Nature

June, 2018

Mint of Poland debuts Earthquake, the first in its new Cataclysms high-relief silver coin series

By | 2018-06-20T10:17:00+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Fiji, Mint of Poland|

Mint of Poland debuts Earthquake, the first in its new Cataclysms high-relief silver coin series In a break from the numerous ancient mythology and astronomy high-relief series that the Mint of Poland is currently producing, it's nice to see something a little different. Called 'Cataclysms', this series will be look at some of the natural disasters that plague this planet, often causing great loss of life, and [...]

Scottsdale’s EC8 Caribbean bullion coin program continues with the St Kitts & St Nevis Pelican

By | 2018-06-11T10:48:22+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: St Kitts & St Nevis, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's EC8 Caribbean bullion coin program continues with the St Kitts & St Nevis Pelican The recently released Antigua & Barbuda Rum Runner range was the first in Scottsdale Mint's new EC8 bullion and proof coin program and now it's time for the second of the eight issues to have its time in the limelight. This second set is issued for the islands of Saint Kitts & [...]

NZ Mints first Nicaraguan coin series continues its look at the countries spectacular wildlife

By | 2018-06-10T07:42:54+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

NZ Mints first Nicaraguan coin series continues its look at the countries spectacular wildlife 2018 WILDLIFE OF NICARAGUA - SLOTH The second of the NZ Mints debut Nicaraguan series features the Three-toed Sloth. Typical fare, it's a 1oz proof silver coin with the animal highlighted in colour.The first Jaguar coin was good and this one is also very well done and of a subject rare in numismatics. [...]

Australia at Night from Downies debuts on a black proof coin with the strange Platypus

By | 2018-06-06T08:03:07+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Downies, Niue Island|

Australia at Night from Downies debuts on a black proof coin with the strange Platypus Australian wildlife coins are nothing new, particularly silver ones, but there's always room for something well done and a little different. We think Downies latest issue fits that bill perfectly. Australia has a quite extraordinary range of species found nowhere elese on Earth, perhaps none more so than the strange platypus. Hardly [...]

May, 2018

Vesta, the second largest body in the asteroid belt, inspires new coins from Niue and Cook Islands

By | 2018-05-23T19:16:54+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Cook Islands, Mint of Poland, Numiscollect, Niue Island|

Vesta, the second largest body in the asteroid belt, inspires new coins from Niue and Cook Islands One of the most popular genres in modern coins over the last decade, meteorite coins also attract a very high standard of quality as well. Chief amongst them is Numiscollects 'Meteorites' and the Mint of Polands 'Solar System' ranges. Coincidentally, both have released their 2018 issues at the same time [...]

Latvia launches a hexagonal honeycomb coin to showcase the importance of bees and honey

By | 2018-05-21T17:08:07+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Bank of Latvia, Silver, Latvia|

Latvia launches a hexagonal honeycomb coin to showcase the importance of bees and honey It was back in January 2017 that the Bank of Latvia launched a competition to create an innovative coin that would be released in 2018. Some 42 works were submitted for consideration and all were evaluated by the Coin Design Commission of Latvijas Banka. Chosen for the first prize was a work by [...]

World exclusive. SK Bullion release their first collectors coin with Asiatic Lion Skull in high relief

By | 2018-05-18T13:33:07+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Niue Island, SK Bullion|

World exclusive. SK Bullion release their first collectors coin with Asiatic Lion Skull in high relief Singapore-based bullion coin dealer SK Bullion has taken things to the next step with the launch of their first collectible silver coin. The debut issue in a new series called The Beasts Skull, these two-ounce fine silver coins look at some of the endangered wildlife species that populate the Asian subcontinent. [...]

Tanzanian Rare Wildlife two-ounce silver coin series continues with the Lion in high relief

By | 2018-05-17T00:57:41+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Numiscollect, Tanzania|

Tanzanian Rare Wildlife two-ounce silver coin series continues with the Lion in high relief While the Rare Wildlife series has ostensibly been running for five issues, we think it fair to say that in its current form the series launched in 2016. That would make the coin we're looking at today the third to be issued, following the excellent Black Panther and Bengal Tiger coins. It was [...]

Evolution of Earth silver coin series is back for a third annual outing sporting a high relief ammonite

By | 2018-05-14T20:40:17+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Ruthenium, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Evolution of Earth silver coin series is back for a third annual outing sporting a high relief ammonite Following hot on the heels of the outstanding Evolution of Life series by Coin Invest Trust, the Mint of Poland launched its own series called Evolution of Earth. There have been two issues to date - a Trilobite and a Nummulite, both aping the format of the CIT series. That format [...]

Natures most beautiful beast, slaughtered by its ugliest is remembered on Cameroonian silver coin

By | 2018-05-11T21:03:28+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Natures most beautiful beast, slaughtered by its ugliest, is remembered on Cameroonian silver coin We've all got our views on hunting and I don't think many would complain about hunting for food when done in a humane and sustainable way, but there are times when it raises a level of disgust in people that is hard to argue with. Rich idiots travelling to foreign climes to slaughter some truly [...]