Big 5 Africa Cape Buffalo bullion coin (2023 South African Mint)

By |2023-08-31T20:20:50+01:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Palladium, Silver, South Africa, South African Mint|

The South African Mint's excellent 'Big 5' series of nature coins continues its journey through the five beasts for the second time, with the release of the last coin in Series II, and our favourite of them all, the Cape buffalo. Another fine designs, and each carries the same obverse that adorned their respective animals in series [...]

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 [...]

The stackable silver bullion market evolves with a striking Doggaebi design from South Korea

By |2021-04-16T14:05:26+01:00April 16th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion Round, Silver, KOMSCO, South Africa|

The stackable silver bullion market evolves with a striking Doggaebi design from South Korea It was Scottsdale Mint that first had great success with the concept of stackable bullion coins. What are they, you might ask? Imagine a coin or round that has a high-relief design on its reverse face. You obviously can't stack these on [...]

South African Mint’s ‘Big Five’ silver bullion coin series continues with the Rhino, the animal kingdoms tank

By |2020-01-21T21:26:12+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South Africa, South African Mint|

South African Mint's 'Big Five' silver bullion coin series continues with the Rhino, the animal kingdoms tank Home of the ubiquitous Krugerrand, South Africa has a long tradition of gold bullion coins, but o shorter history with silver. That iconic Krugerrand made the jump just a few years ago to great demand, but it [...]

South Africa’s Rise of the Dinosaurs silver bullion series adds a second design

By |2019-09-26T02:31:18+01:00September 25th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South Africa, South African Mint|

South Africa's Rise of the Dinosaurs silver bullion series adds a second design The South African Mint has long been a major player in the gold bullion coin world with its ultra-iconic Krugerrand, but they had little presence in the equivalent silver market until recently. A silver Krugerrand, a new Big Five [...]

After a delay, the South African Mint continues its Big Five silver bullion series with the majestic Lion

By |2019-06-23T10:12:37+01:00June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South Africa, South African Mint|

After a delay, the South African Mint continues its Big Five silver bullion series with the majestic Lion Launching in February, the South African Mint continued its move away from relying on the Krugerrand to fill its bullion needs with the release of the first in a series of five silver coins [...]

South African Mint expands bullion choice with a very limited Big Five ‘Elephant’ silver issue

By |2019-02-10T22:28:23+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South Africa, South African Mint|

South African Mint expands bullion choice with a very limited Big Five 'Elephant' silver issue After the big news in 2017 of the first ever issue of a silver Krugerrand, we wondered if its success would lead to more choice from this South African mint. The relatively recent release of a superb [...]

2018 silver Krugerrand gets a limited edition privy mark variant for the first time

By |2019-01-03T19:05:59+00:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South Africa, South African Mint|

2018 Silver Krugerrand gets a limited edition privy mark variant for the first time The most popular article we've ever run, the news that in 2017, after half a century, the South African Mint was releasing a silver bullion Krugerrand, was met with universal approval from stackers and collectors alike. [...]

South Africa expands its bullion offerings with a superb prehistoric-themed silver semi-numismatic coin

By |2018-12-20T19:02:05+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South Africa, South African Mint|

South Africa expands its bullion offerings with a superb prehistoric-themed silver semi-numismatic coin When you think of bullion coins, it's fair to say a large number of people will look to the iconic Krugerrand as the definitive example. Launched back in 1967 in gold form, it took half a century before the [...]

Silver Krugerrand adds itself to the list of silver bullions big guns in a diversifying market

By |2018-07-15T16:44:36+01:00July 16th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Silver, South Africa, South African Mint|

Silver Krugerrand adds itself to the list of silver bullions big guns in a diversifying market 2018 SILVER KRUGERRAND BU Probably the biggest event in the numismatic calendar last year, the debut of a silver version of the iconic Krugerrand bullion round after half a century led to massive bouts of speculation [...]

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