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 […]

Kazakhstan 2014 Manul 500 Tenge Silver Coin

Kazakhstan has recently released their latest coin in the “Red Book” series featuring endangered animals. The new release features the Felis manul or Pallas’s cat, which has also been seen this year on a release from Mongolia. The Manul is a predatory mammal of the cat family, which is about the size of a domestic […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Latvia 2014 Coin of the Seasons 5 Euro 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 […]