Tuvalu

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 [...]

August, 2017

Star Trek Next Generation is 30 years old and the Perth Mints latest issue marks the occasion

By | 2017-08-01T01:24:38+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Star Trek Next Generation is 30 years old and the Perth Mints latest issue marks the occasion After a quiet spell, the Perth Mint's Star Trek license is back with a coin commemorating 30 years since the debut of Star Trek: Next Generation. This was a series that was incredibly awaited and one which has earned its own place in Trek canon. Running for 7 years and [...]

Ghostbusters anniversary wraps up with a Stay Puft Marshmallow Man silver coin

By | 2017-07-30T16:20:37+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Ghostbusters anniversary wraps up with a Stay Puft Marshmallow Man silver coin The last of three coins celebrating the iconic comedy movie Ghostbusters, and following on from the crew coin and the Slimer coin released over the last couple of months, this one depicts the giant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. This very cool movie (the original, not last years crapfest), certainly warrants some cool coins and while [...]

Perth Mint finish off their fourth run of popular ancient mythology coins with the Norse goddess Hel

By | 2017-08-01T01:27:28+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Quick Look, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint finish off their fourth run of popular ancient mythology coins with the Norse goddess Hel As well as Ghostbusters, the Perth Mint also wraps up its very popular Norse Goddesses series with the final coin in the trilogy depicting the Goddess Hel. This is the twelfth coin to be released since the mint kicked off the whole ancient mythology genre when it debuted Zeus back [...]

July, 2017

Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights is celebrated on the Perth Mints latest silver coin

By | 2017-07-04T12:34:55+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights is celebrated on the Perth Mints latest silver coin The Hindu Festival of Lights, Diwali (or Deepavali), is celebrated every year in dozens of countries around the world from India, Malayasia and Singapore, to Suriname, Sri Lanka and Mauritius. Spiritually signifying the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair, the festivities extend over [...]

Ghostbusters is back with Slimer, the second of three silver coins celebrating the cult movie

By | 2017-07-03T23:30:06+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Ghostbusters is back with Slimer, the second of three silver coins celebrating the cult movie The second of three coins celebrating the iconic comedy movie Ghostbusters, this follows on from the crew coin featured last month and comes before the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man that will round out the set next month. It's a brilliant movie that certainly warrants numismatic recognition, just a shame that reboot movie [...]

June, 2017

Who you gonna call? The Perth Mint if you want a proof silver Ghostbusters coin…

By | 2017-06-05T23:04:23+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Who you gonna call? The Perth Mint if you want a proof silver Ghostbusters coin... There's never been a time when popular culture has emblazoned itself across so many precious metal coins as it has right now. From the obvious targets like Star Wars, Star Trek and Disney, right throught to smaller properties that are just marking anniversaries or popularity, the choice is wide and deep. New [...]

Norse Goddesses from the Perth Mint continues with Frigg, the second of three for 2017

By | 2017-06-06T00:13:30+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Norse Goddesses from the Perth Mint continues with Frigg, the second of three for 2017 The second of a trilogy of Norse Goddesses coins to be released through 2017 by the Perth Mint, Frigg is actually the 11th coin to debut in the Gods & Goddesses range. First launched in 2014 when Zeus swept into the marketplace and caused a frenzy, the series has quietened down considerably [...]