Emporium Hamburg’s World’s Wildlife series returns with a Peregrine Falcon in proof and bullion form

By |2024-05-22T20:47:15+01:00May 22nd, 2024|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Emporium Hamburg|

Emporium Hamburg's World's Wildlife series returns with a Peregrine Falcon in proof and bullion form Emporium Hamburg has a fine history when it comes to bullion coins, with such staples of the bullion calendar as the Somali Elephant, Prehistoric Life, the African Leopard, and World's Wildlife in their repertoire. It's the last of those that [...]

World Exclusive! JVP is back with Che Guevara, a highly inventive, ten-variant look at the pop-culture icon

By |2023-09-01T17:19:15+01:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: History, People, Inserts, Silver, Congo, JVP Investment|

World Exclusive! JVP is back with Che Guevara, a highly inventive, ten-variant look at the pop-culture icon Love him or hate him, and given his history, the latter would make more sense, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara has become one of the most iconic figures of the entire 20th century, perhaps of all time. He's a potent reminder of [...]

Prehistoric Life Stegosaurus bullion coins (2023 Emporium Hamburg)

By |2023-08-31T22:22:35+01:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Emporium Hamburg|

Our love affair with dinosaurs is well known, so it goes without saying that Emporium Hamburg's 'Prehistoric Life' range of bullion coins has been popular here, a bit of an understatement, in fact. A series of twelve coins issued over four years, the Stegosaurus pictured here is, sadly, the last of them.It keeps all those neat little touches [...]

Congo Shoebill & Komodo AI Apocalypse bullion coins (2022 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2023-05-12T16:35:44+01:00May 12th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Nature, Gold, Science, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint, Tokelau|

A couple of new bullion coins from Scottsdale Mint have debuted. The first of them is the second in their Shoebill Stork series issued for the Democratic Republic of Congo. This strange, prehistoric-looking bird is a great idea for a coin series, and for the 2022 coin, they've depicted the bird in flight, and with a more ornate [...]

Bullion round-up 16: Ships on the water, superheroes under it, bulls, leopards and the arcade classic Dig-Dug

By |2023-03-31T11:14:53+01:00March 28th, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Culture, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Congo, Emporium Hamburg, NZ Mint, Samoa, Spanish Mint|

Bullion round-up 16: Ships on the water, superheroes under it, bulls, leopards and the arcade classic Dig-Dug Welcome to our sixteenth bullion coin round-up since we started doing these, and the second in March. It's been a busy month for new issues, and the selection of designs and formats continues to impress. We'd hoped to [...]

Bullion round-up 14: Germania, Czechia, & Slovakia issue new coins and there’s the snake of your worst nightmares

By |2023-03-30T21:30:52+01:00February 27th, 2023|Categories: Bullion roundup, Culture, Bullion, Bullion Round, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Czech Republic, Czech Mint, Emporium Hamburg, Germania Mint, Slovakia, South Africa, South African Mint|

Bullion round-up 14: Germania, Czechia, Slovakia, & South Africa get fine new issues, and there's the snake of your worst nightmares Our latest bullion coin round-up is actually the first of two parts, as there are just so many of them to look at in a single post. The other part should be up either [...]

Bullion round-up 13: Mint of Gdańsk enters the bullion market. Pobjoy, Germania, and the South African Mint expand choice.

By |2023-01-11T21:36:16+00:00January 11th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Nature, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Congo, Germania Mint, Mint of Gdansk, Samoa, Pobjoy Mint, Somalia|

Bullion round-up 13: Mint of Gdańsk enters the bullion market. Pobjoy, Germania, and the South African Mint expand choice. The thirteenth bullion coin round-up, and our first of 2023, has a fine selection, a mix of old favourites and new arrivals. The big surprise is the Mint of Gdańsk dipping its toes into the bullion waters [...]

Respected engraver Joaquin Jimenez, and the workshop of P. de Greef combine talents for AllCollect’s numismatic take on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge

By |2022-12-15T20:57:24+00:00December 15th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, Allcollect, Coloured, Silver, Congo|

Respected engraver Joaquin Jimenez, and the workshop of P. de Greef combine talents for AllCollect's numismatic take on the iconic Brooklyn Bridge At the time of its opening on May 24, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge, with its main span of 486.3 metres, was the longest suspension bridge in the world. It was also the first fixed [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s Congo Silverback returns for an eighth rampage through the bullion and proof coin markets

By |2022-09-23T08:25:19+01:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's Congo Silverback returns for an eighth rampage through the bullion and proof coin markets A perennial fixture in the bullion calendar since 2015, the Congo Silverback is one of Scottsdale Mint's core series. Like the Perth Mint's many bullion ranges, the Silverback has a design that changes every year, generating fresh interest with [...]

Prehistoric Life: Liopleurodon bullion coins (2022 Emporium Hamburg)

By |2022-09-22T21:34:28+01:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Emporium Hamburg|

Liopleurodon first gained fame with its depiction in the smash-hit BBC documentary series, Walking With Dinosaurs. Here, it was a supergiant marine reptile, casually hunting plesiosaurs like they were light snacks. Brought to life via a flawed analysis of the fossil evidence, the truth is, it was far smaller than the 25 m long, 100+ tonne behemoth they'd created. [...]

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