One of the most popular series from the Royal Canadian Mint in recent years has to be its $20 for $20 Silver Coin Program. Knowing that, it is no surprise that the RCM has opted to continue the series in 2014, likely much to the delight of many collectors.
Four new strikes are scheduled to appear in the $20 for $20 Silver Coin Program in 2014. The first of those will debut in January. Continue reading
The interests of coin collectors and Sci-Fi lovers combine with a new release currently available from the Perth Mint of Australia. Sure to be popular, the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary 2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Eleven-Coin Set may now be purchased directly from the Perth Mint.
Included as part of the release are eleven 1/2 ounce 99.9% pure silver coins issued as legal tender of the South Pacific island nation of Niue. Each contains a different colored reverse depicting one of the eleven iconic Doctor Who incarnations presented throughout its fifty-year history on television. Continue reading
Earlier this month, the United States Mint unveiled the final design selections for the 2014 America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. These five designs are offered as the fifth year of releases for the program and feature reverses emblematic of national parks located in the states of Tennessee, Virginia, Utah, Colorado and Florida
With this design unveiling, images for the 2014 America the Beautiful Silver Bullion Coins™ and the 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins™ are also known since they feature the same basic imagery as found on the associated quarter dollars. However, unlike the quarters, coins of the two silver programs are struck from five ounces of .999 fine silver and feature the diameter of three inches. Continue reading
Now available for purchase directly from the United States Mint is the 2013 Mount Rushmore Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin. This strikes is issued as the last of five 2013-dated releases of the US Mint's America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ Program.
Each Mount Rushmore Silver Uncirculated Coin is struck to uncirculated quality from five ounces of .999 fine silver. They also feature the extremely large diameter of three inches which are the same specifications used by the US Mint for all America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coins. Continue reading
The Royal Canadian Mint (www.mint.ca) debuts a new set of numismatic releases with the recent debut of the 2013 Canadian Icons Fine Silver Five Coin Set.
Coins of the set feature reverse designs emblematic of some of Canada's most well-known historical icons along with a silver maple leaf coin. The historical figures included in the set date back to the War of 1812, a pivotal period in the development of Canada. Continue reading
A new series of coins is now available from the UK Royal Mint (www.royalmint.com) celebrating the Year of the Horse. These new strikes feature the same basic reverse image and appear in a variety of options ranging from a one ounce gold proof coin to a one ounce silver bullion coin.
In addition, these new coins also mark a first for the Royal Mint. This series breaks new ground as the first-ever United Kingdom legal tender Lunar coins. Continue reading
Winter is fast approaching and the Royal Canadian Mint continues to expand on its seasonally related line-up with the recent release of the 2013 Winter Snowflake 1 oz Fine Silver Coin.
Each Winter Snowflake Silver Coin is struck from one ounce of 99.99% pure silver. A black snowflake-shaped Swarovski crystal element enhances the design on the reverse. Continue reading
Holiday celebrations are top of mind at the Royal Canadian Mint with the recent release of the 2013 Holiday Wreath 1 oz Fine Silver Coin. This coin is struck from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and features a reverse design depicting a wreath. Maximum mintage is limited to 10,000.
Five Swarovski elements add to the reverse design in two unique colors. Three of the elements are featured in blue and two in gold. Continue reading
Available now for purchase from the Perth Mint of Australia are two new strikes issued as part of its extremely popular Australian Lunar Series II Program. Buyers may now obtain the 2014 Year of the Horse Silver Proof Colored Coins in both one ounce and one-half ounce versions.
These coins are composed of 99.9% pure silver and struck to proof quality. Maximum mintage for each release is just 10,000. Continue reading
Buyers looking to purchase a 2013 White Mountain Silver Uncirculated Coin from the United States Mint are now out of luck. The US Mint indicates that the strikes are sold out.
Sales of the White Mountain Silver Uncirculated Coins began back on May 16, 2013. At that release, a maximum mintage of 25,000 was announced. Continue reading