September, 2019

EC8 bullion coin programme adds Montserrat to its 2019 line-up

By |2019-09-10T12:40:31+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Montserrat, Scottsdale Mint|

EC8 bullion coin programme adds Montserrat to its 2019 line-up The second of Scottsdale's EC8 bullion coins to be issued today is for the Caribbean Emerald Isle, one famous for its volcano, Montserrat. The mint has gone with the islands strong Irish connection and drawn a pretty representation of the emblem from the national flag, surrounded by a cloud of four-leaf clovers.An intricate patterned border surrounds the main [...]

Scottsdale continue their 2019 run through the Caribbean EC8 programme with diving paradise, Grenada

By |2019-09-10T12:01:28+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue their 2019 run through the Caribbean EC8 programme with diving paradise, Grenada The EC8 series from Scottsdale Mint continues its journey through the Caribbean with the eight-coin 2019 programme. This is the second run through the eight island nations that make up the EC8. Scottsdale have actually issued two designs today (the second article will be up shortly), and have decided to go with the [...]

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra

By |2019-09-03T23:31:13+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra It's that time of the year again when stackers and collectors get to see the latest designs in the Perth Mint's now iconic annual bullion coin programme. Such classics as the Koala, the Kangaroo and the Kookaburra have been gracing collections around the world for several decades, in some cases. [...]

Disney bullion coins return for Donald Duck’s 85th birthday in gold and silver

By |2019-09-03T14:43:02+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney bullion coins return for Donald Duck's 85th birthday in gold and silver Even more so than Star Wars, the New Zealand Mint has issued multiple Disney bullion coin releases over the last few years. Starting with Steamboat Willie, we've seen a mix of designs from both the Mickey Mouse family, and from that of the dysfunctional duck, Donald and his kin. The mints latest issue is [...]

August, 2019

Scottsdale returns to Samoa for its second annual Seahorse silver bullion coin, and doubles the choice of finish

By |2019-08-29T15:51:19+01:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, Samoa|

Scottsdale returns to Samoa for its second annual Seahorse silver bullion coin, and doubles the choice of finish The Samoa Seahorse bullion coin is back and it has reappeared with two finishes this time. Launching last year for the first time, the Samoa Seahorse from Scottsdale Mint was a pretty coin with an unusual artistic style and a 30,000 mintage. Available only as a prooflike one-ounce silver [...]

ANA 2019: Canada adds the fourth issue to its Predator series of silver bullion coins

By |2019-08-15T13:39:02+01:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

ANA 2019: Canada adds the fourth issue to its Predator series of silver bullion coins The fourth issue in the RCM's Predator series has been launched at the ANA show and carries on the theme of leaping carnivores from the Canadian ecosystem. Following the 2016 Cougar, 2017 Lynx, and 2018 Wolf designs, this 500k mintage 1oz silver coin continues a long line of relatively small mintage nature coins [...]

The Royal Australian Mint launches the Batavia – the first triangular bullion coin

By |2019-08-14T04:40:02+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

The Royal Australian Mint launches the Batavia - the first triangular bullion coin Well, here is something unusual and unexpected. The Royal Australian Mint has shown some increased activity in the bullion coin market of late, with their recent Bottlenose Dolphin coin being a fine example. Their latest release doesn't showcase Australian wildlife, but heads back into the past to remember the dark and tragic tale of [...]

African Leopard one-ounce silver bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for the third year

By |2019-08-13T14:52:51+01:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

African Leopard one-ounce silver bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for the third year Scottsdale are back with a new addition to their limited mintage Ghanaian issued range of bullion coins called African Leopard. As you can tell from that name, it's one of an expanding selection of bullion coins featuring animals, and especially, big cats. The first of this particular series to debut came in [...]

Homer Simpson bullion coin resurfaces in gold for a limited release from the Perth Mint

By |2019-08-12T22:09:48+01:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Homer Simpson bullion coin resurfaces in gold for a limited release from the Perth Mint Launched back in February, the Perth Mint brought the iconic Simpsons to its family of silver bullion coins with a very neat Homer and doughnut design, a coin we liked much more than the various proof efforts the mint has also issued. It's taken almost six months, but we finally [...]

Perth Mint kicks off its new Pirate-themed bullion coin series with Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge

By |2019-08-05T21:59:45+01:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint kicks off its new Pirate-themed bullion coin series with Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge Today sees a new bullion coin series appearing from the Perth Mint and distributed by US mega-dealer APMEX. Continuing  a recent trend diversifying the subjects away from animals to a wider selection, the subject of choice here is the fascinating world of pirates. Called Black Flag after the iconic pennant which pirates of [...]

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