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 [...]

APMEX tiptoes through the dark imagination of H.P. Lovecraft with its first Cthulhu bullion coin release

By |2021-02-15T08:11:15+00:00February 15th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Tokelau|

APMEX tiptoes through the dark imagination of H.P. Lovecraft with its first Cthulhu bullion coin release The tortured mind of Howard Phillips Lovecraft brought forth one of the most vivid and unusual fictional universes in the history of literature. The Cthulhu Mythos spans billions of years and is populated by creatures of almost unimaginable size [...]

Tokelau’s twelve-coin sea life bullion coin series hits its half way mark with the Loggerhead Turtle

By |2020-07-08T15:34:35+01:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Tokelau, Treasures of Oz|

Tokelau's twelve-coin sea life bullion coin series hits its half way mark with the Loggerhead Turtle Now in its sixth year, the Tokelau Sea-life silver bullion coin series has hit its half way mark with the launch of the latest Loggerhead Turtle design. Following the Kakahi (Yellowfin Tuna) in 2014, [...]

Slovakia’s Pressburg Mint enters the limited-run silver bullion coin market with Equilibrium for Tokelau

By |2018-08-27T23:29:13+01:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Pressburg Mint, Tokelau|

Slovakia's Pressburg Mint enters the limited-run silver bullion coin market with Equilibrium for Tokelau The low-mintage silver bullion coin market continues to attract new entrants from the bigger mints, and from those that are dipping their toes in the market for the first time. It's in the latter category that the Pressburg [...]

Choice Mints Legends of Asgard continues to push limits with Ymir, its outstanding third silver coin

By |2017-11-01T10:45:56+00:00October 24th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Choice Mint, Tokelau|

Choice Mints Legends of Asgard continues to push limits with Ymir, its outstanding third silver coin We think it's fair to say that when Choice Mint launched its first Legends of Asgard coin, Odin, that the bar was raised on what constituted excellence in the popular mythology coin genre. Possessed of impressive [...]

Creatures of Myth & Legend enters Mount Olympus for the god of the seas, Poseidon

By |2017-08-10T23:57:28+01:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Tokelau, Treasures of Oz|

Creatures of Myth & Legend enters Mount Olympus for the god of the seas, Poseidon Ostensibly a companion series to the excellent lunars issued for the Pacific island of Tokelau by Treasures of Oz, Creatures of Myth and Legend depicted a fantastical creature that fitted in with the lunar animal that year. [...]

Year of the Dog update: Tokelau and Treasures of Oz add new trio including an old favourite

By |2017-08-17T19:35:22+01:00July 30th, 2017|Categories: Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, Tokelau, Treasures of Oz|

Year of the Dog update: Tokelau and Treasures of Oz add new trio including an old favourite The Lunar Year of the Dog is over six months away, but as usual the mints aren't hanging around with their precious metal numismatics. We decided to wrap up the Lunar Rooster release year with [...]

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