Gold

October, 2017

Long running New Zealand Kiwi series debuts its 2018 designs and adds a five ounce variant

By | 2017-10-17T10:05:21+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, NZ Post, New Zealand|

Long running New Zealand Kiwi series debuts its 2018 designs and adds a five ounce variant With proof versions of the Kiwi series having been released since way back in 1990, it's fair to say that it's picked up a few fans along the way. It's that time of the year when the new annual designs are revealed and made available for sale and there's no change [...]

Star Wars Stromtrooper goes to war with the Bullion Rebellion with gold and silver coins

By | 2017-10-12T08:28:30+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Stromtrooper goes to war with the Bullion Rebellion with gold and silver coins After years of just ticking along with low-mintage Fijiian Taku bullion coins, the New Zealand Mint has embraced the bullion coin market over the last couple of years with a lunar range, and now a selection of coins featuring elements of their big popular culture franchises. Disney has seen both a lunar [...]

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is 80 years old and Niue celebrates with gold and silver coins

By | 2017-10-07T20:16:16+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is 80 years old and Niue celebrates with gold and silver coins The Disney coin juggernaut continues on with a celebration of one of the most important movies in the whole of Disney history - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The first animated full-length feature film from this iconic studio, the story of Snow White was adapted from one of the tales [...]

Mickey Through the Ages coin series series wraps up with the 1983 classic, Mickey’s Christmas Carol

By | 2017-10-01T18:21:51+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Through the Ages coin series series wraps up with the 1983 classic, Mickey's Christmas Carol The curtain comes down on what has been a fine numismatic tribute to Walt Disney's biggest creation, Mickey Mouse. The eighth coin in a set featuring many of the rodents most iconic performances from the 1930's to the 1980's, Mickey Through the Ages has encapsulated much of what people find appealing about [...]

September, 2017

New Zealand Mint expands its bullion range with a Disney themed lunar in silver and gold

By | 2017-09-30T12:18:54+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint expands its bullion range with a Disney themed lunar in silver and gold The lunar bullion coin market continues to expand with a new entry from a producer that has increased its presence in this market over the last couple of years - the New Zealand Mint. Standard ranges like the Niue Turtle and the regular lunars have been added to with a range [...]

Third South African reptile, the Puff Adder, joins the Crocodile and Chameleon in gold tenth-ounce coin series

By | 2017-09-26T15:09:42+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Nature, South African Mint, South Africa|

Third South African reptile, the Puff Adder, joins the Crocodile and Chameleon in gold tenth-ounce coin series In all likelihood the most common and widely found snake in Africa, the Puff Adder (Bitis Arientans) is responsible for more snakebite deaths than any other African snake. A mixture of copious amounts of a very potent cytotoxic venom and a bad attitude have given the Puff Adder a reputation [...]

Legendary Saint Bernard rescue dog Barry is celebrated on the Swiss Mints latest gold coin issue

By | 2017-09-22T21:19:47+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Gold, Nature, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

Legendary Saint Bernard rescue dog Barry is celebrated on the Swiss Mints latest gold coin issue The Swiss Mint release a solitary gold coin every year and 2017 sees an issue celebrating one of the most famous breeds of dog in the world - the Saint Bernard. These big and beautiful animals have entered popular culture for their bravery in the Swiss Alps and elsewhere as rescue [...]

New Zealand Mint launches its 2018 lunar bullion coin programme with a one ounce pair

By | 2017-09-21T21:10:56+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Culture, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint launches its 2018 lunar bullion coin programme with a one ounce pair The New Zealand Mints new lunar bullion coins are now out in the wild and are the fourth annual release in what should be a full twelve-coin lunar cycle. Unlike their contemporaries at the Perth Mint, the range of available sizes is restricted to just a single gold and a single silver [...]

Royal Mint debuts two new 2018 bullion coins in their popular ongoing multi-year series

By | 2017-09-20T16:14:16+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint debuts two new 2018 bullion coins in their popular ongoing multi-year series The Royal Mint has expanded the choice available in what have become their most eagerly awaited bullion coin ranges. The Shēngxiào Lunar series is now five coins into a 12-coin cycle with the launch of the Year of the Dog variant. The design is another by the Chinese-British artist, Wuon-Gean Ho, who has [...]

Johan Cruyff, one of the worlds best footballers, is remembered on a new Dutch coin range

By | 2017-09-09T23:01:50+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, People, Sport, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Johan Cruyff, one of the worlds best footballers, is remembered on a new Dutch coin range There aren't many football players iconic enough to warrant a series of precious metal coins to be issued with their face on them, but easily making the shortlist would be Dutch legend, Johan Cruyff. One of the most talented and influential footballers of all time, Cruyff has the kudos to cross [...]