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
The 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
Mintage of Gold Proof Sovereign is extremely lmiited at only 1,500. They are available now for purchase directly from the Perth Mint for AUS $ 613.63. Continue reading
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
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
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
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
All 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
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
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