Scottsdale Mint’s giant ‘EC8’ bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple

By |2023-01-30T20:24:54+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Nature, Gold, People, Silver, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's giant 'EC8' bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple Scottsdale Mint continues to play catch-up with its 2022 run through its Eastern Caribbean 8 series. Today sees the second pair of designs to be issued, so we've hit the half-way mark at last. We suspect [...]

Equatorial Guinea’s Giraffe bullion coin returns with a second annual issue in both gold and silver

By |2023-01-27T21:30:17+00:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Equatorial Guinea's Giraffe bullion coin returns with a second annual issue in both gold and silver The Republic of Equatorial Guinea, a West African nation, doesn't have a huge presence in the bullion market, but last year, Arizona-based producer, Scottsdale Mint, issued its first Giraffe coin for the country. Depicting a pair of the necky mammals [...]

King Charles III appears on his first bullion coin with the release of the Royal Mint’s perennial Britannia range

By |2023-01-18T21:15:41+00:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

King Charles III appears on his first bullion coin with the release of the Royal Mint's perennial Britannia range It isn't long into 2023 that our wait for King Charles III effigy bullion coins has been satiated, and what better way than that most iconic of designs, the Royal Mint Britannia. A staple of the bullion market [...]

Bullion round-up 13: Mint of Gdańsk enters the bullion market. Pobjoy, Germania, and the South African Mint expand choice.

By |2023-01-11T21:36:16+00:00January 11th, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Art & Literature, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Nature, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Congo, Germania Mint, Mint of Gdansk, Pobjoy Mint, Samoa, Somalia|

Bullion round-up 13: Mint of Gdańsk enters the bullion market. Pobjoy, Germania, and the South African Mint expand choice. The thirteenth bullion coin round-up, and our first of 2023, has a fine selection, a mix of old favourites and new arrivals. The big surprise is the Mint of Gdańsk dipping its toes into the bullion waters [...]

Mickey & Minnie Valentines silver bullion coin (2023 New Zealand Mint)

By |2023-01-05T13:39:14+00:00January 5th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

It's nice and early in the new year to see the first in what will no doubt be a torrent of bullion designs from the New Zealand Mint, utilising their extensive media franchises. Disney is the first franchise to get a release, and it's one of their holiday/event issues. Mickey Mouse and Minnie are the perpetual couple in [...]

Bullion round-up 12: Australia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Samoa, and the UK, add new coins in our last collation of 2022

By |2022-12-23T17:55:02+00:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Australia, Gold, Silver, Cambodia, Cameroon, Germania Mint, Le Grand Mint, LPM HK, Perth Mint, Samoa, Royal Australian Mint, United Kingdom|

Bullion round-up 12: Australia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Samoa, and the UK, add new coins in our last collation of 2022 Our twelfth bullion round-up was due to go live late on Friday, but a refresh to the site's theme framework meant our attention was occupied elsewhere. It comes with quite a few tweaks, which we'll try to [...]

The Rolling Stones gold and silver bullion coins (2022 Royal Mint)

By |2022-12-14T01:46:40+00:00December 14th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Just a quick heads-up that, as we suggested, the Rolling Stones bullion versions of the latest in the Royal Mint's 'Music Legends' series is now available to order. These are exclusively distributed by US dealer, MTB (Manfra, Tordella & Brookes), so availability might vary a little from a direct Royal Mint issue, but they should be fairly easy [...]

The Mandalorian – Grogu Dinner silver bullion coin (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-11-22T18:09:42+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Want to guarantee a Star Wars coin sells out? Stick Grogu, Baby Yoda as it's erroneously known, on the face. The little, supporting CGI creature was the smash-hit of the massively popular The Mandalorian, Star Wars TV series. This time he's depicted eating a possibly not quite dead, squid-like soup in a comical scene, sure to please fans [...]

Scrooge McDuck silver bullion coin (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-11-22T15:27:20+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Is there are more appropriate subject for a Disney bullion coin than Scrooge McDuck? We don't think so, so the appearance of the mean, rich duck on a silver bullion coin is entirely proper. Celebrating his 75th anniversary, Scrooge McDuck is seen in a typical pose, wearing a top hat, carrying a cane, and dripping with wealth. None [...]

Asian Mythical Creatures: Nine-Tailed Fox silver bullion coin (2023 LPM Group)

By |2022-11-18T17:08:26+00:00November 18th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, LPM HK, Samoa|

Hong-Kong based dealer, LPM Group, has a fine reputation for inventive bullion coins series, and the latest to join their repertoire is 'Asian Mythical Creatures'. The mythology of East and SE Asian cultures has seen quite a surge in popularity over the last few years, so there's a ready market for it, and it doesn't seem to have reached [...]

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