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.

2017 $3 Silver Coin Celebrates Spirit of CanadaImagery reminiscent of Canada appear on a new collectible that has the added attraction of being the most affordable silver coin produced by the Royal Canadian Mint.

Entitled the 2017 Spirit of Canada Pure Silver Coin, each is composed from a bit more than one-quarter troy ounce of 99.99% pure silver and is priced at CAD $19.95, which is about US $15 […]

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2016 Australian Kangaroo Silver Proof Coins in 4 SizesEarlier this month, the Perth Mint released a set of 2016 Australian Kangaroo Silver Proof Coins in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz sizes.

The four-coin proof set, which is still available for AUS $199.09 or about US $153, was conceived following the unexpected popularity of a bullion version that realized more than 10 million in sales […]


Canadian 2016 $20 Silver Coin Celebrates Royal TourOn Tuesday, Sept. 27, the Royal Canadian Mint announced the release of a new silver coin to commemorate the 2016 Royal Tour of Canada by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children. The royal visit is taking place in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory until Oct. 1.

Limited to 10,000 pieces and struck in an ounce of 99.99% pure silver […]


Royal Canadian Mint 2016 Celebrating Fall Colours PromotionA Royal Canadian Mint special for Canadian residents is ending today, Sept. 26, 2016. The Mint has been advertising the promotion on its website and in emails to customers.

Dubbed the "2016 Celebrating Fall Colours Promotion," there are four deals that include […]


Star Trek Insignia Replicated in Delta-Shaped Silver CoinCollectors can look to a fictional future while recalling a popular TV series from the past with a new silver coin from the Perth Mint of Australia. Celebrating the 50th anniversary Star Trek™: The Original Series, the coin depicts the unique delta shield insignia of Starfleet.

Officially licensed and limited to 5,000 pieces, each delta-shaped coin is composed from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver to collector proof quality […]


Perth Mint Gold and Silver Sales Slide in August 2016Demand for new Australian bullion coins and bars retreated for a second month in a row, Perth Mint figures for August show, with gold sales the weakest in at least 3-1/2 years and silver sales the lowest in 15 months.

These sales registered against a backdrop of plunging precious metals with LBMA prices in August registering declines of 2.4% for gold and 6.5% for silver […]

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Quartet of Canadian 2017 $3 Silver Coins Form Maple LeafNew from the Royal Canadian Mint is a quartet of 99.99% fine silver coins that together form one complete maple leaf.

Designed by Canadian artist Celia Godkin, each of the four coin reverses offer a distinct portion of a sugar maple leaf as it would appear in its natural setting […]


Canadian 2017 $20 Silver Coin Features Handcrafted DragonflyA newly released $20 silver coin from the Royal Canadian Mint features a one-of-a-kind embellishment of a darner dragonfly in niobium.

Another first for the Mint, the handcrafted depiction mimics the dragonfly’s iridescent appearance with its blue and violet hues […]


Canadian 2016 $20 Silver Coin Depicts American GoldfinchThe Royal Canadian Mint is now offering the third of four collector coins in the Migratory Birds Convention Series, the 2016 $20 American Goldfinch Silver Proof Coin.

Limited to 6,500 and containing an ounce of 99.99% pure silver, the coin’s reverse or tails side features an American goldfinch taking flight in a rural landscape […]


Canadian 2016 Queen Elizabeth Rose Silver Coin PhotosThe Royal Canadian Mint generated a lot of buzz when it released the 2016 $3 Queen Elizabeth Rose Silver Proof Coin.

Containing 1/4 oz. of .9999 fine silver, the coin has added appeal with pink gold plating employed to bring out the color of the roses’ blooms […]


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