April, 2020

King Ludwig II of Bavaria was born 175 years ago and AllCollect mark the date with a minigold look at his architectural legacy

By |2020-04-14T23:07:11+01:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Allcollect, History, Gold, Solomon Islands|

King Ludwig II of Bavaria was born 175 years ago and AllCollect mark the date with a minigold look at his architectural legacy Despite dying in 1886 at just 40 years of age, King Ludwig II of Bavaria left behind an incredible legacy of impressive castles and palaces, none more famous than the stunning Neuschwanstein, the inspiration for many a Fairy tale. Ludwig II oversaw the twilight years of [...]

March, 2020

March 14th is PiDay and APMEX have a limited run silver bullion coin to count on

By |2020-03-13T14:17:17+00:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Science, Silver, Solomon Islands|

March 14th is PiDay and APMEX have a limited run silver bullion coin to count on It seems the subjects for new bullion coins are getting more and more esoteric, and US megadealer APMEX has joined the increasingly eclectic selection with Pi. Pi is a mathematical constant that is defined as the ratio of a circle's diameter to its circumference. Yes, that eclectic...There is some logic to [...]

December, 2019

The penultimate Hunters of the Sky bird shaped silver coin series from PAMP is the Red Tailed Hawk

By |2019-12-19T01:22:13+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

The penultimate Hunters of the Sky bird shaped silver coin series from PAMP is the Red Tailed Hawk The second of the three bird shaped coins in PAMP/MTB's Hunters of the Sky series is now upon us, and this time out it's the Red Tailed Hawk. A companion series to Hunters of the Deep with its shark-shaped issues, these one-ounce fine silver coins are shaped like a bird in [...]

October, 2019

Nailed it! PAMP expands its Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin series with the Hammerhead

By |2019-10-29T20:31:15+00:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Nailed it! PAMP expands its Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin series with the Hammerhead The second of PAMP's new "Hunters of the deep" series of shaped silver coins is now with us. After the debut of the iconic Great White Shark a few months ago, it's the turn off one of the more unusual members of this incredible family of predatory fish - the Great Hammerhead. These [...]

Hunters of the Sky shaped silver coin series debuts with North American royalty – the Bald Eagle

By |2019-10-02T07:48:45+01:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Hunters of the Sky shaped silver coin series debuts with North American royalty - the Bald Eagle Only the most blinkered coin collector would disagree that the iconic American symbol and magnificent bird, the Bald Eagle, is well represented in the modern coin world. Even ignoring its use on the ubiquitous American Eagle bullion coins, there's plenty of choice if this is your bird of choice, so [...]

July, 2019

Deadly & Dangerous returns as a six-coin minigold set from Downies

By |2019-07-30T10:41:19+01:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Gold, Nature, Downies, Solomon Islands|

Deadly & Dangerous returns as a six-coin minigold set from Downies One of the most sought after and hotly anticipated series in the coin world back around its late noughties debut, Deadly & Dangerous rose to prominence on the back of a now iconic Red-back Spider design. A new one-ounce silver has been issued every year since 2006 and the latest, the Lionfish, is the fourteenth to join [...]

June, 2019

PAMP sticks its toes in the water with the first Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin

By |2019-06-20T21:47:11+01:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

PAMP sticks its toes in the water with the first Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin After a fairly quiet period, PAMP is back with the debut of a new series of shaped coins called Hunters of the Deep. That's a title that immediately makes you think of sharks and they are indeed the subject of choice for the first three issues at least. Shaped coins differ [...]

February, 2019

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower

By |2019-02-08T19:00:28+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower in Paris, despite its popularity, hasn't been an overly used subject in the modern coin world. The Monnaie de Paris has featured it, of course, and the British Pobjoy Mint produced an unusual piece actually shaped like the monument back in 2014, but in general, it doesn't appear anywhere near as [...]

August, 2018

The original Seven Wonders of the World are immortalised on a gold foil

By |2018-08-26T23:56:35+01:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, History, Gold, MDM, Solomon Islands|

The original Seven Wonders of the World are immortalised on a gold foil set from MDM Is there anything cooler in architecture than the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?  Of course there isn't. While modern structures surpass them in scale and outrageous design, these structures were built in a time before digital and electrical technology had even been imagined. Breathtaking in design and pushing every ounce [...]

Neil Armstrong goes coin hunting on the moon and finds MDM’s new 50th anniversary range

By |2018-08-22T17:00:11+01:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Gold, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

Neil Armstrong goes coin hunting on the moon and finds MDM's new 50th anniversary range One small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind. With these words, astronaut Neil Armstrong opened up the next phase in human exploration by stepping from the Apollo 11 lunar lander onto the surface of the Moon. Joined 20 minutes later by Buzz Aldrin, and watched overhead by designated driver, [...]

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