Silver

June, 2018

Scottsdale’s EC8 Caribbean bullion coin program continues with the St Kitts & St Nevis Pelican

By | 2018-06-11T10:48:22+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: St Kitts & St Nevis, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's EC8 Caribbean bullion coin program continues with the St Kitts & St Nevis Pelican The recently released Antigua & Barbuda Rum Runner range was the first in Scottsdale Mint's new EC8 bullion and proof coin program and now it's time for the second of the eight issues to have its time in the limelight. This second set is issued for the islands of Saint Kitts & [...]

Star Wars Classic launches its second design of 2018 and it’s another of the evil pantheon, Darth Maul

By | 2018-06-10T13:01:49+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Classic launches its second design of 2018 and it's another of the evil pantheon, Darth Maul Regular readers will know that Classic Star Wars is one of our favourite movie-themed coin ranges being released in recent years and as this New Zealand Mint series has now hit its twelfth release, we guess you do to. We think the core appeal of this range lies in [...]

NZ Mints first Nicaraguan coin series continues its look at the countries spectacular wildlife

By | 2018-06-10T07:42:54+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

NZ Mints first Nicaraguan coin series continues its look at the countries spectacular wildlife 2018 WILDLIFE OF NICARAGUA - SLOTH The second of the NZ Mints debut Nicaraguan series features the Three-toed Sloth. Typical fare, it's a 1oz proof silver coin with the animal highlighted in colour.The first Jaguar coin was good and this one is also very well done and of a subject rare in numismatics. [...]

The White Horse is the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in an impressive new coin series

By | 2018-06-06T16:11:00+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The White Horse is the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in an impressive new coin series If anyone in the numismatic world can be said to be 'on a roll', it's the Mennica Polska. It should be obvious to all that the quality of modern coins has never been higher, but even taking that into account, the Mint of Poland has been producing some [...]

Last years hit Chiwoo Cheonwang silver bullion round launches in a half-ounce variant

By | 2018-06-05T23:00:26+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Bullion Round, Silver, KOMSCO, South Korea|

Last years hit Chiwoo Cheonwang silver bullion round launches in a half-ounce variant 2018 CHIWOO CHEONWANG South Korea has been little known in the modern numismatic market, but that changed in 2016 when KOMSCO, the Korean Mint, launched the first Chiwoo Cheonwang silver bullion round. Another one-ounce addition was issued in 2017 and there's recently been a third design released. KOMSCO have now revisited the 2017 medal [...]

Warfare silver coin series moves from the Mediterranean to Scandinavia by showcasing the Vikings

By | 2018-06-04T21:50:32+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: History, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Warfare silver coin series moves from the Mediterranean to Scandinavia by showcasing the Vikings The Perth Mint's latest three-coin history series hits the halfway mark with the launch of Vikings, the follow up to the Romans issue that landed in February. The coins in this series are rimless, high-relief and two ounces in weight. This has become the higher-end format of choice at this Western Australian producer, [...]

I tawt I taw a Puddy Tat coin a cweeping up on me. I did I tawt a Puddy Tat coin as plain as it could be”

By | 2018-06-05T07:26:19+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

I tawt I taw a Puddy Tat coin a cweeping up on me. I did I tawt a Puddy Tat coin as plain as it could be" 2018 TWEETY BIRD The third of five coins in the Looney Tunes collection, it follows Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck and will itself be followed by Sylvester the Cat (August) and Tasmanian Devil (October). Bright and bold as you'd expect [...]

Superman’s long 80 year comic book history celebrated in the NZ Mints new six-note cover series

By | 2018-06-04T11:48:21+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote Style, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Superman's long 80 year comic book history celebrated in the NZ Mints new six-note cover series We've already seen a huge increase in the number of precious metal coin notes being released lately and one of the prime movers in the market is the New Zealand Mint. They themselves run several ranges based mainly on size. The most common is a format also employed by others like [...]

The Carolina steamboat first sailed the Danube 200 years ago. Slovakian silver coin commemorates.

By | 2018-06-03T14:14:20+00:00 June 3rd, 2018|Categories: History, Bank of Slovakia, Silver, Slovakia|

The Carolina steamboat first sailed the Danube 200 years ago. Slovakian silver coin commemorates. Steamboats are not a subject that appears with great regularity in the numismatic world, but we've recently had a new series debut at the Swiss Mint and now the National Bank of Slovakia is adding a new coin. The coin commemorates 200 years since the steamboat Carolina first made its way along the [...]

Australia at Night from Downies debuts on a black proof coin with the strange Platypus

By | 2018-06-06T08:03:07+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Downies, Niue Island|

Australia at Night from Downies debuts on a black proof coin with the strange Platypus Australian wildlife coins are nothing new, particularly silver ones, but there's always room for something well done and a little different. We think Downies latest issue fits that bill perfectly. Australia has a quite extraordinary range of species found nowhere elese on Earth, perhaps none more so than the strange platypus. Hardly [...]