Gold

June, 2017

Romania marks a decade of membership of the EU with commemorative coin in four metal variants

By | 2017-06-22T01:24:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Bi-Metallic, History, Gold, Silver, Bank of Romania, Romania|

Romania marks a decade of membership of the EU with commemorative coin in four metal variants The Romanian national bank is marking a decade since the country joined the European Union with the launch of a new coin available in a range of metals. Romania has long sought membership to the great European club and has pushed hard since the fall of communism to join. In 2003 [...]

History of the Empire building East India Company showcased on nine gold coin monarch set

By | 2017-06-20T14:50:03+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, East India Company, St Helena|

History of the Empire building East India Company showcased on nine gold coin monarch set You think Apple, Google and Microsoft are big and powerful companies? They have a huge amount of influence but if you want to see corporate power you need to head back in time and look at the East India Company (EIC). This English/British company was first given a Royal Charter by Queen Elizabeth [...]

Olympe de Gouges rounds out the Women of France gold & silver coin releases for 2017

By | 2017-06-16T18:19:17+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Monnaie de Paris|

Olympe de Gouges rounds out the Women of France gold & silver coin releases for 2017 The third and last 2017 coin in the Monnaie de Paris series Women of France is now out and follows Catherine de Medici, and Madame de Pompadour this year, as well as three coins in 2016 featuring Clotilde, Mathilde and Jeanne d’Arc. This time we've moved forward to the eighteenth century [...]

Royal Mints Queens Beasts proof series jumps ahead to the Unicorn of Scotland

By | 2017-06-05T15:38:50+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mints Queens Beasts proof series jumps ahead to the Unicorn of Scotland The Queens Beasts proof series followed on relatively quickly from the beautiful bullion series when the Royal Mint debuted the proof Lion range back in December 2016. The bullion series has seen the Griffin of Edward III and the Red Dragon of Wales and many would expect proof versions to follow in the [...]

May, 2017

Austrian Mint debuts three coin Vienna Schools of Psychotherapy set with Sigmund Freud

By | 2017-05-26T12:51:27+00:00 May 21st, 2017|Categories: Austrian Mint, Gold, Austria, People|

Austrian Mint debuts three coin Vienna Schools of Psychotherapy set with Sigmund Freud Known for producing short-run gold coin series of exceptional quality, the Austrian Mint has embarked on a new three-coin set of quarter-ounce gold coins to fill the hole left by the award-winning Klimt and His Women five-coin set. Released one  per year, this series is called Vienna Schools of Psychotherapy and each of the [...]

Bank of China celebrates seven decades since forming Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

By | 2017-05-16T10:51:51+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, Bank of China, Silver, China|

Bank of China celebrates seven decades since forming Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region The Bank of China are commemorating seven decades since the country established Inner Mongolia as an autonomous region within China and what better way to do it than to release a trio of precious metal coins. Capable of some quite superb coin designs, the Bank of China has done a fine job again with the [...]

World Exclusive: NZ Mint surprises with Darth Vader gold and silver bullion coins for Niue

By | 2017-05-11T21:29:46+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

World Exclusive: NZ Mint surprises with Darth Vader gold and silver bullion coins for Niue Despite the epic falls in sales of some of the worlds biggest bullion coin ranges, the market for coins with interesting designs and more limited mintages continues to thrive. With such recent fine offerings as the Australian Swan, the Salzburg Mozart, Dragon & Phoenix, the Cayman Islands Marlin, and Disney's Steamboat Willie, [...]

The House of Windsor is a century old and the Royal Mint commemorates in gold and silver

By | 2017-05-11T21:34:43+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The House of Windsor is a century old and the Royal Mint commemorates in gold and silver We've already taken an early look at these back when the Royal Mint announced their range for 2017, but to recap, these coins are issued in commemoration of a century since the founding of the House of Windsor. The name of the British monarchy, it was changed from the rather [...]

Classic Star Wars proof silver & gold coin range continues with the ginger wookie, Chewbacca

By | 2017-05-11T21:33:56+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Gold, Silver, NZ Mint|

Classic Star Wars proof silver & gold coin range continues with the ginger wookie, Chewbacca Classic Star Wars time again and for the eighth release in this ongoing series it's the turn of one of the most recognisable characters in the franchise, Chewbacca. An 8-feet tall, 200-year old Wookie, Chewbacca became Han Solo's sidekick after Han refused an order to kill him. The co-pilot on the Millenium [...]

April, 2017

CIT@TICC: Princess Diana remembered on the lightest gold coin they’ve produced to date

By | 2017-05-11T21:39:32+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Quick Look, Gold, People, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

CIT@TICC: Princess Diana remembered on the lightest gold coin they've produced to date Diana, Princess of Wales stands as one of the most iconic women of the 20th century. Born on 1 July 1961, she married Prince Charles, the heir to the British Throne, on 29 July 1981 and during a sometimes tumultuous relationship gave birth to two sons, William and Harry. After a bitter, public break-up [...]