Nature

September, 2018

After 15 years of elephants, Somalia adds the leopard to its gold & silver bullion coin selection

By |2018-09-17T17:59:31+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

After 15 years of elephants, Somalia adds the leopard to its gold & silver bullion coin selection 2018 SOMALI LEOPARD BULLION COIN A very popular bullion coin, the Somali Elephant is now in its fifteenth year. While it has displayed a pretty good variety of designs over the years, it must get harder and harder to come up with something new, so the producer has decided to [...]

Ammonites came in different sizes, so why not ammonite coins? Evolution of Life hits a kilo.

By |2018-09-17T15:48:53+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

Ammonites came in different sizes, so why not ammonite coins? Evolution of Life hits a kilo. It was in mid-2015 that CIT Coin Invest showed off the first of its new prehistoric themed coins. Coming as quite a surprise at that years ANA show, it was called Evolution of Life and depicted a rose-gilded ammonite on a background that looked like a fossil matrix. Issued for Mongolia, [...]

Austria wraps up its six-coin Wildlife in Our Sights gold coin series with the ubiquitous Mallard

By |2018-09-14T13:52:45+00:00September 14th, 2018|Categories: Austrian Mint, Austria, Gold, Nature|

Austria wraps up its six-coin Wildlife in Our Sights gold coin series with the ubiquitous Mallard After six issues, the Austrian Mint has wrapped up its superb Wildlife in our Sights gold coin series with the launch of the Mallard. First appearing in 2013, this circa ½ oz 0.986 gold range has celebrated six animals from the region of Austria - four mammals and two birds. All [...]

Niue looks to undersea life with the new Reef Fish Collection starting with the Triggerfish

By |2018-09-12T13:52:52+00:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue looks to undersea life with the new Reef Fish Collection starting with the Triggerfish 2018 REEF FISH: TRIGGERFISH While the New Zealand Mint has skewed heavily towards its many licenced properties for its coin releases, there are still a few ranges that cover other subjects. The excellent Warriors and Battles series seem to have done well, and the recent wildlife series issued for [...]

The Perth Mint embeds a 1.6bn year old diamond in its latest extravagant silver coin

By |2018-09-06T13:21:09+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint embeds a 1.6bn year old diamond in its latest extravagant silver coin In amongst the usual selection of proof and modified versions of their bullion ranges, the Perth Mint often drops in something a little different. This month it's aimed more towards the higher end and takes the form of a five-ounce silver coin with a quite unusual design and some impressive looks. Called [...]

Australia stays in the night sky with the second in the Earth and Beyond domed coin series

By |2018-09-04T12:47:49+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia stays in the night sky with the second in the Earth and Beyond domed coin series Australia has issued the second in its latest domed astronomy coin series called The Earth & Beyond and after our home planet, it's moved to our very own satellite - the Moon. The latest incarnation of a format that proved hugely popular when it debuted with Southern Sky several years ago, [...]

The Perth Mint launches its annual range of nature themed bullion coins for 2019

By |2018-09-03T19:15:00+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint launches its annual range of nature themed bullion coins for 2019 Yes, it's that time of the year again. The Perth Mint has revealed the new 2019 bullion coin designs for its core ranges. There are no changes to formats or mintages over last year, and the Kangaroo platinum and silver coins are back unchanged. As for the designs, aesthetics are obviously a [...]

The Bald Eagle bursts forth in high-relief as Numiscollect turn their attention to the US icon

By |2018-08-31T10:59:50+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

The Bald Eagle bursts forth in high-relief as Numiscollect turn their attention to the US icon 2018 BALD EAGLE One of Numiscollects smaller series, High Relief Animals is exactly what it says it is. The name doesn't tell us much else, but the three previous smartminted coins issued to date have all been beautifully done. The Narwhal, Elephant and Snow Leopard have featured so far, but we [...]

CIT push smartminting further than ever with an extraordinary new Erfoud meteorite coin

By |2018-08-28T12:58:03+00:00September 1st, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT push smartminting further than ever with an extraordinary new Erfoud meteorite coin Fourteen issues in and CIT's long-running meteorite coin series still continues to impress in a big way. We can't imagine that this European producer thought the idea of affixing a genuine meteorite fragment to a coin woiuld have been so successful, spawning many imitators as it has, but here we are almost a decade [...]

August, 2018

ANA 2018: CIT go all in with a hugely impressive release program of new coins

By |2018-08-14T21:22:22+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Mongolia, Palau|

ANA 2018: CIT go all in with a hugely impressive release program of new coins Philadelphia is hosting the 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money and with it comes a whole host of new issues from many of the world's premiere coin producers. Chief amongst those will be CIT Coin Invest, the Liechtenstein based collector favourite issuer of some of the world's most impressive modern numismatics. We've [...]

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