Coloured

January, 2019

Caribbean EC8 bullion coin programme reaches its penultimate release

By |2019-01-19T10:58:45+00:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: St Vincent & Grenadines, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Caribbean EC8 bullion coin programme reaches its penultimate release Now on its penultimate release, Scottsdales eight-coin EC8 progamme hops on the seaplane from Anguilla and lands in Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. A skip away from nature this time with the depiction of a landing seaplane taking pride of place on the reverse (the obverse is common to the series). As always, the design is the same [...]

Scottsdale continue with Anguilla, the latest in their eight issue Caribbean bullion coin series

By |2019-01-07T12:02:36+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Anguilla, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue with Anguilla, the latest in their eight issue Caribbean bullion coin series The sixth issue in the eight-coin EC8 programme, Anguilla joins the others in being showcased on a pair of bullion coins and on a pair of similar coloured proofs. Just a single debut, after two were launched last time, and that leaves St. Lucia (with a flamingo design), and St. Vincent & The [...]

Perth Mint kicks off the new year with a selection of popular culture and event coins

By |2019-01-05T17:12:58+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint kicks off the new year with a selection of popular culture and event coins The first 2019 batch of releases from the ever popular Perth Mint is with us and as is traditional, it comprises the annual Happy Birthday, Wedding, and Newborn Baby coins. Tailor-made for the gift market, these are coloured proof silver coins in themed packaging and not aimed at the coin collector. An Opal [...]

Poland’s Enduring Soldiers and Treasures of Stanislaw August series see new additions

By |2019-01-04T22:18:11+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland's Enduring Soldiers and Treasures of Stanislaw August series see new additions 2019 ENDURING SOLDIERS 'ZAPORA' The seventh coin in the 'Enduring Soldiers Accursed by the Communists' series, this range celebrates the lives of those who were killed in the communist-led purges after the end of the Second World War. It's easy to forget that the fall of Nazism didn't suddenly lead to peace across Europe and [...]

December, 2018

The Scottsdale bullion tsunami continues with the first in their new Samurai Archives silver series

By |2018-12-13T11:38:19+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

The Scottsdale bullion tsunami continues with the first in their new Samurai Archives silver series Every time we think Scottsdale are winding down for the holidays they surprise us with another bullion coin release. To say they've issued an impressive selection of offerings throughout 2018 would be an understatement. From low mintage run coins, to some bigger volume items, there seems to be something that appeals to [...]

Forget a coin about chess when you can have chess on a coin! Art Mint goes for checkmate

By |2018-12-11T16:02:57+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Art Mint, Coloured, Sport, Silver, Niue Island|

Forget a coin about chess when you can have chess on a coin! Art Mint goes for checkmate There have been a few attempts to incorporate a coin into a board game, the most recent one that we can remember being CIT's The Treasure of the Cruel Captain. While that was a large base metal piece that really stretched the limits of being called a coin, this [...]

Germania silver bullion returns with a limited mintage pair of innovative new variants

By |2018-12-10T13:11:13+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Germania Mint|

Germania silver bullion returns with a limited mintage pair of innovative new variants It's fair to say since its debut in September that that the new Germania 1oz silver bullion round has been a big hit. One look at the coin will tell you why, because it's a beautiful piece. The design of both faces is top notch. The personification of Germania in female form on the [...]

Niue’s look at reef fish in coin form continues with the beautiful Moorish Idol

By |2018-12-05T11:53:23+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue's look at reef fish in coin form continues with the beautiful Moorish Idol 2019 MOORISH IDOL A new series for 2018 and now three coins in, Reef Fish highlights some of the more colourful and popular fish that inhabit coral reef environments around the world. We've already seen the Triggerfish and the Angelfish, and now it's the turn of the beautiful Moorish Idol to take centre [...]

The man on the moon arrived fifty years ago and Cameroon celebrates with a silver coin

By |2018-12-04T22:42:08+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cameroon, Moneda Nueva|

The man on the moon arrived fifty years ago and Cameroon celebrates with a silver coin A defining moment in human history, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out from the Apollo 11 lander onto the lunar surface, a new chapter in our history commenced. That it was one that we as a species have failed to capitalise on, takes away nothing from that incredible achievement [...]

Full Metal Numismatic: Downies commemorates 40 years since Australia ended Vietnam War involvement

By |2018-12-02T20:24:41+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Downies, Niue Island|

Full Metal Numismatic: Downies commemorates 40 years since Australia ended Vietnam War involvement Seen throughout the world as a predominantly American conflict, the Vietnam War also drew in several other Allied nations in the fight against the Communist North. In those countries, the war proved to be as divisive as it did in the USA, nowhere more so than Australia. During the course of a ten-year period, [...]

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