US Coin Production Returns to More Normal Levels. Solution to Penny Remains Elusive

The United States Mint continued to manufacture circulating coins at high levels in 2022, albeit fewer than in the two previous years, which had been characterised by coins not circulating through the economy as rapidly as before the pandemic. The drop in volumes produced and revenues for the year marked a return to a more normal pattern of demand.

Coins - April 27, 2023 midnight

New Mint Planned for Egypt

The Egyptian Cabinet has approved a proposal to conclude a partnership agreement between the Public Treasury, the Egyptian Mint Authority, and the UK’s Royal Mint to establish a new British-Egyptian mint.

Coins - October 5, 2022 midnight

New Monarch, New Currencies

The death of HM Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September was a time of mourning and reflection on her remarkable life as the second longest reigning monarch in history.

Free - October 5, 2022 midnight

Coin & Mint News Launches This October

Currency Publications Ltd, publishers of Currency News™ and Cash & Payment News™, will be launching a new monthly newsletter – Coin & Mint News™ – this October.

Coins - August 31, 2022 12:01 a.m.

BSP Introduces Coin Deposit Machines

Introducing automated coin deposit machines is the latest initiative from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas to promote the re-circulation of coins and persuade Filipinos to use them in their daily transactions.

Coins - August 31, 2022 midnight

Celebrating 75 Years Through Coins

India’s Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has launched a special series of coins to mark the country’s 75th anniversary of independence, at a special ceremony organised by the Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Currency Affairs.

Coins - June 30, 2022 midnight

Year of Pivot Pays Off for Royal Canadian Mint

2021 was a great year for the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM), despite the ongoing effects of the pandemic, with record sales, profits, and a healthy $78.9 returned to the Canadian government, compared with $20 million the previous year.

Coins - June 2, 2022 midnight

6th Coin Conference Goes to Amsterdam

After a three year gap, the Coin Conference returns this October to Amsterdam, in what will be the sixth edition of the event, and the only one of its kind to focus on coins as part of cash strategies in circulation from the perspective of currency issuers.

Events - June 2, 2022 midnight

MDC Online Bridges the Gap for Mints

The Mint Directors Conference is normally held every two years, providing an opportunity for discussions, information-sharing and debate within and about the industry.

Events - May 2, 2022 midnight