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
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
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.
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
CoinNews photo of a 2017 Australian Kangaroo 1oz Silver Bullion Coin
Sales of Australian bullion coins and bars slowed in April, according to the latest figures from The Perth Mint of Australia.
The Mint’s gold sales dropped for a third straight month and to their weakest point in at least four years and their silver orders retreated to a four-month low. Continue reading
Dragons, phoenixes, kookaburras, kangaroos, a shark and two Spocks grace the reverses of new coins unveiled this month by The Perth Mint of Australia.
Perth Mint of Australia Collector Coins for May
The collectibles range in size from the smallest 1oz coins to a massive 1 kilo coin. All but one of them is composed in silver. Continue reading
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%.
Daylight and glow-in-the-dark views of the 2017 $30 Star Trek™: 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