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.

Australian 2017 Coins for Birthdays, Newborns and WeddingsSpecial occasion products serve as major new offerings from the Perth Mint of Australia this month. They include the new year’s birthday, newborn, and wedding coins as well as a traditional always together coin.

Rounding out releases for January are Year of the Rooster products, to include a kilo silver gemstone coin and a one-fifth ounce gold coin, and then there is a rectangular coin depicting World War I era poster […]


2017 Maple Leaves Silver Coin Marks Canada's 150th BirthdayThe Royal Canadian Mint is ringing in the new year with the release of a 2017 Maple Leaves Silver Coin that was inspired by Canada’s iconic penny and celebrates the nation’s 150th anniversary.

This collector coin is minted in one-half ounce of 99.99% pure silver to a finish that features brilliant and frosted designs against a lined background […]


Canadian 2017 Coin Gift SetsAre you looking for unique gifts for those special occasions this year? The Royal Canadian Mint has you covered with four coin products designed with gift giving in mind.

Now available are 2017-dated Birthday, Baby, Wedding and O Canada Gift Sets […]


Canadian 2016 Lucky Loonie Silver CoinOne of the Royal Canadian Mint’s more interesting, smaller silver coins for 2016 is its Lucky Loonie which features a common loon with a stylized maple leaf in the background.

Struck in about 1/4 oz. of 99.99% pure silver to a proof finish, the collectible debuted toward the middle of the year with 91% of the possible 15,000 having since sold […]


2017 Canada 150 Maple Leaf Silver Coin Nears SelloutA collectible 2017 $10 Maple Leaf 2 oz. silver coin that commemorates Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation is nearing a sellout. Less than 300 of the possible 6,000 coins remain, according to the Royal Canadian Mint.

Priced at CAD $169.95 or about US $127, the coin features a light-diffracting wave pattern and is based on the Mint’s popular bullion Silver Maple Leaf […]

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Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Soften in November 2016Australian bullion sales in November slowed from their heated pace in October, according to the latest round of Perth Mint figures.

Still, demand remained elevated for gold coins and gold bars as they scored their third strongest sales month this year […]


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 […]


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