Bullion

February, 2018

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 [...]

Perth Mint launches a new limited mintage silver bullion coin – The Australian Emu

By | 2018-02-19T13:25:52+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint launches a new limited mintage silver bullion coin - The Australian Emu Purveyors of the most eagerly awaited ranges of bullion coins on the market today, the Perth Mints multiple ranges of lunars and Australian wildlife themed coins are collector favourites. In recent years the mint has expanded choice away from the annual Kookaburra and Koala issues to encompass a kangaroo, crocodiles and others, culminating [...]

Scottsdales latest Fijiian limited mintage silver bullion coin is the striking Mermaid Rising

By | 2018-02-15T19:50:05+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdales latest Fijiian limited mintage silver bullion coin is the striking Mermaid Rising Scottsdale Mint has launched the first of its limited mintage silver bullion coins for 2018. Staying with the nautical theme used for last years Fijiian coin - Hokusai, The Great Wave - the subject this year is an interesting bit of stylistic design depicting a mermaid. Called Mermaid Rising, the coin shows parts of [...]

Pobjoy follows lasts years debut Pegasus silver bullion coin with a new design for 2018

By | 2018-02-13T10:03:26+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy follows lasts years debut Pegasus silver bullion coin with a new design for 2018 The British Pobjoy Mint has become increasingly active in the limited run silver bullion coin market of late, more so since the Isle of Man issues went elsewhere. One of the first of the new issues was a coin depicting Britannia and Pegasus that carried the name of the British Virgin Islands. [...]

Perth Mint launches The Dragon – its first Australian rectangular bullion coins

By | 2018-02-01T09:21:02+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint launches The Dragon - its first Australian rectangular bullion coins In a break from their usual style, the Perth Mint is today releasing a new rectangular bullion coin depicting a stylised Chinese Dragon with a flaming pearl. A motif that has featured increasingly more in the last couple of years, the transition to a rectangular format is a surprise, but welcome enough. This is a [...]

January, 2018

Silver Maple Leaf is 30 years old and the mint celebrates with limited bullion variants

By | 2018-01-23T12:12:32+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Silver Maple Leaf is 30 years old and the mint celebrates with limited bullion variants First launched in 1988, the Silver Maple Leaf (SML) has gone on to become the second best selling silver bullion coin on the market, tailing just behind the American Silver Eagle (ASE). A clean and simple design, depicting just a maple leaf against a plain background, the coin has remained relatively unchanged [...]

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 [...]

Royal Mint launches a limited bullion Britannia variant with an Oriental themed border

By | 2018-01-10T13:19:34+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint launches a limited bullion Britannia variant with an Oriental themed border A perennial favourite, the Royal Mints Britannia bullion coin design has changed many times since its introduction in 1987. In 2014 however, the mint moved its design changes over to a unique annual proof range and settled on the original Philip Nathan design for the bullion coin. Despite that, there have been multiple tweaks to the [...]

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further

By | 2018-01-05T15:17:12+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Movies & TV, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Canada, Chad, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, Scottsdale Mint|

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further While bullion coin numbers have dropped through 2017, the sheer number of different options shows little sign of slowing down. There's been a few new releases lately, so we thought we'd compile them together. Platinum is making a welcome appearance on a new coin and there's gold and silver to choose from as [...]