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January, 2019

Caribbean EC8 bullion coin programme reaches its penultimate release

By |2019-01-19T10:58:45+00:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: St Vincent & Grenadines, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Caribbean EC8 bullion coin programme reaches its penultimate release Now on its penultimate release, Scottsdales eight-coin EC8 progamme hops on the seaplane from Anguilla and lands in Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. A skip away from nature this time with the depiction of a landing seaplane taking pride of place on the reverse (the obverse is common to the series). As always, the design is the same [...]

John Mercanti and the Perth Mint collaborate on a fourth Wedge-Tailed Eagle bullion coin

By |2019-01-14T13:00:07+00:00January 14th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

John Mercanti and the Perth Mint collaborate on a fourth Wedge-Tailed Eagle bullion coin While the Perth Mint now enjoys a regular release schedule of low mintage silver bullion coin designs, back in 2014 there was little more than the stalwart Lunar, Kookaburra and Koala ranges to satisfy collectors. The release of the first Wedge-tailed Eagle coin that year was unexpected and came with the added bonus [...]

Scottsdale continue with Anguilla, the latest in their eight issue Caribbean bullion coin series

By |2019-01-07T12:02:36+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Anguilla, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue with Anguilla, the latest in their eight issue Caribbean bullion coin series The sixth issue in the eight-coin EC8 programme, Anguilla joins the others in being showcased on a pair of bullion coins and on a pair of similar coloured proofs. Just a single debut, after two were launched last time, and that leaves St. Lucia (with a flamingo design), and St. Vincent & The [...]

2018 silver Krugerrand gets a limited edition privy mark variant for the first time

By |2019-01-03T19:05:59+00:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South African Mint, South Africa|

2018 Silver Krugerrand gets a limited edition privy mark variant for the first time The most popular article we've ever run, the news that in 2017, after half a century, the South African Mint was releasing a silver bullion Krugerrand, was met with universal approval from stackers and collectors alike. With much speculation as to whether it would be a regular addition to the release [...]

December, 2018

South Africa expands its bullion offerings with a superb prehistoric-themed silver semi-numismatic coin

By |2018-12-20T19:02:05+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South African Mint, South Africa|

South Africa expands its bullion offerings with a superb prehistoric-themed silver semi-numismatic coin When you think of bullion coins, it's fair to say a large number of people will look to the iconic Krugerrand as the definitive example. Launched back in 1967 in gold form, it took half a century before the iconic Otto Schultz and Coert Steynberg penned original made the jump to silver. Not a [...]

African Ounce silver and gold bullion coins are back for the 11th year with the ‘Big Bird’ Shoebill

By |2018-12-09T13:05:56+00:00December 9th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Rwanda|

African Ounce silver and gold bullion coins are back for the 11th year with the 'Big Bird' Shoebill Now heading into its second decade of production, the Rwandan African Ounce sees its eleventh issue with the launch of the Shoebill. Also called the Whalehead, this very large and unusual-looking bird is found all over tropical East Africa. Standing as tall as 1.5 metres and weighing [...]

Royal Australian Mint debuts a new bullion coin featuring the Bottlenose Dolphin in silver and gold

By |2018-12-07T18:01:21+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint debuts a new bullion coin featuring the Bottlenose Dolphin in silver and gold It seems that more and more of the world's mints are chasing low mintage bullion coin sales. Whereas the market used to consist of a relatively limited choice of high, or even ultra-high mintage offerings from the big players, there's now a huge choice of small run coins with mintages in [...]

Niue’s look at reef fish in coin form continues with the beautiful Moorish Idol

By |2018-12-05T11:53:23+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue's look at reef fish in coin form continues with the beautiful Moorish Idol 2019 MOORISH IDOL A new series for 2018 and now three coins in, Reef Fish highlights some of the more colourful and popular fish that inhabit coral reef environments around the world. We've already seen the Triggerfish and the Angelfish, and now it's the turn of the beautiful Moorish Idol to take centre [...]

November, 2018

Scottsdale launch a higher mintage bullion coin range with the all new Pacific Dollar

By |2018-11-27T13:29:23+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale launch a higher mintage bullion coin range with the all new Pacific Dollar Kings of the low mintage bullion coin, Scottsdale Mint have certainly had a busy year with a broad offering of new silver and gold coins. The Fiji Mermaid, Cayman Islands Marlin, Congo Silverback, Samoan Seahorse, the Chinese Dragon for Cameroon,  and the Ghanaian Leopard are just some [...]

Sixth in the Mint of Poland’s excellent meteorite series features the ancient Upheaval Dome impact site

By |2018-11-08T09:20:40+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Sixth in the Mint of Poland's excellent meteorite series features the ancient Upheaval Dome impact site Some of our favourite coins of the last few years have been those featuring meteorites. Always an interesting subject anyway, the combination of geological design and meteorite fragment has certainly gained its fanbase. Several producers have dabbled in the market, but the two big guns are CIT Coin Invest, who have been [...]

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