Bullion

April, 2018

Scottsdale debut new Caribbean EC8 bullion coin program with Rum Runners for Antigua & Barbuda

By | 2018-04-18T17:11:23+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale debut new Caribbean EC8 bullion coin program with Rum Runners for Antigua & Barbuda Scottsdale have been issuing some great limited run bullion coins over the last few years, such as the Cayman Islands Marlin and Hokusai, The Great Wave and with this new announcement there's confirmation that Scottsdale will continue to do so for some time. Starting with this new release, a programme of precious [...]

Cayman Islands Marlin bullion coin back unchanged for 2018 but with a gold version in tow

By | 2018-04-03T12:16:11+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cayman Islands, Scottsdale Mint|

Cayman Islands Marlin bullion coin back unchanged for 2018 but with a gold version in tow Scottsdale Mint continues to expand its range of legal tender bullion coins with a reissue of the Cayman Islands Marlin silver bullion coin from 2017. No changes to the design from last years coin, but for the first time a gold variant is added the line-up, joinng such other recent [...]

March, 2018

Chinese and Welsh Dragons combine for the Royal Mint’s latest bullion coin

By | 2018-03-26T09:13:17+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Chinese and Welsh Dragons combine for the Royal Mint's latest bullion coin It's clear the Royal Mint has big plans for its bullion coin offerings, going from the relatively limited Britannia and Sovereign ranges of a few years ago to a whole plethora of different issues available today. With a lunar range well under way and the superb Queens Beasts garnering praise as it works its way [...]

Somali Elephant 15th anniversary bullion coin range debuts in limited numbers

By | 2018-03-13T14:10:15+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Somalia|

Somali Elephant 15th anniversary bullion coin range debuts in limited numbers An annual fixture in the bullion coin world for fifteen years, the Somali Elephant, or African Ounce, has increased in popularity to the point it's considered one of the crowd today. A consistent artistic style over its lifespan has led to a good looking series and one that shows no sign of slowing down. To celebrate [...]

Sought after Australian Swan bullion coin from the Perth Mint back for 2018 with cygnet in tow

By | 2018-03-09T18:11:52+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Sought after Australian Swan bullion coin from the Perth Mint back for 2018 with cygnet in tow Coming as a bit of a surprise last year, the Australian Swan bullion coin quickly became a must-have item, showing some healthy appreciation in short order. A small range comprising one-ounce variants in gold and silver, it sold out in pretty short order. Now it's time for the second annual [...]

February, 2018

High resolution images of the Royal Mints new Black Bull of Clarence bullion coin variants

By | 2018-02-28T08:47:38+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

High resolution images of the Royal Mints new Black Bull of Clarence bullion coin variants We covered the release of the new Queens Beasts coin from the Royal Mint a couple of days ago, but we were missing some great images of the ever-popular bullion coin versions. Fortunately, that's now been rectified and the silver and two gold coins are depicted below. It's no secret we're huge [...]

19th century British Trade Dollar is back in proof and limited silver bullion form

By | 2018-02-27T14:18:13+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, East India Company, Niue Island, St Helena|

19th century British Trade Dollar is back in proof and limited silver bullion form Britain traded heavily in the Far East throughout the nineteenth century and paying for goods with the multitude of different currencies in the region was problematic. To alleviate the issue, one exacerbated by the First & Second Opium Wars, the Britsh, along with other countries, began to issue 'Trade Dollars'. Struck in 0.900 [...]

Queens Beasts series stays on top of its game with a superb Black Bull of Clarence issue

By | 2018-02-26T10:44:59+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Queens Beasts series stays on top of its game with a superb Black Bull of Clarence issue Time for the fourth of the ten-coin Queens Beasts series of coins to make its debut and it's the Black Bull of Clarence. As before, there's a wide range of sizes available in the proof range, although the bullion coin range will continue as before. The silver two-ounce bullion coin [...]

Royal Mint partner with MTB to debut their first ever tenth-ounce platinum Britannia bullion coin

By | 2018-02-23T16:25:37+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Bullion, Platinum, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint partner with MTB to debut their first ever tenth-ounce platinum Britannia bullion coin The number of platinum bullion coins on the market continues to rise with the debut of a new variant of the Royal Mint's perennial Philip Nathan designed Britannia bullion coin. At a tenth of an ounce in weight, it's considerably smaller and more affordable than the normal one-ounce coin. [...]

John Mercanti Wedge-tailed Eagle bullion coin is back with a family view for 2018

By | 2018-02-23T15:27:41+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

John Mercanti Wedge-tailed Eagle bullion coin is back with a family view for 2018 One of the hits of 2014, the Perth Mints Wedge-tailed Eagle silver bullion coin surprised us all with news that it was to be designed by none other than John Mercanti, the former Chief Engraver at the United States Mint. The first time that Mercanti had worked on a non-US issued design, it [...]