Gold

January, 2019

Caribbean EC8 bullion coin programme reaches its penultimate release

By |2019-01-19T10:58:45+00:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: St Vincent & Grenadines, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Caribbean EC8 bullion coin programme reaches its penultimate release Now on its penultimate release, Scottsdales eight-coin EC8 progamme hops on the seaplane from Anguilla and lands in Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. A skip away from nature this time with the depiction of a landing seaplane taking pride of place on the reverse (the obverse is common to the series). As always, the design is the same [...]

Royal Mint launches five-coin fifty pence British Culture set of re-issues that sells out in a day

By |2019-01-15T15:13:17+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint launches five-coin fifty pence British Culture set of re-issues that sells out in a day It seems the British public have a previously unrecognised love affair with the good old 50 pence coin. Launched back in 1969 as the country switched over to the decimal system, the seven-sided coin was different in size and shape to the rest of the new coins. In recent years, [...]

Scottsdale continue with Anguilla, the latest in their eight issue Caribbean bullion coin series

By |2019-01-07T12:02:36+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Anguilla, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue with Anguilla, the latest in their eight issue Caribbean bullion coin series The sixth issue in the eight-coin EC8 programme, Anguilla joins the others in being showcased on a pair of bullion coins and on a pair of similar coloured proofs. Just a single debut, after two were launched last time, and that leaves St. Lucia (with a flamingo design), and St. Vincent & The [...]

Poland’s Enduring Soldiers and Treasures of Stanislaw August series see new additions

By |2019-01-04T22:18:11+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland's Enduring Soldiers and Treasures of Stanislaw August series see new additions 2019 ENDURING SOLDIERS 'ZAPORA' The seventh coin in the 'Enduring Soldiers Accursed by the Communists' series, this range celebrates the lives of those who were killed in the communist-led purges after the end of the Second World War. It's easy to forget that the fall of Nazism didn't suddenly lead to peace across Europe and [...]

The Royal Mint debuts its circulating coin designs for 2019 with a very British selection

By |2019-01-03T17:37:30+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint debuts its circulating coin designs for 2019 with a very British selection The first week of the New Year brings with it the unveiling of the Royal Mint's circulating currency specials and from there, the inevitable selection of proof silver and gold coins that we all know and love. All the coins below will be available individually as the year progresses, but at present, [...]

Royal Australian Mint strikes The Bold, The Bad and the Ugly to launch 2019’s numismatic schedule

By |2019-01-02T21:16:53+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint strikes The Bold, The Bad and the Ugly to launch 2019's numismatic schedule It isn't just the first country in the world to have their fireworks displays to celebrate the New Year, it's also a tradition at the Royal Australian Mint that they strike the first new coins of the year as well. At 9.15 am in the mints headquarters in Canberra, the first [...]

December, 2018

Star Wars Clone Troopers hit the New Zealand Mint’s latest themed bullion coins in gold and silver

By |2018-12-28T11:27:46+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Clone Troopers hit the New Zealand Mint's latest themed bullion coins in gold and silver Just sneaking into the end of the year is the New Zealand Mints latest 2019 bullion coin in 1 oz silver and gold formats. As you'd expect from a mint that relies so heavily on its licenced properties, this one dips back into the large selection they have and [...]

Tower of London is celebrated on a new four-coin Royal Mint collection starting with the ravens

By |2018-12-18T14:10:30+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Tower of London is celebrated on a new four-coin Royal Mint collection starting with the ravens Amongst the most iconic structures in the British capital, the Tower of London can trace its history back almost a millenium. The White Tower at its centre was built by William the Conqueror in 1078 and housed its first prisoner, the Norman Bishop of Durham, Ranulf Flambard, just a few years [...]

African Ounce silver and gold bullion coins are back for the 11th year with the ‘Big Bird’ Shoebill

By |2018-12-09T13:05:56+00:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Rwanda|

African Ounce silver and gold bullion coins are back for the 11th year with the 'Big Bird' Shoebill Now heading into its second decade of production, the Rwandan African Ounce sees its eleventh issue with the launch of the Shoebill. Also called the Whalehead, this very large and unusual-looking bird is found all over tropical East Africa. Standing as tall as 1.5 metres and weighing [...]

Royal Australian Mint debuts a new bullion coin featuring the Bottlenose Dolphin in silver and gold

By |2018-12-07T18:01:21+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint debuts a new bullion coin featuring the Bottlenose Dolphin in silver and gold It seems that more and more of the world's mints are chasing low mintage bullion coin sales. Whereas the market used to consist of a relatively limited choice of high, or even ultra-high mintage offerings from the big players, there's now a huge choice of small run coins with mintages in [...]

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