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.

Security Enhancement for 2015 Gold Maple Leaf Bullion Coins2015-dated gold bullion coins depicting the iconic maple leaf feature a new radial line finish, the Royal Canadian Mint announced Tuesday.

Introduced in 1979, the Gold Maple Leaf (GML) bullion coin last saw a major change in 2013 when the Mint added a micro-engraved laser mark […]


2015 Star Charts Glow-in-the-Dark Coin SubscriptionThe Royal Canadian Mint’s Star Charts Glow-in-the-Dark series is proving popular with collectors. The Mint is promoting the silver series through a four-coin subscription and 91% of the 7,500 have sold.

Undoubtedly, the unique subject matter, intriguing designs and a number of firsts for the Royal Canadian Mint have aided in the set’s desirability […]


Canadian 2015 $50 Beaver Silver Coin for $50Expanding upon a series which has proven popular with both collectors and investors, the Royal Canadian Mint has released the 2015 $50 Beaver Silver Coin.

The release appears as the third issue in a series of 99.99% pure silver coins that sell at their legal tender face value of $50. The two coins previously offered in the $50 for $50 series include […]


Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Mixed in NovemberDemand was mixed last month for Australian bullion products with silver sales higher and gold sales lower, new figures from the Perth Mint of Australia show.

Bullion sales were registered in a backdrop of divided precious metals prices as London fixings in November marked gains for gold and losses for silver […]


Canada 2015 Polar Bear and Cub Coins in Gold and SilverNew Royal Canadian Mint coins showcase one of world’s most captivating creatures, the polar bear.

The 2015 $10 Polar Bear and Cub 1/4 oz Gold Coin and the 2015 $5 Polar Bear and Cub 1 oz Silver Coin share a design of a polar bear and its cub set against their natural habitat […]


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 […]


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