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.

2018 Australian Koala Silver Bullion Coins ReleasedSales of 2018-dated Australian Koala Silver Bullion Coins officially started. The Perth Mint made the release announcement on Jan. 8, 2018.

Issued since 2007, the 99.99% pure silver coin features an annually changing design portraying the lovable Koala […]


Classic Canadian 2018 Uncirculated Set ReleasedThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling its annual classic set of 2018-dated coins produced in a collector uncirculated finish.

Dubbed the "2018 Classic Canadian Uncirculated 6-Coin Set" and limited to 75,000, the product includes the toonie, loonie, 50-cent, 25-cent, 10-cent and 5-cent coins […]


2018 Canadian Coin Gift Sets ReleasedThe Royal Canadian Mint is ringing in 2018 with a line-up of special occasion sets with coins designed for special occasions celebrated throughout the year.

Newly released are 2018-dated Baby, Birthday, Wedding and O Canada Gift Sets. They include their own unique dollar […]


Perth Mint of Australia Products for JanuarySpecial occasion coins top Perth Mint of Australia offerings for January, including collectibles for newborns, birthdays, graduations and couples.

Rounding out releases for the month are a Scooby-Doo coin, an Australian opal coin, a mini Roo gold coin, a poster-shaped WWI Peace Bonds coin, and a Phoenix antiqued rimless coin […]

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Canadian 2017 $15 Wolf Coin Features Glow-in-the-Dark EyesThe Royal Canadian Mint is now selling the final of three coins from its Animal Eyes series which features the extraordinary eyes of some of Canada’s unique wildlife.

The 3-coin program highlights some of the nation’s best nocturnal hunters with designs showcasing a unique enamel effect and glow-in-the-dark technology […]

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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 […]