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.

Perth Mint of Australia 2017 Collector Coins for DecemberNew collector coins from the Perth Mint of Australia are emblematic of the Chinese zodiac and New Year.

Serving as the premier issue is a high-relief Year of the Rooster Gold Coin. It is joined by the Wealth & Wisdom Silver Two-Coin Set, a Year of the Rooster Silver Proof Four-Coin Set, and a Chinese New Year Dragon Silver Coin […]


Canadian 2017 Coins Shaped Like FootballThe Royal Canadian Mint this month introduced gold and silver collector coins that are curved and shaped like a football.

Touted as yet another Mint first, the two coins share the same designs and likeness, including their shape and leather-like appearance […]


Perth Mint Gold Bullion Sales Soar in October 2016Australian bullion sales in October ranged from strong to soaring, according to the latest figures from the Perth Mint.

The Mint’s gold sales rallied to their highest level in almost 3 1/2-years and its silver sales leapt above the million ounce mark for the seventh time this year […]

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2017 Australian Kangaroo Silver Bullion CoinThe Perth Mint just released its 2017-dated Australian Kangaroo Silver Bullion Coin. Sales of the one-ounce, 99.99% pure silver coin started on Monday, Nov. 7.

Annually issued but only introduced in 2016, demand for the new issue is expected to be strong as it is appealing to investors and collectors […]


Canadian 150th Anniversary 2017 Coin DesignsThe Royal Canadian Mint unveiled designs for a series of circulating coins that celebrate Canada’s sesquicentennial.

Canada turns 150 in 2017 and the RCM will strike new designs on 5-cent, 10-cent, 25-cent, loonie and toonie coins to commemorate the anniversary […]


2016 Stamp and Coin Cover Celebrates Hartog's Landing in AustraliaFour hundred years have passed since the European discovery of the Australian continent by Dutch explorer Dirk Hartog. The Perth Mint is commemorating the anniversary with a unique stamp and coin cover.

The included $1 coin is emblematic of the historic occasion and the companion $2.00 stamp is canceled with a postmark from the area of the landing […]


2017 Dragon & Phoenix 1oz Silver Bullion CoinThe Perth Mint on Tuesday, Nov. 1, introduced a new Australian bullion coin that depicts a dragon and phoenix.

Struck in 1oz of 99.99% pure silver with polished designs and frosted backgrounds, the bullion piece has an exceptionally low mintage maximum of 50,000 coins […]


2016 $200 Canada's Icy Arctic Silver Coin for $200The splendor and diversity of the Arctic are portrayed on the Royal Canadian Mint’s new 2016 $200 Canada’s Icy Arctic 2 oz. Silver Coin, the second and last release this year and the fifth overall from the Landscapes of the North series of coins that sell at their legal tender face values.

This matte proof collector piece is composed of 99.99% pure silver and is limited to 20,000, matching the lowest mintage in the series to date […]


Perth Mint 2016-2017 Australian Collector Coins for NovemberYear of the Rooster coins maintain their spotlight in November among numismatic products from the Perth Mint of Australia. They include silver high relief and gilded coins along with one depicting a baby rooster.

The Perth Mint also just released several non-lunar related products to include two large-format kangaroo coins, a three-coin high relief collection with kangaroo, koala and kookaburra silver coins; a lynx cub coin issued as part of the cubs series and a 2017 Australian Citizenship coin […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Depicts Whale in 3DCoin enthusiasts take note as the Royal Canadian Mint continues to push the numismatic envelope with its first true 3D coin. Recently issued and available now is the 2017 $20 Three-Dimensional Breaching Whale 1 oz. Silver Coin.

Limited to 7,500 coins with each composed of one ounce of 99.99% pure silver […]

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