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.

2016 Canadian Coins Honor Firefighters, Paramedics, Police and MilitaryThe Royal Canadian Mint officially unveiled a new series of .9999 pure silver coins that commemorate Canada’s national heroes.

Its series honors firefighters, paramedics, police and the military, all of which face danger in the line of duty yet remain steadfast in their commitment and dedication to helping others […]

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Canadian 2016 Star Trek Collector Coins and Stamps LaunchCelebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the most successful entertainment franchises in history, the Royal Canadian Mint on Thursday launched Star Trek™ collectible coins in gold, silver and three-ply nickel finish plated steel.

Leading the officially license products is a $20 Star Trek: Enterprise Silver Coin sold at its legal tender face value under the RCM Exchange $20 for $20 program. Also released is a $200 pure gold coin struck in the shape of the Star Trek insignia […]

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Canadian 2016 Landscape Illusion Coin Depicts Monarch ButterflyOptical illusions emerge from Canadian landscapes on five 2016 coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Named the Landscape Illusion Series, the second coin from the collection reveals a monarch butterfly […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Ease in AprilSales of Australian bullion coins and bars eased in April compared to the previous month but surged over the levels posted a year earlier, data from the Perth Mint shows. Also, and notably, silver sales scored their eight consecutive months above 1 million ounces.

Perth Mint bullion sales registered against a backdrop of soaring precious metals […]

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Canadian 2016 Cherry Blossoms Silver Coin PhotosAn appealing silver coin depicting a blooming cherry blossom tree captured collectors’ interests when the Royal Canadian Mint released it in early March.

Limited to 6,500 coins, sales reached 82% within 24 hours of its public release. They were all gone within a few days […]

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Australian 2016 Lion and Monkey Privy Mark Coins Sell OutThe Perth Mint recently announced sellouts of two 1-ounce of .999 pure silver bullion coins with privy marks.

One mark depicts a monkey and appears on a special 2016 Australian Kookaburra coin and the other one shows a Bavarian Lion and is on a unique Lunar Series II 2016 Year of Monkey coin […]

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Canadian 2016 Firefighter Coin Starts National Heroes SeriesColorful depictions of men and women who face danger in the line of duty appear on a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Named the National Heroes Series, the first coin from the collection commemorates firefighters. It is available individually or as a part of a 4-coin subscription […]

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2016 Australian Collector Coins for MayVariety is apparent again from the Perth Mint of Australia with new collector coins released for May. Subjects covered by the debuting strikes include a new gold proof Sovereign, two high relief kookaburra silver coins, a one kilo koala silver coin, and a colorful jaguar silver coin.

Also newly introduced are products related to the popular Star Trek entertainment franchise. This includes the Deep Space Nine Gold-Pressed Latinum Slip 1 oz Silver Gold-Plated Bar, a Spock Stamp & Coin Cover and a U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Stamp & Coin Cover […]

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Canadian 2016 Coin Depicts Queen Elizabeth Roses in Pink GoldCelebrating the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Canadian Mint is selling a unique silver coin depicting two Queen Elizabeth roses that are selectively plated in rose gold.

Introduced in 1954, the Queen Elizabeth rose is a cross between the Charlotte Armstrong hybrid tea rose and the Floradora rose […]

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2016 Canadian Silver Coin Series Features Migratory BirdsColorful depictions of four North American birds grace a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint. Named the Migratory Birds Convention Series, the first coin from the collection shows a Mountain Bluebird. It is available individually or as a part of a 4-coin subscription.

Each program coin commemorates the Migratory Birds Convention treaty signed in 1916 between Canada and the United States […]

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