2014 Snowy Owl $50 for $50 Silver Coin

Snowy Owl $50 Silver Coin

After expanding their line of silver coins offered at their face value earlier this month, the Royal Canadian Mint has just released another coin following the concept. A new $50 for $50 silver coin features the Snowy Owl. The reverse design of the coin by Trevor Tennant carries a depiction of a female snowy owl in flight. The pattern that has been engraved on the owl's wings represents the … [Read More...]

Royal Canadian Mint New Coin Release and Bullion Product

Royal Generations Silver Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint has recently launched a new pair of gold and silver coins for the occasion of the first birthday of Prince George and announced the availability of a new silver bullion product. The new coins feature a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II with three generations of heirs to the British throne: Prince Charles, Prince William, and Prince George. The design by Canadian artist … [Read More...]

2014 Southern Sky Orion $5 Silver Proof Domed Coin

Southern Sky Oion Coin

The Royal Australian Mint has started accepting orders for the third coin in well-received Southern Sky series. Similar to previous issues, the coin features a domed shape, with a convex obverse and concave reverse. The series has presented constellations which are visible within the southern hemisphere shown on color printed domed coins. The first release of the series from 2012 featured the … [Read More...]

Royal Canadian Mint Offers $200 for $200 Silver Coin

2014 Towering Forests $200 Silver Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has once again expanded their line of silver coins offered for sale at their legal tender face value. The new additional is a 99.99% pure 2 oz silver coin offered for its face value of $200. The first release within the "Landscapes of the North" series features a unique 360 degree design to represent towering forests. From a central body of water, an arrangement of … [Read More...]

More Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle Coins in Gold, Platinum, Silver

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John Mercanti's Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle has already appeared on five different 2014-dated gold and silver coins. It seems that the design will appear on two more 2014-dated gold coins and one 2014-dated platinum coin. A matching program featuring eight different coins across three metals also seems to be planned for 2015. The 2014-dated coins which have already been issued are the … [Read More...]

2014 American Buffalo High Relief Silver Coin

American Buffalo High Relief Silver Proof coin

A major coin and bullion dealer has recently started offering for sale a new high relief silver proof coin struck by the Perth Mint featuring the American Buffalo. The reverse design features a close up portrait of an American Buffalo against an open field. The inscriptions positioned around the circumference of the field read "American Buffalo" and "One Ounce .999 Silver". The reverse … [Read More...]

Slovakia 2014 Conservation Area of the Dubník Opal Mines Silver Coin

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The Kremnica Mint of Slovakia has recently released a new silver collector coin to recognize the conservation area of the Dubník opal mines. The old opal mines of Dubník are located in eastern Slovakia. Until the discovery of the opal fields in Mexico and Australia in the 19th century, Dubník was the only site of opal mining in the world. The history of opal mining at the site can be traced … [Read More...]

Royal Canadian Mint New Coin Releases July 2014

2014 Tulip Niobium and Silver Coin

Earlier this week, the Royal Canadian Mint began accepting orders from the general public for a large and varied array of new coin releases. Topics include World War I, World War II, flowers, maple leaves, animals, aboriginal art, and even dinosaurs. All of the new products can now be found within the new releases section of the Royal Canadian Mint’s website. Product page A 10 ounce … [Read More...]

Perth Mint New Releases Include 25th Anniversary Kangaroo Gold Proof Coins

25th Anniversary Gold Kangaroo Coin

The Perth Mint of Australia has started accepting orders for their latest batch of new product releases. This month is led by the Australian Kangaroo 25th Anniversary Gold Proof Coins, available across five different sizes. Other new products include the 2014 Australian Kangaroo Silver High Relief Coin, the 2014 Australian Outback Silver Colored Coin Collection, Chinese Astrological Year of the … [Read More...]

2014 Silver Libertads Ready for Release

Silver Libertad

Critics of the US Mint and its seemingly arbitrary approach to release dates and sell-outs beware: there’s a new sheriff in town!  Yes, it’s the time of the year when collectors look at the empty holes in their albums and hearts where 2014 is lined up, and say: Hey, what’s going on down in Mexico at North America’s oldest Mint? Well, some things never change, and for collectors of these … [Read More...]