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 [...]

BARBADOS TRIDENT BULLION COIN (2021 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2021-08-19T09:25:16+01:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Gold, Barbados, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

First appearing in 2017, the Barbados Trident is back again with another mildly tweaked design, and in the full range of three sizes for a simultaneous release. The 'tweaking' continues to be constrained to the background field, which has passed through various geometric and wavey patterns to the ringed geometric wavey pattern you can see here. It's [...]

Underwater World has finished, but MDM takes the concept to the jungle with Tiger, the first ‘Colours of Wildlife’

By |2021-06-03T18:14:14+01:00June 3rd, 2021|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

Underwater World has finished, but MDM takes the concept to the jungle with Tiger, the first 'Colours of Wildlife' Launching in 2018 and running for three years and seven issues, MDM's pretty 'Underwater World' series of three ounce silver coins employed an ultra high relief design, combined with a raised border. This formed a pool that [...]

Barbados Pelican bullion coin series from APMEX has a second release in gold and silver

By |2021-04-25T14:27:24+01:00April 25th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

Barbados Pelican bullion coin series from APMEX has a second release in gold and silver The Barbados Pelican, part of a Caribbean range that also includes the Barbados Seahorse, is back with a second release, adding to the comprehensive bullion coin market in both gold and silver. This sub-series only debuted last year with a really nice [...]

APMEX extends its Caribbean Seahorse limited mintage bullion coin series with a fourth annual release

By |2021-03-22T21:56:36+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Gold, Barbados, Silver|

APMEX extends its Caribbean Seahorse limited mintage bullion coin series with a fourth annual release One of two Seahorse themed bullion coin series on the market today - the other being the Samoan Seahorse from Scottsdale - the Caribbean Seahorse series from APMEX has carved itself out a niche in the highly competitive limited mintage bullion [...]

BARBADOS TRIDENT GOLD BULLION (2020, SCOTTSDALE MINT)

By |2020-11-26T14:18:05+00:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Barbados, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Also making a late run before the gate closes  on this worst year for decades, the Barbados Trident bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint joins the Cayman Islands Marlin we looked at yesterday in finally dropping the 0.9999 gold version to sit alongside the silver that has been on sale for four months. Like the aforementioned Marlin, this [...]

MDM wraps up its distinctive ‘Underwater World’ series on a high with a super Octopus issue

By |2020-08-19T13:07:26+01:00August 19th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

MDM wraps up its distinctive 'Underwater World' series on a high with a super Octopus issue Sadly, Underwater World, German producer MDM's striking sealife series of silver coins, is coming to an end. It;s going out kicking and screaming, however, with a superb final issue - the seventh in a series that began in 2018. What better [...]

BARBADOS TRIDENT SILVER BULLION (2020, Scottsdale Mint)

By |2020-07-28T10:40:26+01:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Barbados, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Back for the fourth year, the Barbados Trident has become a staple of Scottsdale Mint's annual bullion offerings. It's one that straddles the two major types of bullion coin - those that change design regularly and those that don't. The design of the broken handled trident that became the Caribbean island's symbol, has remained unchanged over the [...]

APMEX launch an attractive limited mintage Pelican 1oz bullion coin for Barbados

By |2020-03-23T11:06:16+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Gold, Barbados, Silver|

APMEX launch an attractive limited mintage Pelican 1oz bullion coin for Barbados Joining an ever groing selection of nature-themed bullion coins with limited mintage runs, APMEX have debuted a new Caribbean coin - the Barbados Pelican. Like all of this type of coin, their popularity depends on the premium over spot [...]

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