As it finds new and exciting ways to capture Canada’s vast historical, cultural and natural heritage, the Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to launch a new selection of collector coins designed to attract buyers of precious, finely crafted keepsakes and spark the interest of collectors in Canada and abroad.
This newest array of precious metal collectibles includes: a special-edition silver dollar and proof set commemorating the centennial of Canada’s first silver dollar; a new one kilogram $250 pure silver coin marking the 375th anniversary of the first European observation of Lacrosse; a $10 "Maple Leaf Forever" pure silver coin; a new $20 pure silver crystal raindrop coin featuring the Bigleaf Maple; and a square $3 gold-plated silver Wildlife Conservation coin, featuring the Black-Footed Ferret [...]
The United States Mint on Tuesday let its distributors know that they may order 2011 Chickasaw National Recreation Area Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coins on Monday, July 18, 2011.
Marking the fifth and final five ounce bullion issue of this year, the Chickasaw Silver Bullion Coin follows the 2011 Vicksburg National Military Park Silver Bullion Coin for Mississippi, which was released on June 20, 2011 [...]
The 2011 Proof American Silver Eagle debuted today from the United States Mint. The coin became available beginning at 12 Noon ET. A price of $59.95 has been attached to each, plus the standard handling charge of $4.95 per order.
Orders for the 2011 Silver Eagle may be placed directly from the United States Mint website at http://www.usmint.gov/catalog or by calling the bureau directly at 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468). There is a household order limit of 100 coins [...]
The United States Mint today at noon ET released the Grand Canyon National Park Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin for a price of $279.95.
The collector Grand Canyon coin is the fourth issue in the Mint’s America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Program. This coin honors Grand Canyon National Park located in the state of Arizona.
The previous five ounce silver uncirculated coins honored national parks as well, with the [...]
The United States Mint released the 2011 Julia Grant First Spouse Gold Coins on Thursday, June 23, at 12 PM Eastern Time. The 24-karat gold coins are the second of four issues in the First Spouse series for this year and the nineteenth since they were introduced in 2007.
Julia Grant was the country’s First Lady while her husband Ulysses S. Grant served as the eighteenth President of the United States between 1869 and 1877. The collector coins honoring her are struck from [...]
The United States Mint on Wednesday let its distributors know that they may order Vicksburg National Military Park 5 Oz Silver Bullion Coins on Monday, June 20, 2011.
The Vicksburg silver bullion coin marks the ninth of fifty-six issues in the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Bullion Coin series. It is the fourth of five which will be available this year.
As a United States Mint bullion product, the Vicksburg bullion coin will not be available for direct sale through the Mint’s website or [...]
The United States Mint began selling bags and rolls of the 2011 Olympic National Park Quarter at noon Eastern Time today, June 13, 2011. The reverse design on the quarters honor the national park located in the state of Washington.
The Olympic park quarter is the third of five releases this year, bringing the total of coins issued within the America the Beautiful Quarters Program to eight since it kicked-off last year. A total of fifty-six quarters at a rate of five per year will launch until the last one is made available in 2021 [...]
The United States Mint on Thursday released the 2010 Yosemite National Park 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin at 12 noon Eastern Time. The Yosemite coin is struck in collector quality and has an introductory price of $279.95, plus $4.95 for shipping and handling.
As mentioned in an earlier article, only 27,000 were produced, and there is a one coin per household order limit. The uncirculated coins are three-inches in diameter, contain five ounces of .999 fine silver, and sport special [...]
The Perth Mint on June 7 released a new 2011 Australian Koala 5 Oz Silver Proof Coin for collectors, its largest product in the popular koala coin series and the first issue in this size. The silver coin is currently listed for a price of $431.82 (AUS), or $461.18 (US).
Minted in five ounces of 99.9% pure silver and struck to proof quality, the unique silver coin is sure to draw attention. Its mintage has been limited to just 5,000 strikes [...]
The Perth Mint of Australia has launched four 2011 Australian Koala Gold Proof Coins, marking a 4th annual appearance in a series that is dedicated to the marsupial native to that country.
Koalas have appeared on collectible coins from The Perth Mint for several years now. The companion silver koala series debuted in 2007. Realizing the popularity of the creature and their inclusion on precious metal legal tender coinage, the Mint released the first gold proof coins the following year [...]