November, 2019

2020 Panda bullion and commemorative coins debut in silver and gold

By |2019-11-02T13:40:34+00:00November 2nd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Bank of China, Silver, China|

2020 Panda bullion and commemorative coins debut in silver and gold Kicking around since its debut way back in 1982, the Chinese Panda coin has become a staple of the bullion world in particular, and the annually changing design is always eagerly awaited - reflected in mintages that have risen inexorably over the last decade. As we're just a couple of weeks away from the Beijing International Coin Exposition, [...]

October, 2018

Panda bullion coin range debuts for 2019 with a range of proof coins in tow

By |2018-10-31T10:32:13+00:00October 31st, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Bank of China, Silver, China|

China debuts its extensive range of Panda bullion and commemorative coins in silver and gold It's that time of the year again - the popular Chinese Panda coin has debuted in proof and bullion coin form. In production since 1982, the range has become a staple of the bullion coin market in particular, although rising mintages has seen premiums fall from previously lofty highs. As before, each [...]

October, 2017

China debuts its extensive range of Panda bullion and commemorative coins in silver and gold

By |2017-10-25T17:42:54+01:00October 25th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Bank of China, Silver, China|

China debuts its extensive range of Panda bullion and commemorative coins in silver and gold One of the most eagerly awaited annual bullion coin designs has been revealed - the 2018 Chinese Panda. Now in its fourth decade of production after a debut back in 1982, this hugely popular coin is available in a wide range of sizes in both proof and bullion finishes. All carry the [...]

May, 2017

Bank of China celebrates seven decades since forming Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region

By |2017-05-16T10:51:51+01:00May 16th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, Bank of China, Silver, China|

Bank of China celebrates seven decades since forming Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region The Bank of China are commemorating seven decades since the country established Inner Mongolia as an autonomous region within China and what better way to do it than to release a trio of precious metal coins. Capable of some quite superb coin designs, the Bank of China has done a fine job again with the [...]

January, 2017

AgAuNugget: Bank of China releases a silver coin to celebrate the New Year

By |2017-01-12T17:38:05+00:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: Event, News Nuggets, Bank of China, Silver, China|

AgAuNugget: Bank of China releases a silver coin to celebrate the New Year The first new coin from the Bank of China this year and in a twist I certainly couldn't have predicted, it has a snowman on it. For the third consecutive year the BOC has released a silver coin for the event, the second with a weight of 8.0g after the general resizing of [...]

October, 2016

China’s 2017 Panda bullion coin proliferates with increased mintages

By |2016-11-05T06:30:14+00:00October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Bank of China, Silver, China|

China's 2017 Panda bullion coin proliferates with increased mintages The 2017 Panda range from the Bank of China has put in an appearance with minimal changes outside of new reverse artwork and some upward moves on the mintage of some variants. The design looks decent enough, although nobody could accuse the Panda designs of varying spectacularly each year. Depicting a Panda sitting down eating bamboo (do they do anything else...?), [...]

September, 2016

Bank of China roundup; Panda specials and the G20 conference

By |2016-11-05T06:30:25+00:00September 25th, 2016|Categories: Event, Gold, Bank of China, Silver, China|

Bank of China roundup; Panda specials and the G20 conference Rounding up our roundup of the Bank of China's recent releases with a look at four sets of coins. All are in the mints new metric weight system which we can assume is now it for all the commemorative and bullion coin s from China. Barring a solitary 15g silver coin, all follow the [...]

July, 2016

Impressive Dazu Rock Carvings celebrated on new Chinese coin range

By |2016-11-05T06:30:44+00:00July 9th, 2016|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Bank of China, Silver, China|

Coming on July 19th is the latest set of gold and silver commemorative coins from the Bank of China. Like most of China's numismatic output, the culture of this ancient country is the favoured subject. That's hardly surprising given China has a broad and deep range of subjects to choose from - no chance of them running out anytime soon. This time around it's the UNESCO World Heritage site on the [...]

January, 2016

Fat Cats at the Bank of Beijing get a special Panda release to celebrate 20 years of banking

By |2016-11-05T13:38:54+00:00January 2nd, 2016|Categories: History, Gold, Bank of China, Silver, China|

One of the world's favourite bullion coins, the Chinese Panda has been growing in popularity for many years, and as mintages have risen, more attention is being paid to the various specials put out to commemorate one-off events, usually in the Chinese financial sector. This new Panda coin is issued to celebrate the Bank of Beijing being in operation for twenty years. In the big scheme of things it seems a [...]

October, 2015

The Chinese Panda bullion coin wanders into view and after much speculation, has gone metric

By |2016-11-05T06:31:34+00:00October 16th, 2015|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Bank of China, Silver, China|

Finally, the eagerly awaited Chinese Panda bullion and proof coins have appeared, and after much speculation over the last couple of years, the rumours that the weight system would change have been confirmed as true. At present, bullion coins especially are struck in weights conforming to the old Troy ounce system, with a ounce weighing 31.1g and anything smaller being known as a fractional, with weights such as ¼ and ½ [...]

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