South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands: Blue Whale Features on Latest Titanium “Marine Life” Coin

The government and treasury of South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands have issued three new coins in the ongoing Marine Life series, which features some the most amazing wildlife found in and around the South Atlantic Ocean. The territory issued a similar design featuring the Blue Whale on a 2013 crown coin, which sold out […]

British Virgin Islands: Distinctive Hummingbird Features on Latest Titanium Coin

On December 12, the government and treasury of the British Virgin Islands issued a new coin within their popular color-tinted titanium coin series. Their latest coin highlights an avian species, the hummingbird, prevalent on the islands and in much of the Caribbean. Hummingbirds are a diverse family of 320 species that can mostly be found […]

Buyers Beware! Fake British Virgin Islands Collector Coins from Unauthorized Distributor

The following consumer alert is a re-post from World Mint News Blog’s sister site, Coin Update. (Thursday, October 27)–The government of the British Virgin Islands is advising the public, especially coin collectors, that “coins” purported to be issued in the name of the British Virgin Islands have been offered for sale to coin dealers and the […]

Isle of Man: Final Gold Christmas Angel Issued

On October 18, the Government and Treasury of the Isle of Man launched their latest and final gold Angel, which includes a Christmas-themed privy mark, in time for a festive celebration of the holiday season. The 2016-dated coins will be the last in the concluding series, which was originally introduced in 2004 and included privy marks representing […]

Peanuts’ 65th Anniversary Colored Silver Coin

The Pobjoy Mint has released the 2015 65th Anniversary of Peanuts Colored Sterling Silver Coin, which costs $69.95, has a mintage limited to 10,000 pieces, and is composed of an ounce of silver that is 92.5% pure. An Uncirculated cupro-nickel version of the coin is also available, with an unlimited mintage and a $24.95 price tag. […]