The Simpsons – Homer silver bullion coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-07-06T00:00:55+01:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Homer is back! The Perth Mint's very cool 'The Simpson's' silver bullion coin series continues today, with the second solo appearance of the dopey patriarch, Homer. This has always been a good series, jumping between more formal character portraits (of which this is the third), and general scenes from the smash-hit animated TV show, four of those having [...]

The seventh Chiwoo Cheonwong bullion round headlines our latest round-up of new bullion coin releases

By |2022-06-16T17:26:24+01:00June 16th, 2022|Categories: Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver|

The seventh Chiwoo Cheonwong bullion round headlines our latest round-up of new bullion coin releases Back with another fine selection of new issues, our June bullion coin round-up draws from mints all over the world to offer up subjects from history, to the natural world. The big issue is the seventh in the very popular Chiwoo [...]

The New Zealand Mint expands offering in most of its licenced coin franchises, including the debut of Game of Thrones

By |2022-06-14T22:22:31+01:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Medallion, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint expands offering in most of its licenced coin franchises, including the debut of Game of Thrones After our catch-up of Mint of Poland releases yesterday, we're doing the same for another popular mint whose output exceeds our ability to keep up with otherwise. Popular culture coins have a huge collector market of [...]

LPM’s second ‘Australia’s Most Dangerous’ series returns in five-ounce bullion, and one-ounce colored proof forms

By |2022-06-10T08:42:20+01:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Australia, Nature, Silver, LPM HK, Royal Australian Mint|

LPM's second 'Australia's Most Dangerous' series returns in five-ounce bullion, and one-ounce colored proof forms While the third coin in this neat bullion series produced by the Royal Australian Mint, and distributed by LPM, debuted last September, this series has a habit of issuing the one-ounce gold and silver variants first, followed a year or so [...]

Next Generation – Mother & Baby Dingo silver bullion coins (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-05-31T22:20:57+01:00May 31st, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Now in its fifth year, the Perth Mint's 'Next Generation: Mother & Baby' series is an unusual one in this popular mints catalogue by having no one-ounce version. Instead, there's a two-ounce coin with a large 75,000 mintage doing the heavy lifting, and a ten-ounce coin capped at 2,500 pieces. Both are effectively piedfort coins, having a diameter [...]

South Korean producer of innovative stackers, Coins Today, goes prehistoric with a neat two-coin T-Rex fossil pair

By |2022-05-30T13:44:14+01:00May 30th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Chad, Coins Today KR|

South Korean producer of innovative stackers, Coins Today, goes prehistoric with a neat two-coin T-Rex fossil pair Korean producer, Coins Today, have rapidly built themselves a reputation for innovative stackable bullion coins and rounds. A beautiful Doggaebi Shield introduced them to the market, in both 2oz and 1 kg forms, followed up by an intricate Achilles [...]

Saint Helena and the East India Company extend their Una & the Lion bullion series with a third release

By |2022-05-27T13:52:08+01:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

Saint Helena and the East India Company extend their Una & the Lion bullion series with a third release Dating back to Edmund Spencer's 16th century epic poem, 'The Faerie Queen' the tale of Una and the Lion has woven itself into British history and culture ever since. Appearing on a now classic William Wyon coin [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s hewn-edged Terracotta Warrior bullion coin series debuts a belated 2021 release

By |2022-05-17T01:53:30+01:00May 13th, 2022|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's hewn-edged Terracotta Warrior bullion coin series debuts a belated 2021 release Better late than never, as the old saying goes, Scottsdale Mint has debuted the fourth in its superb Terracotta Army range of five-ounce silver bullion coins. An offshoot of an earlier 'Ancient Egyptian' series, also still running, 'Terracotta Army' first appeared in [...]

Another wide-ranging selection of themes and designs for our late April/early May round-up of new bullion coins

By |2022-05-05T01:04:37+01:00May 4th, 2022|Categories: Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver|

Another wide-ranging selection of themes and designs for our late April/early May round-up of new bullion coins A little later than usual, partly because I dread collating from all over to put these together, is our April round-up of many of the new bullion coin releases that launch into a market that continues to be as [...]

Guan Yu makes the jump from a two dimensional coin, to a three dimensional ten-ounce silver miniature

By |2022-05-03T00:49:47+01:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Miniatures, Silver, Mint of Gdansk|

Guan Yu makes the jump from a two dimensional coin, to a three dimensional ten-ounce silver miniature Along with the New Zealand Mint and Coins Today, the Mint of Gdansk has released some quite outstanding silver cast miniatures, but is unique in actually making them legal tender coins as well. The first of them was a [...]

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