The third coin in AllCollect’s bullion coin series, Predators, has been launched and this time out features an impressive big cat, the Puma. It was in 2019 that the wolf coin first poked its head out from the bullion forest, and that was followed up in January with a scorpion issue. Surprisingly, a second 2020 issue is already upon us. so perhaps we’ll see even more this year.
Big cats, indeed wildlife themed bullion coins in general, are hardly rare, but this one differentiates itself by featuring a mix of finishes rather than simply being of an uncirculated quality. The paw print is incused and struck to a reverse-proof finish, the animal and soil are done in a matt finish, and the background field is a mirror proof.
These are good looking coins, not done justice by the official images. APMEX have the earlier coins in stock and use their own pictures, so check out the scorpion coin in particular, to see how nice these are. Premiums are a little higher than the baseline stuff, as you would expect for a 15,000 mintage, but not excessively so.