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.

New CEO and Chair at Royal Canadian MintThere is new leadership at the Royal Canadian Mint as the Government of Canada appointed a new President and CEO, as well as a new Chair of the Board of Directors.

Taking the helm of the minting facility, Sandra L. Hanington is the new Master of the Royal Canadian Mint. Equivalent to a chief executive officer of the corporation, Hanington is tasked with […]


Canadian Coins Going Off-Sale March 4The Royal Canadian Mint is taking a number of products off-sale early next month. All are 2014-dated, with a mixing of mostly gold and silver coins.

Last week, the Mint sent out a "last chance" notice to its customers and added […]


Disney's Cinderella Featured on Silver and Gold CoinsNew silver and gold collectible proof coins feature Cinderella, a beloved fairy tale character known around the world as brought to life in Walt Disney’s 1950 musical fantasy film.

Reverses or tails side of both proof coins feature an image of the princess surrounded by flowers […]


2015 $3 Coin for 50th Anniversary of Canadian FlagSunday, Feb. 15, was the 50th anniversary of the Canadian Flag, and to celebrate the Royal Canadian Mint issued a commemorative coin emblematic of the semicentennial.

Limited to 15,000 and struck in 99.99% pure silver, the collector coin was unveiled Sunday at a special Flag Day ceremony in Confederation Park in Ottawa […]


Star Trek The Original Series Coins LaunchThe Perth Mint of Australia just released two one-ounce coins in collector proof quality that feature Captain Kirk and the U.S.S. Enterprise, the famed commander and interstellar ship from Star Trek: The Original Series.

Sold individually and in a set are two 99.9% pure silver Star Trek coins. One bears an image of William Shatner as […]


2015 Maple Leaves Gold Coin Features 1965 Effigy of QueenNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is a 2015 $10 Maple Leaves Gold Coin bearing the same portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that appeared on Canadian coinage from 1965 to 1989.

Limited to just 1,500, struck in reverse proof finish, and composed of 99.99% pure gold, it marks the second of four coins from a series celebrating the numismatic effigies of Her Majesty […]

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Royal Navy 2015 £2 Coins Released Into CirculationHonoring the Royal Navy’s role in World War I, the Royal Mint released into circulation a small number of £2 commemorative coins.

According to the Mint, it released 100 commemorative Royal Navy 2015 £2 Coins through the HMS Belfast gift shop […]


2015 25c Canadian Rock Rabbit Gold Coin at 0.5 GramsNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is its latest issue from a best-selling series of 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold coins bearing portraits of small animals.

Featuring the pika or rock rabbit, the smallest member of the rabbit family, this newest 25-cent gold piece is limited to 10,000 and is priced at CAD $79.95, or US $63.84 […]


2015 Paddington Commemorative Coins ReleasedNew from the Pobjoy Mint is an adorable commemorative coin featuring the lovable bear named Paddington.

Known throughout the world, Paddington is a fictional character appearing in more than 70 stories written by British-born writer Michael Bond […]


2015 $100 Canadian Horse Silver Coin for $100Another Canadian $100 for $100 silver coin has launched, along with a subscription option to automatically get all 2015-dated versions as they become available. Newly released is the 2015 $100 Canadian Horse Silver Coin, the latest issue from the Royal Canadian Mint’s series of one ounce, 99.99% pure silver coins that sell at their legal tender face values of $100.

There have been four prior releases. All of them sold out […]


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