News Nuggets

November, 2018

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design

By |2018-11-14T22:13:59+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design This year is the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse and the New Zealand Mint has been marking the occasion with a full range of numismatics and more. One thing missing was a bullion coin, but even that niche is now filled with the debut of a new pair  to join their previous issues [...]

Skyline Dollars continue with three Asian cities added, including the topical Pyongyang

By |2018-11-08T14:35:05+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Skyline Dollars continue with three Asian cities added, including the topical Pyongyang With the addition of these three new issues at the Beijing International Coin Exposition, CIT's Skyline Dollar series is now thirteen issues big. A range that CIT used to help bring the new silver coin note format to popular attention, it seems to be quite popular and a nice way to get banknote [...]

Two new coins added to our profile of the 12 Provinces Ducats series from the Netherlands

By |2018-11-04T23:30:09+00:00November 4th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, People, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Two new coins added to our profile of the 12 Provinces Ducats series from the Netherlands 2018 TWELVE PROVINCES DUCATS One of our Coin Series Profiles that hasn't seen much activity this year is the one covering the Dutch Mint series called Twelve Provinces Ducats. A 0.873 fineness silver coin series, it will grow into a set of twelve coins, with one issue for each of the [...]

October, 2018

Darth Liberace puts in a silver foil appearance with the strangest Star Wars issue yet

By |2018-10-29T00:38:17+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Liberace puts in a silver foil appearance with the strangest Star Wars issue yet It's certainly been the year of the foil at the New Zealand Mint. They have expended a lot of effort into popularising this relatively new format, and with their large and varied media properties, they're better placed than others to do so. We've already seen plenty of Disney and Star Trek foils, and obviously Star [...]

It’s a century since Czechoslovakia was inaugurated and the National bank of Slovakia celebrates in silver

By |2018-10-26T03:35:55+00:00October 26th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Bank of Slovakia, Silver, Slovakia|

It's a century since Czechoslovakia was inaugurated and the National bank of Slovakia celebrates in silver Slovakia is remembering it was a century ago, at the end of the First World War, that it joined with the Czech's to form the new nation of Czechoslovakia. Breaking away from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, it lasted in a relatively peaceful state until it was divided and incorporated into Nazi Germany in [...]

Gibraltar adds three bullion versions to its Royal Arms of England range

By |2018-10-24T21:16:51+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Gibraltar, Scottsdale Mint|

Gibraltar adds three bullion versions to its Royal Arms of England range An new annual series that launched earlier this year, Scottsdale Mints 'The Royal Arms of England' is to be a look at the heraldic history of the worlds most popular monarchy. More traditional in design than the Royal Mint series 'Queen's Beasts', it's a great looking coin, particularly this [...]

Cayman Islands Marlin gold and silver bullion coins are joined by coloured proof versions

By |2018-10-19T18:06:53+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cayman Islands, Scottsdale Mint|

Cayman Islands Marlin gold and silver bullion coins are joined by coloured proof versions 2018 CAYMAN ISLANDS MARLIN The Cayman Islands bullion coin seems to be quite popular and is now on its second year of release. There haven't been any changes to the design to date. A pretty cool, very dynamic design has this amazing fish bursting out of the water, surrounded by a border. While [...]

Prince Charles is 70 and the Royal Mint issues another Royal coin to celebrate

By |2018-10-18T00:32:11+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Prince Charles is 70 and the Royal Mint issues another Royal coin to celebrate 2018 PRINCE CHARLES 70TH BIRTHDAY It's certainly been a busy few years for the Royal Mint with regards to royalty-themed numismatics. A seemingly never ending procession of weddings, births, birthdays and landmarks has led to a seemingly never ending procession of new coins in celebration.  There are no signs of a slowing down [...]

Nicaragua and its impressive wildlife continue on the NZ Mints silver coin series with the Ocelot

By |2018-10-16T01:08:42+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

Nicaragua and its impressive wildlife continue on the NZ Mints silver coin series with the Ocelot The only commemorative coin series issued for Nicaragua in 2018 that we know of, Wildlife of Nicaragua is one of the NZ Mint's numerous coloured 1 oz proof silver coin ranges. The Jaguar and the Sloth have already been featured and there are plans for at least one more coin after this [...]

Long-running Italy of Arts series features the Queen of Venetian Villas, the Villa Pisani

By |2018-10-15T01:06:04+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Long-running Italy of Arts series features the Queen of Venetian Villas, the Villa Pisani Now in its ninth year, with two sterling silver releases per year (one 22g and one 18g), Italia Della Arti (Italy of Arts) has been showcasing some of this Mediterranean nations amazing works of art and architecture. This is the second coin of 2018 and is the lighter of the two. The Italian Mint [...]

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