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.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Depicts Birch Leaves with Drusy StoneNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is a $20 silver coin that depicts a cluster of birch leaves with one prominently featuring a semi-precious stone embellishment. This is the second coin with such a treatment. The first one sold out.

The new coin is composed of 1 troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver to collector proof quality. Each is one-of-a-kind […]

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Canadian 2017 $20 Coin Depicts Tree with Murano GlassA new collector coin from the Royal Canadian Mint revitalizes an old-fashioned winter scene with traditional sculpting, color, and an innovative use of Murano glass.

Each coin is produced in one troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver and to a proof finish. Each is unique because no two glass applications are the same […]

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Canadian 2017 $20 Polar Bear CoinFor the first time, the Royal Canadian Mint produced and is selling a polar bear silver coin that uses diamond particles to recreate the glittering effect of daylight snow and ice.

Limited to 7,500 and struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver to collector proof quality, the bear’s Artic landscape appears to come to life when the coin is turned to catch the light […]

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2017 Reverse Proof Pegasus Silver Bullion Coin Hits 35% of Sales2017 Pegasus Silver Bullion Coins are selling fast, according to the Pobjoy Mint.

Produced on behalf of the British Virgin Islands in 1 ounce of .999 fine silver with designs in reverse proof, the Mint said two-week sales of the bullion piece reached 35% of the 50,000 mintage […]

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