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Scottsdale Mint’s giant ‘EC8’ bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple

By |2023-01-30T20:24:54+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's giant 'EC8' bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple Scottsdale Mint continues to play catch-up with its 2022 run through its Eastern Caribbean 8 series. Today sees the second pair of designs to be issued, so we've hit the half-way mark at last. We suspect [...]

The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin

By |2023-01-30T12:38:07+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin The fifth release in the Royal Mint's 'British Monarchs Collection' is here, and launches the series second journey through time by returning to its Tudor beginnings. If you've yet to encounter this series, it is a [...]

Equatorial Guinea’s Giraffe bullion coin returns with a second annual issue in both gold and silver

By |2023-01-27T21:30:17+00:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Equatorial Guinea's Giraffe bullion coin returns with a second annual issue in both gold and silver The Republic of Equatorial Guinea, a West African nation, doesn't have a huge presence in the bullion market, but last year, Arizona-based producer, Scottsdale Mint, issued its first Giraffe coin for the country. Depicting a pair of the necky mammals [...]

Ready for a joust! The latest stackable silver bullion from Coin’s Today is an awesome 16th jousting shield replica

By |2023-01-27T13:42:48+00:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: History, Bullion Round, Coins Today KR|

Coins Today brings the world of chess into stackable silver bullion, launching a pawn-inspired design with a twist South Korean producer, Coins Today's 'Stackable' range of bullion, grows a little more with another highly unusual, and visually striking addition. There have been some terrific issues in this range, with some, like one replicating the shield of [...]

Numiscollect concludes its Japanese-inspired, four-coin series, ‘Manga Seasons’ with the coming of Winter and Spring

By |2023-01-26T18:42:45+00:00January 26th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect concludes its Japanese-inspired, four-coin series, 'Manga Seasons' with the coming of Winter and Spring Numiscollect's attractive Manga Seasons series wraps up with the launch of the second pair of coins, Winter and Spring. Taking the very distinctive artistic style that defines this Japanese art-form, each of the coins features an iconic big-eyed young woman and [...]

Aruba 5 Florin ‘Warawara’ silver coin (2022 Royal Dutch Mint)

By |2023-01-24T21:27:57+00:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: Aruba, Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver|

We've never covered the Royal Dutch Mint's Aruba-issued silver coin series before, a strange omission, but with the sixth annual issue having recently arrived, we felt a Quicklook was warranted. Aruba is an island located in the southern region of the Caribbean Sea, and is not a colony, but a constituent part of the Netherlands, along with Sint Maarten, [...]

The Aliens are back for round two! Scottsdale Ghanaian bullion series returns with a new design

By |2023-01-23T20:56:07+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

The Aliens are back for round two! Scottsdale Ghanaian bullion series returns with a new design Producers of the industry's most wide-ranging selection of bullion coins on the market today, Scottsdale have coins for everything from ancient history, to the natural world. Issued for nations around the world, and in a wide range of formats, you [...]

Clockwork Evolution returns with the slow, precise movements of the turtle going mechanical on Powercoin’s latest

By |2023-01-23T03:03:07+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Science, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Clockwork Evolution returns with the slow, precise movements of the turtle going mechanical on Powercoin's latest Our biomechanical overlords are back! Powercoin's stylish Clockwork Evolution series has just debuted its third issue, following the Bee design in late 2020, and a particularly nice Ladybird design earlier this year. That latter coin was the 2021 issue, delayed [...]

Germania Mint is auctioning a one-off kilogram cast silver bar for charity. Stackers assemble!

By |2023-01-21T00:46:05+00:00January 20th, 2023|Categories: Marketwatch, Germania Mint|

Germania Mint is auctioning a one-off kilogram cast silver bar for charity. Stackers assemble! The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (GOCC) is the biggest, non-governmental, non-profit, charity organization in Poland raising money for paediatric and elderly care. As part of their 31st Finale fundraising, Germania Mint has produced a unique, one-off cast silver bar, emblazoned [...]

Marvel Comix: Amazing Fantasy #15: Comic cover silver coin (2023 New Zealand Mint)

By |2023-01-19T23:52:47+00:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint has offered a comprehensive selection of movie poster and comic book cover coins over the last decade, in both traditional, and foil formats, but they're now adding that absolute behemoth of a franchise to their portfolio for the first time - Marvel Comics. Marvel's main competitor, DC Comics, has been a regular at the NZ [...]

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