Canadian $20 Coin Marks 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid

The Royal Canadian Mint introduced a $20 silver coin commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Dieppe Raid. The allied attach on the German-occupied port of Dieppe resulted in heavy losses, and was Canada’s first army combat mission of the Second World War.

Canadian $20 WWII Battle of Dieppe Silver Coin - Obverse and Reverse

Canadian $20 WWII Battle of Dieppe Silver Coin – Obverse and Reverse

In remembrance of this unforgettable chapter in Canadian military history, the Mint on Thursday presented a framed version of the coin to the Moncton Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Continue reading

2017 Australian 1oz Silver Swan Coins Realizing Strong Prices (Photos)

The Perth Mint struck a hit with their 2017 Australian Silver Swan 1oz Bullion Coin. The 99.99% fine silver product launched in early April and promptly sold out. It’s now realizing secondary market prices ranging from nearly 3x to about 9x melt value.

2017 Australian Silver Swan 1oz Bullion Coin - Obverse and Reverse

A CoinNews photo of a 2017-P Australian Silver Swan 1oz Bullion Coin – Obverse and Reverse

Padding the bullion coin’s appeal is its limited 25,000 mintage, its attractive design, and its role as the first release in an expected series to feature annually changing swan designs. Continue reading

Canadian 2017 $30 Star Trek Captains Coin Glows in the Dark

A glow-in-the-dark coin celebrating captains from the Star Trek™ franchise is selling quickly. Buyers claimed 81% of them by Friday morning, marking an overnight increase of 5%.

2017 $30 Star Trek Five Captains 2 oz. Silver Coin - Daylight and Dark

Daylight and glow-in-the-dark views of the 2017 $30 Star Trekā„¢: Five Captains 2 oz. Silver Coin

Struck by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2 ounces of 99.99% pure silver, the collector coin’s mintage is limited to only 5,000. Continue reading