Gold

February, 2018

Innovative “The 100th Anniversary of the Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence” multi-ring coin debuts

By | 2018-02-19T10:46:01+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Lithuanian Mint, Lithuania|

Innovative "The 100th Anniversary of the Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence" multi-ring coin debuts One of the three Baltic states, Lithuania is situated in a region of the world with a tumultuous history. The Kingdom of Lithuania was created in 1253 and during he 14th century, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania was actually the largest country in Europe. In 1569, they formed a voluntary union with Poland that [...]

Royal Australian Mint commemorates Captain Cooks voyage with a domed gold coin

By | 2018-02-04T13:21:48+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint commemorates Captain Cooks voyage with a domed gold coin It's 250 years since Captain Cook set off on his famous voyage to the South Ppacific during which he landed on Australia. With several mints in Australia, it's obvious an event like that would get marked with some fine numismatics and we've already had a great three-coin set from Downies to enjoy. The Royal Australian [...]

Perth Mint launches The Dragon – its first Australian rectangular bullion coins

By | 2018-02-01T09:21:02+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint launches The Dragon - its first Australian rectangular bullion coins In a break from their usual style, the Perth Mint is today releasing a new rectangular bullion coin depicting a stylised Chinese Dragon with a flaming pearl. A motif that has featured increasingly more in the last couple of years, the transition to a rectangular format is a surprise, but welcome enough. This is a [...]

January, 2018

Four generations of the British Royal Family are marked on a single coin for the first time in over a century

By | 2018-01-30T13:12:10+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Four generations of the British Royal Family are marked on a single coin for the first time in over a century WIth the British Royal Family seemingly growing at a fair old rate of knots, we're in the position of having four generations regularly making headlines. The Royal Mint have noticed and have released a coin marking a member from each generation. Carrying the initial of Queen [...]

France enters the revolutionary period with the fifth of its seven annual The Sower coins

By | 2018-01-15T11:33:09+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

France enters the revolutionary period with the fifth of its seven annual The Sower coins Like the Rooster and Marianne, the Sower is an icon of French numismatics. Dating back to 1887, it was designed by one of the most celebrated medallists of the Art Nouveau, Oscar Roty. Initially a controversial work in many quarters, because of its use on a whole range of coins in the [...]

Alfred Adler is the subject of the second in the Austrian Mints gold Vienna Psychotherapy trilogy

By | 2018-01-11T10:57:36+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: Austrian Mint, Austria, Gold, People, Science|

Alfred Adler is the subject of the second in the Austrian Mints gold Vienna Psychotherapy trilogy One of the Austrian Mints best releases last year, Sigmund Freud was the first in a three coin series to be released one per year called Vienna Schools of Psychotherapy. Each of the ¼ oz 0.986 gold coins features one of the major types of psychotherapy and the founding fathers from [...]

Royal Mint launches a limited bullion Britannia variant with an Oriental themed border

By | 2018-01-10T13:19:34+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint launches a limited bullion Britannia variant with an Oriental themed border A perennial favourite, the Royal Mints Britannia bullion coin design has changed many times since its introduction in 1987. In 2014 however, the mint moved its design changes over to a unique annual proof range and settled on the original Philip Nathan design for the bullion coin. Despite that, there have been multiple tweaks to the [...]

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further

By | 2018-01-05T15:17:12+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Movies & TV, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Canada, Chad, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, Scottsdale Mint|

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further While bullion coin numbers have dropped through 2017, the sheer number of different options shows little sign of slowing down. There's been a few new releases lately, so we thought we'd compile them together. Platinum is making a welcome appearance on a new coin and there's gold and silver to choose from as [...]

Australia kicks off 2018 by looking back at the convict era that began to build the modern nation

By | 2018-01-02T15:25:49+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia kicks off 2018 by looking back at the convict era that began to build the modern nation It was in May 1787 that the First Fleet, a fleet of eleven ships, departed Portsmouth bound for the east coast of Australia - specifically Botany Bay in what is now the city of Sydney. On board were 759 convicts sentenced to transportation for infringing a variety of laws,  [...]

December, 2017

Scottsdale Mint adds a gold option to its new Barbados Trident bullion coin series

By | 2017-12-18T12:31:20+00:00 December 18th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Barbados, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint adds a gold option to its new Barbados Trident bullion coin series A last release before 2017 draws to a close, Scottsdale today debuts the gold variant of its new Barbados Trident silver bullion coin. Launched back in September with a 30,000 mintage, it was an attractive design and we were promised gold versions were coming back then. The first of them, the one-ounce version, [...]