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...

The Coin Analyst: China Strives to Make Silver Pandas as Popular...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Each year modern world coin collectors eagerly await the release of the latest Panda coins from China, which are made...

The East India Company Issues its First Legal Tender Coins Since...

LONDON, ENGLAND,  - Over three hundred years after The East India Company was first given the right to mint its own currency...

Egon Schiele Europa Silver Program “Artists” 2012

March 14, Vienna – The Austrian Mint will issue today a new 20 euro silver coin celebrating word-renowned artist Egon Schiele (1890 – 1918)....

Royal Canadian Mint Remembers RMS Titanic With Commemorative Coins

Coins produced to honour Canada’s role in aftermath HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – March 5, 2012 – Today at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in...

The Coin Analyst: Canadian Coins Widely Collected in the U.S.

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek World coins are gaining in popularity in the U.S., and none are more popular than coins from Canada. Canada has been...

The Coin Analyst: World Coin Market Strong at 2012 Berlin World...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Every year in February the most important international coin fair of the year is held in Berlin, Germany. It...

Royal Canadian Mint Earns Most Historically Significant Coin Title at 2012...

Ottawa, Ontario, January 31, 2012 — The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to add a new title to its ever-growing list of Krause Publications...

Royal Canadian Mint Releases Coin Celebrating Canada’s Rare Wood Bison

Special 25-cent circulation coin is the third of five 2011 commemorative coins honouring Canada’s legendary nature Ottawa, Ontario, January 13, 2012 – The Royal Canadian...