Gold

June, 2018

Pobjoy Mint launch a gold bullion version of the British Virgin Islands Pegasus coin

By | 2018-06-21T11:02:52+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy Mint launch a gold bullion version of the British Virgin Islands Pegasus coin 2018 BVI PEGASUS GOLD The second design in Pobjoy Mint's Pegasus silver bullion coin series issued for British Virgin Islands came out back in February and now, for the first time, it's getting a release in gold. A good looking coin (far better than the terrible official images indicate), it appears to have [...]

Darth Vader is wheezing his way back in 2018 with a new bullion coin from Niue and the NZ Mint

By | 2018-06-20T15:52:46+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Vader is wheezing his way back in 2018 with a new bullion coin from Niue and the NZ Mint 2018 DARTH VADER BULLION The latest bullion coin from a company that has embraced that market more than ever recently, the NZ Mint today announce their new 2018 Darth Vader issue. Like the first Vader coin and the subsequent Stormtrooper and Disney issues, this will be available as [...]

The Royal Mint’s next big thing? Paddington Bear is 60 and a new coin range celebrates.

By | 2018-06-18T09:49:05+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's next big thing? Paddington Bear is 60 and a new coin range celebrates. The Royal Mint had a hit with its Tales of Peter Rabbit coins, with three series of four coins issued from 2016-2018, but inevitably there has been a slowing of interest. Sure that the core concept of a 50 pence coin range celebrating popular literary icons is still sound, the mint [...]

Captain Cook, one of the world’s greatest explorers, stars on new annual British coin series

By | 2018-06-15T08:52:49+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Captain Cook, one of the world's greatest explorers, stars on new annual British coin series Responsible for expanding our knowledge of the world through some incredible voyages of discovery, Captain James Cook FRS is one of the greatest of the worlds explorers. Through a series of famous voyages in the mid-late eighteenth century, he mapped Newfoundland and he achieved the first recorded European contact with the eastern [...]

Scottsdale’s EC8 Caribbean bullion coin program continues with the St Kitts & St Nevis Pelican

By | 2018-06-11T10:48:22+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: St Kitts & St Nevis, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's EC8 Caribbean bullion coin program continues with the St Kitts & St Nevis Pelican The recently released Antigua & Barbuda Rum Runner range was the first in Scottsdale Mint's new EC8 bullion and proof coin program and now it's time for the second of the eight issues to have its time in the limelight. This second set is issued for the islands of Saint Kitts & [...]

Star Wars Classic launches its second design of 2018 and it’s another of the evil pantheon, Darth Maul

By | 2018-06-10T13:01:49+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Classic launches its second design of 2018 and it's another of the evil pantheon, Darth Maul Regular readers will know that Classic Star Wars is one of our favourite movie-themed coin ranges being released in recent years and as this New Zealand Mint series has now hit its twelfth release, we guess you do to. We think the core appeal of this range lies in [...]

May, 2018

Niue’s Classic Disney gold and silver coin series noses ahead with Pinocchio

By | 2018-05-30T12:32:22+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue's Classic Disney gold and silver coin series noses ahead with Pinocchio Despite being the New Zealand Mints core Disney coin range, it's been pretty quiet on the Disney Classic front since the release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs last October. This has been a series that has remained close to traditional coin design by eschewing the use of any adornments - indeed, even colour [...]

Royal Mint launch two new coin designs for the Queens Sapphire Coronation celebrations

By | 2018-05-28T12:05:15+00:00 May 28th, 2018|Categories: Event, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint launch two new coin designs for the Queens Sapphire Coronation celebrations It has been a busy couple of years for Royal coin collectors with a whole string of landmark events around Queen Elizabeth II's groundbreaking reign. She has already become the longest reigning British monarch and recently celebrated her 90th birthday. Chuck in what seems like an endless procession of marriages and births, and it's [...]

Royal Mint expands its bullion coin offerings with a gold Two Dragons and the third silver Landmarks of Britain

By | 2018-05-17T22:55:48+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint expands its bullion coin offerings with a gold Two Dragons and the third silver Landmarks of Britain The Royal Mint is increasing its presence in the international gold and silver bullion coin markets with yet more new issues. Uncharacteristically for the mint, the last couple of years has seen a much bigger range of choice from the usual Britannia and Sovereigns that have served them [...]

Perth Mint expands its bullion coin range with a new Bird of Paradise series in gold and silver

By | 2018-04-30T21:26:14+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: Bullion Round, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint expands its bullion coin range with a new Bird of Paradise series in gold and silver After decades of issuing bullion coins in their Koala, Kookaburra and Lunar Animal ranges, the Perth Mint has considerably expanded its offerings over the last couple of years, with the rate of diversification seemingly gathering steam. A few of the new issues have captured collectors imaginations and shown impressive [...]