Silver

September, 2017

Legendary German storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, celebrated on a kilo of fine silver

By | 2017-09-09T23:02:18+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, MNI, Solomon Islands|

Legendary German storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, celebrated on a kilo of fine silver A new coin starting to ship soon from European producer, Modern Numismatics International (MNI), is a typical example of their output. Known for some multi-piece coloured silver coin sets that combine to make a large image, this new limited-edition coloured kilo coin is relatively sedate by their standards, but not by those of other [...]

Russia celebrates the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students with a coloured silver coin

By | 2017-09-14T11:55:58+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Quick Look, Event, Coloured, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates the XIX World Festival of Youth and Students with a coloured silver coin Organised by a UN recognised group called the World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY), the World Festival of Youth and Students is an irregularly held event meant to embrace global youth solidarity for democracy and a rejection of war and imperialism. Last held in Quito, Ecuador, on 7-13 December 2013, the next [...]

Finnish nature showcase on a new pair of silver coins based on an award-winning photograph

By | 2017-09-11T17:51:05+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Nature, Silver, Finland, Mint of Finland|

Finnish nature showcase on a new pair of silver coins based on an award-winning photograph Finland have debuted their latest proof silver coin and instead of one of the unusual stylistic designs with an equally unusual subject that they seem to specialise in, the Mint of Finland has released a nature coin. Reproducing an award-winning photograph of a crow by Finnish nature photographer Kari Auvinen, it's a [...]

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 [...]

Gargoyles and Grotesques heads to Paris with ‘Spitter’ from the incredible Notre Dame cathedral

By | 2017-09-09T22:20:08+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Silver, Chad, Ibex Coins|

Gargoyles and Grotesques heads to Paris with 'Spitter' from the incredible Notre Dame cathedral A new series from Ibex Coins called Gargoyles and Grotesques debuted just three months ago with a coin that garnered quite a bit of interest amongst collectors. Depicting the fantastical creatures that adorn many of the world's most iconic cathedrals and medieval buildings, the first one took Washington National Cathedral for its inspiration [...]

Disney makes the leap into the lunar coin market with a new silver coin and a foil

By | 2017-09-10T09:01:29+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Lunar Calendar, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney makes the leap into the lunar coin market with a new silver coin and a foil Finally something a little new in the Lunar coin market with the release of the first big licenced coins in the Disney franchise from the New Zealand Mint. The NZM is actually debuting three new lunars, one of which isn't Disney-related, and of the two that are, one is a [...]

Perth Mint launches its second Marvel Comics silver bullion coin with the Asgardian God Thor

By | 2017-09-08T13:04:40+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint launches its second Marvel Comics silver bullion coin with the Asgardian God Thor It's only a short while ago that the first Marvel Comics themed silver bullion coin debuted into a market flourishing with choice, but we're already seeing a second coin, so they're clearly sticking around as an ongoing series. While the first coin featured Spiderman, timed just right for the release of the [...]

Scottsdale continue their programme of limited silver bullion coins with the Deathstalker Scorpion

By | 2017-09-08T00:38:15+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue their programme of limited silver bullion coins with the Deathstalker Scorpion Scottsdale Mint has developed a fine reputation in recent years for some pretty cool low-mid mintage silver bullion coins. Usually nature-themed, they've included such well known examples as the Silverback Gorilla series, the Congo Water Buffalo, and the Cayman Islands Marlin, amongst others. While there has been the occasional release in something beefier, most [...]

Perennial favourite Marine Life Protection coins series wraps up with a superb two-coin finale

By | 2017-09-07T14:46:02+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Palau|

Perennial favourite Marine Life Protection coins series wraps up with a superb two-coin finale Marine Life Protection is one of the oldest commemorative coin programmes of recent years, starting back in 1992 and thus enjoying its 25th anniversary in 2017. Coin Invest Trust have decided to call time on the series but something that's been with the producer for so long deserves a special send-off and CIT [...]

The nocturnal world of animals investigated by the Cook Islands on Numiscollects latest

By | 2017-09-03T22:50:52+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

The nocturnal world of animals investigated by the Cook Islands on Numiscollects latest Another new series from Numiscollect heads back in the darkness with a look at the nocturnal world of the animal kingdom. A fascinating subject with plenty of material to choose from, this Dutch coin producer has chosen the much-loved Red Panda to kick the series off. Native to the Himalayas and southwestern China, this [...]