Nature

April, 2017

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

By | 2017-04-20T19:03:02+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 [...]

The Perth Mint have released the 2014 Saltwater Crocodile bullion coin for 2017 in gold and half ounce silver

By | 2017-04-19T09:30:24+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint have released the 2014 Saltwater Crocodile bullion coin for 2017 in gold and half ounce silver The Perth mint continues with its recent run of new bullion products with a re-release of the old 2014 Saltwater Crocodile silver coin. Popular on its debut, the coin was launched in a one-ounce 0.999 silver format with a one million coin mintage. Fast forward to today and [...]

Scottsdale launch chunky silver bullion coin for Congo featuring the Water Buffalo

By | 2017-04-14T10:31:26+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale launch chunky silver bullion coin for Congo featuring the Water Buffalo Scottsdale Mint have expanded their range of big silver bullion coins with the launch of a new one issued for the Democratic Republic of Congo. Much like their other Egyptian themed series, these are chunky coins with multi-ounce weights. Struck in 100g of fine 0.999 silver, just over three ounces, the design depicts the water [...]

First silver coin issued for five seperate countries and carrying all five national emblems debuts

By | 2017-04-12T13:36:41+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Allcollect, Nature, Silver, Benin, Congo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger|

First silver coin issued for five seperate countries and carrying all five national emblems debuts The commemorative coin market relies heavily on smaller countries around the world allowing them to be issued in their name. It's a mutually beneficial agreement that brings in much needed income in many cases (Niue Island has a population of less than 2,000, for example) and on the flipside allows a greater [...]

Mint of Polands domed solar system coin series voyages out to the enigmatic Red Planet

By | 2017-04-07T21:57:13+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Categories: Inserts, Nature, Silver, Science, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Polands domed solar system coin series voyages out to the enigmatic Red Planet The second of our exclusive looks at the Mint of Poland and Pela-Coins latest releases, following the excellent Nummulites Evolution of Earth debut yesterday. Like that coin, this third launch in the domed Solar System series is running at the top of its genre and continues on with a series that has [...]

Exclusive: Evolution of Earth debuts its second coin with the aptly named Nummulites

By | 2017-04-06T18:00:44+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Ruthenium, Silver, Science, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive: Evolution of Earth debuts its second coin with the aptly named Nummulites With three ranges of fossil-themed coins on the market now, competition has never been higher. That's a great thing for us as we love the subject matter and many people find it a source of constant fascination. It's no surprise that Coin Invest Trust (CIT) kicked off the current wave of new coins with [...]

Deadly and Dangerous twelfth coin release features the aggressive predatory Bull Shark

By | 2017-04-04T17:32:40+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Deadly and Dangerous twelfth coin release features the aggressive predatory Bull Shark It was way back in 2006 that the Perth Mint debuted its latest coloured silver coin series, Deadly and Dangerous. While ostensibly just another of the mints plethora of coins in this format, the Red-Back Spider coin captured collectors imaginations and became a huge hit. It's easy to see why as the coin had a superb design.Fast [...]

Perth Mint surprises with a new one-ounce silver bullion coin series, the Silver Swan

By | 2017-04-04T22:04:16+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint surprises with a new one-ounce silver bullion coin series, the Silver Swan Despite the introduction of the one-ounce Red Kangaroo bullion coin with its ten million plus sales and recurring design, the Perth Mint remains primarily known for its semi-numismatic silver bullion coin range. In production for many years, the multiple ranges all feature fauna of one sort or another, either the mundane in its [...]

March, 2017

The popular Stock Horse silver coin from the Perth Mint reaches the half-decade mark

By | 2017-03-26T23:10:44+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The popular Stock Horse silver coin from the Perth Mint reaches the half-decade mark The fifth of the Perth Mints extremely popular Stock Horse series of semi-numismatic bullion coins has just been put up for sale at the German dealer that commissioned them, EMK of Germany. First appearing in 2013 to much acclaim and rapidly selling out, the coin has become eagerly awaited every year since. Struck [...]

CIT continue their minigold coin bonanza with five new half-gram releases

By | 2017-03-24T10:26:27+00:00 March 24th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Nature, People, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT continue their minigold coin bonanza with five new half-gram releases One of the earliest and certainly most eager proponents of the half-gram 'minigold' format coin, Liechtenstein-based and collector favourite Coin Invest Trust (CIT) have launched some more of these increasingly popular coins today. CIT usually launch when there's a major coin show on somewhere on the globe and this time it's the turn of the 2017 [...]