2012 Titanic Commemorative Coins from World Mints

The year 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Titanic. Various mints around the world have marked the occasion with the issuance of commemorative coins. As opposed to the United States Mint, world mints generally have much greater latitude in deciding which people, places, animals, or events will be commemorated on their coins. Therefore when there is an anniversary for … [Read More...]

2012 Gilded Year of the Dragon Silver Coins

The 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver Coin Gilded Edition is once again available for ordering on the Perth Mint's website. This coin originally went on sale October 4, 2011, along with colored versions, the gemstone edition, and the Typeset collection. The gilded edition is struck from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and features the Dragon design gilded in 24 karat gold. The coins have a … [Read More...]

No Website Sales for ANDA 2 oz. Colored Silver Dragon Coins

From March 3 to March 4, 2012, the Australian Numismatic Dealer's Association (ANDA) Show was held in Perth. In conjunction with the show, the Perth Mint offered a 2 oz. Colored Silver Year of the Dragon Coin. The special coin show release was limited to 1,000 and offered at the show for $172.00. There were some earlier rumblings that a small number of the ANDA Dragon coins would be … [Read More...]