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October, 2019

Barbados and Scottsdale Mint add to the 2019 silver bullion coin selection with the Flying Fish

By |2019-10-02T20:09:13+01:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Barbados, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Barbados and Scottsdale Mint add to the 2019 silver bullion coin selection with the Flying Fish The burgeoning selection of 2019 silver bullion coins has had another bump from the super-prolific Scottsdale Mint. Adding a second coin to their Barbados fish-themed series after the April issued Lionfish, they can boast a selection of designs second to nobody else in the market this year. The highly [...]

Hunters of the Sky shaped silver coin series debuts with North American royalty – the Bald Eagle

By |2019-10-02T07:48:45+01:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Hunters of the Sky shaped silver coin series debuts with North American royalty - the Bald Eagle Only the most blinkered coin collector would disagree that the iconic American symbol and magnificent bird, the Bald Eagle, is well represented in the modern coin world. Even ignoring its use on the ubiquitous American Eagle bullion coins, there's plenty of choice if this is your bird of choice, so [...]

September, 2019

New eight-coin Ghanaian bullion series, Giants of the Ice Age, launches with the Woolly Mammoth

By |2019-09-30T19:50:41+01:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Leipziger Edelmetall, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Ghana|

New eight-coin Ghanaian bullion series, Giants of the Ice Age, launches with the Woolly Mammoth In amongst all the new annual bullion coin updates we expect at this time of the year, there's a great selection of new issues to tempt collectors and stackers to part with their money. Nature and wildlife probably constitutes the most popular subject these days, and we see everything from prehistoric animals, as on [...]

LPM and the Royal Australian Mint debut the Redback Spider bullion coin in silver and gold

By |2019-09-30T11:59:51+01:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

LPM and the Royal Australian Mint debut the Redback Spider bullion coin in silver and gold The new bullion coin releases are still coming thick and fast, with the latest piece from the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) and Hong-Kong-based LPM harking back to a numismatic classic of last decade. Released way back in 2006, the Perth Mint's now iconic coloured Red-back Spider coin launched a new series [...]

Celtic Animals is a new and very limited mintage silver bullion coin series from the Republic of Chad

By |2019-09-29T13:35:22+01:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Chad|

Celtic Animals is a new and very limited mintage silver bullion coin series from the Republic of Chad An interesting new series of silver bullion coins debuts at APMEX that features a look at the use of animal iconography by employing a Celtic style familiar to tattoo fans. First out is the Red deer, a major fertility symbol signifying life.A 1oz silver coin, it kicks off [...]

The Giraffe kicks off the new World’s Wildlife gold and silver bullion coin series

By |2019-09-28T13:41:40+01:00September 28th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo|

The Giraffe kicks off the new World's Wildlife gold and silver bullion coin series Another new nature-themed bullion coin to add to the varied selection on the market, 'World's Wildlife' debuts with The Giraffe. Joining old stalwarts like the Somali Elephant and the Rwandan African Ounce, as well as new additions, including the Cheetah, the selection of coins issued for African states has never been broader.The Giraffe is [...]

Mint 21’s Meteorite Art series wraps up with its fourth issue – Campo Del Cielo

By |2019-09-27T19:22:37+01:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Chad, Mint21|

Mint 21's Meteorite Art series wraps up with its fourth issue - Campo Del Cielo The fourth and final issue in Mint 21's Meteorite Art series has arrived and highlights one of the biggest meteorites ever found on this planet - Campo Del Cielo. It follows the 2015 Sikhote-Alin, 2016 Brenham, and 2017 Libyan Desert Glass issues, and this one is dated 2018. The previous three coins have been [...]

Riker and Worf join Picard in Niue’s Star Trek Next Generation character foil set

By |2019-09-26T16:42:38+01:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Riker and Worf join Picard in Niue's Star Trek Next Generation character foil set The second and third foils in the New Zealand Mints six-piece set of Star Trek: Next Generation character foils are now available. Following the debut of Captain Jean-Luc Picard just last month, Commander Riker and the Klingon Security Chief, Worf, are the subjects this time, with just Troi, Data and Geordi LaForge yet to come.At [...]

South Africa’s Rise of the Dinosaurs silver bullion series adds a second design

By |2019-09-26T02:31:18+01:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South African Mint, South Africa|

South Africa's Rise of the Dinosaurs silver bullion series adds a second design The South African Mint has long been a major player in the gold bullion coin world with its ultra-iconic Krugerrand, but they had little presence in the equivalent silver market until recently. A silver Krugerrand, a new Big Five series of animal designs, and back in October 2018, a dinosaur coin. Called Rise of [...]

Mint 21 goes spiritual with a new silver coin combining the mandala and the world of nature

By |2019-09-24T10:21:22+01:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

Mint 21 goes spiritual with a new silver coin combining the mandala and the world of nature Mint 21 are back with something a little more unusual. There are only a few example of mandalas on coins, headlined by Art Mint's superb range of examples, so this isn't an over-used genre, and one with colour are rarer still. Rather than just a geometric pattern, Mint21 has incorporated [...]

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