Scottsdale Mint’s giant ‘EC8’ bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple

By |2023-01-30T20:24:54+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Nature, Gold, People, Silver, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's giant 'EC8' bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple Scottsdale Mint continues to play catch-up with its 2022 run through its Eastern Caribbean 8 series. Today sees the second pair of designs to be issued, so we've hit the half-way mark at last. We suspect [...]

The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin

By |2023-01-30T12:38:07+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin The fifth release in the Royal Mint's 'British Monarchs Collection' is here, and launches the series second journey through time by returning to its Tudor beginnings. If you've yet to encounter this series, it is a [...]

Equatorial Guinea’s Giraffe bullion coin returns with a second annual issue in both gold and silver

By |2023-01-27T21:30:17+00:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Equatorial Guinea's Giraffe bullion coin returns with a second annual issue in both gold and silver The Republic of Equatorial Guinea, a West African nation, doesn't have a huge presence in the bullion market, but last year, Arizona-based producer, Scottsdale Mint, issued its first Giraffe coin for the country. Depicting a pair of the necky mammals [...]

Numiscollect concludes its Japanese-inspired, four-coin series, ‘Manga Seasons’ with the coming of Winter and Spring

By |2023-01-26T18:42:45+00:00January 26th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect concludes its Japanese-inspired, four-coin series, 'Manga Seasons' with the coming of Winter and Spring Numiscollect's attractive Manga Seasons series wraps up with the launch of the second pair of coins, Winter and Spring. Taking the very distinctive artistic style that defines this Japanese art-form, each of the coins features an iconic big-eyed young woman and [...]

Aruba 5 Florin ‘Warawara’ silver coin (2022 Royal Dutch Mint)

By |2023-01-24T21:27:57+00:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: Aruba, Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver|

We've never covered the Royal Dutch Mint's Aruba-issued silver coin series before, a strange omission, but with the sixth annual issue having recently arrived, we felt a Quicklook was warranted. Aruba is an island located in the southern region of the Caribbean Sea, and is not a colony, but a constituent part of the Netherlands, along with Sint Maarten, [...]

The Aliens are back for round two! Scottsdale Ghanaian bullion series returns with a new design

By |2023-01-23T20:56:07+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

The Aliens are back for round two! Scottsdale Ghanaian bullion series returns with a new design Producers of the industry's most wide-ranging selection of bullion coins on the market today, Scottsdale have coins for everything from ancient history, to the natural world. Issued for nations around the world, and in a wide range of formats, you [...]

Clockwork Evolution returns with the slow, precise movements of the turtle going mechanical on Powercoin’s latest

By |2023-01-23T03:03:07+00:00January 23rd, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Science, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Clockwork Evolution returns with the slow, precise movements of the turtle going mechanical on Powercoin's latest Our biomechanical overlords are back! Powercoin's stylish Clockwork Evolution series has just debuted its third issue, following the Bee design in late 2020, and a particularly nice Ladybird design earlier this year. That latter coin was the 2021 issue, delayed [...]

Marvel Comix: Amazing Fantasy #15: Comic cover silver coin (2023 New Zealand Mint)

By |2023-01-19T23:52:47+00:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint has offered a comprehensive selection of movie poster and comic book cover coins over the last decade, in both traditional, and foil formats, but they're now adding that absolute behemoth of a franchise to their portfolio for the first time - Marvel Comics. Marvel's main competitor, DC Comics, has been a regular at the NZ [...]

Burton Morris Pop 1 oz silver coin (2023 MTB/PAMP)

By |2023-01-19T20:39:36+00:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Niue Island, PAMP|

The Swiss mint, PAMP, through its US subsidiary, Manfra, Tordella & Brookes, has built up a good reputation with some unusual offerings over the last few years. Chief amongst them is an eclectic selection of shaped coins, with everything from animals to guitars, along with an unusual detour into confectionary-shaped silver bullion. Not the typical portfolio, for sure. [...]

King Charles III appears on his first bullion coin with the release of the Royal Mint’s perennial Britannia range

By |2023-01-18T21:15:41+00:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

King Charles III appears on his first bullion coin with the release of the Royal Mint's perennial Britannia range It isn't long into 2023 that our wait for King Charles III effigy bullion coins has been satiated, and what better way than that most iconic of designs, the Royal Mint Britannia. A staple of the bullion market [...]

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