Circulating Coins





New Coin Issues

In commemoration of its 50th anniversary, the Central Bank of the Bahamas has issued a painted version of the country’s 25 cent coin into circulation. The coin is the first painted circulation coin issued by the central bank, and the first circulation coin in the world to feature colour on both sides.

News - July 4, 2024 midnight

The Challenges of Circulating Coins

The Coin Workshop started this year’s Banknote Conference – which took place in Fort Worth, Texas from 13-16 May – with a mix of data, storytelling, and discussion.

Events - June 5, 2024 midnight

News in Brief

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe has begun the roll out of a new structured currency to replace the beleaguered Zimbabwean dollar, seeking to tackle hyperinflation and stabilise the country’s economy.

News - May 3, 2024 midnight

New Coin Issues

Imprensa Nacional – Casa da Moeda has released two commemorative coins, one of which is a circulating commemorative and the other a collector’s coin, and a medal to mark the 50th anniversary of the 25th of April.

News - May 3, 2024 midnight

New Circulating Coins for France

Three of France’s circulating coins are being updated to honour three exceptional French women. The updates to these coins follows those made in 2022 to the €1 and €2 coins, and marks the first time that the national sides of the coins have been updated since France’s adoption of the euro as its currency.

Circulating Coins - April 5, 2024 midnight

Latest News from Down Under

The Perth Mint has announced two new partnerships during the month of March, with the first relating to the Mint Directors Association (MDA), and the second to numismatic platform Coiniverse.

News - April 5, 2024 midnight

New Coin Issues

The Royal Dutch Mint has launched its latest ‘good-cause’ coin issue, in collaboration with the Dutch Hartstichting (Heart) Foundation.

News - March 5, 2024 midnight

New Coin Issues

The Royal Canadian Mint has released a series of coins to commemorate the centenary of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The centennial commemoration series features a fine silver proof $1, gold proof $100, and rose-gold plated $1 which is available solely as part of a seven-piece Canadian circulation coin set.

News - February 6, 2024 midnight

US Coin Production Falls to Pre-Pandemic Levels

After three successive years of bumper coin production to meet COVID-induced shortages in the cash cycle, volumes of coin produced for circulation by the US Mint in 2023 finally fell back to pre-pandemic levels.

Circulating Coins - February 6, 2024 midnight