World Mint News & World Coins

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Mickey Mouse on Steamboat Willie Starts Disney Coin SeriesClassic Disney animation lovers will want to check out a new series of gold and silver coins sold by the Perth Mint of Australia.

The program’s inaugural releases, the 2014 Disney – Steamboat Willie 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin and the 2014 Disney – Steamboat Willie 1oz Silver Proof Coin, honor one of the world’s most recognizable cartoon characters, Mickey Mouse [...]


John Paul II Commemorative Coins in Gold and SilverTwo new Royal Canadian Mint coins commemorate the life achievements and canonization of Pope John Paul II, one of the most influential people of the twentieth century.

2014 Pope John Paul II commemorative coins in gold and silver share reverse designs honoring the 264th pope, and are now available in limited mintages [...]


Queen Hands Out Royal Maundy Money at Blackburn CathedralContinuing a Christian tradition that dates back centuries, Queen Elizabeth II marked Holy Thursday today, April 17, 2014, by handing out Maundy money during a ceremony held at Blackburn Cathedral in Lancashire, England.

This year 88 men and 88 women received the coins in two separate purses as part of the Royal Maundy Service [...]


Legend of Nanaboozhoo Depicted on Canadian CoinsThe time-honored cultural tradition of Aboriginal storytelling is depicted in a new series of coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Available in platinum, gold and silver are coins with reverse designs emblematic of the Legend of Nanaboozhoo. Cyril Assiniboine, a renowned self-taught Ojibwa artist, designed the images of Nanaboozhoo and the associated themes showcased on the coins [...]


2014 Doctor Who Monsters Coin Depicts CybermanNow available is the 2014 Cybermen 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin. This release is the third issue from the Perth Mint of Australia’s Doctor Who Monsters series.

Colored reverse designs in the series showcase some of the most memorable foes encountered in the Doctor Who television program [...]


Canadian 2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver Coin for $50New from the Royal Canadian Mint is the 2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver Coin, the first release in a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins that sell at their legal tender face value of $50.

This new $50 for $50 series compliments the Mint’s Exchange $20 for $20 coin program that [...]


Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Rise in March, Gold Sales DeclinePerth Mint silver bullion sales surged in March and from a year ago while its gold bullion sales retreated from the previous month and from the same time last year. These patterns are a match to U.S. Mint bullion coin sales in March.

Perth Mint sales of its silver coins and silver bars jumped to [...]


2014 Australian Silver and Gold Coin Releases for AprilMore than a half-dozen Perth Mint of Australia coins appear in April to include popular annual issues such as a gold sovereign, a one kilo silver koala coin and a high relief silver kookaburra.

These launch alongside other new issues, like the second release in a series dedicated to mother’s love, coins celebrating the centenary of Australian submarines, gold and silver coins depicting the Great Barrier Reef and the second release from the Young Collectors Superpowers series [...]


2014 £2 Britannia and Lunar Mule Error Coins Graded by PCGSVarieties of bullion 2014 £2 Britannia and 2014 £2 Lunar Year of the Horse mule error coins have been authenticated, graded and certified by the Paris Submission Center of Professional Coin Grading Service.

A mule error happens when an obverse die for one coin is used along with a reverse die for a different coin [...]


2014 Doctor Who Monsters Coin Depicts Weeping Angel Offered as the second issue in a five coin series from the Perth Mint of Australia is the 2014 Weeping Angel Silver Proof Coin. The strike appears as the latest release in the Doctor Who Monsters silver coin program. Mintage of the issue is limited to 5,000.

The "Doctor Who Monsters" series features colored reverse designs depicting some of the most vexing villains [...]


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