January, 2020

Exclusive! Triangular bullion coin series ‘Australian Shipwrecks’ is back with Vergulde Draeck, The Gilt Dragon

By |2020-01-13T02:54:07+00:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Exclusive! Triangular bullion coin series 'Australian Shipwrecks' is back with Vergulde Draeck, The Gilt Dragon Returning for 2020 is a surprising 2019 debut series from the Royal Australian Mint and dealer LPM HK called Australian Shipwrecks. The RAM are not what you would call prolific issuers of bullion designs, certainly not in the way their kinsmen at the Perth Mint are, so it's always good to see [...]

Agatha Christie, The Mayflower and George III headline a fine mix of new coins from the Royal Mint for 2020

By |2020-01-09T13:28:56+00:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Agatha Christie, The Mayflower and George III headline a fine mix of new coins from the Royal Mint for 2020 Time for the Royal Mints annual core selection of commemorative coin designs to be revealed and it's another very iconic British selection. There's the usual four bimetallic £2 coins, including the Britannia style issue (not to be confused with the main proof Britannia release), a £5 coin, and [...]

NZ Mint bullion kicks off a busy 2020 with the APMEX-distributed Mickey & Minnie in gold and silver

By |2020-01-06T19:08:08+00:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

NZ Mint bullion kicks off a busy 2020 with the APMEX-distributed Mickey & Minnie in gold and silver It seems that 2020 is going to be as busy as 2019 if the early release of the latest Disney-themed bullion coin is any indicator. These seemingly very popular coins have seen their release schedule increase while the mintages of each design have been reduced to what are very low numbers.A cute [...]

John Mercanti returns with the fifth Wedge-tailed Eagle design and its possibly the best yet

By |2020-01-03T18:58:28+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Gold, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

John Mercanti returns with the fifth Wedge-tailed Eagle design and it's possibly the best yet Back in 2014, the small mintage bullion coin market wasn't as mature and populated as it is today, and the Perth Mint reigned supreme with its iconic nature-themed ranges. Perhaps sensing early on which way the market was headed, the mint partnered with the highly regarded former Chief Engraver at the United [...]

December, 2019

Love Star Wars? Got a fat wallet? The NZ Mint has just what you need with its ultra-limited gold series

By |2019-12-20T18:32:54+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Love Star Wars? Got a fat wallet? The NZ Mint has just what you need with its ultra-limited gold series Star Wars is back in the news with the conclusion of the more than fifty-year old, nine-movie science fiction saga. We're pretty sure you know all you need to about this phenomenon, and even coin collectors have had plenty of choice over the last half-decade with the [...]

Royal Australian Mint continues its aquatic bullion series with a leaping Spinner Dolphin

By |2019-12-10T02:15:03+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint continues its aquatic bullion series with a leaping Spinner Dolphin Another mint showing an increasing interest in the bullion market, the RoyaI Australian Mint added to their presence with a very nice dolphin pair last December. Depicting a bottlenose dolphin leaping from the sea, it was an attractive and popular design with a mintage in line with the growing trend for smaller runs of [...]

November, 2019

Dipping into its rich past, the Royal Mint resurrects the classic Una and the Lion for stunning new coin

By |2019-11-25T16:31:32+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Dipping into its rich past, the Royal Mint resurrects the classic Una and the Lion for stunning new coin It was only last month that Una and the Lion returned to the coin world with the East India Company issuing a range reinterpreting the concept with a design both updating the original, but sympathetic to its classic roots. Now it seems like the Royal Mint itself has decided to [...]

Mickey Mouse Christmas is the latest Disney themed limited run bullion coin from Niue

By |2019-11-21T13:51:48+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Mouse Christmas is the latest Disney themed limited run bullion coin from Niue The New Zealand Mint has definitely upped its volume of new bullion coin designs through 2019, and has also embraced the concept of smaller mintages. They've limited their output to the many media franchises that make up their varied portfolio, and Disney is one of the biggest.That companies iconic rodent is again the subject of a [...]

EC8 draws to a close with the penultimate bullion coin issues for the 2019 programme

By |2019-11-20T20:18:17+00:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Anguilla, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, St Vincent & Grenadines|

EC8 draws to a close with the penultimate bullion coin issues for the 2019 programme With eight issues per year, Scottsdale Mints Caribbean themed EC8 bullion coin programme has added plenty of variety to their selection of annual releases. Launched last year, 2019 is the second run through the eight island nations that comprise the Eastern Caribbean financial group which these unique designs are issued for. These [...]

Germania Mint unveils the second annual issue in its flagship Germania bullion coin range

By |2019-11-19T21:42:54+00:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver, Germania Mint|

Germania Mint unveils the second annual issue in its flagship Germania bullion coin range It was just a year ago that the fledgling Germania Mint issued its first bullion round and they did so with a design neatly competing with the genre filled with designs showcasing national personifications. For those unfamiliar with the term, it's comprised of a human figure, often female, that represents the core national identity of [...]

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