Tuvalu

June, 2018

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

By | 2018-06-04T21:50:32+00:00 June 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 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 [...]