Tuvalu

February, 2019

LPM and the Perth Mints Marvel-themed silver bullion coin series is back with Captain America

By |2019-02-06T07:46:08+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

LPM and the Perth Mints Marvel-themed silver bullion coin series is back with Captain America 2019 MARVEL SERIES: CAPTAIN AMERICA LPM's Perth Mint struck silver bullion coin series is back for a sixth issue as it works it way through Marvels giant pantheon of characters. After Spiderman, Thor, Black Panther, Iron Man, and Deadpool, the series is back with old goody two-shoes himself, Captain America. [...]

Doh! Homer and his dysfunctional family join the Perth Mint with a new silver coin range

By |2019-02-03T20:19:02+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Doh! Homer and his dysfunctional family join the Perth Mint with a new silver coin range It was 30 seasons ago, way back in 1989, that The Simpsons made the transition from small segments on the Tracey Ullman Show, to a full-blown animated series of their own. It was a hit. The misadventures of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie, along with an eclectic cast of supporting [...]

January, 2019

Perth Mint kicks off the new year with a selection of popular culture and event coins

By |2019-01-05T17:12:58+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint kicks off the new year with a selection of popular culture and event coins The first 2019 batch of releases from the ever popular Perth Mint is with us and as is traditional, it comprises the annual Happy Birthday, Wedding, and Newborn Baby coins. Tailor-made for the gift market, these are coloured proof silver coins in themed packaging and not aimed at the coin collector. An Opal [...]

November, 2018

Groundbreaking sci-fi horror movie, Alien, is 40 years old and Tuvalu has a poster coin to celebrate

By |2018-11-26T09:29:56+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Groundbreaking sci-fi horror movie, Alien, is 40 years old and Tuvalu has a poster coin to celebrate In space, no one can hear you scream. With that tagline, Alien burst onto movie screens in 1979 and forever changed science-fiction horror. Previously full of rubber-suited actors shuffling around what directors thought a spaceship would look like, or on a planet that looked suspiciously like a quarry in England, [...]

October, 2018

Tuvalu Marvel silver bullion coin series showcases the foul-mouthed merc himself, Deadpool

By |2018-10-03T16:37:26+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Tuvalu|

Tuvalu Marvel silver bullion coin series showcases the foul-mouthed merc himself, Deadpool 2018 MARVEL SERIES: DEADPOOL A universe of characters as large as that created by Marvel Comics means it dead simple to pick out a good selection to appear on a bullion coin series. That's fortunate for LPM and they've taken full advantage by picking out some of the most popular of them to appear in silver. [...]

Warfare series from Tuvalu wraps up for 2018 with an action-packed Hussars coin

By |2018-10-02T09:10:27+00:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Military, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Warfare series from Tuvalu wraps up for 2018 with an action-packed Hussars coin The sequel series to the Perth Mints numerous gods series, Warfare launched this year as a three-coin series and we've already seen the Romans and Vikings. The last issue is a superb depiction of a cavalry force called the Hussars. A two-ounce silver, rimless coin, antique finished and high-relief, it ticks all the boxes in this genre, [...]

August, 2018

Innovative cog-shaped silver coin pair from Tuvalu highlights our industrial past

By |2018-08-07T11:36:31+00:00August 7th, 2018|Categories: History, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Innovative cog-shaped silver coin pair from Tuvalu highlights our industrial past We often bemoan the Perth Mint release schedule for being too reliant on collectable variants of their endless bullion coin designs, but let's not forget they're also quite capable of kicking out in new directions - witness the Zeus coin, for example, that kicked off a whole new genre. The mint has been pushing its two-ounce, [...]

July, 2018

The iconic vessels of Star Treks Original Series warp onto Tuvalu’s latest silver coin

By |2018-07-03T23:31:39+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The iconic vessels of Star Treks Original Series warp onto Tuvalu's latest silver coin 2018 STAR TREK SHIPS Another release in the Perth Mints Star Trek range, this one harks back to the original sixties series and depicts three of its most iconic vessels. Struck in two ounces of fine silver, the coin is packaged in a replica Star Trek communicator. These are very cool, having been [...]

June, 2018

Warfare silver coin series moves from the Mediterranean to Scandinavia by showcasing the Vikings

By |2018-06-04T21:50:32+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: History, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Warfare silver coin series moves from the Mediterranean to Scandinavia by showcasing the Vikings The Perth Mint's latest three-coin history series hits the halfway mark with the launch of Vikings, the follow up to the Romans issue that landed in February. The coins in this series are rimless, high-relief and two ounces in weight. This has become the higher-end format of choice at this Western Australian producer, [...]

I tawt I taw a Puddy Tat coin a cweeping up on me. I did I tawt a Puddy Tat coin as plain as it could be”

By |2018-06-05T07:26:19+00:00June 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

I tawt I taw a Puddy Tat coin a cweeping up on me. I did I tawt a Puddy Tat coin as plain as it could be" 2018 TWEETY BIRD The third of five coins in the Looney Tunes collection, it follows Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck and will itself be followed by Sylvester the Cat (August) and Tasmanian Devil (October). Bright and bold as you'd expect [...]

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