Category Archives: World Coins

Koala and Kookaburra Silver Coins Available from Perth Mint

2014-Australian-Koala-1-Kilo-Silver-Proof-Coin2014-Australian-Kookaburra-Silver-Proof-High-Relief-CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia debuted two new silver coins this month with each offered as the latest issues in larger coin programs.

Available now for ordering from the Perth Mint are the 2014 Australian Koala 1 Kilo Silver Proof Coin and the 2014 Australian Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin. Both are struck from 99.9% pure silver to proof quality. Continue reading

2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver Coin Introduces Exchange $50 for $50 Program

2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver CoinThe Royal Canadian Mint debuts a new series of coins with the recent release of the 2014 $50 Polar Bear Silver Coin. This issue marks the debut strike of a new 'Exchange $50 for $50' silver coin program.

Each new release is composed of 15.87 grams of 99.99% pure silver. Shown on the reverse is the likeness of a single polar bear shown in its natural habitat. Continue reading

2014 Bobcat Fine Silver Coin Expands $20 for $20 Program

$20 for $20 2014 Bobcat Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)The Royal Canadian Mint expands its popular $20 for $20 Program with the recent release of the $2014 Bobcat Fine Silver Coin.

Like all other $20 for $20 program issues, the $20 face value Bobcat Silver Coin can be purchased for that legal tender value of $20. Each is struck from fine silver (99.99% pure). A household order limit of three is in place. Continue reading

2014 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin

2014-Mini-Roo-0.5g-Gold-CoinUnique and affordable are two words that can be used to describe the 2014 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin now available from the Perth Mint of Australia.

The Mini Roo also offers the opportunity for collectors to obtain a coin struck from a precious metal as this release has a composition of 99.99% pure gold. The coin is available now for AUS $59.50 with no pre-determined mintage cap in place. Continue reading

$100 FOR $100 2014 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin

$100 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)While the limited mintage lasts, the Royal Canadian Mint has available the $100 FOR $100 2014 Bald Eagle Fine Silver Coin.

This release marks the third issue of the Royal Canadian Mint's popular 'Exchange $100 for $100' series in which $100, 99.99% pure silver coins are sold at their legal tender face value. Mintage of this release is limited to only 50,000. Continue reading

2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin

2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin (Royal Canadian Mint image)Canada has much to celebrate with the closing of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games as the country can lay claim to twenty-five medals.

As part of the celebration, the Royal Canadian Mint offers the 2014 Lucky Loonie Fine Silver Coin. This release is struck from 99.99% pure silver and features the Canadian Olympic Team logo in color. Continue reading

Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Sterling Silver 3-Rouble Coins

Sochi 2014 Winter Games 3-Coin Subscription Collection #1Sochi 2014 Winter Games 3-Coin Subscription Collection #2All around the world, the focus is on Russia and the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games being held there.  With that in mind, it is not too surprising to find there are several numismatic releases issued to commemorate the occasion.

As a product partner, the Royal Canadian Mint has available the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Sterling Silver 3-Rouble Coins issued by the Bank of Russia. Each of these Sochi Olympic Coins is composed of one ounce of sterling silver and featured in proof quality with designs emblematic of some of the most popular sports of the Olympic games. Continue reading

2014 Maple Leaf 1 oz Fine Silver Coin in Reverse Proof

2014 Maple Leaf Fine Silver Coin with Reverse ProofAvailable now from the Royal Canadian Mint is the collectible 2014 Maple Leaf 1 oz Fine Silver Coin.

Showcased on the reverse of the coin is a traditional maple leaf design featured in reverse proof.

The design, by Royal Canadian Mint engravers offers a single maple leaf in realistic detail. That detail is augmented by the reverse proof finish which is described as portraying brilliant raised elements on a frosted background. Continue reading

January 2014 Gold Coin Release From Perth Mint

2014 Wedge-Tailed Eagle Gold Proof High Relief CoinThree new gold coin products appear from the Perth Mint of Australia in January offering collectors a variety of options to choose from.

Of the new releases, two are issued as part of the 2014 Year of the Horse Lunar Coin Program. The remaining strike marks an interesting addition to the Perth Mint line-up as it features a reverse design by an extremely well-known American artist.

More details on each of the new January 2014 Perth Mint Gold Coin products follows: Continue reading