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.

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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Canadian 2014 $100 Bighorn Sheep Silver Coin for $100New from the Royal Canadian Mint is its 2014 $100 Bighorn Sheep Silver Coin, the latest release from the popular Wildlife in Motion series which features one ounce, 99.99% pure silver coins sold at their legal tender face values of $100.

All past "$100 for $100" silver coins have sold out at mintages of 50,000 each, which positions the [...]

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2014 Doctor Who Monsters Coin Depicts SontaranAppearing now as the fifth and final issue in the Perth Mint of Australia’s Doctor Who Monsters series is the 2014 Sontarans 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin.

This coin is struck from one-half ounce of .999 fine silver with a mintage limited to 5,000. Shown on the reverse of the coin is a colored design depicting one of Doctor Who’s most sinister adversaries [...]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Rally in MaySales of Australian bullion gold and silver advanced last month but were mixed compared to a year ago, new figures from the Perth Mint of Australia show. The increases came even as London bullion fixings marked May losses of 2.9% for gold and 1.5% for silver.

May sales of the Perth’s Australian gold coins and gold bars tallied to [...]

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2014 Australian Saltwater Crocodile Silver Bullion Coin Sells OutOrders have maxed out for 2014 Australian Saltwater Crocodile Silver Bullion Coins, the Perth Mint of Australia announced late last week. The 99.9% pure silver coins launched about three week ago and had a mintage limit of 1,000,000.

These bullion coins were available from the Mint in multiples of 25, and [...]

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Battle of Lundy's Lane Depicted on Kilo Gold and Silver CoinsOne kilo gold and silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint commemorate the bicentennial of one of the bloodiest battles in the War of 1812.

New for collectors are the 2014 Battle of Lundy’s Lane One Kilogram Gold Coin and 2014 Battle of Lundy’s Lane One Kilogram Silver Coin [...]

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