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 Australian Silver and Gold Coins for OctoberOctober releases from the Perth Mint of Australia feature several new gold, silver and platinum coins that showcase a variety of themes.

They include Year of the Monkey coins, a two-ounce gold high relief kangaroo coin, a star-shaped coin, a map-shaped coin, a five-ounce high relief koala silver coin and a platinum Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle coin […]


2015 $20 Gingerbread Man Silver Coin for $20The Royal Canadian Mint just introduced an adorable holiday-themed collectible, the 2015 $20 Gingerbread Man Silver Coin.

This release is the latest from the Mint’s series of coins that are in 99.99% pure silver and sold at their legal tender face value of $20. The price includes free ground shipping and there is no tax […]


All Legacy of Canadian Nickels Now AvailableAll coins from the Royal Canadian Mint’s Legacy of the Canadian Nickel series are now available.

The six 2015-dated coins, struck in 1-ounce of 99.99% pure silver with selective gold plating, feature the original imagery as found on Canadian Nickels since 1908 […]


2015 Australian Silver and Gold Coins for SeptemberGold and silver coins celebrating the Year of the Monkey dominate September releases from the Perth Mint of Australia.

Several other numismatic products for the month have already drawn collectors’ interests, including a Goddesses of Olympus coin in high-relief and a two-coin set of Star Trek Voyager coins […]


Flying Raven Featured on Canadian Hologram CoinMarking the final release in a story of the northern lights series, the Royal Canadian Mint is accepting orders for the 2015 The Raven 1 oz. Fine Silver Hologram Coin.

This coin has a mintage maximum of 8,500 and is available now for CAD $109.95, or about US $83. Each contains one ounce of 99.99% pure silver […]

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Canadian 2016 $100 Cougar Silver Coin for $100The Royal Canadian Mint last week released its seventh $100 for $100 silver coin from its unique Wildlife in Motion series. This latest product for collectors bears next year’s 2016 date and depicts a cougar in its native environment.

Like the previous coins, with all but the most recent 2015-dated release selling out, it’s in one ounce of 99.99% pure silver and is available at its legal tender face value of $100 […]


Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Solid in AugustAustralian sales of bullion gold and silver slowed in August compared to July and a year ago, the latest figures from the Perth Mint show, yet they ended sharply higher than in all but one of the months in the first half of 2015.

Bullion sales in August couldn’t compete from those in July, when the Mint’s gold sales rallied to a nine-month high and its silvers sales peaked at an eighth-month high […]


Canadians Invited to Vote for 2017 Coin DesignsCanada turns 150 in 2017 and the Royal Canadian Mint will strike new designs on circulating 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, loonie and toonie coins to celebrate the sesquicentennial.

In a contest dubbed My Canada, My Inspiration, Canadians last year were invited to submit designs for the 2017 coins and now the Mint is asking them to vote for their favorites […]


2015 25c Haunted Canada Brakeman Coin Nearing SelloutA new Royal Canadian Mint 25-cent collectible coin that tells the tale of Vancouver’s headless brakeman is nearing a sellout.

Priced at CAD $29.95, or US $22.66, the 2015 25c Haunted Canada Brakeman coin just reached 93% of its maximum 15,000 mintage […]

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Star Trek's Captain Janeway and Voyager Featured on CoinsThe Perth Mint of Australia on Monday released two silver coins depicting Captain Kathryn Janeway and the U.S.S. Voyager, the commander and starship from the science fiction television series Star Trek: Voyager.

Sold individually or as part of a two-coin set in special transporter-themed packaging, these officially licensed coins are in collector proof quality and in one ounce of 99.9% pure silver […]


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