World Mint News & World Coins

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

Almost two dozen silver coins priced at face value have been released by the Royal Canadian Mint. These coins include [...]

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2014 $5 Lion on the Mountain Silver Coin Third in Banknote SeriesThe Royal Canadian Mint continues its popular series featuring historic Canadian banknote designs with the 2014 $5 Lion on the Mountain Silver Coin.

This latest release, composed of 99.99% fine silver, has its mintage restricted to 8,500. The previous two coins from the banknote series had the same mintage and sold out [...]

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Photos of 2014 Australian Kangaroo High Relief Silver CoinThe Perth Mint earlier this month started selling its latest annually issued 2014 Proof Australian Kangaroo High Relief Silver Coin.

We’ve covered new releases for a few years since the Perth started striking them in 2010. They’ve always caught my attention. This year I remembered to pick one up to see what I was missing [...]

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Canadian 2014 $200 Towering Forests Silver Coin for $200The Royal Canadian Mint is accepting orders for its limited-edition 2014 $200 Towering Forests Silver Coin, the first release from the Landscapes of the North series of $200 silver coins that sell at face value.

Composed in 2 ounces of 99.99% fine silver, this coin is not only the first in a new series but it is also the first time in the [...]

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Perth Mint's Battle of the Coral Sea Silver Bullion Coin DebutsNew this month from the Perth Mint of Australia is its 2014 Battle of the Coral Sea Silver Bullion Coin with each composed from one-half ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

Appearing on the reverse or tails side of the coin is a scene representative of the historic World War II naval engagement [...]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Mixed in JuneAustralian gold and silver bullion sales were mixed last month and down from a year ago, the latest figures from the Perth Mint show.

Bullion sales were logged in a backdrop of soaring precious metals prices as London bullion fixings marked June gains of 5.2% for gold and 9.9% for silver [...]

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2014 Australian Silver and Gold Coin Releases for JulyKangaroo and koala coins take center stage in July as part of the Perth Mint of Australia’s new releases for the month.

Of the dozen different coins debuting from the Perth Mint in early July, nine feature likenesses of the two marsupials struck in varying sizes of gold and silver. The remaining three showcase a kookaburra, a megalania and the power of flight [...]

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2014 Baby Beaver Coin Begins Canadian Baby Animal SeriesA new series debuts from the Royal Canadian Mint with its 2014 Baby Beaver 1 oz. Fine Silver Coin.

It’s the first issue from the Mint’s new baby animal series with 89% of the available 7,500 already sold. Shown on the coin’s reverse is a colored design featuring two beavers [...]

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Donald Duck's 80th Anniversary Celebrated in Disney Coin SeriesDisney’s most loved characters continue to be featured in a series of gold and silver coins from the Perth Mint of Australia. Now available are the 2014 Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin and the 2014 Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck 1oz Silver Proof Coin.

These two Donald Duck issues appear as the second strikes in their respective two-year programs showcasing some of Disney’s most famous characters [...]

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2014 Lake Erie Silver Coin Third in Canadian Great Lakes SeriesOffered as the third release in a series of 99.99% silver issues showcasing the Great Lakes is the proof 2014 Lake Erie 1 oz Fine Silver Coin.

Similar to past issues, the Lake Erie silver coin offers an interpretation of a bathymetry map of the lake with colored enamel representing the water [...]

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