September, 2019

Queen’s Beasts is back with the White Lion of Mortimer returning to the big cats for heraldic inspiration

By |2019-09-16T22:28:41+01:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Queen’s Beasts is back with the White Lion of Mortimer returning to the big cats for heraldic inspiration The Royal Mint's beautiful Jody Clark-penned Queen's Beasts series of ten British heraldic coins continues its march towards conclusion with the seventh proof release to date - the 2020 White Lion of Mortimer. The bullion variant isn't covered here (we're working on one of our Bullion Coin Profiles for them), but [...]

Disney Classic returns with a homage to Mickey’s Mrs, Minnie Mouse, in gold and silver

By |2019-09-16T15:30:13+01:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney Classic returns with a homage to Mickey's Mrs, Minnie Mouse, in gold and silver Mickey Mouse, since his very first outing on the silver screen, has had a girlfriend. Minnie has accompanied the iconic rodent on his adventures for over 90 years since, and has appeared several times in the past in the New Zealand Mints copious selection of collectible gold and silver coins.This time out, she's getting [...]

Royal Mint commemorates a century of remembrance for the sacrifices of the First World War multitudes

By |2019-09-11T12:44:15+01:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Event, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint commemorates a century of remembrance for the sacrifices of the First World War multitudes The Royal Mint's latest Remembrance Day coin is now available and has been issued in a gold variant for the first time. This year marks the 100th time that the Remembrance Day service has been held, starting just one year after the end of what until then had been mankind's greatest conflagration.This [...]

EC8 bullion coin programme adds Montserrat to its 2019 line-up

By |2019-09-10T12:40:31+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Montserrat, Scottsdale Mint|

EC8 bullion coin programme adds Montserrat to its 2019 line-up The second of Scottsdale's EC8 bullion coins to be issued today is for the Caribbean Emerald Isle, one famous for its volcano, Montserrat. The mint has gone with the islands strong Irish connection and drawn a pretty representation of the emblem from the national flag, surrounded by a cloud of four-leaf clovers.An intricate patterned border surrounds the main [...]

Scottsdale continue their 2019 run through the Caribbean EC8 programme with diving paradise, Grenada

By |2019-09-10T12:01:28+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue their 2019 run through the Caribbean EC8 programme with diving paradise, Grenada The EC8 series from Scottsdale Mint continues its journey through the Caribbean with the eight-coin 2019 programme. This is the second run through the eight island nations that make up the EC8. Scottsdale have actually issued two designs today (the second article will be up shortly), and have decided to go with the [...]

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra

By |2019-09-03T23:31:13+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra It's that time of the year again when stackers and collectors get to see the latest designs in the Perth Mint's now iconic annual bullion coin programme. Such classics as the Koala, the Kangaroo and the Kookaburra have been gracing collections around the world for several decades, in some cases. [...]

Disney bullion coins return for Donald Duck’s 85th birthday in gold and silver

By |2019-09-03T14:43:02+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney bullion coins return for Donald Duck's 85th birthday in gold and silver Even more so than Star Wars, the New Zealand Mint has issued multiple Disney bullion coin releases over the last few years. Starting with Steamboat Willie, we've seen a mix of designs from both the Mickey Mouse family, and from that of the dysfunctional duck, Donald and his kin. The mints latest issue is [...]

2020 LUNARS: It’s finally here! Perth Mint kicks off Lunar Series III with a vastly improved look

By |2019-09-03T01:39:28+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

2020 LUNARS: It’s finally here! Perth Mint kicks off Lunar Series III with a vastly improved look Always the elephant in the lunar room, the Perth Mint has dominated the market for this popular numismatic genre for a healthy couple of decades. The 12-coin cycle has been undertaken successfully twice now, so it's always a big deal when a new one comes around. Today's the day that Lunar Series [...]

2020 LUNARS: Royal Mint adds to its Shengxiao series with a new style for the Year of the Rat

By |2019-09-02T17:40:41+01:00September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

2020 LUNARS: Royal Mint adds to its Shengxiao series with a new style for the Year of the Rat Now seven years old, the Royal Mints Shēngxiào Collection has always been a slightly eccentric take on the whole Lunar Calendar style of coin. Initially employing British-Chinese artist Wuon-Gean Ho to design the coin range, they were unusual, but polarising, so last year, the mint changed designer to [...]

August, 2019

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins

By |2019-08-14T18:38:09+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins Up there with the best of the world;s coin producers, Dutch company Numiscollect have tapped into the CIT/BH Mayer pairing, thus leveraging the expertise on offer to bring to reality some of the best coins released today. Numiscollect have a great reputation for inventive designs and a wide choice of themes and their ANA 2019 selection [...]

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