Tuvalu

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 [...]

May, 2018

You’ll either be hot or cold on the Perth Mint’s thermometer adorned antiqued silver coin

By |2018-05-01T14:05:36+00:00May 1st, 2018|Categories: Inserts, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

You'll either be hot or cold on the Perth Mint's thermometer adorned antiqued silver coin Now one of the Perth Mint's most popular coin types, the two-ounce antiqued silver format that debuted with the Gods of Olympus series a few years ago seems to attract a new design every couple of months. Currently used for their new 'Warfare' series (second coin coming next month), it's the eclectic [...]

April, 2018

Marvel silver bullion coin series gains its fourth entrant with the release of Iron Man

By |2018-04-23T14:09:23+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Marvel silver bullion coin series gains its fourth entrant with the release of Iron Man As one of the primary characters in the Marvel Universe, Iron Man was an inevitable choice to appear on the Marvel bullion coin series. Following a Spiderman coin last May, a Thor coin in September, and a 2018 Black Panther coin just a couple of months ago, the series is quickly working [...]

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

By |2018-04-04T15:53:42+00:00April 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 [...]

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