Silver

December, 2017

The Roaring Lion of Judah launches a new silver bullion coin series from Niue Island

By | 2017-12-10T14:51:23+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Niue Island|

The Roaring Lion of Judah launches a new silver bullion coin series from Niue Island One of the growing number of silver bullion coins that have appeared through 2017, this first in a new series takes a popular natural history theme and mixes it up with some religion and history. Called the Roaring Lio of Judah, it takes an ancient Middle-Eastern symbol, one mentioned in the Bible [...]

The world’s most famous piece of art is showcased on a huge one-kilo silver coin

By | 2017-12-08T21:43:42+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Allcollect, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Ivory Coast|

The world's most famous piece of art is showcased on a huge one-kilo silver coin If there's one piece of art that needs no introduction, it's Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. A half-length portrait oil painting, said to be of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, it was painted in the early 1500's and after a succession of famous owners, was acquired by [...]

Russia showcases its motorised rifle troops on a new sterling silver trio of proof coins

By | 2017-12-08T11:25:33+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia showcases its motorised rifle troops on a new sterling silver trio of proof coin Russia loves its history and its military, so it comes as no surprise that coins celebrating them are relatively common subjects on national numismatics. First appearing back in 2010, Armed Forces of the Russian Federation is a sterling (0.925) silver coin series highlighting different aspects of the Russian military. Released in trios, [...]

Singapore’s iconic Merlion is celebrated on a new high-relief shaped silver coin

By | 2017-12-07T14:50:55+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Chad|

Singapore's iconic Merlion is celebrated on a new high-relief shaped silver coin Most countries have their national identity personified and many of those have appeared on coins over the centuries. The United Kingdom has Britannia, France has Marianne and the United States has Liberty. For Singapore, that symbol is the Merlion. With the top half of a lion and the bottom of a fish, the resemblance to [...]

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney’s expanding coin lineup

By | 2017-12-06T12:59:37+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney's expanding coin lineup The New Zealand Mint is expanding its range of Disney Pixar coins with an issue celebrating one of the best loved and widely regarded animated movies of all time - Toy Story.  A ground-breaking movie that has spawned two sequels with a third on the way, we certainly can't argue with the [...]

The Red Dragon of Wales is the latest proof Queens Beasts coin. Could this be the best yet?

By | 2017-12-04T17:15:16+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Red Dragon of Wales is the latest proof Queens Beasts coin. Could this be the best yet? Only the third of the proposed ten-coin Queens Beasts series of coins, the Red Dragon of Wales joins the proof range with a wide selection of sizes at an equally wide variety of price points. Already available in the bullion range (now on its fourth issue), we loved this [...]

Chinese temple protectors, the Guardian Lions, emblazoned on new CIT silver coin duo

By | 2017-12-02T13:25:17+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|Categories: Culture, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Palau|

Chinese temple protectors, the Guardian Lions, emblazoned on new CIT silver coin duo Earlier this year, Coin Invest Trust (CIT) launched a fine-looking coin called the Laughing Buddha. Struck in two ounces of silver, smartminted and selectively gilded, it rapidly sold out at the mint. Fast forward to the just passed Beiijing Coin Expo and CIT have debuted a cnew set in a similar vein. This time [...]

November, 2017

Scottsdale Mint adds a pair of Ramesses II coins to its popular Egyptian Relics bullion series

By | 2017-11-29T18:39:37+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, History, People, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint adds a pair of Ramesses II coins to its popular Egyptian Relics bullion series A huge favourite of ours, in the silver bullion coin world, Scottsdale Mints Egyptian Relic series is a refreshing attempt to do something different with legal tender coins. They launched in 2016 with a chuncky five-ounce beast and that was followed up by a two-ounce coin and then a quite beautiful [...]

Doctor Who is back on coins with the launch of a swansong for Peter Capaldi’s twelfth doctor

By | 2017-11-29T13:24:48+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Doctor Who is back on coins with the launch of a swansong for Peter Capaldi's twelfth doctor When the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who came around back in 2013, the New Zealand Mint was on point to issue a range of silver and gold commemorative coins to mark the milestone event. Hugely successful,  the range debuted with a TARDIS coin in some innovative packaging, before moving on to a [...]

Last of Scottsdale Mints Biblical Series for 2017 features Gustave Dore’s Magi from the East

By | 2017-11-28T23:32:39+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Last of Scottsdale Mints Biblical Series for 2017 features Gustave Dore's Magi from the East The eighteenth coin in Scottsdale mints ambitious ‘Biblical Series’ wraps up the six releases due in 2017 and with Christmas fast approaching it appropriately has the story of the Three Wise Men as its subject. Using the art of famed woodcut specialist Paul Gustave Dore, this latest coin continues the style and format [...]