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Numiscollect continues its numismatic journey through the Final Frontier with the Milky Way

By |2021-04-16T20:09:28+01:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Numiscollect continues its numismatic journey through the Final Frontier with the Milky Way It was in November 2019 that Numiscollect debuted the first in its 'Space: The Final Frontier' series of astronomy coins. Starting out as big as they could, they went with 'The Universe' for the debut. This time around, we've dropped down to something [...]

The stackable silver bullion market evolves with a striking Doggaebi design from South Korea

By |2021-04-16T14:05:26+01:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion Round, Silver, KOMSCO, South Africa|

The stackable silver bullion market evolves with a striking Doggaebi design from South Korea It was Scottsdale Mint that first had great success with the concept of stackable bullion coins. What are they, you might ask? Imagine a coin or round that has a high-relief design on its reverse face. You obviously can't stack these on [...]

PAMP return to the classic Fender Stratocaster, following the silver guitar pick with a new shaped coin

By |2021-04-16T09:26:33+01:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, PAMP|

PAMP return to the classic Fender Stratocaster, following the silver guitar pick with a new shaped coin The homage to the great musicians favourite - the great Fender guitars - continues from MTB/PAMP with their latest issue in the range. They've already released some various silver guitar picks, which were actually functional (Brian May used a [...]

Numiscollect’s ‘Archaeology & Symbolism’ series continues with the Aztec artifact telling the story of Coyolxāuhqui

By |2021-04-15T17:17:06+01:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect's 'Archaeology & Symbolism' series continues with the Aztec artifact telling the story of Coyolxāuhqui There's been a renewed interest in numismatic circles for the striking art and archaeology of the old Aztec civilisation of Mesoamerica. The Aztec Empire wasn't actually that long-lived in the grand scheme of things, existing from circa 1345 to 1521, when [...]

Germania Mint and the Bank of Malta join forces for their new Knights of the Past silver bullion series

By |2021-04-14T16:14:46+01:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gilded, Silver, Central Bank of Malta, Germania Mint, Malta|

Germania Mint and the Bank of Malta join forces for their new Knights of the Past silver bullion series We're admirers of what the Germania Mint has achieved over the last few years. They've built a cohesive coin range, running from bullion coins, to some beautiful numismatics, all themed around the semi-historical region of 'Germania'. They [...]

HAN SOLO & MICKEY MOUSE CHIBI COINS (2021 NZ Mint)

By |2021-04-13T14:24:02+01:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The next big release of the Chibi series is upon us, and Han Solo will no doubt join his fellow Star Wars alumni in being bought up in very short order. This franchise has turned out to be easily the most popular of the various Chibi offerings and they all regularly sell out quickly. A whole new [...]

Royal Australian Mint launches ‘Fraser’s Dolphin’ the third in its aquatic buillion coin series

By |2021-04-13T11:25:27+01:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint launches 'Fraser's Dolphin' the third in its aquatic buillion coin series The Royal Australian mint's pretty 'Dolphin' bullion coin series is back with a third annual release. Following the Bottlenose Dolphin in 2019, and the Spinner Dolphin in 2020 (which you can see lower down), comes Fraser's Dolphin and it's another fine [...]

AUSTRALIAN WOMBAT SILVER BULLION COIN (2021 Perth Mint)

By |2021-04-12T12:19:42+01:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perennial bullion coin collector favourite, the Perth Mint, has, to put it mildly, a rather large and varied selection of nature themed offering in this market. It helps that their native land, Australia, is awash with an equally varied selection of distinctive animals, many of which exist nowhere else on Earth. The latest to join their limited [...]

New Zealand Mint issues the first Star Wars bullion coinbar starring the legendary Mandalorian Beskar Steel

By |2021-04-12T00:17:44+01:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint issues the first Star Wars bullion coinbar starring the legendary Mandalorian Beskar Steel Beskar Steel, also known as Mandalorian Iron, was the material of choice for the Mandalorian warriors, used for their armour. Highly effective against blasters and even lightsabers. It was transported in ingot form and as forged it was covered with [...]

The Execution Troopers are the sixth in the Star Wars: Guards of the Empire silver coin series

By |2021-04-09T17:17:28+01:00April 9th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Execution Troopers are the sixth in the Star Wars: Guards of the Empire silver coin series One of the more unpleasant groups in Star Wars canon, the First Order's Sstormtrooper Executioners were tasked with dispensing final justice to their enemies. Randomly picked from the regular stormtroopers for the day, they carried no identification and their [...]

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