Articles about new releases in bullion and collectible coins
The Bank of Japan has stopped production of its lowest denomination coin, which has a face value of ¥1 (one yen). This follows the example of several other developed countries, such as Australia and Canada.
The United States Mint has released its popular American Silver Eagle and American Gold Eagle coins again for 2019. These coins are intended as a vehicle for investors to gain exposure to physical precious metals.
The Perth Mint is held in high regard among the world's government mints, especially for its bullion coin programs. Each of these gold and silver coin designs are back for 2019!
Demand for the new 2018 Proof Palladium Eagle coin from the United States Mint was so strong that the coin reached its maximum purchase limit of 15,000 within minutes of going on sale.
As the prices of gold and silver have continued to trend lower in a consolidation pattern during the third quarter, bullion buying around the world has rebounded as investors look for value.
The mint's forthcoming design series for U.S. dollar coins, the Innovation $1 coins, has come under heavy criticism from the numismatic press for its lack of creativity and coherence.
India's richest Hindu temple is planning to sell off more than 60 metric tons of foreign gold coins that have been donated as religious offerings. The Indian government has explored schemes to monetize gold held by temples.
Amid the excitement of the upcoming royal wedding, observers have been very critical of the design of the coin commemorating the wedding ceremony.