Music Day continues with CIT and MDM heading into heavier rock with Iron Maiden and Motorhead

By |2024-02-26T13:49:27+00:00February 26th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Barbados, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, MDM|

Music Day continues with CIT and MDM heading into heavier rock with Iron Maiden and Motorhead We started the day with a look at the Royal Mint's new George Michael coin, but the coin world is no stranger to music, with hard rock/heavy metal being the usual subject of choice. Bands like AC/DC, and Iron [...]

The Robert Pattison headlined The Batman movie gets a three-ounce silver coin bar replete with high relief

By |2023-10-18T23:56:28+01:00October 18th, 2023|Categories: Movies & TV, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

The Robert Pattison headlined The Batman movie gets a three-ounce silver coin bar replete with high relief With a premiere in early 2022, the Matt Reeves helmed, Robert Pattinson starred superhero film, The Batman, launched to excellent reviews, quite something in an industry suffering from superhero fatigue. The film eschewed the usual mass of CGI, and [...]

Barbados Trident 1oz silver bullion coin (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2023-10-03T06:47:02+01:00October 3rd, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Barbados, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

One of the prolific bullion publisher's, Scottsdale Mint's core ranges, the Barbados Trident launched in 2017, and has just issued its seventh annual release. One of the bigger mintage series in this producer's portfolio, it's been a popular one, so much so, that the 2023 silver coin has seen numbers jump from 30,000 pieces, to 50,000.This isn't one [...]

Popeye joins the shaped coin market, along with new Kung Fu Panda, Pennywise, and Ghostbusters releases

By |2023-08-29T20:45:24+01:00August 29th, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Barbados, Silver, LPM HK, MDM, Niue Island, Samoa, The Coin Company|

Popeye joins the shaped coin market, along with new Kung Fu Panda, Pennywise, and Ghostbusters releases With this week's release of LPM's new Popeye coin, we thought we'd round-up a few other pop-culture themed, shaped character coins for your perusal. There are quite a few producers getting in on the act these days, and their popularity seems [...]

Spring Launch Special: MDM debuts some of the quirky issues it’s known for, and here are three that caught our eye

By |2023-04-27T14:17:58+01:00April 27th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Gilded, Barbados, Science, Sport, Silver, Burundi, MDM, Samoa|

Spring Launch Special: MDM debuts some of the quirky issues it's known for, and here are three that caught our eye Spring Launch time continues, and we carry on chipping away at the huge wave of new issues. After a look at three from CIT earlier today, we continue with a look at a second trio [...]

Bullion round-up 15: Batman, birds, dragons, scientists, monkeys, and a Slavic sea spirit, Does it get more varied than that!

By |2023-03-01T22:01:23+00:00March 1st, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Australia, Barbados, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Gdansk, National Bank of Serbia, Samoa, Perth Mint, Serbia, Scottsdale Mint|

Bullion round-up 15: Batman, birds, dragons, scientists, monkeys, and a Slavic sea spirit, Does it get more varied than that! Part two is here, although we called it round-up 15 for clarity, and there's another varied selection from around the world. The Komodo Dragon literally just came out, and barely scraped in, but it's a great [...]

Sport is a popular subject in the coin world, but cricket and darts aren’t. MDM rectifies that with unique new offerings in silver

By |2022-11-28T13:34:48+00:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Barbados, Sport, Silver, MDM, Samoa|

Sport is a popular subject in the coin world, but cricket and darts aren't. MDM rectifies that with unique new offerings in silver Football, baseball, athletics, and even winter sports are all popular subjects for the collectible coin market. As they're popular in the real world, it's hardly surprising that they'd be good numismatic representation. Most [...]

Caribbean Sealife – Barbados Octopus gold and silver bullion coin (2022 APMEX)

By |2022-09-15T14:06:01+01:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, APMEX, Gold, Nature, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

APMEX has debuted the latest in its Caribbean range of silver and gold bullion coins, this time featuring an octopus. 'Caribbean Silver' is an unusual series, consisting of several subseries, each themed around a single animal. The Seahorse was the first, now on its fifth annual release, and it was followed by the Brown Pelican, national bird of [...]

Colours of Wildlife: The Koala (2022 MDM Wholesale)

By |2022-03-02T16:17:19+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

Last year, MDM debuted the first of its Colours of Wildlife series, with a cool-looking Tiger coin. Ostensibly the sequel series to the producer's, sometimes very pretty 'Underwater World' series, it carried on with the same format (3 oz silver, concave high-relief, resin fill), but switched out the blue resin infill for a foliage green instead. Now it's [...]

MDM and the Royal Canadian Mint celebrate the 100-year anniversary of telephone pioneer, Alexander Graham Bell

By |2022-02-10T15:30:27+00:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Gilded, Gold, People, Barbados, Science, Silver, Canada, MDM, Royal Canadian Mint|

MDM and the Royal Canadian Mint celebrate the 100-year anniversary of telephone pioneer, Alexander Graham Bell Born in 1847, Scottish inventor Alexander Graham Bell's name will forever be linked with his most famous invention - the telephone. His efforts in the field were driven by both his wife's, and his mother's deafness, the work he undertook [...]

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