August, 2019

Aladdin joins Sinbad and Ali Baba in the NZ Mint’s Legendary tales silver coin series

By |2019-08-22T13:32:56+01:00August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Aladdin joins Sinbad and Ali Baba in the NZ Mint's Legendary tales silver coin series Legendary Tales is a series of 1oz silver coins featuring some of the iconic stories told in that classic collection, Arabian Nights. We've already seen Sinbad, and Ali Baba brought to life, and now it's the turn of Aladdin - quite conveniently given the new blockbuster Will Smith movie version [...]

Italy continues its silver Explorers Series with Christopher Columbus and his naval voyages

By |2019-08-21T13:47:37+01:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: History, People, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Italy continues its silver Explorers Series with Christopher Columbus and his naval voyages The Italian mint, IPZS, kick-started a new series of €10 silver coins last year, designed to celebrate the accomplishments of some of the world's great explorers. The first issue was a fine look at Marco Polo and his epic travels through Asia. A 22.0 gram sterling 0.925 silver coin with a 5,000 mintage and a [...]

Darth Vader is back and going dimensional with the NZ Mint’s latest flagship coin

By |2019-08-19T02:27:57+01:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Vader is back, and going dimensional with the NZ Mint's latest flagship coin The Star Wars juggernaut has clearly been a big hit for the New Zealand Mint, and only the last six years we've seen a huge selection of coins covering all aspects of the movie universe. Encompassing bullion coins, large and small silver foils, coloured coins and a classic series of character coins, there's [...]

Russia issues three silver coins to mark the work of its Nuclear Support Units

By |2019-08-16T15:18:44+01:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Military, Science, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia issues three silver coins to mark the work of its Nuclear Support Units ForThe Central Bank of Russia has long had a penchant for celebrating some very off the wall subjects with a selection of eclectic coins. In a country with a political system like Russia, the goverment isn't just seen as a necessary part of the running of the country, it's seen as something to be showcased. [...]

Germania issues Berserk, the mighty warrior that strikes fear in his enemies, as a 2oz silver design

By |2019-08-15T20:08:26+01:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Germania Mint|

Germania issues Berserk, the mighty warrior that strikes fear in his enemies, as a 2oz silver design New kids on the block, Germania Mint, have already gotten off to a flying start with their pretty Germania and Allegories silver bullion rounds. Tapping into the desire for national personification, the mint chose to bring to the fore the legends and iconography of a region that had fought the [...]

ANA 2019: Canada adds the fourth issue to its Predator series of silver bullion coins

By |2019-08-15T13:39:02+01:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

ANA 2019: Canada adds the fourth issue to its Predator series of silver bullion coins The fourth issue in the RCM's Predator series has been launched at the ANA show and carries on the theme of leaping carnivores from the Canadian ecosystem. Following the 2016 Cougar, 2017 Lynx, and 2018 Wolf designs, this 500k mintage 1oz silver coin continues a long line of relatively small mintage nature coins [...]

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 [...]

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins

By |2019-08-14T22:19:53+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins Liechtenstein coin producer CIT have long been the darlings of the coin world, with their ability to design, and then fully realise, some ambitious and stunning numismatics. Since the debut of the Tiffany series back in 2004, they, along with the mint BH Mayer, have repeatedly pushed the envelope on what is possible, and their [...]

The Royal Australian Mint launches the Batavia – the first triangular bullion coin

By |2019-08-14T04:40:02+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

The Royal Australian Mint launches the Batavia - the first triangular bullion coin Well, here is something unusual and unexpected. The Royal Australian Mint has shown some increased activity in the bullion coin market of late, with their recent Bottlenose Dolphin coin being a fine example. Their latest release doesn't showcase Australian wildlife, but heads back into the past to remember the dark and tragic tale of [...]

African Leopard one-ounce silver bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for the third year

By |2019-08-13T14:52:51+01:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

African Leopard one-ounce silver bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for the third year Scottsdale are back with a new addition to their limited mintage Ghanaian issued range of bullion coins called African Leopard. As you can tell from that name, it's one of an expanding selection of bullion coins featuring animals, and especially, big cats. The first of this particular series to debut came in [...]

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