Tuvalu

April, 2018

Perth Mint releases a good selection for April including some fine antiqued coins

By | 2018-04-04T15:53:42+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Categories: Event, History, Australia, Coloured, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint releases a good selection for April including some fine antiqued coins A better than usual mix from the Perth Mint this month with some new additions to ongoing series, some high-end variants to their iconic bullion coins, and some new designs. There are also a couple of other interesting coins, some commissioned, that we'll look at elsewhere and the the Ready Player One movie coins that [...]

Spielberg’s latest blockbuster Ready Player One gets a character coin series from the Perth Mint

By | 2018-04-02T12:51:30+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Spielberg's latest blockbuster Ready Player One gets a character coin series from the Perth Mint One of the most successful and well regarded movie makers of all time, Steven Spielberg has a repertoire of films second to none. His latest blockbuster is called Ready Player One and is a large-scale science-fiction movie, one picking up some decent reviews and some equally healthy box-office numbers. With the current [...]

March, 2018

Deadly & Dangerous goes back to its beginning with a gold version of the iconic Red-Back Spider coin

By | 2018-03-12T09:48:18+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Downies, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Deadly & Dangerous goes back to its beginning with a gold version of the iconic Red-Back Spider coin A series over a decade old, Deadly & Dangerous was one of the first truly hit series to emanate from the Perth Mint when back in 2006 they issued the Red Back Spider coin. An immediate classic, the coin carried a quite outstanding piece of artwork whose depiction [...]

Planet of the Apes gets the antiqued high relief treatment for the Perth Mints newest issue

By | 2018-03-06T00:41:48+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Planet of the Apes gets the antiqued high relief treatment for the Perth Mints newest issue Taking the format used for Gods of Olympus and using it for their movie franchises, the Perth Mint has released a new Planet of the Apes anniversary coin. It's been half a century since the premiere of the cult classic science fiction movie starring Hollywood legend and gun nut, Charlton Heston. [...]

February, 2018

The gods are no more. Long live the art of warfare. Perth debuts new antique high relief series.

By | 2018-02-05T10:35:12+00:00 February 5th, 2018|Categories: History, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The gods are no more. Long live the art of warfare. Perth debuts antique high relief series. Almost single-handedly creating the ancient mythology high-relief antique coin market with its Gods of Olympus series, the Perth Mint has kept the concept going every year since. Goddesses of Olympus, followed by two series of Norse-themed issues led us to suspect another series this year, but it looks like a change [...]

January, 2018

Marvel Comics silver bullion coin series stars Wakandan hero Black Panther for its third outing

By | 2018-01-19T16:14:20+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Marvel Comics silver bullion coin series stars Wakandan hero Black Panther for its third outing The Marvel Comics silver bullion coin series is obviously popular, hardly surprising given how successful the Marvel Comics Universe has been for Hollywood. Last May we were surprised to see a Spiderman coin appear, and that was followed in September with a pretty cool Thor effort. Third time out and in a [...]

Scooby Dooby Dooooooo!! Crime fighting mutt hits the Perth Mint with new silver coin

By | 2018-01-04T22:25:31+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Scooby Dooby Dooooooo!! Crime fighting mutt hits the Perth Mint with new silver coin Time for the Perth Mint to launch its first batch of coins for the new year and in amongst the usual stuff (event and premium bullion designs) is a new entrant into the burgeoning popular culture market. Pretty much everybody knows and loves the famous crime fighting dog, Scooby Doo, so it's little [...]

October, 2017

Crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation is celebrated thirty years on with new Tuvalu coin

By | 2017-10-03T11:37:50+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Crew of Star Trek: The Next Generation is celebrated thirty years on with new Tuvalu coin Likely the most popular series of Star Trek from the many incarnations of this long-running franchise, the Next Generation ran from 1987 for 178 television episodes and four movies. The second coin to mark the 30th anniversary, the first chose the captain of the Enterprise-D and his transformation into a Borg [...]

Dragon & Pearl coin celebrates Chinese culture in two ounces of silver with a rotating centre

By | 2017-10-02T21:50:21+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Dragon & Pearl coin celebrates Chinese culture in two ounces of silver with a rotating centre Very much in the style and format of such previous hits as Alice in Wonderland and the Compass coins, the Perth Mint's new Dragon & Pearl release shrinks it down to an ounce in weight - half that of its spiritual predecessors. Dragon & Pearl is steeped in Chinese culture and [...]

September, 2017

Perth Mint launches its second Marvel Comics silver bullion coin with the Asgardian God Thor

By | 2017-09-08T13:04:40+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint launches its second Marvel Comics silver bullion coin with the Asgardian God Thor It's only a short while ago that the first Marvel Comics themed silver bullion coin debuted into a market flourishing with choice, but we're already seeing a second coin, so they're clearly sticking around as an ongoing series. While the first coin featured Spiderman, timed just right for the release of the [...]