Congo

April, 2019

Scottsdale’s Congo Silverback Gorilla bullion coin series ambles into view with a 2019 issue

By |2019-04-24T20:34:44+01:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's Congo Silverback Gorilla bullion coin series ambles into view with a 2019 issue Despite a hugely expanded range of new silver (and gold) bullion coins, Scottsdale are also sticking with their longer running ranges. One of the most popular of them, and now on its fifth issue, is the Silverback Gorilla coin that is issued for the African state, the Republic of Congo. Launching [...]

March, 2019

AllCollect join the limited mintage silver bullion coin field with the multi-finish Predators ‘Canis Lupus’

By |2019-03-13T20:28:58+01:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo|

AllCollect join the limited mintage silver bullion coin field with the multi-finish Predators 'Canis Lupus' Throwing their hat in the ring with a new limited mintage bullion coin, German commemorative coin producer, AllCollect, are trying something different from their usual mid-high end output with this new issue. Known for some quite esoteric and unusual designs, AllCollect have forged a good reputation amongst collectors, being one of the [...]

June, 2018

Scottsdale’s SIlverback Gorilla swings into view with a fourth silver bullion coin

By |2018-06-27T12:21:20+01:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's SIlverback Gorilla swings into view with a fourth silver bullion coin While Scottsdale continue to spread their wings in the limited bullion coin market with a fine selection of niche designs, it's good to see the mint keep faith with its core ranges as well. The Silverback Gorilla series is now on its fourth annual release and obviously popular as Scottsdale have maintained the mintage at the higher [...]

September, 2017

Scottsdale Mint expands the 2017 Congo Silverback Gorilla range with a kilo coin and a coloured ounce

By |2017-09-15T15:53:41+01:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint expands the 2017 Congo Silverback Gorilla range with a kilo coin and a coloured ounce For all of the various bullion coins issued by Scottsdale Mint over the last couple of years (Marlins, Leopards, Scorpions and Japanese art), the main core of their efforts has been the Silverback Gorilla range issued for the African state, the Republic of Congo. The third annual coin was launched back [...]

July, 2017

Scottsdales Congo Silverback series of silver bullion coins grows to three with a 2017 release

By |2018-06-27T11:28:10+01:00July 9th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdales Congo Silverback series of silver bullion coins grows to three with a 2017 release Despite venturing out into Marlins, Leopards and Japanese art for their one-ounce silver bullion coin range, we're back on familiar territory here with the third in Scottsdale Mint's popular Silverback Gorilla series. A single issue per year began in 2015 with a 50,000 mintage coin issued for the Democratic Republic of Congo. [...]

April, 2017

Scottsdale launch chunky silver bullion coin for Congo featuring the Water Buffalo

By |2017-04-14T10:31:26+01:00April 14th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale launch chunky silver bullion coin for Congo featuring the Water Buffalo Scottsdale Mint have expanded their range of big silver bullion coins with the launch of a new one issued for the Democratic Republic of Congo. Much like their other Egyptian themed series, these are chunky coins with multi-ounce weights. Struck in 100g of fine 0.999 silver, just over three ounces, the design depicts the water [...]

First silver coin issued for five seperate countries and carrying all five national emblems debuts

By |2017-04-12T13:36:41+01:00April 13th, 2017|Categories: Allcollect, Nature, Benin, Silver, Congo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger|

First silver coin issued for five seperate countries and carrying all five national emblems debuts The commemorative coin market relies heavily on smaller countries around the world allowing them to be issued in their name. It's a mutually beneficial agreement that brings in much needed income in many cases (Niue Island has a population of less than 2,000, for example) and on the flipside allows a greater [...]

October, 2016

Scottsdales 2016 Congo Silverback coin spawns a coloured proof variant

By |2016-11-05T06:30:15+01:00October 18th, 2016|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdales 2016 Congo Silverback coin spawns a coloured proof variant Two years into its new bullion coin programme with the African state, the Republic of Congo, Scottsdale are releasing higher quality proof variants of the coin with a selective colour enhancement. The first coin in Scottsdale Mint’s annual Congo Silverback series arrived last July, followed up by the standard version of the design seen [...]

July, 2016

Scottsdale debut the 2016 Congo Silverback Gorilla silver bullion coin

By |2016-11-05T06:30:45+01:00July 4th, 2016|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

The second in the Scottsdale Mint's annual Congo Silverback series of bullion coins has debuted, appearing at big US dealer APMEX for pre-order. The first coin launched late last year and has been pretty successful, seemingly well liked by collectors. It had a very cool design, was well struck, and well presented, each coming encapsulated. Premiums were a little higher than the Maples, Philharmonics etc., but the semi-numismatic nature of these [...]

May, 2016

Superb Taj Mahal one-kilo coin gets an equally fine sibling, the temples at Angkor Wat

By |2016-11-05T06:31:00+01:00May 11th, 2016|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, Congo, Moneda Nueva|

I think we're not alone in believing that some of the very best that the modern numismatic world has to offer are in the field of architectural coins. Ever since Coin Invest Trust kicked off the genre with its award-winning Tiffany Art coin in 2004, there have been multiple new series from various mints entering the fray and fighting for collectors money. CIT expanded their range a acouple of years ago [...]

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