News Nuggets

August, 2017

2018 Year of the Dog superguide update: first half of August brings coins from Canada and Mongolia

By | 2017-08-15T15:39:12+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Lunar Calendar, Site Update|

2018 Year of the Dog superguide update: first half of August brings coins from Canada and Mongolia Our 2018 Lunar Year of the Dog Superguide is coming along nicely and early August has seen a small flurry of new additions to the mix. As we promised, we'll keep the guide as up-to-date as we can so if lunar coins are your thing, the popularity of them suggesting [...]

Perth Mint silver sales doing relatively well, everything else still in the doldrums

By | 2017-08-07T09:05:37+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

Perth Mint silver sales doing relatively well, everything else still in the doldrums Another month with little improvement in the bullion sales market, at least from two big players, the Perth Mint and the United States Mint. Silver sales at the Perth Mint are doing well for a July, a month rarely excelling as buyers wait for the new ranges in late August, but all three of [...]

July, 2017

Site Updates: New and revised Coin Profiles, new Lunar Superguide, Menu changes

By | 2017-07-23T13:51:04+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

Site Updates: New and revised Coin Profiles, new Lunar Superguide, Menu changes More revisions and updates going on as usual and the new ones are listed below;The latest release added to the Treasures of Stanislaw August Coin Series Profile (CSP)The latest release added to Numiscollects Biblical Stories series CSPA new CSP has been added that features the Helvetic Mint's Swiss Wildlife seriesRather than wait for the releases to trickle to a finish [...]

Small signs of gold sales recovery last month unfounded as they plummet again. Silver struggling.

By | 2017-07-04T22:00:11+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

Small signs of gold sales recovery last month unfounded as they plummet again. Silver struggling. It's the time for a look back at last months bullion coin sales from Perth and the United States Mint (no new Canadian figures yet). Last month we noted an upturn from one of the worst April performances in recent years (we track the last 5 years), with the hope that things [...]

June, 2017

Site Updates: Updated Coin Profiles, revised bullion coin profiles

By | 2017-06-27T01:21:53+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

Site Updates: Updated Coin Profiles, revised bullion coin profiles As promised we're continuing to revise our bullion guides in preference to the numismatic ones, although the latter is continuing. Over the last few weeks we've added the following; A new guide to the Perth Mints iconic Koala silver bullion coin series A heavily revised guide to the US Mint American Gold Eagle bullion coin A heavily revised guide to the [...]

New deal: 10% off coin orders under £200 at the Royal Mint for a week

By | 2017-06-23T11:26:51+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Deals|

New deal: 10% off coin orders under £200 at the Royal Mint for a week With Queens Beasts, Jane Austen, Beatrix Potter and many more popular new coins in their lineup, it's good to see some discounts from the Royal Mint, especially when they're as decent as this one. Order any modern coins (except face value ones for the obvious reason) from the Royal Mint website and [...]

United States and Perth Mints silver sales recover well but gold sales remain weak

By | 2017-06-03T18:36:57+00:00 June 3rd, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

United States and Perth Mints silver sales recover well but gold sales remain weak Time for a quick look at bullion coin sales from the big mints and the picture is one of a recovery from April sales, one of the worst on recent record, but not on the same period last year, against which the market remains depressed. First the good news is that Perth silver [...]

May, 2017

Bullion coin nightmares at the United States and Perth Mints as sales nosedive to new lows

By | 2017-05-11T21:36:13+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Marketwatch|

Bullion coin nightmares at the United States and Perth Mints as sales nosedive to new lows We're all used to volatility in the precious metal bullion coin market and we're all equally aware of the seeming disconnect between where the spot price is and where we think it should be given the economic indicators. The spot price in 2017 has shown the same kinds of movement as [...]

April, 2017

Warriors of History heads to the Middle East and the Middle Ages with the Ayyubids

By | 2017-05-11T21:38:26+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Warriors of History heads to the Middle East and the Middle Ages with the Ayyubids The New Zealand Mint have released the seventh coin in their series Warriors of History. Depicting some of the warrior classes throughout history, the series launched in June 2016 and has travelled around the globe and through time from pre-Roman times through to the Middle Ages. This seventh coin looks [...]

Site Updates: Updated Coin Profiles, Bullion profile revisions, videos

By | 2017-04-26T18:05:07+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

Site Updates: Updated Coin Profiles, Bullion profile revisions, videos More site updates. Some new stuff and some fixes to existing articles;A Coin Series Profile to Fauna in Ukraine Cultural Monuments by the National Bank of Ukraine is now live. It sounds a less than mainstream series but is actually a superb set of gilded silver coins. Worth checking out.We're moving focus away from Coin Series Profiles for a while to get [...]