Silver

July, 2017

The Empires classic TIE Fighter schematics adorn the latest Star Wars Ships silver coin

By | 2017-07-10T14:30:26+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Empires classic TIE Fighter schematics adorn the latest Star Wars Ships silver coin The fourth coin in the New Zealand Mint's new Star Wars Ships series of coloured silver coins depicts a craft even more iconic than the X-Wing - the Imperial TIE Fighter. Following earlier 2017 releases featuring the legendary Millennium Falcon, the powerful Imperial Star Destroyer and the X-Wing starfighter, this coin depictis the [...]

Scottsdales Congo Silverback series of silver bullion coins grows to three with a 2017 release

By | 2017-07-09T21:13:23+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdales Congo Silverback series of silver bullion coins grows to three with a 2017 release Despite venturing out into Marlins, Leopards and Japanese art for their one-ounce silver bullion coin range, we're back on familiar territory here with the third in Scottsdale Mint's popular Silverback Gorilla series. A single issue per year began in 2015 with a 50,000 mintage coin issued for the Democratic Republic of Congo. [...]

Spiderman Homecoming movie immortalised by John Mercanti on new proof coin range

By | 2017-07-07T14:14:20+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, BH Mayer, Cook Islands|

Spiderman Homecoming movie immortalised by John Mercanti on new proof coin range The latest blockbuster movie from the Marvel Comics Universe (MCU) is one than fans never thought they would see. The movie rights to Spiderman are not actually owned by them, but like the X-Men and the Fantastic Four, are owned by Sony. Fortunately, a deal was thrashed out that let Spiderman join the MCU and [...]

Roswell, the worlds most famous UFO conspiracy, is remembered on a domed, fluoresecent silver coin

By | 2017-07-07T18:33:52+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Art Mint, Silver, Niue Island|

Roswell, the worlds most famous UFO conspiracy, is remembered on a domed, fluoresecent silver coin Parisian-based coin producer Art Mint has debuted a cool, quirky silver coin today, one that commemorates 70 years since the much believed crash-landing of an alien spacecraft in Roswell, New Mexico in 1947. Having started a whole raft of conspiracy theories soon after, they continue to propogate and be believed [...]

The Royal Mint launches a five-ounce First World War centenary coin in gold and silver

By | 2017-07-06T00:55:04+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint launches a five-ounce First World War centenary coin in gold and silver The Royal Mint continues its extensive five-year programme of coins being issued to commemorate the centenary of the Great War with the launch of the fourth of five annual five-ounce coins. While there has been a rare kilo-sized coin in the programme, this range here could realistically be said to be the [...]

Canada’s ‘Big Ben’, the Peace Tower Clock is immortalised on a fine five-ounce silver coin

By | 2017-07-05T14:23:43+00:00 July 5th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canada's 'Big Ben', the Peace Tower Clock is immortalised on a fine five-ounce silver coin It's a century since the Great War was raging and the numismatic world has been marking the numerous occasions with a wide variety of silver and gold coins. Battles, personalities, locations and equipment have all been showcased, but there's an underlying theme of remembrance to remind us all of how truly horrifying [...]

Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights is celebrated on the Perth Mints latest silver coin

By | 2017-07-04T12:34:55+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Diwali, the Hindu Festival of Lights is celebrated on the Perth Mints latest silver coin The Hindu Festival of Lights, Diwali (or Deepavali), is celebrated every year in dozens of countries around the world from India, Malayasia and Singapore, to Suriname, Sri Lanka and Mauritius. Spiritually signifying the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair, the festivities extend over [...]

Ghostbusters is back with Slimer, the second of three silver coins celebrating the cult movie

By | 2017-07-03T23:30:06+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Ghostbusters is back with Slimer, the second of three silver coins celebrating the cult movie The second of three coins celebrating the iconic comedy movie Ghostbusters, this follows on from the crew coin featured last month and comes before the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man that will round out the set next month. It's a brilliant movie that certainly warrants numismatic recognition, just a shame that reboot movie [...]

World of Parrots adorned silver coin series debuts its fourth, the Pink & Grey Galah

By | 2017-07-03T15:24:53+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, BH Mayer, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

World of Parrots adorned silver coin series debuts its fourth, the Pink & Grey Galah The fourth coin in Downies World of Parrots series launches today and features the attractive Pink & Grey Galah. The first coin launched back in 2014 and there has been a single entrant every year since then. Previous coins have depicted the Crimson Rosella, the Rainbow Lorikeet, and the Scarlet Macaw, all [...]

Sydney Harbour Bridge is 85 and Downies have gold and silver coins to celebrate

By | 2017-07-01T22:00:17+00:00 July 1st, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Gold, Silver, BH Mayer, Niue Island|

Sydney Harbour Bridge is 85 and Downies have gold and silver coins to celebrate Eighty-five years old this year, Sydney Harbour Bridge has become an absolute icon of this vibrant Australian city. The scene of one of the most famous New Year celebrations held every year, the bridge is well known far outside of the country, an indelible part of this relatively young states national identity (along [...]