Silver

November, 2017

CIT expand their banknote style coins to epic new sizes with a Waldseemuller map naming America

By | 2017-11-11T12:04:55+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Categories: Banknote Style, History, Coloured, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

CIT expand their banknote style coins to epic new sizes with a Waldseemuller map naming America A relatively new concept in modern numismatics, ultra-thin banknote-style coins have grown in popularity since their debut last year.  Usually 150 x 70 mm in size and weighing around five grams, the concept is a little older, but CIT took them into legal tender territory last year when they debuted the [...]

Royal Mint four coin Landmarks of Britain silver bullion coin debuts its second, Tower Bridge

By | 2017-11-10T11:18:10+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Bullion, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint four coin Landmarks of Britain silver bullion coin debuts its second, Tower Bridge The Royal Mint debuted the first of a four-coin limited run silver bullion coin series last year called Landmarks of Britain. Based on a proof set released back in mid 2014, each coin features a street-level perspective view of a famous London landmark. Designed by Laura Clancy and Glyn Davies, they're a [...]

Classic Star Wars trilogy movie poster coin series wraps up with Return of the Jedi

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:28+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Classic Star Wars trilogy movie poster coin series wraps up with Return of the Jedi Incredibly popular on release, the first of the New Zealand Mints new Star Wars Poster series, 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster, sold out very quickly and was quickly followed by a similar performance when Empire Strikes Back debuted. Now's the time for the last of the original trilogy, Return of the Jedi, to [...]

Canada goes dimensional with a new ten-ounce coin replica of the iconic Starship Enterprise

By | 2017-11-08T16:42:08+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canada goes dimensional with a new ten-ounce coin replica of the iconic Starship Enterprise Ever since the Mint of Poland debuted the beautiful Fortuna Redux coin back in 2013, there's been a small, but growing interest in 'dimensional' coins. These are coins that take on a shape that extends into the third dimension. Unusually shaped coins are common, but they tend to maintain a flatness in one [...]

Guy Savoy and an egg are celebrated on the Monnaie de Paris’ latest high-end coin range

By | 2017-11-08T13:07:04+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gold, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Guy Savoy and an egg are celebrated on the Monnaie de Paris' latest high-end coin range Now it goes without saying that we're great admirers of the Monnaie de Paris. Their From Clovis to Republic and follow-up Women of France series are some of our all-time favourites, but we're still not quite sure what to make of this one. Launched in 2014, French Excellence is meant to [...]

The Perth Mints hit Gods of Olympus is back with thirteen new silver coins in a limited run

By | 2017-11-07T10:05:42+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Cook Islands, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mints hit Gods of Olympus is back with thirteen new silver coins in a limited run One of the biggest hits of 2014 and a coin that kicked off a the whole modern numismatic trend for antiqued, high-relief ancient mythology, Zeus was the first of the Perth Mints Gods series. Since its debut, there have been four complete three-coin series and all have sold out. [...]

Lucky number 8 and Dragons. It has to be the latest Chinese themed silver coin from Perth

By | 2017-11-06T21:55:59+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

Lucky number 8 and Dragons. It has to be the latest Chinese themed silver coin from Perth In a nice break from the usual lunar coins, the Perth Mint has dipped into Chinese culture and combined the Asian love of dragons and their belief in the power of the number eight to bring luck. They've done it in quite a novel way and followed a growing trend [...]

Perth Mint 2017 bullion coin designs go out in style with a three-coin high-relief set

By | 2017-11-06T20:37:19+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint 2017 bullion coin designs go out in style with a three-coin high-relief set With the new 2018 designs now out and about, the last of the premium versions of the Perth Mints iconic bullion coin programme for 2017 are being launched. This set is one of our favourites and includes one-ounce high-relief variants of the Koala, Kookaburra and Kangaroo coins. Each dished coin represents one [...]

The Klingon, Worf, is showcased on the Perth Mints first Gods of Olympus-style antiqued Star Trek coin

By | 2017-11-06T23:26:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Klingon, Worf, is showcased on the Perth Mints first Gods of Olympus-style antiqued Star Trek coin Both friends and enemies of the United Federation of Planets, the Klingons are today one of the most widely recognised alien species in science-fiction. Present in all series of Star Trek, its most famous character is Worf, son of Mogh. A Commander on the USS Enterprise-D, Worf was one of [...]

Star Wars Classic coin series wraps up 2017 with the enigmatic fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett

By | 2017-11-06T10:55:02+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Classic coin series wraps up 2017 with the enigmatic fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett Classic Star Wars has been a hugely popular range of gold and silver coins and for good reason. Taking characters from this iconic movie franchise and presenting them in a classic, gimmick-free way has obviously resonated with collectors. Beautiful designs have certainly helped, aided by a series of movies jam-packed [...]