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.

Chinese Ancient Mythical Creatures on 5 Oz Silver CoinFour Chinese ancient mythical creatures circle a yingyang symbol on a new five-ounce, high-relief silver coin from the Perth Mint of Australia.

Limited to 1,000 and struck in 99.9% pure silver to collector proof quality, the silver coin’s designs are struck on concave surfaces to maximize their details […]


2015 Kookaburra 1 Oz Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out2015 Australian Kookaburra silver bullion coins in the 1-ounce size sold out, the Perth Mint announced on Monday, March 23. Annually issued since 1990, this year’s coin was limited to 500,000.

Sales of the 2015-dated, 99.9% pure silver coins kicked off in September along with companion 10-ounce and 1-kilo sizes […]


2015 Canadian Coin Gift SetsGift ideas abound at the Royal Canadian Mint with special occasion sets featuring 2015-dated coins to include unique dollars.

Offered in the Mint’s celebratory-themed line-up are Birthday Gift Sets, Baby Gift Sets, Wedding Gift Sets and 2015 O Canada Gift Sets. Each product offers a specially struck $1 coin […]


2015 $20 FIFA Women's World Cup Canada Silver Coin for $20Adding to its $20 for $20 silver coin series and celebrating one of the largest worldwide sporting events to be held this year, the Royal Canadian Mint is now accepting orders for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada $20 Fine Silver Coin.

The 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup is scheduled to be held June 6 through July 5, 2015. During the event, teams from […]


2015 Growling Cougar Coins in 1/2 Kilo Gold and SilverCelebrating one of the great cats of the world on massive one-half kilogram 99.99% pure precious metal collectibles are 2015 Growling Cougar coins in gold and silver.

Appearing as the second offerings in the Royal Canadian Mint’s Call of the Wild series and produced to a collector proof finish, both present a single cougar amidst its natural surroundings […]


Mint Invites Canadians to Design Coins for 2017Canadian residents received a surprising invitation this week. The Royal Canadian Mint asked them to consider a unique role in celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary by designing the nation’s five circulation coins.

Canada turns 150 in 2017 and the Mint will strike new designs on the 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, one-dollar and two-dollar coins to commemorate the sesquicentennial […]


Perth Mint Bullion Sales Divided in FebruaryPerth Mint bullion products ended mixed in February as sales of gold coins and gold bars grew from the prior month but sales of silver coins slipped to a ten-month low.

Perth Mint gold sales advanced 31,981 ounces last month for a 38% increase from the 23,174 ounces sold in January, the weakest month since April 2012 […]


2015 50c Canadian Circulation Rolls in Special WrapA relative rarity becomes available to everyone, for a limited time, with the Royal Canadian Mint’s release of 2015 50-cent pieces in unique circulation rolls.

Within specially-wrapped rolls are twenty-five 50-cent coins. They won’t be available for long. Past 50-cent special wraps sold out quickly […]

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2015 Baby Animals Silver Coin Subscription PopularA Royal Canadian Mint subscription of four silver coins depicting baby animals is selling quickly. Ordering opened to everyone Tuesday, March 3, and 81% of the available 7,500 are already claimed.

Four different baby animals are featured on coins of the subscription. Designed by wildlife Canadian artist Desmond McCaffrey, the first coin depicts a young black bear cub sitting by its mother in the wild […]


2015 Australian Coin Releases for MarchMarch finds a strong release schedule from the Perth Mint of Australia. Among new issues include an Australian Sovereign Gold Proof Coin, new ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coins, an addition to the Australian Map Shaped series, a Kimberly Sunset Pink Gold High Relief and a coin celebrating weddings.

All are available directly from the Perth Mint. Additional information, specifications and […]


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