May, 2020

Perth Mints pirate-themed bullion series ‘Black Flag’ back with The Royal Fortune

By |2020-05-19T02:21:57+01:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

An extremely successful bullion coin debut last year, the Perth Mint's first pirate-themed 'Black Flag' coin depicted the pirate Blackbeard's famous Queen Annes Revenge under full sail. A decent looking coin, it made a nice change from the numerous animal themed bullion that emanates from the Western Australian coin producer.Helped along by a 15,000 mintage, the 1oz 0.9999 silver coin was a quick seller, as was the 1oz gold with its tiny 100 mintage. The [...]

Exclusive! South Korea issues ‘Bong-Hwang’, a striking new silver bullion round with latent technology

By |2020-05-13T00:45:21+01:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Medallion, Silver, KOMSCO, South Korea|

The Phoenix is a popular icon in Asian mythology, just as it is in Europe. The Western image of the fantastical bird rising from the ashes of its own corpse is a powerful symbol of rebirth - the growth of the new from the old. In Korea, the bird is known as Bonghwang 봉황, the Korean pronunciation of the Chinese fenghuang, and has a different meaning. In Asia, the Phoenix is often seen in partnership [...]

2020 END OF WWII 1/10TH BU CARDED (PERTH MINT)

By |2020-05-11T16:05:16+01:00May 10th, 2020|Categories: QLM, Bullion, History, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

Along with a range of silver and gold proof and antiqued coins issued last month for the 75th anniversary of VE Day, the Perth Minmt has also released a bullion coin as part of its reduced May schedule. It's a simplified version of the artwork used on the bigger of the first wave of coins and the mint has done a good job of keeping the essence of that Lucas Bowers design, [...]

April, 2020

One of Stuart Devlins old 1964 coin designs is resurrected for the Royal Australian Mint’s latest bullion coin

By |2020-04-28T14:32:43+01:00April 28th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

One of Stuart Devlins old 1964 coin designs is resurrected for the Royal Australian Mint's latest bullion coin Coming from a very quiet place, the Royal Australian Mint has turned its sights on the every expanding bullion coin market with a renewed vigour. With their neat triangular Australian Shipwrecks series, the Dolphin series and the Lunars, amongst others, the RAM has fully embraced this burgeoning genre. They've now expanded [...]

Perth Mint’s Dragon & Tiger silver bullion coin goes large with a limited 10oz variant exclusive to LPM

By |2020-04-08T02:14:39+01:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, News Nuggets, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint's Dragon & Tiger silver bullion coin goes large with a limited 10oz variant exclusive to LPM The Perth Mint's excellent Chinese Dragon series of bullion coins has expanded today with the launch of a ten-ounce version of the 2018 Dragon & Tiger design. In all respects this is just an enlarged variant, although the obverse is different. That face has a border running around the effigy to hold [...]

AllCollect adds the Puma to its range of multi-finish silver bullion coins called Predators

By |2020-04-07T14:47:09+01:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Allcollect, Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo|

AllCollect adds the Puma to its range of multi-finish silver bullion coins called Predators The third coin in AllCollect's bullion coin series, Predators, has been launched and this time out features an impressive big cat, the Puma. It was in 2019 that the wolf coin first poked its head out from the bullion forest, and that was followed up in January with a scorpion issue. Surprisingly, a [...]

Royal Australian Mint expands its nature themed bullion selection with a pair of Sumatran Tigers

By |2020-04-06T14:35:17+01:00April 6th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint expands its nature themed bullion selection with a pair of Sumatran Tigers A surprising player in the burgeoning gold and silver bullion coin markets, the Royal Australian Mint has always been a dabbler in investment coins, but never a major player. While they're still a long way from giving the Canadians a run for their money, the RAM has shown an increased interest in this most [...]

Are you the lucky one! Coins Today picks the certificate number that wins a one-off 5oz gold coin

By |2020-04-01T22:34:01+01:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Event, News Nuggets, Silver, Niue Island|

Are you the lucky one! Coins Today picks the certificate number that wins a one-off 5oz gold coin Back in mid-December, we posted an article about an intriguing new bullion coin from Korean producer, Coins Today. It was called 'Lucky Coin', and for good reason. Each of the 25,000 coins sold came with a certificate with a covered number on it, much like a lottery scratch [...]

March, 2020

‘Get off your horse and drink your milkspots!’ John Wayne hits the limited silver bullion coin market

By |2020-03-30T02:49:50+01:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, People, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

'Get off your horse and drink your milkspots!' John Wayne hits the limited silver bullion coin market Born Marion Robert Morrison on May 26, 1907, John Wayne is one of the most beloved actors in American movie history. From his first major role in the 1930 Western, The Big Trail, until his death from cancer on June 11, 1979, he Acted in scores of Hollywood movies, and spent over [...]

APMEX launch an attractive limited mintage Pelican 1oz bullion coin for Barbados

By |2020-03-23T11:06:16+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Barbados, Silver|

APMEX launch an attractive limited mintage Pelican 1oz bullion coin for Barbados Joining an ever groing selection of nature-themed bullion coins with limited mintage runs, APMEX have debuted a new Caribbean coin - the Barbados Pelican. Like all of this type of coin, their popularity depends on the premium over spot (for stackers), and/or the design (for collectors). With eveything going on at the moment around [...]

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