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 $2 Battle of Vimy Ridge Coins in CirculationA new $2 coin celebrating the 100th anniversary of Canadians who fought at the Battle of Vimy Ridge is now in circulation, the Royal Canadian Mint announced. The coin was unveiled Oct. 5 at the Military Museums in Calgary, Alberta.

The Battle of Vimy Ridge took place in northern France from April 9 to 12, 1917. It is remembered as a turning point for Canada as a nation and as one of the pivotal victories leading to the end of World War I […]

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Australian Coins for October Include 2018 Year of the Dog ProductsNew Lunar coins highlight the line-up of collector products for October from the Perth Mint of Australia. They are joined by coins from the Polar Babies series, the gold Kangaroo series and the Endangered and Extinct series.

There is also a dragon-themed coin with a rotating pearl design and a collectible celebrating the 30th anniversary of the sci-fi television show Star Trek: The Next Generation […]

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Canadian 2017 $20 Silver Gold-Plated Coins Depict Marine LifeMaritime scenery and creatures are showcased in a new series of $20 collector coins from the Royal Canadian Mint.

The Mint’s "From Sea To Sea To Sea" collection includes three 1 oz. silver coins that depict in gold-plating the Atlantic starfish, the Pacific Salmon and the Arctic beluga whale […]

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Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Tumble in August 2017Australian bullion demand declined in August, according to figures from The Perth Mint, though only somewhat for gold coins. They sank to a one-year low for silver coins.

These sales registered against a backdrop of rising precious metals with LBMA prices in August registering advances of 3.5% for both gold and silver […]

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2017 Australian Coins for SeptemberCoins celebrating the platinum wedding anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh take center stage this month at the Perth Mint of Australia.

Also appearing in September are lunar coin program issues highlighting the 2018 Year of the Dog. Other new products include a Christmas star-shaped coin, a silver kangaroo coin and a wedge-tailed eagle gold coin […]

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2017 $20 Canadian Silver Coin Celebrates Bomber Command in WWIICommemorating the contributions of roughly 40,000 Canadian men and women who served as part of the Bomber Command in World War II, the Royal Canadian Mint is now selling the 2017 $20 The Bombing War 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin.

This collectible is issued as the fourth 99.99% pure silver coin from the Mint’s Second World War Battlefront series, which chronicles Canada’s involvement in key WWII battles […]

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Flora and Fauna of Canada Depicted on 2017 $30 2 oz Silver CoinTwo ounces of 99.99% silver serve as the medium for a new coin from the Royal Canadian Mint. The 2017 $30 Flora and Fauna of Canada Silver Coin highlights iconic images one might find scattered throughout Canada.

Struck with a proof quality finish with 4,000 allotted, each 50 mm coin is issued to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation […]

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2017 $2 Canadian Silver Wolf Moon Bullion Coin PhotosThe Royal Canadian Mint’s latest bullion coin from its Grey Wolf Series features a howling wolf against an enlarged moon.

Containing 3/4 oz. of .9999 fine silver, the $2 silver coin marks the third annual issue in the program which celebrates wolves […]

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Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Quicken in July 2017Australian bullion demand was divided in July compared to June but stronger than a year ago, according to the latest round of sales figures from The Perth Mint of Australia.

Sales of silver bullion slowed a bit — after running the fastest in five months, and gold bullion sales quickened […]

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2017 $20 Canadian Coin Shows Little Brown Bat in Black Rhodium PlatingThe Royal Canadian Mint unveils another innovative piece to its collection with the release of its 2017 $20 The Little Brown Bat 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin.

Limited to 7,000 coins, this collectible marks the second 99.99% pure silver coin from the Mint’s Nocturnal by Nature series with selective design elements in black rhodium plating […]

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