More August Releases From the Perth Mint

The Perth Mint is now accepting orders for this month’s impressive variety of new releases. In addition to the 2015 “Treasures of the World—Turquoise” locket coin, the mint has issued coins featuring Bruce Lee, Spock, and mother-of-pearl, as well as high relief silver and gold coins. More information on these issues can be found at […]

U.K.’s Royal Mint Reports Big Profits

The Royal Mint has reported a profit of £11.4 million this year through the end of March, dwarfing the £6.7 million in profits collected during the same period last year. The increase has been credited to a boost in commemorative coin sales and new cost-saving measures that have seen cupro-nickel 5- and 10-pence coins replaced […]

France 2015: The Little Prince Gold and Silver Coins

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s classic novella, The Little Prince, serves as inspiration for a 2015 series of coins issued by the Monnaie de Paris. The coins share an obverse design that bears a sketch of the Little Prince beside the denomination and “2015,” the year of production. Circling the outer edge, the words “The Little Prince” […]