Lunar Calendar

November, 2018

CIT debut a gilded version of its innovative dimensional lunar pig for the Beijing coin show

By |2018-11-08T14:35:45+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

CIT debut a gilded version of its innovative dimensional lunar pig for the Beijing coin show 2019 GILDED JOLLY PIG Probably our favourite lunar pig coin to be released so far, CIT Coin Invest launched the Silver Jolly Pig earlier this year and it was something quite different. A full dimensional coin - basically one that is sculpted in all directions - it was [...]

July, 2018

World exclusive: CIT bring their dimensional smartminting to the lunar market with a Mongolian Pig

By |2018-07-27T06:36:11+00:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

World exclusive: CIT bring their dimensional smartminting to the lunar market with a Mongolian Pig It isn't just their skull range that has a new addition - CIT Coin Invest have expanded their dimensional coin range with a fine effort in what has become a predictable and slightly stale lunar market. That the lunar market sometimes fails to excite collectors is inevitable in hindsight. The twelve year [...]

February, 2018

It’s the Chinese New Year and the guide to all the lunar coins has been updated again

By |2018-02-16T22:01:15+00:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Lunar Calendar, Site Update|

It's the Chinese New Year and the guide to all the lunar coins has been updated again Today is Chinese New Years and for the next twelve months or so (the date is a little more flexible than the Western one), it's the year of the Brown Earth Dog. Those born under the Year of the Dog are said to be honest, faithful, loyal, trust-worthy, worrisome and sharp-tongued [...]

November, 2017

Perth Mint debuts its last selection for 2017 with the theme of celebration

By |2017-11-28T12:59:29+00:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Inserts, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint debuts its last selection for 2017 with the theme of celebration December is traditionally a quiet month for the big mints and the Perth Mint is no exception. Mostly a fairly generic selection of coins, there are the usual wedding and birthday issues, along with the expected celebrations of the Chinese New Year. All are issued in what has become the Perth Mint's signature format [...]

October, 2017

Year of the Dog update: Tons of new lunars added to our ever expanding guide

By |2017-10-17T20:07:34+00:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Lunar Calendar, Site Update|

Year of the Dog update: Tons of new lunars added to our ever expanding guide As we said, rather than flood the news page with a never-ending procession of new Year of the Dog coins, we started our annual lunar Superguide early and continue to add to it as the year progresses rather than just summarise them all at years end. Plenty of new coins including new [...]

Moneda Nueva is back in the lunar market with a high-relief Year of the Dog coin

By |2017-10-14T12:29:27+00:00October 14th, 2017|Categories: Lunar Calendar, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Moneda Nueva|

Moneda Nueva is back in the lunar market with a high-relief Year of the Dog coin Producer of probably our favourite lunar snake coin, Moneda Nueva didn't follow it up in following years but are now back with a new entrant into what is the most varied theme in modern numismatics. Issued for the Republic of Cameroon instead of Samoa, it retains the high-relief strike and the [...]

September, 2017

New Zealand Mint expands its bullion range with a Disney themed lunar in silver and gold

By |2017-09-30T12:18:54+00:00September 30th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint expands its bullion range with a Disney themed lunar in silver and gold The lunar bullion coin market continues to expand with a new entry from a producer that has increased its presence in this market over the last couple of years - the New Zealand Mint. Standard ranges like the Niue Turtle and the regular lunars have been added to with a range [...]

Disney makes the leap into the lunar coin market with a new silver coin and a foil

By |2017-09-10T09:01:29+00:00September 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Lunar Calendar, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney makes the leap into the lunar coin market with a new silver coin and a foil Finally something a little new in the Lunar coin market with the release of the first big licenced coins in the Disney franchise from the New Zealand Mint. The NZM is actually debuting three new lunars, one of which isn't Disney-related, and of the two that are, one is a [...]

More lunar coins added to our Year of the Dog Superguide

By |2017-09-09T17:26:59+00:00September 9th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Lunar Calendar, Site Update|

More lunar coins added to our Year of the Dog Superguide Rather than flood the news page with the constant flow of new Year of the Dog coins, we took the decision to start our annual lunar Superguide early and add to it as the year progresses rather than just summarise them all at years end. We'll certainly do full posts on the bigger releases, like Perth [...]

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

By |2017-09-05T01:22:02+00:00September 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 [...]

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