Silver

September, 2017

Perth Mint releases the proof versions of their legendary Lunar Series of gold and silver coins

By | 2017-09-05T01:22:02+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint releases the proof versions of their legendary Lunar Series of gold and silver coins After the reveal of the new 2018 bullion designs from the Perth Mint a couple of days ago it was only a matter of time before the inevitable avalanche of specials started to appear. First out of the starting gate after just 3 days are the proof versions of the star of [...]

Ground-breaking naval engineer Charles Parsons is celebrated on Irelands latest science coin

By | 2017-09-03T22:48:58+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: People, Silver, Central Bank of Ireland, Ireland|

Ground-breaking naval engineer Charles Parsons is celebrated on Irelands latest science coin Not a prolific releaser of precious metal commemoratives, the Central Bank of Ireland issues the occasional coin in celebration of its famous people or historical events and one of the current series is called Irish Science and Inventions. An unusual €15 Euro denomination adorns these coins and this new release featuring the inventor of the [...]

Australia’s first home-grown fighter aircraft is celebrated on a fine new high relief silver coin

By | 2017-09-03T22:47:16+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: History, Science, Silver, Niue Island|

Australia's first home-grown fighter aircraft is celebrated on a fine new high relief silver coin Downies Australia have a history of releasing some fine coins in recent years, nearly always ones picking up on an aspect of Antipodean nature or history. Their latest issue sits firmly in the latter camp, showcasing the first indigenous fighter aircraft produced in Oz, the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) Boomerang. Designed and [...]

Beautiful sixteenth century Dutch Leeuwendaalder recreated for limited silver bullion coin run

By | 2017-09-01T16:01:51+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Categories: Bullion, History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Beautiful sixteenth century Dutch Leeuwendaalder recreated for limited silver bullion coin run A couple of months ago the Royal Dutch Mint released a restruck, modern version of one of the most important coins in history, the Lion Dollar. Available in two sizes of proof silver and two of proof gold, the coin was a quite beautiful and very popular. Now the mint has decided to go a [...]

August, 2017

The Perth Mint debuts its latest 2018 bullion coin ranges from Lunar to Kookaburra

By | 2017-08-31T21:10:58+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Culture, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint debuts its latest 2018 bullion coin ranges from Lunar to Kookaburra As is traditionally the case, early September sees the launch of the Perth Mints major bullion coin ranges for the following year and for the new 2018 designs that time is now. Everyone will have their own views on the new coins, but we think they're a good quality mix again this [...]

Star Wars The Last Jedi, the years most eagerly awaited movie, gets 3 new silver coins featuring key characters

By | 2017-08-31T15:40:57+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars The Last Jedi, the years most eagerly awaited movie, gets 3 new silver coins featuring key characters We all know by now that Star Wars is a movie phenomenon and likewise we're all pretty sure that despite the multiple superhero movies appearing in cinemas this year, that Star Wars Episode IX: The Last Jedi, is going to be the biggest hit of 2017. Due to [...]

France showcases its most famous museum masterpieces with two new gold and silver coin ranges

By | 2017-08-30T15:35:40+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

France showcases its most famous museum masterpieces with two new gold and silver coin ranges Another new series from the Monnaie de Paris will launch on 12 September and like most of the coins issued by this long-running organisation, they delve into the rich history of a nation known for its love of art. Called Museum Masterpieces, the focus is less on actual French art but more [...]

Long-running Sacred Art architectural coin series arrives in Paris with the famous Notre Dame Cathedral

By | 2017-08-29T15:02:02+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Long-running Sacred Art architectural coin series arrives in Paris with the famous Notre Dame Cathedral One of the primary competitors to Coin Invest Trust's seminal Tiffany Art series, Sacred Art has been an annual fixture now since 2011, although the first two years saw three coins issued per year. Struck in 50 grams of fine silver, the coins are diamond shaped and incorporate a coloured glass window [...]

Darth Vader reappears at the New Zealand Mint in ultra high relief form on a new silver coin

By | 2017-08-27T15:00:45+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Vader reappears at the New Zealand Mint in ultra high relief form on a new silver coin In a departure from their Star Wars issues within themed series, the New Zealand Mint is today releasing a new Darth Vader coin in a format rare at this mint, although not so elsewhere. The two-ounce ultra high relief silver coin has probably been the darling of the modern [...]

Iconic Egyptian scarab symbolism celebrated on striking liimited box sets of silver coins from CIT

By | 2017-08-27T20:39:29+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

Iconic Egyptian scarab symbolism celebrated on striking liimited box sets of silver coins from CIT A surprise release at this months ANA show was a second set of Scarab coins from Coin Invest Trust. Following on from a debut set released at the World Money Fair in Berlin back in late January, we never covered that one in any detail so now seems a good time to [...]