorative stamps, making it an even more exciting addition to your collection. Choose from the 7 Canadian professional teams presented in a way that truly celebrates the spirit and legacy of hockey.
100th Anniversary of Hockey Canada Coin
In 2014, the RCM released a coin celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association, which later became Hockey Canada. The coin features the original logo of a hockey player’s silhouette positioned against a red and black background. A maple leaf in the lower left corner holds the number 100 to commemorate such an important milestone.
Canadian National Hockey League Franchise Coins
Canada has seven national hockey teams, and in 2015 a set of coins commemorating each franchise was released. Crafted from half an ounce of pure silver, each $10 coin showcases a meticulously engraved depiction of a hockey player adorned with team colours. A marvellous innovation, this coin introduces the revolutionary “Sheer Effect” colorization technique, unveiling an enchanting glimmer when illuminated.
Whether you grab the franchise coin that represents your favourite team or include them all in your collection, these coins make wonderful gifts for any hockey fan.
2011 Wayne Gretzky Coloured Coin
Wayne Gretzky holds an esteemed place in Canadian hockey history as one of the most renowned players. In 2011, the RCM commemorated his extraordinary legacy and exceptional talent on the ice with a 25-cent coin. The coin is neatly enclosed in a vibrant folder, safeguarded by plastic pockets. Once the folder is pulled out, you’ll discover a collection of Wayne’s statistics.
Highlighting his iconic status, the gold coin showcases a vibrant depiction of Gretzky at the center, with his name beautifully displayed in a banner above the profile. This remarkable coin not only makes a thoughtful gift for any hockey enthusiast but is undoubtedly a collector’s delight for avid Wayne Gretzky fans.
NHL $1 Coin Puck Set
Coin pucks feature $1 coins inserted into official NHL pucks. Each coin depicts a different team’s logo and is a great way to show your team spirit with a fun collectible. Grab a coin puck representing your favourite Canadian hockey team or collect them all to highlight your enthusiasm for the sport.
$10 National Hockey League Goalies 1/2 oz. Fine Silver Coins
In 2015, the RCM released a set of $10 commemorative coins celebrating some of the best goalies in the nation. Six coins were released, each one depicting the engraving of a prolific player and his name. Iconic Canadian maple leaves decorate the edging of each coin, and the player’s team logo has a place at the bottom of the coin. The set includes coins for Eddie Giacomin, Glenn Hall, Gerry Cheevers, Terry Sawchuck, Jacques Plante and Johnny Bower.
Add Commemorative Canadian Hockey Coins to Your Collection Today
Discover a world of passion and legacy with Royal Canadian Mint hockey coins from Colonial Acres Coins. As the leading destination for commemorative items, our vast inventory is waiting to complete your collection. Browse our selection of Canadian hockey coins today to find the perfect pieces that celebrate our nation’s favourite pastime. Start a tradition that will be cherished by future generations.