Category Archives: World Coins

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

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

Summertime Coin Appears in Popular $20 for $20 Program

$20 Summertime Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint's popular Exchange $20 for $20 program features its newest release with the recent debut of the 2014 $20 Summertime Silver Coin.

Like its program predecessors, the Summertime Silver Coin is struck from 99.99% pure silver and is sold to the public at its legal tender face value of $20. Continue reading

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

Mini Kookaburra Gold Coin Joins Perth Mint Portfolio

mini-kookaburra-2014-half-gram-gold-coin-reverseNow available from the Perth Mint of Australia is the 2014 Mini Kookaburra 0.5g Gold Coin. Each is described as "button-sized" and is struck from 0.5 grams of 99.99% pure gold.

This issue joins two other similar series - the Mini Roo Gold Coins and the Mini Koala Gold Coins. The Kangaroo series debuted in 2010 with the Koala coins following in 2013. Continue reading

Disney – Steamboat Willie 1 oz Silver Proof Coin Features Mickey Mouse

disney-steamboat-willie-2014-1oz-silver-proof-coin-reverseWhile the mintage lasts, the 2014 Disney – Steamboat Willie 1 oz Silver Proof Coin is available from the Perth Mint of Australia. Shown on the reverse of the coin is a likeness of the animated character Mickey Mouse as seen in his theatrical debut - ‘Steamboat Willie.’

The coin appears as the inaugural issue in a new two-year series from the Perth Mint to feature Disney Characters.  Subsequent releases will be offered in intervals. Continue reading