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.

Australian 2016 Lion and Monkey Privy Mark Coins Sell OutThe Perth Mint recently announced sellouts of two 1-ounce of .999 pure silver bullion coins with privy marks.

One mark depicts a monkey and appears on a special 2016 Australian Kookaburra coin and the other one shows a Bavarian Lion and is on a unique Lunar Series II 2016 Year of Monkey coin […]

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Canadian 2016 Firefighter Coin Starts National Heroes SeriesColorful depictions of men and women who face danger in the line of duty appear on a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Named the National Heroes Series, the first coin from the collection commemorates firefighters. It is available individually or as a part of a 4-coin subscription […]

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2016 Australian Collector Coins for MayVariety is apparent again from the Perth Mint of Australia with new collector coins released for May. Subjects covered by the debuting strikes include a new gold proof Sovereign, two high relief kookaburra silver coins, a one kilo koala silver coin, and a colorful jaguar silver coin.

Also newly introduced are products related to the popular Star Trek entertainment franchise. This includes the Deep Space Nine Gold-Pressed Latinum Slip 1 oz Silver Gold-Plated Bar, a Spock Stamp & Coin Cover and a U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Stamp & Coin Cover […]

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Canadian 2016 Coin Depicts Queen Elizabeth Roses in Pink GoldCelebrating the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II, the Royal Canadian Mint is selling a unique silver coin depicting two Queen Elizabeth roses that are selectively plated in rose gold.

Introduced in 1954, the Queen Elizabeth rose is a cross between the Charlotte Armstrong hybrid tea rose and the Floradora rose […]

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2016 Canadian Silver Coin Series Features Migratory BirdsColorful depictions of four North American birds grace a new series of 99.99% pure silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint. Named the Migratory Birds Convention Series, the first coin from the collection shows a Mountain Bluebird. It is available individually or as a part of a 4-coin subscription.

Each program coin commemorates the Migratory Birds Convention treaty signed in 1916 between Canada and the United States […]

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Canadian 2016 Coin Celebrates Toronto Blue Jays' 40th SeasonWith its newest silver coin, the Royal Canadian Mint is joining millions of fans in celebrating the 40th season of the Toronto Blue Jays. The 99.99% pure silver collectible was unveiled Friday before fans gathered at Rogers Centrefor a home game.

Designed by Canadian artist Joel Kimmel, the proof coin features a red and white wave inspired by the team’s colors. It flows behind the silhouette of a player with the tell-tale stance of a homerun hitter […]

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Collectible 2016 Star Wars-Themed Coin Features ReyCelebrating the recent movie mega-blockbuster Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Perth Mint of Australia is selling a new silver coin portraying one of its main characters. Now available is the Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Rey 1 oz Silver Coin.

Shown on the reverse (tails side) are colorized and sculpted likenesses of actress Daisy Ridley as she appeared in her portrayal of Rey in the movie […]

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Canadian 2016 Roaring Grizzly Bear Coins in 1/2 Kilogram SizesCanada’s magnificent wildlife and scenery take center stage on large format coins. The Royal Canadian Mint recently released gold and silver 2016 Roaring Grizzly Bear coins in 1/2 kilogram sizes.

Each serves as the last strike within the Mint’s Call of the Wild series and each has an extremely limited mintage […]

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Canadian 2016 $100 Orca Silver Coin for $100Orcas swimming in a pristine marine environment appear on the Royal Canadian Mint’s latest release from its Wildlife in Motion series of $100 for $100 silver coins.

As with all other coins in the series, each may be purchased at its legal tender face value of CAD $100, or about US $77 […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Soar in MarchDemand in March for Australian bullion products soared with gold sales the highest in five months and silver sales the strongest in six months. And, according to the latest figures from the Perth Mint of Australia, they trounced their year-ago levels.

In extending a streak, silver sales also notched their seventh straight month above 1 million ounces […]

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