Month: December 2014

Australian Coin Books

With the beautiful coins coming out of the Perth Mint and the Royal Australian Mint there arose a need for coin books for Australian coins.  While there was one quality book available, it had to be ordered from the Perth Mint.  Amazon carried onl older copies of the book.  Now, Amazon carries some resources for Australian coin collecting. .....

French Coin Series From Clovis to the Republic

The amazing coin series, available in both silver and gold, chronicles significant leaders of the French people.  The series is titled “From Clovis to the Republic.” The twelve coins from the Monnaie de Paris or Paris Mint, are French coins with Euro denominations.  In 2015 the mint is selling empty boxes, one for the gold pieces and the other fo.....

Disney Silver and Gold Coins

The Perth Mint in Australia is now making Disney silver coins that are legal tender in Niue, a small Pacific island nation, available.  The Perth banner will take you to the Perth Mint site where you can further explore these and many other beautiful coins. The videos are from the Perth Mint, and show the coins in their splendor. Black Spaniel Gallery Coins .....

2015 Coins from France

The first 2015 coins released bu the Monnaie de Paris, or Paris Mint, or France are the lunar ear of the goat coins in silver and in gold, and several mini-sets/  The mini-set for the birth of a girl, and the mini-set fr the birth of a boy are available.  More important to coin collectors is the mini-set for 2015 proof coins. In addition to the sets the empty boxes to hold the collection of “From Clovis to the Republic” coins for gold and for silver coins is avai.....

Coins of France: Face Value Coins

The Monnaie de Paris, Paris Mint, currently issues face value coins starting at 10 Euros and getting as high as 100 Euros.  The 2014 coin features a rooster.  The 2015 coins are not among those listed at the mint’s site yet, and we will monitor the site for their release. Expect to pay a slight premium on Ebay.  But, the cost might be well worth not paying international shipping.  Silver coins are available. For higher denominations gold coins are avai.....

The Silver Maple Leaf Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint has released a three coin maple leaf set of silver coins.  Each coin is one ounce of fine silver, and has a denomination of $20 CAD.  One is a silver coin, the second has red and orange leaves, and the third has a jade stone overlaying a leaf.  These are all 2014 coins, so they may not last long. The image below is the jade coin, and will link to the Royal Canadian Mint’s site, All three coins are proof. .....