Coloured

May, 2018

Tanzanian Rare Wildlife two-ounce silver coin series continues with the Lion in high relief

By | 2018-05-17T00:57:41+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Numiscollect, Tanzania|

Tanzanian Rare Wildlife two-ounce silver coin series continues with the Lion in high relief While the Rare Wildlife series has ostensibly been running for five issues, we think it fair to say that in its current form the series launched in 2016. That would make the coin we're looking at today the third to be issued, following the excellent Black Panther and Bengal Tiger coins. It was [...]

The pivotal Battle of Marathon between Greece and Persia is the sixth Battle That Changed History

By | 2018-05-13T18:03:24+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The pivotal Battle of Marathon between Greece and Persia is the sixth Battle That Changed History Another entrant in one of the New Zealand Mints ongoing series, The Battle of Marathon is the sixth coin in the Battles That Changed History range. Without question a battle that deserves inclusion in a series with that title, Marathon was a crucial victory for Greek, and by association Western civilisation. [...]

Superman #1 is the second DC Comic cover in the NZ Mints large premium foil range

By | 2018-05-07T08:56:03+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote Style, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint|

Superman #1 is the second DC Comic cover in the NZ Mints large premium foil range The second of the New Zealand Mint's premium foil DC Comic covers debuts today and it features another truly classic example of the genre - Superman #1. Published in June 1939, it was the first true Superman comic, although not his debut, which happened in Action Comics #1 in 1938. Another [...]

Austria launches Anthropocene, the sixteenth annual Niobium coin in its award winning series

By | 2018-05-02T21:42:15+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Austrian Mint, Coloured, Austria, Nature, Inserts|

Austria launches Anthropocene, the sixteenth annual Niobium coin in its award winning series The Austrian Mints highly regarded Niobium series enters its sixteenth year with a pretty cool loooking coin called Anthropocene. The Earth has gone through many great geological periods in its 4.5 billion year history and the latest and most controversial one is called the Anthropocene. This literally means the 'Age of Man' and [...]

Pobjoy Mint debuts an innovative cupro-nickel Angry Birds coin for Sierra Leone

By | 2018-05-02T21:53:03+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Pobjoy Mint, Sierra Leone|

Pobjoy Mint debuts an innovative cupro-nickel Angry Birds coin for Sierra Leone We don't normally cover base metal coins unless they're a little unusual and this new issue from the British Pobjoy Mint is one the kids will find particularly interesting. Featuring the smash-hit videogame Angry Birds, it depicts the angriest of them all - Red. The bit for the kids comes in the form of a [...]

April, 2018

The latest Disney silver coin series stars the characters we all love to hate – the villains

By | 2018-04-29T21:10:51+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The latest Disney silver coin series stars the characters we all love to hate - the villains The Disney juggernaut rolls on from the New Zealand Mint with the debut of a spiritual sister-series to the Princesses range from a couple of years ago. Called Disney Villains, it aims to showcase the characters that, let's be honest, are the real stars of the movies. First out [...]

CIT @ TICC: Skyline Dollars are back for 2018 with Paris and San Francisco showcased

By | 2018-04-25T21:15:23+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Coloured, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

CIT @ TICC: Skyline Dollars are back with Paris and San Francisco showcased One of the very first of the new precious metal coin note series to be released, Skyline Dollars by Coin Invest Trust (CIT) are 150 x 70 mm silver coins just 0.045 mm thick that depict the skylines of some of the worlds most important cities. Chosen more for their impressive skylines rather than for [...]

CIT @ TICC: The Globe is back and celebrating the worlds beautiful Indian Summers

By | 2018-04-25T16:22:43+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

CIT @ TICC: The Globe is back and celebrating the worlds beautiful Indian Summers Coin Invest Trust (CIT) are showing some new coins at the Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC) and while not the size of their epic Berlin World Money Fair and US Worlds Fair of Money releases, there's another eclectic collection to look at. Most unusually of all is a follow on from the 2017 [...]

Star Trek Original Series coin note set wraps up with Chekov and Spock

By | 2018-04-22T12:46:20+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Trek Original Series coin note set wraps up with Chekov and Spock One of the new wave of silver coin notes being issued by the New Zealand Mint throughout 2018, the Star Trek Original Series set is an attractive homage to the series that fans are sure to enjoy. Not one for the traditional coin collector perhaps, these have appeal to fans of the series [...]

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 [...]