February, 2020

APMEX debuts a new limited silver bullion coin from Laos called Panthera Tigris – the Tiger

By |2020-02-28T02:49:53+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, Laos|

APMEX debuts a new limited silver bullion coin from Laos called Panthera Tigris - the Tiger A quick look at a new bullion coin from Laos. It isn't often we see coins from the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia - just the Jade Lunars from MDM spring to mind - but US mega-dealer APMEX have exclusive worldwide rights to a new 1oz silver bullion coin.Called Panthera Tigris, the Latin [...]

Scottsdale mines the rich medieval heraldry of Italy for its latest bullion coin selection

By |2020-02-27T17:43:52+00:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, Samoa|

Scottsdale mines the rich medieval heraldry of Italy for its latest bullion coin selection Of all the major bullion coin producers, Scottsdale Mint stands apart for the sheer breadth of subjects it chooses for them, and the nations it issues them for. The Eastern Caribbean 8 is an excellent example, but they've released a plethora of designs for countries in Oceania, Africa and the Caribbean. Their latest esoteric issue [...]

Australian Swan bullion coin back for the fourth entrant in this popular Perth Mint series

By |2020-02-20T13:49:01+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Australian Swan bullion coin back for the fourth entrant in this popular Perth Mint series Just a quick look at the latest in the Perth Mint's many annual silver bullion coin programmes, and it's the very popular Australian Swan this time out. Launching back in 2017 with a fine design, the first swan coin was a huge hit, and the two following issues also seem to have enjoyed plenty [...]

Canada remembers its iconic centennial goose in flight with a new 2oz silver bullion coin

By |2020-02-14T15:17:44+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canada remembers its iconic centennial goose in flight with a new 2oz silver bullion coin The Canadian Centennial Dollar design was the brainchild of artist Alex Colville, in 1966 winning a competition to design the circulating currency for Canada's centennial year. The dollar was the key piece and depicted a Canada Goose in flight. It was a simple design, but the most memorable coins often are. After a [...]

Congo Silverback returns for his sixth bullion coin iteration and he looks real mad…

By |2020-02-13T10:51:25+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Congo Silverback returns for his sixth bullion coin iteration and he looks real mad... The Congo Silverback returns for its sixth iteration and has carved itself a place as one of Scottsdale Mint's signature series. With a debut in 2015 and a single annual issue, it has been a steady rock in a catalogue of bullion coins that is constantly changing. One of those programmes where the design [...]

Korean sport of Taekwondo returns on a second silver bullion round with a dramatic fistbump

By |2020-02-07T18:14:27+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Medallion, Sport, KOMSCO, South Korea|

Korean sport of Taekwondo returns on a second silver bullion round with a dramatic fist-bump While it is the Chiwoo Cheonwang that is the most widely known issue from the Korean Mint, KOMSCO, they do maintain a neat selection of series highlighting various elements of Korean culture and history. Starting in 2019, it was the turn of the sport of Taekwondo. The one-ounce silver round depicted an advocate of [...]

Canada starts a new 2oz bullion coin series looking at its old monster legends, with The Kraken

By |2020-02-06T22:26:26+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canada starts a new 2oz bullion coin series looking at its old monster legends, with The Kraken Purveyor of multitudes of bullion coins with a wide mix of designs, this latest release from the Royal Canadian Mint is something a little different from their normal nature-themed designs. Heading firmly into supernatural territory is the first in a new 'Creatures of the North' series of two-ounce silver bullion coins, [...]

WMF20: Krusty the Clown makes a cool addition to the licenced low-mintage bullion coin market

By |2020-02-02T14:45:33+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

WMF20: Krusty the Clown makes a cool addition to the licenced low-mintage bullion coin market Getting pushed to one side a little by the bigger James Bond 007 bullion coin launch, the latest Simpsons bullion coin release is, in our opinion at least, a far better coin. The Simpsons has entered the world of popular culture in a way that only the very best of animated works do, and [...]

January, 2020

WMF20: Superspy James Bond 007 joins the growing selection of licenced silver and gold bullion coins for the first time

By |2020-01-30T23:51:22+00:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

WMF20: Superspy James Bond 007 joins the growing selection of licenced silver and gold bullion coins for the first time After seeing the bullion market expanded with a multitude of media licenced designs, from Disney and Star Wars, to Star Trek and marvel, it comes as no surprise to see that perennial favourite of the action movie genre - James Bond - jump into the fray. Emanating from fan [...]

Scottsdale Mints 2019 Eastern Caribbean Eight bullion programme wraps up with the Saint Lucian Flamingo

By |2020-01-23T14:06:47+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, Saint Lucia|

Scottsdale Mints 2019 Eastern Caribbean Eight bullion programme wraps up with the Saint Lucian Flamingo A little late, but the 2019 EC8 bullion coin programme from Scottsdale Mint has finally wrapped up with the release of the eighth coin in the series. Like the 2018 range, this one has finished with one of the best designs of the year, the Flamingo issued for Saint Lucia. Similar in execution [...]

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