Australian and Canadian Coins Rule Headlines


New world coins from the Perth Mint of Australia and the Royal Canadian Mint drew the most interest from coin collectors last week, and more world coins will be previewed this week.

Canadian Baby Burrowing Owl Coin and Mickey and Minnie Mouse Coin
Capturing interest last week were new coins struck by the Royal Canadian Mint and Perth Mint of Australia, like the $20 Canadian Baby Burrowing Owl Silver Coin and $2 Mickey and Minnie Mouse Silver Coin

In the United States, one product is scheduled to launch on Thursday, Nov. 13. The annual 10-coin America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Set goes on sale for $5.95. Before then we’ll talk about the latest coin production figures from the U.S. Mint. Stay tuned for these stories and more. Until then, here are last week’s five most read:

  1. 2014 Bullion American Silver Eagles Sold Out, US Mint Says – The United States Mint’s supply of 2014 American Silver Eagle bullion coins is depleted but more will be made, the agency said Wednesday, Nov. 5. Citing “tremendous demand in the last several weeks,” the Mint told its authorized distributors that it will let them know when more coins become available.

  2. 2015 Baby Burrowing Owl Coin 3rd in Canadian Baby Animal Series – Young burrowing owls are featured on new silver coins from the Royal Canadian Mint, and more than 80% of the available 7,500 have already sold. Offered as the third release in a series of collectibles depicting baby animals with the first two selling out, the 2015 $20 Baby Burrowing Owl 1 oz Fine Silver Coin is available for CAD $99.95, or about US $87.55.

  3. 2014 Australian Gold and Silver Coins for November – Among November products from the Perth Mint of Australia are Year of the Goat coins, a collection of high relief kookaburra, kangaroo and koala silver coins, and another dinosaur-themed coin. And, with a nod to the upcoming holiday season, the Perth Mint offers a 2014 Christmas Stamp & Coin Cover.

  4. Mickey & Minnie Mouse Adorn Love-Themed Disney Coin – A new love-themed Disney coin by the Perth Mint of Australia features Mickey and Minnie Mouse kissing. Officially licensed by Disney, the collectible one ounce 99.9% pure silver coin offers colorful images of the pair in a charming scene that is sprinkled with words…

  5. 2014 Everglades 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin Released – Everglades National Park makes one of its final appearances on a collectible product from United States Mint with today’s release of a three-inch, five ounce silver coin bearing a reverse design emblematic of the site in Florida. Just released is the 2014-P Everglades silver coin, the fifth and last issue of the year and the 25th overall from the Mint’s series of America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins.

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