The East India Company continues its Treasures of India bullion series with the Peacock

By |2020-09-23T13:33:35+01:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

The East India Company continues its Treasures of India bullion series with the Peacock Increasingly prolific in the bullion coin market, the East India Company brings its own more formal style with it. This is the second coin in a series called 'Treasures of India. The debut release came last July and featured the Royal [...]

Scottsdale debuts a new Cameroonian silver bullion coin – The Mandrill

By |2020-09-22T12:21:49+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale debuts a new Cameroonian silver bullion coin - The Mandrill Purveyors of an almost countless variety of bullion coins, Scottsdale Mint has carved itself a place at the top of the heap in this burgeoning marketplace. From such ambitious programmes as the Eastern Caribbean 8, to esoteric themes like the new Momotaro, there is [...]

The Royal Mint releases its penultimate Queen’s Beasts proof coin range – White Greyhound of Richmond

By |2020-09-21T11:51:36+01:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint releases its penultimate Queen's Beasts proof coin range - White Greyhound of Richmond We've already covered the last of the Queen's Beasts bullion coins with a new Bullion Coin Profile of the whole ten-coin series, so we won't go over the whole thing again. The main difference as far as this release goes, is [...]

400 YEARS OF THE MAYFLOWER (2020, Pobjoy Mint)

By |2020-09-17T12:56:14+01:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

The epic voyage of The Mayflower four centuries ago has remained an inspirational tale to many, but there have been surprisingly few numismatic issues commemorating it. One of those participating was the British Pobjoy Mint, who released a limited run of silver bullion coins featuring the ship under full sail. This was exclusively distributed by US dealer, APMEX.That [...]

Eastern Caribbean Eight bullion coin range heads to Grenada for its third annual vacation

By |2020-09-16T13:37:48+01:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Eastern Caribbean Eight bullion coin range heads to Grenada for its third annual vacation It wasn't long ago we looked at the second of Scottsdale Mint's 2020 run through its annual eight-coin Caribbean themed bullion coin range and now, with a programme heavily compressed by the insidious coronavirus, is the third. This time it's the turn [...]

AFRICAN WILDLIFE: SOMALI ELEPHANT BULLION (2021, Emporium Hamburg)

By |2020-09-10T13:50:29+01:00September 10th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Somalia|

Now an old stalwart of the annual bullion coin release calendar, the Somali Elephant, also called the African Wildlife, is rapidly closing in on its 20th anniversary. First appearing in 2004, the coin features a depiction of an elephant in various poses and has seen some fine designs over the years. However, recent years have exhibited a [...]

A tiny murderous spider was the first Australia’s Most Dangerous bullion coin, now it’s the turn of a giant murderous shark

By |2020-09-09T09:40:29+01:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

A tiny murderous spider was the first Australia's Most Dangerous bullion coin, now it's the turn of a giant murderous shark The second of 'Australia's Most Dangerous' bullion coins has now broken out and after dabbling in the arachnid world with the Red-back Spider, it's the turn of the countries oceans to remind us of how unpleasant [...]

It’s 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets

By |2020-09-04T21:46:10+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: History, Gold, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint, US Mint, United Kingdom, United States|

It's 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets A big part of early modern US history, the voyage of the Mayflower is one of a select group of nation defining events that are universally considered worthy of numismatic commemoration. The plucky tale of a group of colonists setting [...]

Proof versions of the Royal Mint’s Shengxiao Lunar range for the Year of the Ox are revealed in gold & silver

By |2020-09-02T17:36:02+01:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Proof versions of the Royal Mint's Shengxiao Lunar range for the Year of the Ox are revealed in gold & silver Just out for its eighth issue, the Royal Mints Shēngxiào Collection continues with its eclectic take on the ancient Asian calendar that has become such a popular part of the numismatic market. The first six issues [...]

STAR WARS DARTH VADER BULLION COIN (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-09-01T20:56:02+01:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The third Star Wars bullion coin of 2020, following both Boba Fett and the Mandalorian Mythosaur Emblem, features the fourth appearance of Darth Vader. To date, the screen baddie has alternated designs with Empire soldiers, and with the noticeable exception of the APMEXclusive Mandalorian coin, that continues here. The design is a familiar one, perhaps a little [...]

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