Precious Metal Collectors reissues its copper-cored ‘9 Sons of the Dragon King’ as a hefty, solid 1.6 kg silver coin

By |2022-07-05T22:00:41+01:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

Precious Metal Collectors reissues its copper-cored '9 Sons of the Dragon King' as a hefty, solid 1.6 kg silver coin Released in September 2021, '9 Sons of the Dragon King' was a hugely impressive coin struck in PMC's Bi-Metal Max format. It involves a hefty copper core, in this case over 32 ounces of it, which [...]

Tokelau Sealife – Lionfish bullion coin (2022 APMEX / Highland Mint)

By |2022-04-11T19:12:12+01:00April 11th, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Quicklooks, Bullion, Nature, Gold, Silver, Tokelau|

A series as old as AgAuNEWS is, Tokelau Sealife continues with a ninth silver release, and a third gold one. Why the difference? In 2020, the series moved away from its originator, Treasures of Oz, and on to APMEX, and with it came a change in design, and the addition of the gold variant, also an ounce in [...]

Countries of the British Isles are a fertile ground for European Mint’s new trio of silver bullion coins

By |2022-03-13T16:58:20+00:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Niue Island, Tokelau|

Countries of the British Isles are a fertile ground for European Mint's new trio of silver bullion coins The low mintage silver bullion coin market has never been more alive with new releases than it has during the last few years, and the selection of offerings show no signs of abating. Big Estonian bullion dealer, [...]

PMC WEEK (5/5): The classic Asian tale of Dragon & Phoenix is brought to life as a figure of eight

By |2021-10-08T19:23:29+01:00October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

PMC WEEK: The classic Asian tale of Dragon & Phoenix is brought to life as a figure of eight A popular motif in modern coins, the Chinese Dragon adorns everything from bullion to fancy proof coins, sometimes alone, but often interacting with another of the regions expansive mythological entities. The Phoenix is one of the [...]

PMC WEEK (4/5): Big cats from nature and from Ancient Chinese legend adorn a trio of Precious Metal Collectors latest

By |2021-10-08T19:22:54+01:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Chad, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

PMC WEEK: Big cats from nature and from Ancient Chinese legend adorn a trio of Precious Metal Collectors latest Day four of PMC Week brings forth the moggies of doom - Lions and Tigers - in their various natural and mythical forms. A perennial favourite of the modern coin world, the big cats appear on a [...]

PMC WEEK (2/5): A stunning 9 Sons of the Dragon King behemoth headlines a trio of Chinese mythology coins

By |2021-09-28T16:14:51+01:00September 26th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

PMC WEEK: A stunning 9 Sons of the Dragon King behemoth headlines a trio of Chinese mythology coins After a simple, but nonetheless pretty cool start to our week long catup of Precious Metal Collectors latest releases, we're back to what this producer does best - big and bold. Three coins this time, all themed around [...]

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age

By |2021-09-22T23:53:45+01:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Artisan Coins, Culture, Gilded, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Tokelau|

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age It isn't often we get to see a whole new visual style adorning a coin, but we think it's fair to say that Artisan Coin Productions have done just that with the first Robots: The Next [...]

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood

By |2022-01-12T09:29:04+00:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, MintXXI, Tokelau|

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood Now this one was a surprise and a very pleasant one at that. Even a heathen like me can appreciate the rich legends that make up religious texts, and one of the biggies is the story of [...]

Tokelau Owls – Northern Pygmy Owl bullion (2021 APMEX)

By |2021-08-19T01:54:31+01:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Tokelau|

APMEX have launched the second in their exclusive series of one-ounce silver bullion coins featuring stylised depictions of owls. These amazing birds have inspired some quite superb modern numismatics and been a staple of the coin world for thousands of years, going back to at least the Athenian Tetradrachm. This bullion series appears to be the offshoot [...]

‘Icons of Innovation’ bullion coin series from APMEX launches with the ‘father of modern science’, Galileo

By |2021-02-17T23:05:39+00:00February 17th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Tokelau|

'Icons of Innovation' bullion coin series from APMEX launches with the 'father of modern science', Galileo It isn't just the fictional world of H.P. Lovecraft thats getting the bullion coin treatment at APMEX as the US-based mega-'dealer has also launched a very pretty new coin series based firmly in reality. 'Icons of Inspiration' will look at [...]

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