The Royal Mint launches the first in a five-year series of updated historical designs called the British Monarchs Collection

By |2022-01-24T21:42:19+00:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint launches the first in a five-year series of updated historical designs called the British Monarchs Collection This is one of those releases we always look forward to. The Royal Mint has debuted a new multi-year programme of coins tapping into Britain's rich history, in the same vein as recent numismatic hits like the [...]

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises

By |2022-01-18T08:56:48+00:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Crown Mint, MDM, MintXXI, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain|

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises It looks like 2022 is going to carry on where 2021 left off, if this January selection of popular culture coins is any indicator. There's another full selection of coins and rounds on offer, mostly from the usual producers, and [...]

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix

By |2022-01-17T22:39:43+00:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver, LPM HK, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain, Tuvalu|

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix Continuing our regular round-ups of new bullion coins entering an ever-increasing market full of activity, is our first one of 2022. There's another wide selection of subjects, although formats tend to have stuck close to the traditional one-ounce in most cases. There [...]

In a change from it’s current deadly wildlife, the Royal Australian Mint looks to extinct deadly wildlife for a coin..

By |2022-01-06T13:07:12+00:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|

In a change from it's current deadly wildlife, the Royal Australian Mint looks to extinct deadly wildlife for a coin.. Australian coin producers have built their businesses on mining the highly unusual national fauna for inspiration. Surely the strangest and most varies ecosystem on the planet, you can see why coins featuring it have been [...]

It’s that time of the year again. The Royal Mint releases images of its 2022 circulating currency designs

By |2021-12-31T15:12:46+00:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Culture, Event, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

It's that time of the year again. The Royal Mint releases images of its 2022 circulating currency designs An earlier than usual look at the Royal Mint's proof sets for the year (they go on sale next week), and it's another selection of themes encompassing royalty, science, personalities, and events. There are a pair of seven-sided [...]

Special Shapes Minigold – Four new designs (Palau CIT)

By |2021-12-27T13:34:20+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Gold, Science, Sport, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

Probably the most enthusiastic of the minigold producers, CIT have a really wide range of traditional, and more eclectic half-gram gold coins, going back over a decade. We were first attracted to the concept by the excellent Ancient Roman inspired series, 'Coins of the Roman Empire', that were issued between 2009 and 2012, but numerous coin issues [...]

Steve McQueen, a movie legend and the epitome of cool, gets his own epically cool bullion coin

By |2021-12-14T00:05:15+00:00December 14th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, People, Silver, Samoa|

Steve McQueen, a movie legend and the epitome of cool, gets his own epically cool bullion coin Like James Dean, Steve McQueen became one of those film legends that burned brightly, but had their light extinguished before their time. Throughout the 60's and early 70's, McQueen and his anti-hero persona, grew into one of the biggest [...]

A superb miniature of Boba Fett headlines our last round-up of film & TV themed coins in 2021

By |2021-12-10T14:05:40+00:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, Crown Mint, NZ Mint|

A superb miniature of Boba Fett headlines our last round-up of film & TV themed coins in 2021 The last round-up of film and television coins in 2021, and it's one dominated by the New Zealand Mint, offset by just a single release from APMEX. Despite that, a wide range of offerings headlined by a superb [...]

Coca Cola World Edition gold bottlecap coins (2021 Crown Mint)

By |2021-12-09T00:30:03+00:00December 9th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gold, Crown Mint, Fiji|

One of the more unusual coin series of recent years, the Crown Mint's bottle cap coin homage to Coca-Cola was a popular item in 2018, that reached new heights with an interesting ten coin series through 2020. Called 'World Edition', it reproduced caps from ten different and diverse nations around the world, all done in colour on [...]

Ghanaian African Leopard bullion coin (2021 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2021-12-08T12:53:33+00:00December 8th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

Today sees the launch of Scottsdale Mint's fifth release in its African Leopard series of limited mintage bullion coins. Issued for the African state of Ghana, this is now a range of one ounce gold (0.9999), and one-ounce silver (0.999) bullion coins, each year carrying a different design. Mintages are fairly low on the 2021 silver coin at [...]

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