Category Archives: Breaking Coin News

Breaking coin news from around the U.S. and World, including new releases, upcoming coins, sales, mintages and more.

2014 Australian Kangaroo Silver High Relief Coin

australian-kangaroo-2014-1oz-silver-high-relief-coin-reverseThe 2014 Australian Kangaroo 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin is now available from the Perth Mint of Australia. It is issued as the fifth annual release in a series.

Each coin is composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and features a high relief image of a kangaroo on its reverse. Pricing of the coin is currently listed as AUS $94.55 (US $88.81), but is subject to change. Continue reading

2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin Issued

2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin (Perth Mint image)The Perth Mint of Australia offers the 2014 Mini Koala 0.5g Gold Coin as the second annual issue in a series. Each is struck from 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold.

Shown on the reverse of the coin is a head and shoulders likeness of a single koala. Pricing of the gold coin is extremely affordable and is currently at (AUS) 54.09 (US) $ 50.80. Continue reading

2014 Quarters Uncirculated Set and Harding Gold Coins This Week

The United States Mint has four new products scheduled to debut this week. Included in these new issues are the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters Uncirculated Coin Set™, the proof and uncirculated 2014 Florence Harding First Spouse Gold Coins and the 2014 Herbert Hoover $1 Coin Cover.

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Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck Gold and Silver Coins

Donald Duck Gold and Silver Coins (Perth Mint images)The Perth Mint of Australia has unveiled the second issues of its two year programs featuring classic Disney characters with new strikes honoring the 80th anniversary of the beloved bird Donald Duck.

Now available from the Perth Mint are the Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck 2014 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin and the Disney – 80th Anniversary of Donald Duck 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin. Continue reading

$100 for $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver Coin Appears

$100 for $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint issued the newest release in its popular Exchange $100 for $100 program last week with with the release of the 2014 $100 Bighorn Sheep Fine Silver Coin.

This strike appears as the fourth release in the program which features 99.99% fine silver coins sold at their legal tender face values of $100. Shown on the reverse of the newest issue is the likeness of two bighorn sheep. Continue reading

Transformers: Age of Extinction Silver Proof Lenticular Coins

Transformers Age of Extinction 2014 1oz Silver Proof Lenticular Three Coin PackAvailable now before the actual release of the movie they celebrate are the Transformers: Age of Extinction 2014 1 oz Silver Proof Lenticular Coins. These coins are composed of one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and feature reverse lenticular designs of three of the main movie characters, Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Lockdown.

Each features a limited mintage of only 5,000. The coins are available individually, or as part of a three-coin set. Continue reading

Herbert Hoover Rolls, Bags and Boxes To Be Issued

2014 Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin Obverse (US Mint image)The 31st President of the United States takes center stage this week at the United States Mint as the Herbert Hoover Presidential $1 Coin debuts in several new products.

Each of the new releases contains circulation quality Hoover Presidential $1 Coins and will become available beginning at Noon (Eastern) on Thursday, June 19, 2014 . Shown on the obverse of each is a portrait of the former President. Continue reading

Arches National Park Rolls, Bags and Five Ounce Silver Coin Next Week

Arches National Park America the Beautiful ReverseArches National Park takes center stage next week at the United States Mint as rolls and bags of the Arches Quarter will be released for sale to the public on Monday, June 9, 2014. Then, on Thursday, June 12th, the U.S. Mint will release the Arches Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin.

Each of these products contain a reverse design emblematic of Arches National Park located in the state of Utah. The image depicts Delicate Arch with the La Sal Mountains visible in the background. The reverse was designed by AIP artist Donna Weaver and executed by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Charles L. Vickers.

When issued, the products may be ordered directly from the United States Mint via its website of, or by calling 1-800-USA-MINT (872-6468).

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2014 Bald Eagle 5-Coin Subscription Available from Royal Canadian Mint

2014 Bald Eagle 5-Coin SubscriptionThe Royal Canadian Mint has an extremely limited mintage available for the 2014 Bald Eagle 5-Coin Subscription. No more than 3,000 of the subscriptions will be sold with each entitling the purchaser to five unique precious metal coins depicting reverse designs of the Bald Eagle.

Included coins are struck from gold, silver and platinum.  The subscription program is offered on a pay-as-you go basis with coins shipped as they are charged to the customer. Continue reading