CoinWeek News Wire for January 5, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 5, 2018 Brain Food 1.) How much is a mint worth? In March 1995, the Australian Cabinet's expenditure...

Modern Coins – Perth Mint Releases World-First Figure 8 Coin

In a world first for innovative design and craftsmanship, The Perth Mint has released a unique figure-eight coin that is set to be a...

Perth Mint to Release Ready Player One Collector Coins March 6

From filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science-fiction action adventure Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become...

End of an Effigy: Final Gold, Silver Coins to Feature Ian...

The Royal Australian Mint will begin phasing out the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2019. The end of an...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Jewelled Dragon 10oz Gold...

The Perth Mint is delighted to present The Jewelled Dragon, an exceptional collectable showcasing rare and spectacular treasures from two Western Australian icons –...

In Memoriam: Australian Coin Designer Stuart Devlin (1931-2018)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Stuart Devlin (AO, CMG), innovative metalworker and designer of coins for several countries around the world, died on April...

Perth Mint to Issue 1st Platinum Kangaroo Bullion Coin in 2018

For the first time in its 30-year history, Australia’s official bullion coin program will showcase the nation’s iconic kangaroo on three precious metals. Recognized as...

World Coin News – PCGS Authenticates Unique Australian Overdate Sovereign

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has authenticated the first known 1868/6 overdate Australian sovereign. The historic gold coin depicting a young Queen Victoria recently was...

General Notes Regarding Classification of Australian Coin Types

By Mark Duff for Strand Coins....   Mark Duff of Strand Coins in Sydney, Australia, provides an overview of the variety attributions for the "Benchmark Collection of...

Recovered SS Central America Treasure Reveals World Coin Rarities

Australia 1855 Sovereign: The finest known 1855 Sydney Mint Australian Sovereign, now graded PCGS MS62+, was discovered recently among the coins recovered in 2014...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Australia 5 Cent, Money...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Brain Food 1.) INFOGRAPHIC: 58 Insane Facts About Bitcoin You probably have heard a lot of people...

The Sun – Final Frontier in Royal Australian Mint’s Earth and...

The Royal Australian Mint has issued the final release in its three-coin The Earth and Beyond series, which showcases our extraordinary planet and beyond. Following...

World Mint News – New Australian Colored $2 Coin to Mark...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   Symbolic purple flowers and green leaves of rosemary adorn Australia’s newest circulating two dollar coin unveiled on October 31 by...

Swan Series Coins Continues with Limited-Mintage Release from Perth Mint: APMEX

Swan Series Coins from the Perth Mint APMEX is excited to introduce the second release in The Perth Mint Swan Series. In 2017, The Perth Mint...

Royal Australian Mint Silver and Gold Dolphin Bullion Coins Exclusive to...

APMEX, Inc., the nation’s largest Precious Metals e-retailer, has introduced the first release in a new bullion series from the Royal Australian Mint featuring...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Opal Lunar Series Year...

This beautiful coin features the lunar pig set in stunning Australian opal. This is an exceptional addition to the 2019 lunar coins and would...

Australia 2016 Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Coin

Description: The Perth Mint continues their popular Kookaburra series of bullion coins with the 2016 issue of the .999 fine one-ounce silver coin. First released...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 World Money Fair Special...

Celebrating the 2019 World Money Fair, the Perth Mint has released an exclusive coin show special featuring the 2019 Australian kookaburra design in vivid...

Royal Australian Mint Maps the World on Exclusive New Domed Coin

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The excitement of the era of discovery is captured in a new fine silver proof domed coin released today by...

NGC Certifies Massive Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an incredible group of colossal gold pieces: three 10-kilogram coins and a 5-kilogram "Show Panda". The NGC Mega...

Dillon Gage Metals Offers Unique Piedfort Silver Bullion Koala Coin From...

Mother and baby grace the 2-ounce Koala coin from the Perth Mint Precious metals wholesale firm Dillon Gage Metals is introducing a new product from...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief...

The Wedge-tailed Eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania and...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Tuvalu 2018 Thermometer 2oz Silver Antiqued...

Essential for meteorology, medicine, industry and scientific research, thermometers are not the result of a single invention but an evolution spanning about 2,000 years. While...

Collecting Strategies – Don’t Lose These Little Small World Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Accumulating silver bullion is a satisfying task, but there's much more to the metal than sheer ounces. Coins are full of art and...

The Coin Analyst: Interview with Ing Ing Jong, Perth Mint Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek.com Ing Ing Jong, a Perth Mint coin designer, recently discussed with me her experience as a coin designer and her...

World Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Coin

Don't forget about the APMEX Escape to Australia Sweepstakes! For a list of eligible coins, CLICK HERE   Description: The Perth Mint continues their popular Kookaburra series...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017: Billionaires and Bitcoin

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017 - Additional numismatic news that may not be major headlines but are interesting nonetheless. Brain Food 1.)...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Silver...

This silver coin celebrates one of Australia’s most incredible birds of prey, the wedge-tailed eagle. These majestic creatures can often be seen perched in...

Perth Mint 2018 Coin Video Preview – 4K Video

 At the 2018 World Fair of Money in Berlin, the Perth Mint allowed CoinWeek's cameras to film a meeting between our editor, Charles Morgan, and...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Year of the Pig...

The birth dates for people ruled by the Chinese Lunar Pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2019. Those born...