Chad

October, 2017

Enigmatic Queen Nefertiti adorns Scottsdales latest chunky Egyptian Relics silver bullion coin

By | 2017-10-04T09:30:27+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Enigmatic Queen Nefertiti adorns Scottsdales latest chunky Egyptian Relics silver bullion coin One of our favourite silver bullion coins of 2016, an opinion we don't think we're unique in holding, Scottsdales chunky five-ounce Egyptian Relics coin came out of nowhere and proved very popular. Done in the Egyptian hieroglyphic style and depicting Tutankhamun, the most famous Pharoah in modern times, the coin was issued for the African [...]

September, 2017

Gargoyles and Grotesques heads to Paris with ‘Spitter’ from the incredible Notre Dame cathedral

By | 2017-09-09T22:20:08+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Silver, Chad, Ibex Coins|

Gargoyles and Grotesques heads to Paris with 'Spitter' from the incredible Notre Dame cathedral A new series from Ibex Coins called Gargoyles and Grotesques debuted just three months ago with a coin that garnered quite a bit of interest amongst collectors. Depicting the fantastical creatures that adorn many of the world's most iconic cathedrals and medieval buildings, the first one took Washington National Cathedral for its inspiration [...]

Scottsdale continue their programme of limited silver bullion coins with the Deathstalker Scorpion

By | 2017-09-08T00:38:15+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue their programme of limited silver bullion coins with the Deathstalker Scorpion Scottsdale Mint has developed a fine reputation in recent years for some pretty cool low-mid mintage silver bullion coins. Usually nature-themed, they've included such well known examples as the Silverback Gorilla series, the Congo Water Buffalo, and the Cayman Islands Marlin, amongst others. While there has been the occasional release in something beefier, most [...]

May, 2017

Republic of Chad debuts intriguing silver coin series ‘Gargoyles and Grotesques’

By | 2017-05-28T20:05:00+00:00 May 28th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Silver, Chad, Ibex Coins|

Republic of Chad debuts intriguing silver coin series 'Gargoyles and Grotesques' A new silver coin series has just debuted from Ibex Coins with a subject we've not seen done before, Gargoyles and Grotesques. Featuring designs based on the myriad, fantastical creatures that adorn many of the world's most iconic cathedrals and medieval buildings, the series will take a famous example as the basis for a unique design. [...]

April, 2017

Moneda Nueva debut their third silver kilo art-architectural coin, the Mayan city of Uxmal

By | 2017-04-11T10:30:06+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Chad, Moneda Nueva|

Moneda Nueva debut their third silver kilo art-architectural coin, the Mayan city of Uxmal For the third time in four years, Spanish producer Moneda Nueva is releasing a coin in its kilogram weighted silver architectural series. Following the superb Taj Mahal coin in 2014 and last years equally fine Angkor Wat coin, the producer is launching Uxmal for 2017. The format is one familiar to collectors of [...]

February, 2017

King Tutankhamun gold coin is the latest in Scottsdales excellent Egyptian Relics bullion series

By | 2017-02-21T18:22:17+00:00 February 21st, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

King Tutankhamun gold coin is the latest in Scottsdales excellent Egyptian Relics bullion series Great value and cool designs were hallmarks of Scottsdale Mints Egyptian Relics silver coins. Issued for ther African state the Republic of Chad, they were priced hardly any higher than the usual bullion rounds. The series debuted last year with a chunky five-ounce design and was followed later in the year by a smaller [...]

October, 2016

Third African Lion silver bullion coin features a stalking lioness

By | 2016-11-05T06:30:12+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Chad, Sunshine Mint|

Third African Lion silver bullion coin features a stalking lioness The run of new bullion coins continues with the third in the Sunshine Mints African Lion series. Distributed exclusively by American dealer Modern Coin Mart, the series of low-mid mintage coins launched in 2015 and has continued with a single release per year ever since. In what used to be a rare event, but [...]

August, 2016

Scottsdale debut Egyptian Relic series of 5oz bullion coins

By | 2016-11-05T06:30:33+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Categories: Bullion, History, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale debut Egyptian Relic series of 5oz bullion coins at competitive prices A favourite subject for numismatics here, and from what we understand, in a huge number of other places, Ancient Egypt is full of more symbolism, iconology and history than almost every other ancient culture that's ever existed. Their habit of building and leaving their mark in huge stone constructions and intimate tombs [...]

December, 2015

Deep Impact Week: Sikhote Alin is the first five-ounce Meteorite Art coin

By | 2016-11-05T06:31:27+00:00 December 21st, 2015|Categories: Inserts, Science, Silver, Chad, Moneda Nueva|

The last half-decade or so has seen a resurgence in the popularity of meteorite coins, those in which a piece of actual rock from one of these bodies has been inset. Such luminaries as the Mint of Poland, Coin Invest Trust, and MCI-Mint, have all embraced the concept and released some seriously impressive designs. A huge 1kg design from MCI and an outstanding Moon coin from the Mennica Polska [...]

February, 2015

WMF 2015: MCI-MINT EXPANDS BULLION RANGE WITH NEW SILVERLINE COLLECTION UPDATED

By | 2016-11-05T06:32:27+00:00 February 18th, 2015|Categories: Nature, Silver, Chad, MCI Mint|

Last year, German coin producer, MCI-Mint debuted it's first silver bullion coin depicting elephants and issued for the African Republic of Benin. With a tight mintage of just 5,000 pieces, and with other African issued bullion coins having popular early releases, the coin was well received. Last October the mint followed up that coin with a second one that also created good buzz, so at our recent trot along to the World Money Fair [...]