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 Bullion Sales Mixed in First Half of 2019Sales of Australian bullion products divided in June from May and climbed from a year earlier, according to the latest figures from The Perth Mint of Australia.

In comparing bullion sales for the Mint’s products through the first half of this year against the first six months of last year, they slowed somewhat for gold and they were about the same for silver […]

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US-Canada 2019 Pride of Two Nations Coin Set LaunchUnique finishes, a historic collaboration and key date coins are among reasons many collectors will rush today, July 3, to buy the limited-edition 2019 Pride of Two Nations Two-Coin Set from the United States Mint.

This set marks the first U.S. Mint and Royal Canadian Mint joint numismatic product. It contains an American Silver Eagle in enhanced reverse proof and a Canadian Silver Maple Leaf in modified proof. Amping up their appeal, these finishes are firsts for both coins […]

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Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales in May 2019 Drop to 25-Month LowSales of Australian bullion products slowed in May, for a second month in a row, figures from The Perth Mint of Australia show.

The Mint’s silver sales registered at a three-month low while its gold sales logged in at the lowest level in 25 months […]

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2019 Pride of Two Nations Limited Edition Two-Coin Set Images and PriceProduct information and images are now available for the joint United States Mint and Royal Canadian Mint collectible entitled Pride of Two Nations 2019 Limited Edition Two-Coin Set.

Scheduled for a July 3 release and priced at $139.95, the set will include an enhanced reverse proof 2019-W American Silver Eagle and a modified proof 2019 Canadian Silver Maple Leaf […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Slow in April 2019Demand for Australian bullion products slowed in April from March but was higher than a year ago, the latest sales figures from The Perth Mint of Australia show. Overall for the month, silver sales still remained solid while gold sales softened significantly.

The monthly gains happened against a backdrop of falling precious metals with LBMA prices posting losses of 1% for gold and 1.7% for silver […]

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U.S. and Australia 50th Anniversary Moon Landing Set AvailableOrdering opened Monday, May 6, for the joint Royal Australian Mint and United States Mint product containing a 2019 Apollo 11 clad half dollar and a 2019 $5 Moon Landing 1oz silver coin.

Limited to a set mintage of 10,000 pieces, both of the included coins are domed shaped, struck in collector proof finish, and commemorate the 50th anniversary of mankind’s first landing on the Moon […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Surge in March 2019Australian gold and silver bullion sales advanced sharply in March from February but they declined in the first quarter 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to figures from The Perth Mint of Australia.

The Mint’s gold sales in March was the highest in four months after logging an eight-month low in February and demand for its silver coins and bars climbed to a five-month high after sliding to a six-month low […]

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Queen Hands Out 2019 Maundy Money at St. George's ChapelQueen Elizabeth helped celebrate Holy Thursday by handing out Maundy money to 93 men and 93 women during Maundy Thursday service held this year at St. George’s Chapel.

Royal Maundy dates back centuries. Some of the specifics of the traditional service have changed but it still involves individuals receiving gifts from the monarch […]

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Perth Mint silver bullion coin and silver barsSales of Australian bullion products slowed in February from the previous month and from a year earlier, according to figures published by The Perth Mint. The Mint’s gold sales slipped to an eight-month low and its silver sales dipped to their weakest level in six months.

The dual monthly slowdowns happened against a backdrop of sliding precious metals in February with LBMA prices logging losses of 0.3% for gold and 1.6% for silver […]

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2019 Australian Bullion Coins Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Moon LandingThe Perth Mint of Australia announced March 13 the launch of gold and silver bullion coins celebrating the 50th anniversary of mankind’s first landing on the Moon.

Struck in 1oz of 99.99% fine gold and silver, the pair of coins share designs that are emblematic of the historic event […]

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