New Perth Mint Show Specials and ANZAC Spirit 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 […]

2014 Baccarat “French Excellency” Gold and Silver Coins

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 […]

Royal Australian Mint Marks 50th Anniversary and Other New Releases

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 […]

2014 Wild Boar 100 Euro Gold Coin Continues “Wildlife in Our Sights” Series

The Austrian Mint has unveiled the second coin within the “Wildlife in Our Sights” which features the Wild Boar. The series celebrates the diversity of Europe’s native wildlife with depictions of six of the continent’s most recognizable wild animals on the obverse and their native habitat on the reverse. The obverse design of the new […]

Royal Canadian Mint New Product Releases October 2014

The Royal Canadian Mint has started accepting orders for their latest monthly batch of new product releases. There are numerous holiday and winter themed coins, which incorporate special characteristics such as Venetian glass, a lenticular design with a 3D effect, and ultra high relief. Fractional sets have been released for Gold and Silver Maple Leaf […]

Perth Mint New Product Releases October 2014

The Perth Mint’s latest batch of monthly new product releases begins with the colored proof versions and Typeset collection for the Australian Lunar Series 2015 Year of the Goat Coins. New releases are available from the Land Down Under, Australian Map-Shaped, and Mother’s Love coin series. Also, the final release of the Gods of Olympus […]

Russia 2014 450th Anniversary Galileo Galilei 25 Roubles Silver Coin

An interesting recent release from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation celebrates the 450th anniversary of the birth of Galileo Galilei. Both a regular edition and special edition with portions of the design executed with different techniques are available. Galileo (1564-1642) was an Italian physicist, mathematician, engineer, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major […]

Disney Mickey & Friends 2014 1/4oz Gold Proof Coins

The Perth Mint has started accepting orders for six different gold proof coins celebrating some of Disney’s most famous cartoon characters. The coins feature Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto. The six coins feature the same designs as 1oz silver proof versions which went on sale last month. Each of […]