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.

2015 $20 Polar Bear Silver Coin with Canadian JadeA unique collector coin from the Royal Canadian Mint sports a polar bear in jade with two engraved cubs in an Arctic scene.

Limited to 8,500 and struck in 99.99% pure silver to proof quality, the polished gemstone adds extra interest to Canadians as it was mined in British Columbia […]


2015 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Bullion CoinA new bullion product from the Perth Mint of Australia debuted this month with the release of the 2015 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Bullion Coin. Each piece is composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

Featured on the coin’s reverse is the likeness of a Wedge-Tailed Eagle, Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world […]


Perth Mint Bullion Sales Ease in AprilSales of Australian bullion products eased in April compared to the previous month but surged over the levels logged a year earlier, figures from the Perth Mint show.

The month-over-month pull-back happened following a strong March in which the Mint’s gold and silver products notched multi-month sales highs […]


2015 Australian Coin Releases for MayPrincesses, captains, starships, kangaroos, kookaburras, World War II battles and Wedge-Tailed Eagles are just some of the subjects featured on new coins now available from the Perth Mint of Australia.

These new issues highlight the variety of numismatic products released by the Perth Mint in May […]


2015 $20 Bugs Bunny Silver Coin for $20One of the world’s most recognized cartoon characters appears on a new Royal Canadian Mint issue, the 2015 $20 Bugs Bunny Silver Coin.

As if the witty rabbit is not enough to draw in buyers, these coins are in 99.99% pure silver and are sold at their legal tender face value of $20 […]


Royal Canadian Mint Releases Looney Tunes CoinsThe Royal Canadian Mint just released new gold and silver coins showcasing the lovable cartoon characters of Looney Tunes™.

These officially licensed collectibles feature characters such as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird, Sylvester, Tasmanian Devil and Wile E. Coyote […]


Star Trek The Next Generation Coins LaunchThe Perth Mint of Australia just released two silver coins in collector proof quality that feature Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the U.S.S. Enterprise, the commander and his ship from the popular television show Star Trek: The Next Generation.

Sold individually and in a set are two 99.9% pure silver Star Trek coins […]

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Canadian 2017 Coin Design Contest Ending April 30Less than a week remains in the Royal Canadian Mint’s contest to design the 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, loonie and toonie coins that will circulate in 2017.

On March 11, the My Canada, My Inspiration contest kicked off when the Mint asked Canadians to design these five coins as a way to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary […]


2015 Victory Coin from Legacy of the Canadian Nickel SeriesThe Royal Canadian Mint released the 2015 5-Cent Victory Silver Coin, the third of six issues from its Legacy of the Canadian Nickel series.

Honoring historic 5-cent issues and sold by subscription, each coin of the series depicts a different Canadian nickel used since 1908 […]

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Canadian 2015 Summer Storm Coin Glows Under Black LightNature’s immense power is on display with a new coin and subscription option from the Royal Canadian Mint. Making its debut is the proof 2015 $20 Summer Storm 1 oz. Fine Silver Coin, the first of four releases from the Mint’s Weather Phenomenon series.

Featured on the reverse of the one-ounce, 99.99% pure silver coin is a lightning-themed design that shows enhanced detail under black light […]


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