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.

UK 2015 £20 Sir Winston Churchill Silver Coin for £20British statesman Sir Winston Churchill, one of the legendary wartime leaders of the 20th century, is featured on the Royal Mint’s third £20 silver coin that sells at face value.

Struck in 15.71 grams of 99.9% fine silver and limited to a mintage of 200,000, the release seems poised to sell out just like the Mint’s earlier two £20 for £20 silver coins […]

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Annual Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales in 2014Demand for Australian bullion products slumped in December and in 2014, new sales figures from the Perth Mint of Australia show. Gold sales dropped to a four-month low while silver sales slipped to an eight-month low.

Australian bullion sales were registered in a backdrop of falling precious metals prices with gold down 1.5% in 2014. Silver booked a heavier annual loss of 19.5% […]


2015 Australian Coin Releases for JanuaryJanuary is a busy time for the Perth Mint of Australia with its introduction of more than a dozen products for coin collectors.

Leading the charge are new Lunar Year of the Goat Coins with two offered in silver and one appearing as part of a stamp and coin cover release. Also sure to be of interest, the 2015 Australian Koala Silver Gilded Edition makes its debut appearance […]


Last Chance for Canadian 2014 Coins and SetsA Royal Canadian Mint deadline for ordering more than a dozen 2014-dated gold coins, silver coins, and annual coin sets is less than two weeks away.

The Mint has sent out a "last chance" announcement and also has a section on its website ( showing […]


UK 2015 £100 Big Ben Silver Coin for £100Big Ben, London’s iconic clock tower which stands at the north end of the Palace of Westminster, is featured on the Royal Mint’s first ever £100 silver coin that sells at face value.

Similar to the Mint’s £20 for £20 silver coins but larger in size and containing more silver, the new £100 for £100 coin is expected to attract […]


Canada and the First World War Commemorative Coins for 2014A program of Canadian coins honoring veterans of World War I and those who supported them was introduced this year, and more coins are planned each year through 2018.

2014 coins depict imagery related to the 100th anniversary of the declaration of the First World War. Subsequent program issues will include […]


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 […]


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