The Perth Mint celebrates its 125th anniversary with a numismatic homage to the three Antipodean creatures that have helped define it

By |2024-04-04T17:21:40+01:00April 4th, 2024|Categories: Bullion, Event, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint celebrates its 125th anniversary with a numismatic homage to the three Antipodean creatures that have helped define it For all its innovations over the years, and there've been many, the first thing that springs to mind when you mention the Perth Mint are their iconic bullion coins. The mint was set up in [...]

Le Grand Mint launches a new range of minigold coins featuring famous people across multiple fields

By |2024-04-03T14:10:01+01:00April 3rd, 2024|Categories: Gold, People, Le Grand Mint|

Le Grand Mint launches a new range of minigold coins featuring famous people across multiple fields We like a minigold here, and with the price of the yellow metal hitting new highs, it offers a way to buy it for those on a tighter budget. We've been fortunate over the last decade, as the format has [...]

The Royal Mint’s James Bond retrospective continues into the Brosnan-era with the launch of the 90s range

By |2024-03-25T00:30:29+00:00March 25th, 2024|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's James Bond retrospective continues into the Brosnan-era with the launch of the 90s range Continuing their seven issue romp through the filmography of super-spy, James Bond 007, the Royal Mint has released the fourth coin in the range - the 90s. Each of the seven issues showcases an iconic vehicle from a particular [...]

The Royal Mint returns to the Star Wars universe with a second four-issue series of proof coins, and all new bullion bars

By |2024-03-18T00:01:32+00:00March 18th, 2024|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint|

The Royal Mint returns to the Star Wars universe with a second four-issue series of proof coins, and all new bullion bars Last July, the Royal Mint surprised us with a new Star Wars coin collection, a franchise which had been associated with the New Zealand Mint for almost a decade. Consisting of four designs, [...]

Scottsdale Mint has been busy with additions to their Marlin, Mermaid, and Alien bullion coin programs

By |2024-03-11T19:09:55+00:00March 11th, 2024|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Nature, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Cayman Islands, Ghana, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint has been busy with additions to their Marlin, Mermaid, and Alien bullion coin programs Prolific bullion coin producer, Scottsdale Mint, has a catalogue of different series that puts most of the competition to shame. Everything from religion, through science-fiction, to, most popularly, nature, has a presence in the range. There's gold and silver, some [...]

The Royal Mint launches its eagerly anticipated 2024 Britannia proof range and it’s a beautiful piece by a French artist

By |2024-03-08T00:23:07+00:00March 8th, 2024|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint launches its eagerly anticipated 2024 Britannia proof range and it's a beautiful piece by a French artist One of the highlights of the numismatic calendar, certainly for the more classical-leaning collector, has been the Royal Mint's proof Britannia range. The series split from the bullion range in 2012, when those coins standardised [...]

Deadly & Dangerous 19: Bluebottle proof silver coin (2024 Downies/Perth Mint)

By |2024-03-05T20:43:11+00:00March 5th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Downies, Niue Island, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

One of the longest running series we've ever covered at AgAuNEWS, Deadly and Dangerous debuted in 2006 with the Red Back Spider, a coin that went on to garner enormous interest on the secondary market. It was a striking coin, but despite interest in the series reducing somewhat, no doubt due to the huge influx of competing designs, [...]

Armoured Vehicles 09: The M26 Pershing gold and silver coins (2024 Czech Mint)

By |2024-02-27T11:29:11+00:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Military, Gold, Science, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

It's a favourite subject of mine, so it's fair to say the Czech Mint's three-year, twelve-coin look at the tanks of the Second World War, was always going to get a Coin Series Profile, and that is indeed the case. The coins have been released at the rate of four per year, one each from the Soviet Union, [...]

The Royal Mint’s Music Legends proof coin range continues its look at icons of British Music with George Michael

By |2024-02-26T00:05:38+00:00February 26th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's Music Legends proof coin range continues its look at icons of British Music with George Michael "One of the bestselling musicians of all time, George Michael transitioned from a teen heartthrob as part of pop duo WHAM! Into a global superstar as a solo artist. Decades after their initial release, his hits ‘Careless [...]

Great Commanders are the subject of a striking new bullion coin range from Scottsdale Mint and SD Bullion

By |2024-02-21T22:52:56+00:00February 21st, 2024|Categories: Bullion, History, Military, Gold, Silver, Liberia, Scottsdale Mint|

Great Commanders are the subject of a striking new bullion coin range from Scottsdale Mint and SD Bullion History is usually defined by military prowess, and a single commander can often be the driving force behind huge changes in the regional order, sometimes even the world. Even going back thousands of years into antiquity, talented [...]

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