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 Woodland Elf Silver Coin for $25With the holiday season fast approaching, the Royal Canadian Mint offers a unique gift option with the newly released 2016 $25 Woodland Elf Silver Coin. It’s available for its legal tender face value of $25, which about US $18.80.

Each is composed of 99.99% pure silver and features a whimsical elf building a birdhouse in the woods […]


Canadian 2016 $100 Elk Silver Coin for $100An elk proudly standing within its natural habitat is depicted on the Royal Canadian Mint’s latest release from its series of $100 for $100 silver coins.

Like past issues, each is sold at its legal tender face value of CAD $100, or about US $76. Each is composed of 99.99% pure silver […]


Austrian Mint Colourful Creatures €3 Coin SeriesThe Austrian Mint introduced its Colourful Creatures series with this month’s release of a coin depicting the fledermaus (bat). The Mint’s first ever €3 collection includes 12 coins that glow in the dark.

Coins of the series will be issued every three months until they are all released. Limited to 50,000 pieces per issue, the scheduled coins and their themed reverse designs include […]


Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Soar in September 2016Demand surged for new Australian bullion coins and bars following two months of softened sales, according to Perth Mint figures for September.

The Mint’s silver coins rallied above the million ounce milestone for the sixth time this year and its gold sales rebounded from an at least 3 1/2-year low […]

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2017 Australian Kookaburra Silver Bullion Coins ReleasedSales of 2017 Australian Kookaburra Silver Bullion Coins officially started Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. The newest editions feature two laughing kookaburras perched on a wooden fence.

Struck to a brilliant uncirculated finish in 99.9% pure silver, the coins belong to the Perth Mint’s oldest bullion series which was introduced in 1990 […]


Perth Mint 2016-2017 Australian Collector Coins for OctoberNew coins from the Perth Mint of Australia continue to showcase varied subject matter, offering collectors a range of interesting options for October.

Leading the charge are "Year of the Rooster" gold and silver coins. Also available are a new koala high relief coin, a wedge-tailed eagle platinum coin, and a unique star-shaped Christmas coin. In addition, sci-fi enthusiasts will want to check out the Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 Crew Silver Coin and the Star Wars R2-D2 Silver Coin […]


2017 Maple of Canopy Kaleidoscope of Color Gold CoinA new 2017-dated coin in 2 ounces of 99.99% pure gold features a multicolored maple tree in autumn. The collectible is the second maple canopy gold coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. The first one sold out.

Once again, the coin’s striking imagery and extremely limited mintage of 150 make it very attractive for collectors, with more than three-quarters of them already gone, but its price is not for the faint-hearted […]


2017 $3 Silver Coin Celebrates Spirit of CanadaImagery reminiscent of Canada appear on a new collectible that has the added attraction of being the most affordable silver coin produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Entitled the 2017 Spirit of Canada Pure Silver Coin, each is composed from a bit more than one-quarter troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver and is priced at CAD $19.95, which is about US $15 […]

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2016 Australian Kangaroo Silver Proof Coins in 4 SizesEarlier this month, the Perth Mint released a set of 2016 Australian Kangaroo Silver Proof Coins in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz sizes.

The four-coin proof set, which is still available for AUS $199.09 or about US $153, was conceived following the unexpected popularity of a bullion version that realized more than 10 million in sales […]


Canadian 2016 $20 Silver Coin Celebrates Royal TourOn Tuesday, Sept. 27, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of a new silver coin to commemorate the 2016 Royal Tour of Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children. The royal visit is taking place in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory until Oct. 1.

Limited to 10,000 pieces and struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver […]


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