Perth Mint New Releases Include Chinese Themes and Disney Coins


The Perth Mint has released a two new products which celebrate Chinese themes. A number of additional new products have also gone on sale, however these are not available for direct purchase for customers in the United States. Product page The Lunar Good Fortune 2015 Year of the Goat Silver Proof Two Coin Set includes two coins featuring depictions of goats against colored background to … [Read More...]

Royal Australian Mint Domed Cricket and New Year’s Eve Coins


The Royal Australian Mint has started accepting orders for two new silver coins. The first is a new domed coin which follows the popular "Southern Sky" series depicting constellations visible in the southern hemisphere on color printed domed coins. The second new release continues the theme from a holographic coin release last year. A silver proof dome-shaped coin is issued to commemorate … [Read More...]

2015 Coin of the Year Award Category Winners


Krause Publications has recently announced the ten category winners for the 2015 Coin of the Year Awards. Each year, the nomination and award process provides a nice look at the diverse styles, themes, and technologies employed by mints around the world. The original slate of nominees included 94 different 2013-dated coins from 45 countries across ten categories. Winners were selected for each … [Read More...]

2015 Chinese Gold and Silver Panda Coins


Following last month's design unveiling and initial release in China, the 2015 Gold and Silver Panda Coins are now making their way to the US market with many dealers taking orders for later delivery. This year's releases are noted by the removal of the inscriptions indicating the weight, metal, and fineness. Following the typical format, the common obverse design across the coins features … [Read More...]

Latvia 2014 Coin of the Seasons 5 Euro Silver Coin

2014 Coin of the Seasons Silver coin

The Bank of Latvia has released their latest silver collector coin which is dedicated to Latvian ethnographic and folklore traditions. The design of the coin features different representations of the four seasons. The obverse design includes the sun at the center with its ray emanating throughout the coin. The images of four farm laborers are present, each performing an activity typical for … [Read More...]

Royal Canadian Mint New Product Releases November 2014

2014 Canada Lynx Ultra High Relief Silver Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has started accepting orders from the general public for many new product releases. The latest batch includes numerous animal themed coins across gold, silver, and platinum coins. Historical events, figures, and artists related to Canada are also featured. All of the new products can now be found within the new releases section of the Royal Canadian Mint’s … [Read More...]

Perth Mint November Releases Feature High Relief Silver Proof Coins

High Relief Silver Year of the Goat Coin

The Perth Mint of Australia has started accepting orders for their latest monthly batch of new product releases. The new releases for November are highlighted silver coins struck in the popular high relief format and several new coins issued to mark the upcoming Year of the Goat. Other new releases include the second coin in the the Australian Age of Dinosaurs series and a few holiday or winter … [Read More...]

New Perth Mint Show Specials and ANZAC Spirit Coin

2015 Year of the Goat Health Coin

The Perth Mint has started accepting orders for three new product releases ahead of the larger batch of monthly releases which will follow next week. The new coins include two show specials and a new release within the ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coin Series. Product page An exclusive 1/2 oz silver two coin set is issued for the Beijing International Coin Exposition. The set brings … [Read More...]

2014 Baccarat “French Excellency” Gold and Silver Coins

2014 Baccarat Gold Coin

A new collection from the Monnaie de Paris entitled "Excellence à la française" (French Excellency) showcases the best of traditional French craftsmanship. The first releases in the series highlight the work of the Baccarat crystal company. The same intricate design is featured across three different sized gold and two different sized silver coins. The largest gold coin weighs in at 1 kilo and … [Read More...]

Royal Australian Mint Marks 50th Anniversary and Other New Releases

2015 Great Barrier Reef Silver Coin

The Royal Australian Mint has just started accepting preorders for a number of new product releases. This includes uncirculated and proof sets which incorporate a special coin to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mint in 2015. Other coins feature the Great Barrier Reef, Eternal Love, and the Alphabet. The latest Remembrance Day, Australia at War, and ANZAC Cententary Coin Program releases are also … [Read More...]