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

2014 Wild Boar Gold Coin

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 coin features a profile of a male wild boar with its … [Read More...]

Royal Canadian Mint New Product Releases October 2014

2014 Venetian Glass Snowman

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 series, which each include innovative … [Read More...]

Perth Mint New Product Releases October 2014

2015 Year of the Goat Silver Proof Coin

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 series was a quick sell out. Product page The 2015 … [Read More...]

Russia 2014 450th Anniversary Galileo Galilei 25 Roubles Silver Coin

Russia Galileo 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 role in the … [Read More...]

New Releases from the Royal Canadian Mint and Perth Mint

CSA 25th Anniversary Silver coin

The Royal Canadian Mint and Perth Mint have each released a new coin which comes outside of the typical monthly batch releases. The Canadian coin includes the use of achromatic hologram technology to create a special 3D effect and the Perth Mint coin depicts the four Chinese ancient mythical creatures. Product page The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Canadian … [Read More...]

Royal Canadian Mint Introduces One Gram Size Gold Maple Leaf Bullion Coins

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The Royal Canadian Mint's Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin is now available in a new one gram size. The coins are packaged into sets of 25 and referred to as the "Maplegram 25" product. “The Royal Canadian Mint always strives to innovate and diversify its products to offer customers new ways to own high-quality precious metals which set new standards for the global bullion industry,” said Marc … [Read More...]

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

Disney Gold 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 the characters is depicted in full against a film reel … [Read More...]

Austria Piece By Piece – 2014 Tyrol 10 Euro Silver Coin

Austria Tyrol Silver Coin

The Austrian Mint has started accepting orders for the latest release in the "Austria Piece By Piece" series highlighting the nine federal provinces of Austria. The series features reverse designs created by children living in each province, along with an obverse design depicting a UNESCO world heritage site located in the province. The first nine coins in the series will depict each of the … [Read More...]

Endangered and Extinct: 2015 Mahogany Glider 1oz Silver Proof Coin

2015 Mahogany Glider 1 oz Silver Proof Coin

The Perth Mint has started accepting orders for the fifth release within the Endangered and Extinct silver coin series, which features the mahogany glider. The extremely rare species of gliding possum is found only in fragmented woodlands in a very small area of Queensland's wet tropics. It was thought to be extinct for some 100 years before being rediscovered in 1989. The creatures have a … [Read More...]

France 2014 Great War Centenary Gold and Silver Coins

France 2014 Great War Silver Coin

The Monnaie de Paris has released four coins, a medal, and insignia to honor the men and women of the Great War on its centenary. The coins, which include two gold and two silver, feature a common design which continues its theme from one side to the other. The obverse features a scene of soldiers answering the call of the mobilization poster campaign. Soldiers bid farewell to the civilian … [Read More...]