“Year of the Rooster” Silver Medals from Shengyang Mint

About this time last year, we reported on an assortment of panda-themed issues that were slated for 2016. This time around, we’ll be approaching the coins from the perspective of the lunar year—that is, rounding up the best of the Year of the Rooster coins and medals from around the world. Look for that story […]

2016 Bullion Releases From China, Australia, and Austria

Precious metal dealers are now selling a wide selection of 2016 bullion coins issued by various world mints. World Mint News Blog has already looked at the United Kingdom’s 2016 Brittanias and Canada’s 2016 Silver Howling Wolves and Wolf-marked Silver Maple Leafs, and with just a few hours left in 2015 it’s a good time […]

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, […]

2014 Chinese Gold and Silver Panda Coins

The Chinese Gold and Silver Panda Coins are among the eagerly awaited bullion coin series featuring annually rotating designs. The People’s Bank of China released the 2014-dated coins featuring a brand new design on September 30, 2013. The common obverse design features the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests (The Temple of Heaven). Inscriptions within […]