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October, 2017

Choice Mints Legends of Asgard continues to push limits with Ymir, its outstanding third silver coin

By |2017-11-01T10:45:56+00:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Choice Mint, Tokelau|

Choice Mints Legends of Asgard continues to push limits with Ymir, its outstanding third silver coin We think it's fair to say that when Choice Mint launched its first Legends of Asgard coin, Odin, that the bar was raised on what constituted excellence in the popular mythology coin genre. Possessed of impressive high relief, called Max-Relief by Choice Mint, the coin was much admired on release. Like [...]

August, 2017

Creatures of Myth & Legend enters Mount Olympus for the god of the seas, Poseidon

By |2017-08-10T23:57:28+00:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Treasures of Oz, Tokelau|

Creatures of Myth & Legend enters Mount Olympus for the god of the seas, Poseidon Ostensibly a companion series to the excellent lunars issued for the Pacific island of Tokelau by Treasures of Oz, Creatures of Myth and Legend depicted a fantastical creature that fitted in with the lunar animal that year. Capricornus and Aries for the year of the goat, Pegasus and a Unicorn for the [...]

July, 2017

Year of the Dog update: Tokelau and Treasures of Oz add new trio including an old favourite

By |2017-08-17T19:35:22+00:00July 30th, 2017|Categories: Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, Treasures of Oz, Tokelau|

Year of the Dog update: Tokelau and Treasures of Oz add new trio including an old favourite The Lunar Year of the Dog is over six months away, but as usual the mints aren't hanging around with their precious metal numismatics. We decided to wrap up the Lunar Rooster release year with one of our Superguides and that was finished a few weeks ago. In retrospect, it [...]

March, 2017

The Fourth fish silver bullion coin from Tokelau debuts bearing the predatory Barracuda

By |2017-03-20T11:43:07+00:00March 20th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Nature, Silver, Treasures of Oz, Tokelau|

The Fourth fish silver bullion coin from Tokelau debuts bearing the predatory Barracuda The next in Tokelau's fish series of silver bullion coins is out now and is the fourth in what is meant to be a twelve-coin series. Launching in 2014 with the Kakahi Yellowfin Tuna, following years saw the Mokoha Great White Shark and the Hakula Sailfish as subjects. For 2017 it's the Kapoa [...]

October, 2016

Treasure of Oz wrap up filligree Snowflake Bear trio with the Panda

By |2016-11-05T06:30:12+00:00October 26th, 2016|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Treasures of Oz, Tokelau|

Treasure of Oz wrap up filligree Snowflake Bear trio with the Panda One of the only coin producers to incorporate the old filigree technique into its coins, Perth, Australia based Treasures of Oz have announced the final of three coins in their Snowflake Bears trilogy. Released one per year since 2015, each coin depicts one of the most well known bears in the world, [...]

August, 2016

World Exclusive: Hit Legends of Asgard is back with Valkyrie

By |2016-11-05T06:30:38+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Choice Mint, Tokelau|

It was last August that we first wrote about a promising new coin from a new, private mint based in the United States. Not the timid debut you'd expect from a company taking its first steps in producing a modern numismatic, the Choice Mint exceeded expectations on every level. One of the very first Norse Mythology coins to be announced, Odin was to be the debut release in a new twelve-coin [...]

March, 2016

Tokelau’s aquatic themed silver bullion coin enters third year with the amazing Sailfish

By |2016-11-05T06:31:10+00:00March 17th, 2016|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Treasures of Oz, Tokelau|

The third in what is purportedly a 12-coin series of aquatic-themed silver bullion coins, Treasures of Oz have launched the follow-up to the Kakahi Yellowfin Tuna and the Mokoha Great White Shark. Depicting the incredible Sailfish, and titled Hakula Sailfish, the coin is identical in specification and art style to the previous pair. With a mintage set at 250,000, it isn't one of the rarer silver bullion coins, but it's certainly [...]

February, 2016

Treasures of Oz launch the second of their Filigree adorned Snowflake Bear trilogy of coins

By |2016-11-05T06:31:19+00:00February 1st, 2016|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Treasures of Oz, Tokelau|

Perth based coin producer Treasures of Oz, have announced the second of three coins in their Snowflake Bears trilogy. Standing out for the use of filigree work in a window in the coin, quite a rare process for numismatics, the series are struck in a troy ounce of fine (0.999) silver and have selective colouring on the reverse face. The circular aperture, which looks to be around 15mm in diameter, contains [...]

August, 2015

World Exclusive look: ‘Max Relief’ Odin coin launches Choice Mint & Legends of Asgard series

By |2017-04-25T22:23:02+00:00August 22nd, 2015|Categories: Culture, Silver, Choice Mint, Tokelau|

At long last it's time for the big reveal and our World Exclusive first look at the first all-new issue from an all-new mint, and it's been well worth the wait. With the classic gods of antiquity always being a hugely popular subject for numismatics, back to ancient times in fact, this coin has an audience from day one.

June, 2015

Treasures of Oz launch their annual lunar coin range with monkeys galore

By |2016-11-05T06:31:58+00:00June 24th, 2015|Categories: Coloured, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Silver, Treasures of Oz, Tokelau|

As crazy as it seems just three months into the Year of the Goat/Sheep, coins for next years Year of the Monkey starting on 08 February, are already appearing. We've seen, but not yet covered, at least half a dozen lunar releases, but these new coins from Perth-based producer Treasures of Oz are the first of the big guns to debut. Their main range of reverse-proof coins first hit the market back in 2013 [...]

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