In a year of historic anniversaries, the Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to release exquisite new collector coins which add to the ongoing celebration of the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. New coins from the Mint also respectfully remember the sinking of RMS Titanic, a historic tragedy which occurred near Canada’s shores 100 years ago.
Other coins feature new releases in popular series such as the Mint’s Birthstones silver coins; the annual 50-cent circulation coin roll; the Full Wolf’s Moon niobium and sterling silver coin; and a 2012 Welcome to the World $20 silver coin [...]
"Sales are running hot" for a silver proof coin commemorating the 100th Anniversary RMS Titanic, the Perth Mint of Australia told its customers Friday. The Perth warns that it expects the limited 5,000 mintage to sell out soon.
Like other mints from around the world, the Perth Mint on behalf of the Government of Tuvalu is paying tribute to the centennial sinking of RMS Titanic with its own unique coin which is composed of 99.9% silver to a weight of one ounce [...]
The Royal Canadian Mint on Monday unveiled a series of commemorative coins that pay tribute to the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
In 1912, the luxurious Titanic was known as the unsinkable ship. An unfortunate collision with an iceberg, however, proved otherwise. Sailing on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York, USA, she sank on April 15, 1912 in the North Atlantic off the coast of Newfoundland. Tragically, 1,517 of the 2,223 passengers died [...]
2012 Discover Australia Gold Proof Coins are now available from the Perth Mint of Australia with five unique reverse designs in three different sizes each struck from 99.99% pure gold. These very limited minted coins celebrate the diverse creatures found within the country and make their debut one month after similar silver proof coins were issued.
Like the related silver strikes, these Discover Australia Gold Proof Coins feature reverse designs showcasing the Green and Gold Bell Frog, the Red Kangaroo, the Kookaburra, the Goanna and the Whale Shark [...]
2012 Canadian $20 Polar Bear Silver Coins are no longer available from the Royal Canadian Mint, having sold out just like the previous two issues in the "$20 for $20" commemorative series.
Each coin was sold to the public for $20, enabling buyers to get a $20 legal tender coin that is struck from 99.99 percent silver at face value. Making it more attractive, the Royal Canadian Mint sold the coins HST/GST/PST tax exempt.
This series has proven extremely popular with coin collectors and [...]
Continuing a coin series dating back to the early 1980′s, new Chinese Panda silver and gold commemorative coins have been issued by the Shenzhen Guobao Mint. The precious metal coins actually debuted late last year and feature a new reverse containing the image of a mother panda and her cub.
A total of ten different Panda coins have been issued for 2012, including seven struck from .999 fine gold and three composed from .999 fine silver. These coins are available [...]
The Royal Mint has released two commemorative coins marking the 100th anniversary of the maiden voyage of RMS Titanic, the White Star Line passenger liner that struck an iceberg in the north Atlantic Ocean resulting in the death of 1,517 of 2,223 passengers.
The two centennial commemoratives authorized by the Government of Alderney include a limited minted Titanic 100th Anniversary 2012 £5 Alderney Silver Proof Coin for £82.50 and a Titanic 100th Anniversary 2012 £5 Alderney Uncirculated Coin at a price of £12.99 [...]
Five newly released 2012 Discover Australia Silver Proof Coins are enabling enthusiasts a chance to discover the amazing scenery found within Australia as well as the animals that inhabit it. The Perth Mint coins depict a different creature of the country placed amidst a colored background of the distinctive regions they inhabit.
Each of this year’s proof coins from the Discover Australia Series is limited to a maximum mintage of just 7,500. They are available individually or as part of a set which includes all five [...]
The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce exciting new gold, silver and base metal keepsakes inspired by Canada’s historical, cultural and artistic heritage by launching its first collector coins of 2012.
Leading this impressive array are the 2012 Proof and Brilliant Silver Dollars, as well as two new Proof Sets, which pay an unforgettable tribute to the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812.
Other coins offer a fascinating look at new and old stories of Canada such as [...]
A unique South African bronze 1928 pattern sovereign, graded Matte Proof 64 by NGC, brought $184,000 as the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ $10.7+ million Jan. 2-3 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel held as part of the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). All prices include 19.5% Buyer’s Premium.
"South African numismatics are quite hot and the prices in this auction show that, led by this beautiful pattern sovereign," said Cristiano Bierrenbach, Vice President of Heritage Auctions [...]