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.

Pobjoy Mint and Isle of Man Partnership EndingThe Pobjoy Mint in March 2017 will no longer represent the Isle of Man as the official producer of their legal tender coins.

"Pobjoy Mint has had a long and fruitful relationship with the Isle of Man that has lasted for over 40 years; we wish them well for the future," Europe’s largest privately owned mint said in a statement released on July 19.

The Isle of Man is a […]

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Perth Mint Bullion Sales Soar in First Half of 2016Demand for Australian bullion coins bounced in June after a slowing in May, and soared through the first half of this year, according to the latest figures from the Perth Mint of Australia.

The Mint’s silver coins scored above the million ounce level for the ninth time in ten months and its gold sales rebounded from an at least 3-year low […]

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Canadian 2016 Convex-Shaped Coin Emulates BasketballCelebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Invention of Basketball, the Royal Canadian Mint is now selling a colorized coin depicting the likeness of a basketball.

Adding to the unique nature of this piece, its reverse is convex to emulate a basketball’s rounded shape […]

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Perth Mint 2016 Australian Collector Coins Released for JulyKangaroos, koalas, and eagles are just some of the subjects covered on coins for July from the Perth Mint of Australia.

They join snow leopard cubs, the fictional HSM Thunderchild, a half-sovereign gold coin and silver coins showcasing characters and the starship from the Star Trek science fiction franchise […]

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2016 $25 True North Silver Coin for $25The Royal Canadian Mint is selling its newest coin, the 2016 $25 True North Silver Coin, for its legal tender face value.

Designed by Canadian artist Trevor Tennant, the latest $25 for $25 series coin captures the majestic polar bear and the noble maple leaf […]

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Circulation 2016 Lucky Loonie in 5-Coin Packs and RollsThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling circulation-quality 2016 Lucky Loonies to Canadian residents.

Product options include a 5-coin pack for $5 and a special wrap $25 roll for $49.95 […]

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Canadian 2016 $5 Superman 1 oz Silver Bullion Coin ReleasedToday, June 14, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of new bullion coin commemorating Superman, the fictional superhero with super-strength and supper-speed.

Officially licensed, struck in 1-ounce of 99.99% pure silver, and limited to 1 million pieces, the bullion coin features a frosted reverse of […]

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Perth Mint 2016 Australian Collector Coins for JuneNew coins in June from the Perth Mint of Australia are fewer in number than other recent months but their subject matter is sure to grab some interest among collectors.

Offerings include collectibles featuring Thor, the sailing ship Eendracht, The Phantom, a Kookaburra and an Australian stock horse […]

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Canadian 2016 $20 Coin Shaped Like Autumn Maple LeafThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling a new coin that is in the shape and color of an autumn maple leaf. This is the Mint’s second maple leaf-shaped coin. The first one debuted in 2015 and sold out in two days.

Struck in 99.99% pure silver to a weight of just over one troy ounce, the collector coin has a mintage of 15,000 just like the previous piece […]

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2016 Thor Antiqued 2 Oz Silver Coin in High ReliefThe Perth Mint of Australia is now selling the second of three coins from a unique series depicting Norse gods. The first release, depicting Odin, sold out. This second coin features Thor, the hammer-wielding god known for calling forth lightning, winds and storms.

Limited to 2,000 pieces, the 99.9% pure silver coin is in high relief, features an antique finish, and is rimless […]

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