World Mint News & World Coins

Coin news and information about coins and collecting products from the U.S. Mint and other World Mints, including the UK Royal Mint, the Royal Canadian Mint, the Perth Mint of Australia, the Royal Australian Mint, the Austrian Mint, and more.

2015 Year of the Goat Good Fortune and Chinese Lion Dance Coins ReleasedThe Perth Mint of Australia released three new products this week, the 2015 Year of the Goat Gold Proof High Relief Coin, the 2015 Year of the Goat Silver Proof Two-Coin Set and the 2015 Chinese Lion Dance Silver Proof Coin.

Struck with a colored reverse design, the 2015 Chinese Lion Dance 1 oz Silver Proof Coin depicts a […]


Complete Set of 2014 Young Collectors Super Powers CoinsSix unique coins depicting six different superheroes could make for an ideal gift for a youngster — especially when they are grouped together and presented within a superpowers-themed coin album.

Available for AUS $81.82, or about US $70.45, is the Perth Mint’s complete set of six 2014 Young Collectors Super Powers Coins. Designs, all by artist Tom Vaughan, are distinctive with each portraying a mighty superhero using their special superpower […]


Canadian 2015 $20 for $20 Silver Coin Subscription OpensThe Royal Canadian Mint is now accepting subscription orders for 2015-dated $20 for $20 silver coins.

Subscriptions, promotes the Mint, includes the "first-ever colored $25 for $25 coin and three $20 for $20 coins," plus free ground shipping within Canada and the US for all four coins […]


2014 Royal Canadian Mint Holiday-Themed CoinsNew coins from the Royal Canadian Mint celebrate the holiday season with festive designs to include Christmas trees, ornaments, poinsettias and joyful family activities.

Unique for collections or ideal as gifts, the Royal Canadian Mint is currently featuring seven different holiday-themed products […]


2014 Christmas Coin Includes 'Augmented Reality' for SmartphonesThis year’s Christmas-themed coin from the Perth Mint of Australia celebrates the story of Santa Claus and his reindeer.

Struck in one-half ounce of 99.9% pure silver, the reverse of the 2014 50c Christmas Silver Proof Coin features a silhouette of Santa Claus and his sleigh led by Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer […]


2015 Collectible Silver Coin Depicts Twelfth Doctor WhoThe Perth Mint of Australia has introduced a collectible silver coin celebrating the most recent incarnation of Doctor Who, the main character from a 50-year old entertainment franchise.

This new coin, titled the Doctor Who – Twelfth Doctor 2015 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin, is struck from 99.9% pure silver and has a limited mintage of 4,000 […]


Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Centennial Coins in Gold and SilverIssued by the Royal Canadian Mint, gold and silver coins in larger than typical format commemorate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.

Both coins share a reverse design emblematic of the historic and important nature of the railway to the development of the nation, and both are available in extremely limited mintages […]


2015 Baby Burrowing Owl Coin 3rd in Canadian Baby Animal SeriesYoung burrowing owls are featured on new silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint, and more than 80% of the available 7,500 have already sold.

Offered as the third release in a series of collectibles depicting baby animals with the first two selling out, the 2015 $20 Baby Burrowing Owl 1 oz Fine Silver Coin is available for CAD $99.95, or about US $87.55 […]


Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Soften in OctoberAustralian sales of gold and silver weakened in October, down from the previous month and from the same time last year, new figures from the Perth Mint show.

Demand tapered even as gold and silver prices tumbled last month, conditions that lifted U.S. Mint bullion sales to multi-month highs […]


2014 Australian Gold and Silver Coins for NovemberAmong November products from the Perth Mint of Australia are Year of the Goat coins, a collection of high relief kookaburra, kangaroo and koala silver coins, and another dinosaur-themed coin. And, with a nod to the upcoming holiday season, the Perth Mint offers a 2014 Christmas Stamp & Coin Cover.

Additional information on these and other November releases from the Mint is offered below […]

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