The Historic Gold Sovereign

This week saw reports of the upcoming anniversaries of two of the world’s classic gold bullion coins: the 50th anniversary of the gold Krugerrand, and the 200th anniversary of the gold Sovereign that preceded it. World Mint News Blog decided to take a look at the Sovereign’s storied history, along with a handful of rarities […]

2004 40th Anniversary of the Last Australian Penny Silver Dollar

From the late 1990’s and into the following decade, the Royal Australian Mint offered a subscription series through which coins were offered to collectors and minted to demand based on the orders received. Many of these are particularly interesting or innovative, as is the case for proof silver dollar issued to mark the 40th Anniversary […]