Gold

April, 2017

Italian Mint launches Hadrian, the first issue in a new Roman Emperors series of 3g gold coins

By | 2017-04-22T17:22:16+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Categories: Gold, History, People, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Italian Mint launches Hadrian, the first issue in a new Roman Emperors series of 3g gold coins A new series from the Italian Mint (IPZS) is always something to look forward to, especially when it celebrates the people, deeds, art and architecture of one of the worlds' most impressive empires, that of the Ancient Romans. Choosing to issue the coins in gold is also a pleasant change, [...]

The Perth Mint have released the 2014 Saltwater Crocodile bullion coin for 2017 in gold and half ounce silver

By | 2017-04-19T09:30:24+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint have released the 2014 Saltwater Crocodile bullion coin for 2017 in gold and half ounce silver The Perth mint continues with its recent run of new bullion products with a re-release of the old 2014 Saltwater Crocodile silver coin. Popular on its debut, the coin was launched in a one-ounce 0.999 silver format with a one million coin mintage. Fast forward to today and [...]

Madame de Pompadour is the second of three 2017 coins in the outstanding Women of France series

By | 2017-04-10T18:28:54+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Gold, History, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Madame de Pompadour is the second of three 2017 coins in the outstanding Women of France series The natural sucessor to AgAuNEWS favourite series From Clovis to Republic, Women of France takes a look at the females that have influenced France over the last millenium. Designed by modern French icon, Christian Lacroix, the coins continue with a very cool method of striking a coin that simulates the old hammered [...]

Mickey Through the Ages continues with Delayed Date gold and silver proof coin range

By | 2017-04-10T09:59:14+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Through the Ages continues with Delayed Date gold and silver proof coin range Mickey Through the Ages continues into its second year of releases with the second coin of 2017, Delayed Date. Like the New Zealand Mint's Classic Disney coins, Mickey Through the Ages delves into the history of this ultra-iconic company, in this case focusing on its most famous creation. Four coins were released last [...]

March, 2017

Superb Women of France historical coin series continues into 2017 with Catherine de Medici

By | 2017-03-25T10:44:31+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Categories: Gold, History, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Superb Women of France historical coin series continues into 2017 with Catherine de Medici Last year, the world's oldest mint debuted a sequel sereis to one of our favourite ranges of coins from recent years. You've often heard us praise the Monnaie de Paris series, From Clovis to Republic, one struck in what the mint calls its historical strike and designed by modern French icon, Christian Lacroix. [...]

CIT continue their minigold coin bonanza with five new half-gram releases

By | 2017-03-24T10:26:27+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Nature, People, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT continue their minigold coin bonanza with five new half-gram releases One of the earliest and certainly most eager proponents of the half-gram 'minigold' format coin, Liechtenstein-based and collector favourite Coin Invest Trust (CIT) have launched some more of these increasingly popular coins today. CIT usually launch when there's a major coin show on somewhere on the globe and this time it's the turn of the 2017 [...]

200 years since the birth of Hungarian writer Janos Arany celebrated on two new coins

By | 2017-03-21T11:07:02+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: Gold, People, Silver, Hungarian Mint, Hungary|

200 years since the birth of Hungarian writer Janos Arany celebrated on two new coins Eastern European mints seem to revel in their respective countries history, with generals, monarchs and artists particularly popular. Writers definitely fall within the last group and this new coin pair from the Hungarian Mint celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Janos Arany fits the genre perfectly. Two coins with completely [...]

The 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games is in Australia and a new coin pair launches from the starters blocks

By | 2017-03-14T12:45:25+00:00 March 14th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Australia, Silver, Sport, Royal Australian Mint|

The 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games is in Australia and a new coin pair launches from the starters blocks With the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games out of the way, the numismatic world of sports is looking to smaller events to commemorate. The sport of Rugby has been a relatively popular one, with the Monnaie de Paris's issued oval domed Rugby World Cup coin having done [...]

It’s an understatement to say the fifty-ounce gold Krugerrand comes in a coin box. A big one!

By | 2017-03-04T11:39:28+00:00 March 4th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Nature, South African Mint, South Africa|

It would be an understatement to say the fifty-ounce gold Krugerrand comes in a coin box. A big one! With the incredible buzz around the first silver Krugerrand to be released since the debut of the gold coin half a century ago, it's easy to forget that there were some new sizes launched in the gold proof range. For the 50th anniversary, four sizes other than the [...]

The Red Dragon of Wales is the third Royal Mint bullion release in the Queen’s Beasts series

By | 2017-03-03T20:03:04+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Red Dragon of Wales is the third Royal Mint bullion release in the Queen's Beasts series The third of the Royal Mints superb Queen's Beasts silver and gold bullion coins has launched and this time it's the Red Dragon of Wales. Designed by Jody Clark, who also provided the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, it follows the Lion of England that launched earlier [...]