New 2015 Releases from the Royal Australian Mint

The Royal Australian Mint has recently started accepting orders for a wide array of new releases. The new products cover themes including Australian bravery, the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Landing, and the 50th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Mint. The latest coins are available from the Australian Road Signs and Saltwater Crocodiles series. All […]

Perth Mint New Product Releases January 2015

The Perth Mint has started accepting orders for their first batch of new product releases for this year. The coins include the latest releases within the Australian Opal and Australian Posters of World War I series. There are also new coins to celebrate the Year of the Goat and the gilded edition of the Australian […]

Austria 2015 Cosmology Silver and Niobium 25 Euro Coin

The Austrian Mint has recently unveiled the coming year’s niobium and silver coin which carries a theme of cosmology. Following the format of last year’s issue, the niobium core features two different shades of color. While last year’s Evolution themed coin used the colors green and blue, this year’s coin features the much more contrasting […]

2014 Christmas and Holiday Themed Coins

Leading up to the holiday season, World Mint News Blog and Coin Update have covered many of the Christmas or holiday themed coins offered by various world mints. In this post, I wanted to bring together a showcase of these coins which feature great diversity in design and in technological enhancements. Each coin image will […]

Latvia 2014 Baroque of Courland 5 Euro Silver Coin

The Bank of Latvia has released their latest collector coin, which is dedicated to the Baroque art style in Courland. The silver coin is intended to serve as a reminder of the Lestene Church and and woodcarvings by Nicolaus Söffrens. The largest Baroque ensemble in Courland used to be located in Lestene Church. The altar, […]

Canada 2015 Beaver $50 for $50 Silver Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has started accepting orders for a new coin within the “$50 for $50″ silver coin series featuring the Beaver. The product line offers the opportunity to purchase a 99.99% pure silver coin for its face value of $50. The reverse design of the new coin features a captivating image of a […]