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...]

Latest 2014 Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle Silver Coins Available

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One of the Perth Mint's distributors recently started accepting orders for a new version of the 2014 Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle Silver Coin. The popular design created by former United States Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti has been used been used on five different gold and silver coins issued throughout the course of the year. The design was first seen on 1 ounce silver proof high … [Read More...]

Recent Releases from the Royal Australian Mint

2014 Kangaroo at Sunset Silver Coin

The Royal Australian Mint has recently released or started accepting pre-orders for a number of new coins. This includes base metal coins covering various themes and the latest silver proof coin featuring the popular Kangaroo at Sunset design. Product page About a month ago, an aluminum bronze $1 uncirculated coin was issued to mark the 70th anniversary of the retirement of the Avro … [Read More...]

Estonia 2014 Miina Härma 10 Euro Silver Coin

Miina Härma Euro Collector Coin

The Bank of Estonia has recently released a new collector coin dedicated to the work of Estonian composer Miina Härma. She wrote over 200 songs, most of them for choirs, making her a major contributor to the repertoire of Estonian song festivals. This year marks the 150th anniversary of her birth. The reverse design for the coin was selected through an open competition which ran from February … [Read More...]

Canada 2014 Bighorn Sheep $100 for $100 Silver Coin

Canada 2014 Bighorn Sheep Silver Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has started accepting orders for their latest $100 for $100 Silver Coin, which features the Bighorn Sheep. Similar to the "$20 for $20" and "$50 for $50" series, this program allows collectors the opportunity to purchase 99.99% fine silver coins for their legal tender face value. The 2014 Bighorn Sheep $100 Silver Coin features a "Wildlife in Motion" theme with the … [Read More...]

Latvia 2014 The White Book 5 Euro Silver Coin

Latvia 2014 The White Book Silver Coin

The Bank of Latvia has released their latest collector coin which is dedicated to The White Book by Jānis Jaunsudrabiņš. The coin features a unique polygonal shape created by the shape of a book slightly offset against a square background. The first part of The White Book was published in 1914 with a second part following in 1921. It is a fictional memoir of the writer's childhood, which … [Read More...]