Gold

September, 2018

After 15 years of elephants, Somalia adds the leopard to its gold & silver bullion coin selection

By |2018-09-17T17:59:31+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

After 15 years of elephants, Somalia adds the leopard to its gold & silver bullion coin selection 2018 SOMALI LEOPARD BULLION COIN A very popular bullion coin, the Somali Elephant is now in its fifteenth year. While it has displayed a pretty good variety of designs over the years, it must get harder and harder to come up with something new, so the producer has decided to [...]

Austria wraps up its six-coin Wildlife in Our Sights gold coin series with the ubiquitous Mallard

By |2018-09-14T13:52:45+00:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Austrian Mint, Austria, Gold, Nature|

Austria wraps up its six-coin Wildlife in Our Sights gold coin series with the ubiquitous Mallard After six issues, the Austrian Mint has wrapped up its superb Wildlife in our Sights gold coin series with the launch of the Mallard. First appearing in 2013, this circa ½ oz 0.986 gold range has celebrated six animals from the region of Austria - four mammals and two birds. All [...]

The Perth Mint launches its annual range of nature themed bullion coins for 2019

By |2018-09-03T19:15:00+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint launches its annual range of nature themed bullion coins for 2019 Yes, it's that time of the year again. The Perth Mint has revealed the new 2019 bullion coin designs for its core ranges. There are no changes to formats or mintages over last year, and the Kangaroo platinum and silver coins are back unchanged. As for the designs, aesthetics are obviously a [...]

August, 2018

The original Seven Wonders of the World are immortalised on a gold foil

By |2018-08-26T23:56:35+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, History, Gold, MDM, Solomon Islands|

The original Seven Wonders of the World are immortalised on a gold foil set from MDM Is there anything cooler in architecture than the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?  Of course there isn't. While modern structures surpass them in scale and outrageous design, these structures were built in a time before digital and electrical technology had even been imagined. Breathtaking in design and pushing every ounce [...]

The Falcon of the Plantagenets is the fifth proof Queen’s Beast coin from the Royal Mint

By |2018-08-28T12:56:21+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Falcon of the Plantagenets is the fifth proof Queen's Beast coin from the Royal Mint It's Queen's Beasts time again and the Royal Mint have debuted the fifth coin in the proof range, one that has a slightly different order of release to the bullion coins. Those who are familiar with the range will know exactly what's on offer as there are no fundamental changes, although [...]

Neil Armstrong goes coin hunting on the moon and finds MDM’s new 50th anniversary range

By |2018-08-22T17:00:11+00:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Gold, Barbados, Inserts, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

Neil Armstrong goes coin hunting on the moon and finds MDM's new 50th anniversary range One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind. With these words, astronaut Neil Armstrong opened up the next phase in human exploration by stepping from the Apollo 11 lunar lander onto the surface of the Moon. Joined 20 minutes later by Buzz Aldrin, and watched overhead by designated driver, [...]

Mickey Mouse is 90 and Niue goes full throttle with a full selection of coins, foils and a miniature

By |2018-08-19T14:10:48+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Gold, Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Mouse is 90 and Niue goes full throttle with a full selection of coins, foils and a miniature It's a big anniversary for Mickey Mouse with the Dsiney mascot celebrating his 90th birthday. As a flagship event for the New Zealand Mints flagship licence, it was easy to predict there would be at least one silver coin being released to mark the event, but we got a [...]

Poland celebrates a century of independence with seven ounce gold and silver spherical coins

By |2018-08-16T13:41:09+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland celebrates a century of independence with seven ounce gold and silver spherical coins A country with a tumultuous history, Poland has had empires of its own, been a vassal state, has conquered and been conquered and generally had everything except long-term stability. All that was meant to change during the First World War as the Allies agreed that Poland would be reconstituted when the war ended. [...]

ANA 2018: CIT go all in with a hugely impressive release program of new coins

By |2018-08-14T21:22:22+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Mongolia, Palau|

ANA 2018: CIT go all in with a hugely impressive release program of new coins Philadelphia is hosting the 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money and with it comes a whole host of new issues from many of the world's premiere coin producers. Chief amongst those will be CIT Coin Invest, the Liechtenstein based collector favourite issuer of some of the world's most impressive modern numismatics. We've [...]

Australia wraps up its Terrestrial Gold Dome convex coin series with landmark 1626 John Speed map

By |2018-08-06T12:08:43+00:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Nature, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia wraps up its Terrestrial Gold Dome convex coin series with landmark 1626 John Speed map Following on from their hugely popular Southern Sky and Northern Sky series of domed, silver astronomy coins, the Royal Australian Mint launched a domed gold coin in February this year that expanded the concept in a different direction. Eschewing colour and direct representations of the night sky, that coin chose instead [...]

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