Australian Mint Turns to New Platform for Online Sales

The Royal Australian Mint has teamed up with EQL, the commerce platform built to ensure reliable and fair product launches, to improve its e-commerce infrastructure and the experience for collectors as they aim to get their hands on new coins.

Mints - March 5, 2024 midnight

Royal Canadian Mint Reaches New Heights for the New Year

The Royal Canadian Mint has released several coins in varying designs and denominations to commemorate the Year of the Dragon. Amongst these are a 1kg gold coin with an extremely limited mintage and a pair of silver and gold coins featuring Extraordinarily High Relief.

Technology - March 5, 2024 midnight

New Coin Issues

To commemorate the centenary of Gustave Eiffel’s death – the French civil engineer and architect of the world famous Eiffel Tower and several other iconic monuments – Monnaie de Paris has created a collection of gold and silver coins. Amongst these is a €25 silver proof coin that features an NFC chip on its reverse which, when scanned, reveals the coin’s technical specifications.

News - December 22, 2023 midnight

Combining Coinage & Secure Document Design

In this article, currency designer Michael Berman touches on his background in the coin design world and explores the use of ProImage’s Arziro software – to design coinage.

Free - September 4, 2023 midnight

IQ Structures Expands IQ Mint Offering

Earlier this year, IQ Structures, a Czech specialist in optical nanostructures, launched IQ Mint, a technological solution for anti-counterfeit protection and the visual enhancement of precious metal objects, such as coins, medals and investment bars.

Technical Features - September 4, 2023 midnight

New Traceability and Authentication Technologies

As technology evolves, so do the methods used by counterfeiters and other bad actors in attempting to circumvent any new features put in place to ensure the authenticity and traceability of products. This is particularly true in the currency industries and, most relevant here, in the case of precious metals and numismatic products.

Authentication - August 4, 2023 midnight

BSP Launches Coin Deposit Machines

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has launched Coin Deposit Machines in partnership with several retailers, aiming to promote efficient coin recirculation in the country. According to the bank, the machines are ‘accessible, convenient, and efficient coin exchange facilities’.

Technology - July 7, 2023 midnight

News in Brief

The Turkish State Mint has reduced the size of the lira coins to offset rising minting costs, according to local reports.

News - May 4, 2023 midnight

World Money Fair Technical Forum Review: Part 3

In the last two issues of Coin & Mint News™, we covered 10 of the presentations made in the first two sessions of the World Money Fair Technical Forum 2023. This month, we conclude the review with four presentations covering surface finishing and inspection, the recovery of e-waste, packaging and commemorative coins.

Technology - May 4, 2023 midnight

World Money Fair Technical Forum Review: Part 2

In last month’s issue of Coin & Mint News, we covered five of the presentations made in the first session of the World Money Fair Technical Forum 2023. This month, we cover the five presentations made in the second session, which focused on PVD coating and toolmaking.

Events - April 5, 2023 midnight