September, 2019

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. [...]

March, 2018

Somali Elephant 15th anniversary bullion coin range debuts in limited numbers

By |2018-03-13T14:10:15+00:00March 13th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Somalia|

Somali Elephant 15th anniversary bullion coin range debuts in limited numbers An annual fixture in the bullion coin world for fifteen years, the Somali Elephant, or African Ounce, has increased in popularity to the point it's considered one of the crowd today. A consistent artistic style over its lifespan has led to a good looking series and one that shows no sign of slowing down. To celebrate [...]

February, 2018

Royal Mint partner with MTB to debut their first ever tenth-ounce platinum Britannia bullion coin

By |2018-02-23T16:25:37+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, News Nuggets, Platinum, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint partner with MTB to debut their first ever tenth-ounce platinum Britannia bullion coin The number of platinum bullion coins on the market continues to rise with the debut of a new variant of the Royal Mint's perennial Philip Nathan designed Britannia bullion coin. At a tenth of an ounce in weight, it's considerably smaller and more affordable than the normal one-ounce coin. [...]

January, 2018

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further

By |2018-01-05T15:17:12+00:00January 5th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Movies & TV, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Canada, Chad, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, Scottsdale Mint|

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further While bullion coin numbers have dropped through 2017, the sheer number of different options shows little sign of slowing down. There's been a few new releases lately, so we thought we'd compile them together. Platinum is making a welcome appearance on a new coin and there's gold and silver to choose from as [...]

July, 2017

It’s a big anniversary for the Britannia and the Royal mint have an epic proof range out now

By |2017-07-31T14:55:08+01:00July 31st, 2017|Categories: Culture, Gold, Platinum, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

It's a big anniversary for the Britannia and the Royal mint have an epic proof range out now One of the most eagerly awaited coins to be released every year, the proof Britannia has been home to some quite sublime designs since it debuted. The gold Britannia bullion coin first launched in 1987 and the silver in 1997, so 2017 represents a double anniversary that was always [...]

May, 2017

After a millenium, the Royal Mint gets into the platinum bullion market with coin and bars

By |2017-05-14T22:42:30+01:00May 15th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Platinum, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

After a millenium, the Royal Mint gets into the platinum bullion market with coin and bars After dabbling with proof platinum coins for a while now, the Royal Mint has jumped full on into the platinum bullion market with a new range of bars and the first of its finest bullion coin range to appear in the metal. Less an outright financial metal than silver and particularly [...]

October, 2016

2017 Krugerrand expands gold range and adds silver and platinum coins

By |2016-11-17T22:57:55+00:00October 17th, 2016|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, South African Mint, South Africa|

2017 Krugerrand expands gold range and adds silver and platinum coins Back in 1967, the South African government took the decision to release a new gold bullion coin to help promote South African gold as an investment vehicle into the international markets. Named after the famous South African President and nature conservationist Paul Kruger and the South African monetary currency, Krugerrands have been [...]

February, 2016

WMF 2016: 800 years on, Austrian Mint releases its first platinum coin, the Philharmonic

By |2016-11-05T06:31:17+00:00February 9th, 2016|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Austrian Mint, Austria, Platinum|

One of the worlds premier bullion coins, the Austrian Mint's Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic) has been a huge seller for many years. Generally, only the Canadian Maple Leaf and American Eagle bullion coins are bigger sellers, but still the Philharmonic has had sales of its silver bullion coin approaching 18 million units in a year (2011). The gold has likewise been a big mover in the market since its introduction back [...]

April, 2015

SEVENTY YEARS SINCE VICTORY IN EUROPE COMMEMORATED IN ROYAL MINT PLATINUM

By |2016-11-05T06:32:15+00:00April 15th, 2015|Categories: Alderney, History, News, Platinum, Royal Mint|

In a couple of weeks time on 7 May, we celebrate 70 years since the end of the European theatre of the most destructive war in human history, World War II. After seven long years of brutal conflict, German General Alfred Jodl signed the unconditional surrender of all German forces. By the time the war was over, at least 60 million people, over 3% of the world's population, was dead. The USSR alone lost [...]

SONGBIRDS ARE SINGING FOR A BUMPER APRIL HAUL FROM THE ROYAL CANADIAN MINT

By |2016-11-05T06:32:16+00:00April 7th, 2015|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Science, Platinum, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

We seem to say this every month, but it's another bumper release run from the Royal Canadian Mint. A broad mix of gold, silver and platinum coins, some gilded and some coloured, the subjects cover aspects history and nature. There are continuations of several series like the Canadian Songbirds, First World War Battlefront and North American Sportfish sets. The ten-coin Exploring Canada series comes to an end with the release of 'Space Exploration', the [...]

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