Modern World Coin News Round-Up: Interesting New Issues

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… 2012 has been an amazing year for modern world coins with lots of interesting new issues and low mintage...

United States Mint Press Conference ANA Philadelphia 2012 : Video

Richard A. Peterson, Deputy Director US Mint ........ Richard A. Peterson was named Deputy Director of the United States Mint on January 25, 2011. A...

Perth Mint Celebrates 40 Years of Austraila-China Relations

As Australia’s specialist precious metals mint, The Perth Mint is proud to release a commemorative coin celebrating the 40th anniversary of friendship between the...

Aussie Wildlife in Colour on Perth Mint Tribute

The Perth Mint has captured the endearing qualities of Australia’s much loved kangaroo, koala and kookaburra in its latest 2012 Australian Outback silver coin...

The Coin Analyst: Special Coins and Medals Issued to Mark Philadelphia...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …….. One of the long-standing traditions associated with major national coin shows, especially the annual summer convention of the American Numismatic...

Royal Canadian Mint Wishes Canada’s Athletes Luck With the 2012 Lucky...

Calgary, Alberta – July 19, 2012 - The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue Canada’s  latest commemorative circulation coin, the 2012 Lucky Loonie....

RCM Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Canadian Coast Guard

The Canadian Coast Guard is celebrating 50 years of exceptional service in 2012, and the Royal Canadian Mint is delighted to mark this...

From Robert Bateman to the Group of Seven, Canada Comes Alive...

Addition of Canadian Coast Guard 50th anniversary and War of 1812 themes blends history with the celebration of our natural and cultural heritage Ottawa, Ontario,...

Perth Mint Gold Certified Conflict-Free

The Perth Mint is one of the first three gold refiners in the world to be certified under the internationally recognised Conflict-Free Smelter Program.   Developed by the Electronic...

Australia’s Bush Babies Win the Hearts of Collectors

Due to the overwhelming success of the inaugural Australian Bush Babies collector coin series, The Perth Mint is pleased to announce its sequel -...

Twenty-Five Years in Flight: “The Loonie” Celebrates a Milestone Birthday

Royal Canadian Mint to issue $1 fine silver coin to celebrate OTTAWA, ONTARIO - June 25, 2012 - What has 11 sides, is brass in...

2013 Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date Now Available

IOLA, Wis. (June 28, 2012) -- The seventh edition of the Standard Catalog of World Coins 2001-Date is now available from Krause Publications. Insightful data for each featured...

2012 Australian One Ton Gold Kangaroo Named Largest, Most Valuable Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the largest coin in the world is the unique 2012...

The Royal Canadian Mint Announces Series of Five Commemorative Circulation Coins...

$2 circulation coin celebrating victory of HMS Shannon over USS Chesapeake is the first salvo in a commemorative circulation coin program also honouring Brock,...

Perth Mint Excludes U.S. Customers From Direct Dragon Proof Coin Sales

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... Coins from the Perth Mint in Western Australia are eagerly collected all over the world and are renowned for their...

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 100 Years of “The Greatest Outdoor Show...

The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted collector coins which continue to capture the spirit and excitement of...

World Coin and Currency Collecting eBooks from Krause Publications

IOLA, Wis. (June 7, 2012) -- Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, online products and events, is currently offering a variety of...

Perth Mint King-Sized Kilo Coins Mark Queen’s 60-Year Reign

As a former branch of the Royal Mint, The Perth Mint is honouring its British heritage by releasing two majestic kilo coins to celebrate...

Modern Coin News Round-Up: News from Major World Mints

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek UK Royal Mint Announces Changes to Britannia Coins On April 26 Nick Bowkett of the UK’s Royal Mint posted an...

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates Year of Remarkable Financial Performance

Corporation achieves $3.2 billion in revenues and$43.8 million in pre-tax profits in 2011 OTTAWA, ONTARIO – May 7, 2012 – The Royal Canadian Mint achieved...

“Brigantium” Final Coin In “Rome on the Danube” silver Series

June 13, 2012 (Vienna) - The Austrian Mint today will issue “Brigantium”, the sixth and final silver coin in the historic “Rome on the...

A Bumper Year for Coin Collectors

By Carlos Rabanillo - Collector Submission This year looks set to be a great year for coin collectors to add some valuable and collectable silver...

South African Reserve Bank Announces that Some 2011 Proof Gold Krugerrands...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek On Tuesday, April 24 a spokesman for the South African Reserve Bank, Hlengani Mathebula, e-mailed a statement to the Associated...

Tradition and Innovation Shine Though as Royal Canadian Mint Launches New...

As it continues to advance the art and science of coin manufacturing, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to introduce a striking variety of new...

Modern Coin News Round-Up: Recent World Coin Releases

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the first article in a new column that will provide brief news and analysis of significant developments in modern...

Modern Coin News Round-Up: U.S. Coins

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek 1.) Julia Grant Coin Now Lowest Mintage Proof First Spouse The proof version of the Julia Grant First Spouse $10 gold coin...

The Coin Analyst: Titanic Centennial Coins Popular with Collectors

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek April 15th marks the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest maritime disasters, the sinking off the coast of Canada...

Royal Canadian Mint Introduces a New Generation of One-Dollar and Two-Dollar...

Multi-ply plated steel composition and visible security features are latest evolutions for Canada’s Loonie and Toonie The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to announce that a new...

Canada To Cease Producing Cents. Will US Mint Soon Follow?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On March 29, the Canadian government announced that it would permanently cease minting 1-cent coins...

The Coin Analyst: Canadian Mint Plans to Stop Making Cents, and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Royal Canadian Mint's 2012 budget, which was issued on March 29, does not include funding for the production...