Nature

June, 2017

Fascinating World of Birds series of proof silver coins from Niue continues with the Goldfinch

By | 2017-06-10T14:21:04+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Fascinating World of Birds series of proof silver coins from Niue continues with the Goldfinch Very similar in concept and execution to the horse themed series we looked at yesterday, The Fascinating World of Birds is another of those signature series of nature coins the Mint of Poland regularly issues for Niue Island. The latest coin depicts the Goldfinch and is the fifth in the series to [...]

African Leopard issued for Ghana is Scottsdale Mints latest wildlife-themed silver bullion coin

By | 2017-06-07T21:16:03+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

African Leopard issued for Ghana is Scottsdale Mints latest wildlife-themed silver bullion coin Scottsdale Mint continue to keep us guessing as to the next of their well regarded limited mintage bullion coins and there's another jump in theme and issuer for their latest offering. Producers of a selection of such one-ounce silver bullion coins as the Cayman Islands Marlin and the Congo Silverback Gorilla, the Republic of [...]

Numismatic peek into Canada’s prehistoric past continues with the trilobite Ogygopsis

By | 2017-06-06T18:55:19+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Nature, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Numismatic peek into Canada's prehistoric past continues with the trilobite Ogygopsis The second of the Royal Canadian Mint's excellent Ancient Canada trilogy of coins is released this month and delves further back down the evolutionary timeline from the first release. The trilobite is a popular choice for a coin, both the Mint of Poland and Coin Invest Trust having featured this incredible creature in their flagship nature [...]

Mans Best Friend: Horses, adds two new coins to a growing series from Niue Island

By | 2017-06-02T12:53:23+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mans Best Friend: Horses, adds two new coins to a growing series from Niue Island One of the many Mint of Poland coin series featuring animals from all corners of the globe, Mans Best Friends in its various incarnations stays nearer to home by showing off those creatures closest to us. With series featuring the more obvious cats and dogs having been running for a while now, [...]

Art Mint debuts a beautiful new Four Seasons series of proof silver coins with ‘Spring’

By | 2017-06-04T16:53:55+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Art Mint, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

Art Mint debuts a beautiful new Four Seasons series of proof silver coins with 'Spring' Parisian coin producer Art Mint has debuted the first in a new four-coin series celebrating the four seasons. A coin producer with a great track record of high-quality issues in the silver commemorative coin market, Art Mint have previously released such fine coins as the Mandala series, the Cat, and Oedipus and [...]

May, 2017

Helvetic Mint’s ‘Animal Skin’ series of silver coins heads back home for the domestic cat

By | 2017-05-25T12:57:42+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Helvetic Mint, Niue Island|

Helvetic Mint's 'Animal Skin' series of silver coins heads back home for the domestic cat Now on its sixth release, the Helvetic Mint's unusual 'Animal Skin' series of oval silver coins has moved away from the exotic for 2017 and gone with the familiar domestic cat. The series debuted in 2012 with the Blue Iguana, a coin that experienced some decent appreciation at the time, and the [...]

Pobjoy Mint highlights the plight of Antarctic sea ice with a new holographic silver coin

By | 2017-05-22T23:57:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Nature, Silver, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy Mint highlights the plight of Antarctic sea ice with a new holographic silver coin While there are a multitude of politicians and corporate interests that dispute the reality of global climate change, any sensible person would side with the overwhelming scientific concensus that man has, and is, having an adverse effect on the planets climate. Nowhere is that more apparent than at the Earth's poles, particularly [...]

April, 2017

CIT@TICC: Cherry Blossom Globe. A coin in a snow globe celebrates iconic Japanese season

By | 2017-05-11T21:39:07+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

CIT@TICC: Cherry Blossom Globe. A coin in a snow globe celebrates iconic Japanese season It's time for the Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC) and like at  most of the other major coin shows around the world, industry favourites Coin Invest Trust are launching a new selection of coins. We've already looked at a minigold (Princess Diana), a superb shaped silver coin (Remembrance Poppy) and another of their [...]

Panda one-ounce silver bullion coin from Niue exclusive to Silver Gold Bull

By | 2017-04-27T21:45:50+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Niue Island|

Panda silver bullion coin from Niue exclusive to Silver Gold Bull The silver bullion coin market has probably never been more vibrant with choice than it is today, with new product appearing not just as part of the release schedules of the big mints as in years past, but at the request of dealers in smaller numbers than the huge multi-million mintages we associate with the top [...]

Melbourne Mint is back with a monster five-ounce silver Tyrannosaurus Rex proof coin

By | 2017-05-11T21:43:14+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: Nature, Silver, Melbourne Mint, Tuvalu|

Melbourne Mint is back with a monster five-ounce silver Tyrannosaurus Rex proof coin Regular readers will know we have our favourite themes here. Popular subjects like architectural and ancient mythology are popular here also, but one we think is still a touch under-represented in modern numismatics is a personal favourite, prehistoric life. A few mints dabble semi-regularly, MCI-Mint in Germany and the Royal Canadian Mint spring to [...]