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.

Perth Mint Gold and Silver Bullion Sales Slow Markedly in NovemberAustralian bullion sales in November sank from their quickened pace in October and from a year earlier, according to figures published Dec. 4 by The Perth Mint of Australia.

The sales registered against a backdrop of mixed precious metals in November with LBMA prices rising 0.8% for gold and falling 1.5% for silver […]


Perth Mint of Australia 2018 Collector Coins for DecemberThe Perth Mint of Australia announced early their line-up of new collector coins, giving shoppers a few extra days to find those last-minute Christmas gifts. The Mint’s latest collectibles celebrate the Chinese New Year and other special occasions.

Among releases for December are Lunar Year of the Dog coins, a Chinese New Year coin, a gilded Money Toad coin and collectibles for weddings and birthdays […]


Australian 2018 Year of the Dog 1oz Bullion Coins Sell OutThe Perth Mint of Australia announced Tuesday, Nov. 21, that it has sold out of the 1oz gold and silver 2018 Year of the Dog bullion coins.

Released in September to celebrate the 11th animal of the Chinese lunar calendar, the dog-themed coins are minted in 99.99% pure gold and 99.99% pure silver to respective mintages of 30,000 and 300,000 […]

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Canadian 2018 $15 Gold-Plated Coin Pays Tribute to SMLThe Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the bullion Silver Maple Leaf’s 30th birthday with a double-dated silver coin that features gold-plating.

Struck for collectors in two ounces of 99.99% pure silver, the limited-edition coin pays tribute to the SML with an enhanced recreation of the original design […]


2018 Australian Kangaroo Bullion Coins Now in PlatinumA platinum coin has joined The Perth Mint’s flagship annual bullion series, the Australian Kangaroo.

The kangaroo-themed program was introduced in gold back in 1989. A silver edition joined the series for the first time in 2016 […]


Australian Coins for November Include More Year of the Dog CoinsPerth Mint of Australia releases for November are dominated once again by Lunar Year of the Dog coins. However, there are several other unique issues that also might just be of interest to collectors.

Among other issue for the month are a kangaroo coin, a koala coin, a kookaburra coin, a 5oz silver wedge-tailed eagle coin, a figure eight dragon antiqued silver coin, and a silver coin illustrating a likeness of Lieutenant Commander Worf from Star Trek: The Next Generation […]


Canadian 2018 Collector Coins Depict Justice League SuperheroesFans of the superhero team Justice League™ can now add coins alongside their comic collection. The Royal Canadian Mint is selling a new 2018-dated series of cupro-nickel, silver and gold coins featuring Wonder Woman, Flash, Superman, Batman, Aquaman, and Cyborg.

Showcased on the coins’ reverses is original artwork by Canadians Justice League artists Jason Fabok and Brad Anderson […]


Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Near 1 Million Ounces in October 2017Australian bullion demand in October surged for silver and slipped a bit for gold, according to sales figures published Nov. 1 by The Perth Mint of Australia.

Gains happened against mostly lower precious metals with LBMA prices registering October losses of 1% for gold and 0.2% for silver. Perth Mint bullion sales did see support from some newly 2018-dated coins […]


Perth Mint Introduces Australian 1oz Gold Swan Bullion CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia introduced a bullion product this month, the 2017 $100 Australian 1oz Gold Swan Coin.

The new bullion coin arrives on the heels of the inaugural silver edition which launched earlier this year and quickly sold out […]

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Canadian 2017 $15 Great Horned Owl CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint this month introduced a series of 99.99% silver coins featuring the extraordinary eyes of some of Canada’s unique wildlife.

The 3-coin program, titled In The Eyes of Canada’s Wildlife, highlights some of the nation’s best nocturnal hunters with designs showcasing a new enamel effect along with glow-in-the-dark technology […]