Scottsdale Mint quantum leaps to 2024 with the (very) early launch of its first ‘Year of the Dragon’ coin

By |2021-06-08T09:27:42+01:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint quantum leaps to 2024 with the (very) early launch of its first 'Year of the Dragon' coin Yes, you haven't read that incorrectly, this really is a 2024 coin! Scottsdale Mint is getting a head start on the Year of the Dragon lunar market with the debut of its Samoan issue in gold. [...]

A Samurai mask of the Japanese feudal period launches LPM’s ‘Ancient Warriors’ series of dimensional silver coins

By |2021-05-17T00:55:54+01:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, LPM HK, Samoa|

A Samurai mask of the Japanese feudal period launches LPM's 'Ancient Warriors' series of dimensional silver coins Coin producers continue to be more adventurous when it comes to designs, and none more so than the increasingly popular dimensional format. Coins that are not just shaped for a subject in outline, but also with high-relief, sometimes on [...]

MDM encompasses the conflict between Heaven and Hell in an intricate new spherical filigree silver coin

By |2021-04-08T12:46:08+01:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, MDM, Samoa|

MDM encompasses the conflict between Heaven and Hell in an intricate new spherical filigree silver coin There's little in literature more titanic than the battle between Heaven and Hell, so it's surprising that there aren't more coins designed around it. Obviously, religion is no stranger to the modern coin market - look at Scottsdales sixty coin, [...]

Samoan Seahorse bullion coin returns for a third issue and it could be the best one yet

By |2020-12-06T15:20:04+00:00December 6th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

Samoan Seahorse bullion coin returns for a third issue and it could be the best one yet Some of the most popular bullion coins of the last couple of decades have been those emanating from the Perth Mint. Take an iconic animal and place it on a coin, but change the artwork every year. Collectors love [...]

Scottsdale launches a new silver bullion pair around Japanese cultural icon, Momotaro – Peach Boy

By |2020-09-14T11:43:08+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale launches a new silver bullion pair around Japanese cultural icon, Momotaro - Peach Boy Scottsdale Mint seems to be picking up a bit of steam to make up for the huge drag on the market caused by the coronavirus pandemic over the last few months. Latest to join their extensive and varied range of [...]

SERPENT OF MILAN HALF OUNCE (2020, Scottsdale Mint)

By |2020-07-06T10:43:49+01:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Silver, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

A new bullion coin series from Scottsdale Mint, a producer known for its varied and widespread selection, Serpent of Milan was an interesting idea. Based on a centuries old emblem from the Italian city-state, the Biscione depicts a serpent eating a human child. It's currently still used by the top tier football team, Inter Milan and by [...]

Scottsdale mines the rich medieval heraldry of Italy for its latest bullion coin selection

By |2020-02-27T17:43:52+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale mines the rich medieval heraldry of Italy for its latest bullion coin selection Of all the major bullion coin producers, Scottsdale Mint stands apart for the sheer breadth of subjects it chooses for them, and the nations it issues them for. The Eastern Caribbean 8 is an excellent example, but they've released a [...]

One of Leonardo da Vinci’s greatest works is 500 years old and AllCollect has a coin to celebrate

By |2020-01-11T16:26:14+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Art & Literature, Silver, Samoa|

One of Leonardo da Vinci's greatest works is 500 years old and AllCollect has a coin to celebrate Not only one of the most iconic paintings by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, but one of the most revered works of art in history, The Last Supper is a huge mural sited in a [...]

There’s the Panda. The Giant Panda. And then there’s Samoa’s new Mastersize commemorative panda coin!

By |2019-10-14T22:36:57+01:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Nature, Silver, Samoa|

There's the Panda. The Giant Panda. And then there's Samoa's new Mastersize commemorative panda coin! Last year saw the 35th anniversary of the first Chinese Silver Panda coin in a series that remains hugely popular to this day. The annually changing designs have pleased collectors for decades, and with the numbers minted growing ever [...]

Samoan domed silver coin commemorates 500 years since Magellan set sail to circumnavigate the globe

By |2019-09-07T00:13:21+01:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: History, People, Silver, Commonwealth Mint, Samoa|

Samoan domed coin commemorates 500 years since Magellan set sail to circumnavigate the globe One of the great endeavours of human exploration, Ferdinand Magellan's expedition of 1519 that circumnavigated the globe for the first time. While the famous explorer died on the voyage, it's become, perhaps unfairly, his achievement, rather than those that actually [...]

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