More October Releases from the Perth Mint

The Perth Mint has launched its October releases, and as usual they make for an interesting blend of the playful, the innovative, and the classic. In addition to the 2016 Five Blessings 1 oz. Silver Bullion Coin and the Christmas 2015 1 oz. Silver Star Shaped Coin, October brings us a new Australian Map Shaped Coin featuring the Redback […]

Perth Mint Releases 2016 Five Blessings 1 oz. Silver Coin

Today, October 6, the Perth Mint has released its 2016 Five Blessings 1 oz. Silver Bullion Coin, available for $69.00 AUD. The coin is composed of silver that is 99.9% pure and has a mintage limit of 10,000 pieces. The reverse design, created by Aleysha Howarth, features five bats positioned around the Chinese character for […]

Japanese Coin Set Celebrates 50 Years of Bullet Trains

The Japan Mint’s U.S. distributor, Panda America, is now accepting pre-orders for a 5-coin set issued to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Japan’s first Shinkansen bullet train, initially conceived to improve the country’s infrastructure as it prepared to host the 1964 Olympic Games. A press release notes that this is the first time in 39 […]

2015 Austrian Euro Coin Proof Set

The Austrian Mint is now accepting pre-orders for its 2015 Official Austrian Euro Coin Proof Set, scheduled to being shipping on October 7. The set contains eight coins with denominations ranging from 1 cent to 2 euros, and is presented in a wooden case with a certificate of authenticity. It is priced at €79.80, which includes […]

Royal Canadian Mint Asks Canadians to Vote on 2017 Coin Designs

The Royal Canadian Mint has invited Canadians to vote online for designs to be included on Canada’s 2017 circulating coinage. The mint solicited design submissions from the public as part of its “My Canada, My Inspiration” contest, launched in the run up to Canada’s upcoming 150th anniversary celebration in 2017. The contest brought in over […]

More September Releases From the Perth Mint

The Perth Mint is now accepting orders for a wide variety of September releases. In addition to this month’s Elizabeth II “Longest Reign” and “Ghost Bat” opal series issues, the mint has released an Australian Kangaroo High Relief Silver coin, silver and gold Wedge-Tailed Eagle and Year of the Monkey coins, and new installments in […]