Coloured

August, 2018

Neil Armstrong goes coin hunting on the moon and finds MDM’s new 50th anniversary range

By |2018-08-20T23:52:36+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Gold, Barbados, Inserts, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

Neil Armstrong goes coin hunting on the moon and finds MDM's new 50th anniversary range One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind. With these words, astronaut Neil Armstrong opened up the next phase in human exploration by stepping from the Apollo 11 lunar lander onto the surface of the Moon. Joined 20 minutes later by Buzz Aldrin, and watched overhead by designated driver, [...]

Star Wars poster coin series continues with the prequel movie Attack of the Clones

By |2018-08-15T14:24:06+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars poster coin series continues with the prequel movie Attack of the Clones 2018 ATTACK OF THE CLONES A pretty cool poster for a lacklustre movie sums up the New Zealand Mint's latest entrant in it's multi-year Star Wars poster series of one-ounce silver coins. Rectangular, as most poster coins are and should be, it's a simple enough affair that fans of the movie (I think [...]

ANA 2018: CIT go all in with a hugely impressive release program of new coins

By |2018-08-14T21:22:22+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Mongolia, Palau|

ANA 2018: CIT go all in with a hugely impressive release program of new coins Philadelphia is hosting the 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money and with it comes a whole host of new issues from many of the world's premiere coin producers. Chief amongst those will be CIT Coin Invest, the Liechtenstein based collector favourite issuer of some of the world's most impressive modern numismatics. We've [...]

Nicaraguan wildlife series watches the quirky Anteater amble into view for its third coin

By |2018-08-03T11:50:15+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

Nicaraguan wildlife series watches the quirky Anteater amble into view for its third coin 2018 WILDLIFE OF NICARAGUA - ANTEATER The only commemorative coin series issued for Nicaragua in 2018 that we know of, Wildlife of Nicaragua is one of the NZ Mint's numerous coloured 1 oz proof silver coin ranges. The Jaguar and the Sloth have already been featured and there are plans for at least [...]

Dominica issues the third in Scottsdale Mints ambitious EC8 precious metal bullion coin program

By |2018-08-02T15:04:42+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Dominica, Scottsdale Mint|

Dominica issues the third in Scottsdale Mints ambitious EC8 precious metal bullion coin program Working its way through an eight-coin 2018 program, Scottsdale Mint have now released the third in the range. Following issues for Antigua & Barbuda, and for Saint Kitts & Nevis, this issue is for the island haven of Dominica. The EC8 bullion program will issue for a range of island nations throughout the [...]

July, 2018

Scottsdale debut their new The Royal Arms of England series with a multicoloured reverse-proof range

By |2018-07-24T15:14:49+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Gibraltar, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale debut their new The Royal Arms of England series with a multicoloured reverse-proof range Never one to rest on their laurels for long, Scottsdale Mint has launched another coin series today, and in a nod to the hugely popular and highly regarded Queens Beasts series from the Royal Mint, is trying their hand at Britain's rich heraldic history. Called The Royal Arms of England, they're inextricably [...]

Maleficent is the second of Disney’s Evil Queens to join the NZ Mint’s latest silver coin series

By |2018-07-23T01:24:21+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Maleficent is the second of Disney's Evil Queens to join the NZ Mint's latest silver coin series 2018 DISNEY VILLAINS - MALEFICENT A new addition to the Disney behemoth, Disney Villains will star more interesting characters than the usual, tedious goodies that tend to populate coins featuring this media giants many properties.  The first coin depicted the Evil Queen and this time out we have another scumbag, [...]

It just had to happen. Boaty McBoatface gets a Coiny McCoinface!!

By |2018-07-04T11:05:11+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Science, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

It just had to happen. Boaty McBoatface gets a Coiny McCoinface!! 2018 BOATY McBOATFACE In what turned out to be a hilarious turn of events, the UK's new polar research ship needed a new name, so the powers that be decided asking the British public to vote on one was a good idea. The nation that gave the world everything from Monty Python to Father Ted was never [...]

CIT honour the 80 year old record-holding Mallard steam train with a new smartminted silver coin

By |2018-07-04T10:09:35+00:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT honour the 80 year old record-holding Mallard steam train with a new smartminted silver coin It's quite surprising that there are so few classic trains on modern numismatics. It's been proven time and again that coins with nautical themes are well liked and we understand that there is a sizeable community of rail enthusiasts out there, so the reasons for the scarcity are a little mysterious. [...]

The iconic vessels of Star Treks Original Series warp onto Tuvalu’s latest silver coin

By |2018-07-03T23:31:39+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The iconic vessels of Star Treks Original Series warp onto Tuvalu's latest silver coin 2018 STAR TREK SHIPS Another release in the Perth Mints Star Trek range, this one harks back to the original sixties series and depicts three of its most iconic vessels. Struck in two ounces of fine silver, the coin is packaged in a replica Star Trek communicator. These are very cool, having been [...]

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