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 $25 True North Silver Coin for $25The Royal Canadian Mint is selling its newest coin, the 2016 $25 True North Silver Coin, for its legal tender face value.

Designed by Canadian artist Trevor Tennant, the latest $25 for $25 series coin captures the majestic polar bear and the noble maple leaf […]

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Circulation 2016 Lucky Loonie in 5-Coin Packs and RollsThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling circulation-quality 2016 Lucky Loonies to Canadian residents.

Product options include a 5-coin pack for $5 and a special wrap $25 roll for $49.95 […]

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Canadian 2016 $5 Superman 1 oz Silver Bullion Coin ReleasedToday, June 14, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of new bullion coin commemorating Superman, the fictional superhero with super-strength and supper-speed.

Officially licensed, struck in 1-ounce of 99.99% pure silver, and limited to 1 million pieces, the bullion coin features a frosted reverse of […]

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Perth Mint 2016 Australian Collector Coins for JuneNew coins in June from the Perth Mint of Australia are fewer in number than other recent months but their subject matter is sure to grab some interest among collectors.

Offerings include collectibles featuring Thor, the sailing ship Eendracht, The Phantom, a Kookaburra and an Australian stock horse […]

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Canadian 2016 $20 Coin Shaped Like Autumn Maple LeafThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling a new coin that is in the shape and color of an autumn maple leaf. This is the Mint’s second maple leaf-shaped coin. The first one debuted in 2015 and sold out in two days.

Struck in 99.99% pure silver to a weight of just over one troy ounce, the collector coin has a mintage of 15,000 just like the previous piece […]

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2016 Thor Antiqued 2 Oz Silver Coin in High ReliefThe Perth Mint of Australia is now selling the second of three coins from a unique series depicting Norse gods. The first release, depicting Odin, sold out. This second coin features Thor, the hammer-wielding god known for calling forth lightning, winds and storms.

Limited to 2,000 pieces, the 99.9% pure silver coin is in high relief, features an antique finish, and is rimless […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales in May 2016Sales of Australian gold bullion slumped to at least a 3-year low in May, while silver bullion missed the million ounce mark for the first time in 9 months, according to Perth Mint of Australia data released on Thursday, June 2.

Perth Mint bullion sales registered against a backdrop of falling precious metals with London fixings in May […]

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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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