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.

Maple Leaves in Motion Depicted on Curved 2017 5oz Silver CoinSwirling maple leaves adorn a new, large-sized coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. Not only does the coin feature a unique curved or dome shape, it is struck in 5 ounces of 99.99% pure silver to a mirror-like proof finish.

Limited to 2,000 with 75% already sold, the moving maple leaves design is depicted on the coin’s convex reverse while a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II appears on the coin’s concave obverse […]

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2017 Silver Swan Coin and Koala Coin with Kangaroo Privy Mark DebutThe Perth Mint of Australia introduced two new 1oz silver bullion products this month, a Koala coin with a miniature kangaroo as a privy mark and a coin bearing a brand new swan design.

Both feature very low mintages — only 50,000 for the Koala coin and just 25,000 for the Silver Swan coin […]

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Australian 2017 Collector Coins for AprilPerth Mint debuting coins for the month of April cover a wide-range of subject matters including dragons, eagles, horses and kookaburras.

Also newly released are coins celebrating the 150th anniversary of Henry Lawson and a three-coin ANZAC spirit set […]

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2017 $5 Canadian Lynx Silver Coin PhotosThe Royal Canadian Mint announced the latest product from its "Predator" bullion series, the 2017 $5 Canadian Lynx Silver Coin.

Struck in 1 ounce of 99.99% fine silver, this second series coin depicts a lynx leaping towards its prey. The wild cat appears against a background of precise radial lines that emanate […]

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Canadian 2017 25c Coin Commemorates Stanley Cup AnniversaryThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling specially-wrapped rolls and 10-coin packs of a new 25-cent circulation coin that celebrates the 125 Anniversary of the Stanley Cup®. Introduced in 1892, the Cup is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League playoff winner.

Designed by British Columbia artist Steve Hepburn, the new coin depicts the Stanley Cup, flanked by two hockey players […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Tumble in February 2017Australian sales of bullion coins and bars tumbled in February, according to the latest round of Perth Mint figures.

The Mint’s gold sales fell to their lowest level in six months and their silver sales more than halved from January […]

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2017 'My Canada, My Inspiration' Collector Card and 8-Coin SetTwo new sets from the Royal Canadian Mint feature uncirculated collector coins that celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.

The smaller set, called the 2017 My Canada, My Inspiration Collector Card, has the five winning designs from the My Canada, My Inspiration contest […]

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Perth Mint Launches Kangaroo Silver BarsThe Perth Mint of Australia kicked of the month of March by announcing its introduction of Kangaroo Minted Silver Bars.

The investor piece is struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver with 3D reliefs of the Mint’s LBMA registered swan logo and the bar’s fineness and weight […]

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Canadian 2017 'Predator' and 'Call of the Wild' Bullion CoinsOn Thursday, Mar. 9, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of two bullion products — a silver coin depicting a leaping lynx and a gold coin showing a bugling elk.

The 2017 $5 Canadian Lynx Silver Coin is struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver. Designed by Emily Damstra, the wild cat appears leaping toward its prey […]

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Canadian 2017 50c Gold Coin Features Silver Maple Leaf DesignsTwo silver maple leafs adorn a new 50-cent gold coin now available from the Royal Canadian Mint.

Described by the Mint as "more affordable" at CAD $129.95, which is about US $96, the coin is minted to collector proof quality and struck in 99.99% pure gold to a weight of 1.27 grams […]

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