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.

2017 Reverse Proof Pegasus Silver Bullion Coin Hits 35% of Sales2017 Pegasus Silver Bullion Coins are selling fast, according to the Pobjoy Mint.

Produced on behalf of the British Virgin Islands in 1 ounce of .999 fine silver with designs in reverse proof, the Mint said two-week sales of the bullion piece reached 35% of the 50,000 mintage […]

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Canadian 2016 $2 Battle of the Atlantic Coin UnveiledEarlier today, Oct. 20, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a $2 circulation coin that commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic.

A ceremony for the coin’s release was held aboard the HMCS Sackville, the last of 123 Canadian corvettes to sail in the Second World War […]


Royal Mint Releases First Christmas CoinThe Royal Mint produced the United Kingdom’s first official Christmas coin, which is now being sold at face value.

Struck in about a half ounce of .999 fine silver to a brilliant uncirculated finish, the £20 for £20 coin features a nativity scene designed by Bishop Gregory Kenneth Cameron […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Features Caribou Tracks Along EdgeA new Royal Canadian Mint coin features a mature caribou within Canada’s boreal forest. Adding to its appeal, caribou tracks are all along the coin’s edge.

Struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver and designed by Canadian artist Claudio D’Angelo […]


2016 $25 Woodland Elf Silver Coin for $25With the holiday season fast approaching, the Royal Canadian Mint offers a unique gift option with the newly released 2016 $25 Woodland Elf Silver Coin. It’s available for its legal tender face value of $25, which about US $18.80.

Each is composed of 99.99% pure silver and features a whimsical elf building a birdhouse in the woods […]


Canadian 2016 $100 Elk Silver Coin for $100An elk proudly standing within its natural habitat is depicted on the Royal Canadian Mint’s latest release from its series of $100 for $100 silver coins.

Like past issues, each is sold at its legal tender face value of CAD $100, or about US $76. Each is composed of 99.99% pure silver […]


Austrian Mint Colourful Creatures €3 Coin SeriesThe Austrian Mint introduced its Colourful Creatures series with this month’s release of a coin depicting the fledermaus (bat). The Mint’s first ever €3 collection includes 12 coins that glow in the dark.

Coins of the series will be issued every three months until they are all released. Limited to 50,000 pieces per issue, the scheduled coins and their themed reverse designs include […]


Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Soar in September 2016Demand surged for new Australian bullion coins and bars following two months of softened sales, according to Perth Mint figures for September.

The Mint’s silver coins rallied above the million ounce milestone for the sixth time this year and its gold sales rebounded from an at least 3 1/2-year low […]

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2017 Australian Kookaburra Silver Bullion Coins ReleasedSales of 2017 Australian Kookaburra Silver Bullion Coins officially started Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. The newest editions feature two laughing kookaburras perched on a wooden fence.

Struck to a brilliant uncirculated finish in 99.9% pure silver, the coins belong to the Perth Mint’s oldest bullion series which was introduced in 1990 […]


Perth Mint 2016-2017 Australian Collector Coins for OctoberNew coins from the Perth Mint of Australia continue to showcase varied subject matter, offering collectors a range of interesting options for October.

Leading the charge are "Year of the Rooster" gold and silver coins. Also available are a new koala high relief coin, a wedge-tailed eagle platinum coin, and a unique star-shaped Christmas coin. In addition, sci-fi enthusiasts will want to check out the Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew Silver Coin and the Star Wars R2-D2 Silver Coin […]


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