Gold

November, 2018

Scottsdale at it again, with first in a striking series of East Asian mythology bullion coins called Four Guardians

By |2018-11-16T15:11:26+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gold, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale at it again, with a striking series of East Asian mythology bullion coins called Four Guardians It's been a manic year at Scottsdale Mint given what has been a wide and varied program of bullion coin releases. The Fiji Mermaid, Cayman Islands Marlin, Congo Silverback, Samoan Seahorse, the Chinese Dragon for Cameroon,  and the Ghanaian Leopard have all brought some cool design to the limited run [...]

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design

By |2018-11-14T22:13:59+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design This year is the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse and the New Zealand Mint has been marking the occasion with a full range of numismatics and more. One thing missing was a bullion coin, but even that niche is now filled with the debut of a new pair  to join their previous issues [...]

The Royal Mint celebrates 40 years of the perennial hit childrens picture book, The Snowman

By |2018-11-05T18:26:48+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint celebrates 40 years of the perennial hit childrens picture book, The Snowman First published back in 1978, Raymond Briggs' children's word-less picture book, The Snowman, debuted to critical acclaim. Telling the story of a young boy that builds a snowman which then comes to life, it was adapted to an Oscar-nominated animated short film in 1982. Much loved, especially in its British homeland, The [...]

Montserrat and Grenada released in the EC8 Caribbean bullion coin series from Scottsdale

By |2018-11-02T14:36:26+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Grenada, Montserrat, Scottsdale Mint|

Montserrat and Grenada released in the EC8 Caribbean bullion coin series from Scottsdale Now passing the half-way stage of an eight-coin 2018 program, Scottsdale Mint have doubled on the usual solo release by launching the Grenada and Montserrat coins in one hit. Previous issues that have been for other countries in the East Caribbean Central Bank zone include Antigua & Barbuda, Saint Kitts & Nevis, and Dominica. Still [...]

October, 2018

Panda bullion coin range debuts for 2019 with a range of proof coins in tow

By |2018-10-31T10:32:13+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Bank of China, Silver, China|

China debuts its extensive range of Panda bullion and commemorative coins in silver and gold It's that time of the year again - the popular Chinese Panda coin has debuted in proof and bullion coin form. In production since 1982, the range has become a staple of the bullion coin market in particular, although rising mintages has seen premiums fall from previously lofty highs. As before, each [...]

Stormtroopers – the cannon fodder of the universe get their very own Classic Star Wars collector coins

By |2018-10-29T21:12:48+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Stormtroopers - the cannon fodder of the universe get their very own Classic Star Wars collector coins Classic Star Wars, the first coin series from the New Zealand Mint to feature the iconic science-fiction universe, now has a new entrant. Fourteen coins in, the Imperial Stormtroopers finally get to be showcased on this very popular series. This is the first time a group, rather than a specific [...]

Gibraltar adds three bullion versions to its Royal Arms of England range

By |2018-10-24T21:16:51+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Gibraltar, Scottsdale Mint|

Gibraltar adds three bullion versions to its Royal Arms of England range An new annual series that launched earlier this year, Scottsdale Mints 'The Royal Arms of England' is to be a look at the heraldic history of the worlds most popular monarchy. More traditional in design than the Royal Mint series 'Queen's Beasts', it's a great looking coin, particularly this [...]

Cayman Islands Marlin gold and silver bullion coins are joined by coloured proof versions

By |2018-10-19T18:06:53+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cayman Islands, Scottsdale Mint|

Cayman Islands Marlin gold and silver bullion coins are joined by coloured proof versions 2018 CAYMAN ISLANDS MARLIN The Cayman Islands bullion coin seems to be quite popular and is now on its second year of release. There haven't been any changes to the design to date. A pretty cool, very dynamic design has this amazing fish bursting out of the water, surrounded by a border. While [...]

Prince Charles is 70 and the Royal Mint issues another Royal coin to celebrate

By |2018-10-18T00:32:11+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Prince Charles is 70 and the Royal Mint issues another Royal coin to celebrate 2018 PRINCE CHARLES 70TH BIRTHDAY It's certainly been a busy few years for the Royal Mint with regards to royalty-themed numismatics. A seemingly never ending procession of weddings, births, birthdays and landmarks has led to a seemingly never ending procession of new coins in celebration.  There are no signs of a slowing down [...]

Military transport aircraft, the Transall, is the subject of the fourth French Aviation & History coin

By |2018-10-01T10:52:43+00:00October 1st, 2018|Categories: Gold, Science, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Military transport aircraft, the Transall, is the subject of the fourth French Aviation & History coin One of our favourite national mints, the Monnaie de Paris has a knack of producing some exceptional series of coins. Series like From Clovis to Republic and its Women of France follow-up, have struck a chord here with their combination of beautiful design, high-quality, and interesting subjects. Aircraft aren't a rare subject on [...]

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