December, 2019

How lucky do you feel? 25k mintage 1oz silver coin offers the chance at a one-off 5oz gold version

By |2019-12-14T19:00:13+00:00December 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, KOMSCO, Niue Island|

How lucky do you feel? 25k mintage 1oz silver coin offers the chance at a one-off 5oz gold version It's been a stellar year for new bullion releases, with a wider choice than ever, and a high quality maintained across the spectrum. Whether your fancy is nature, history, culture or just something quirky, there's a bullion coin just for you. Korean dealer Coins Today, has an unusual [...]

The penultimate Hunters of the Sky bird shaped silver coin series from PAMP is the Red Tailed Kite

By |2019-12-12T22:24:12+00:00December 12th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

The penultimate Hunters of the Sky bird shaped silver coin series from PAMP is the Red Tailed Kite The second of the three bird shaped coins in PAMP/MTB's Hunters of the Sky series is now upon us, and this time out it's the Red Tailed Kite. A companion series to Hunters of the Deep with its shark-shaped issues, these one-ounce fine silver coins are shaped like a [...]

Pictorial – New pictures of Numiscollect’s last pair of Archaeology and Symbolism coins

By |2019-12-11T23:46:05+00:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: AgAuShoot, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Pictorial - New pictures of Numiscollect's last pair of Archaeology and Symbolism coins Following on from our post showing new images of this Dutch producers beautiful Zhong Kui coins comes these new images of their last pair of releases in the Archaeology and Symbolism series. This is a higher end 3oz silver range of coins looking at a wide selection of artifacts from ancient and medieval civilisations from around [...]

The mysterious stone heads of Easter Island are the star of the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

By |2019-12-11T14:47:39+00:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The mysterious stone figures of Easter Island are the star of the Mint of Poland's latest silver coin One of those super mysterious artifacts that captures the world's imagination, the giant stone busts on Easter Island are a fascinating look into a culture whose very existence is amazing enough. This small Pacific island is well over two thousand miles away from the nearest mainland, and even today, [...]

Royal Australian Mint continues its aquatic bullion series with a leaping Spinner Dolphin

By |2019-12-10T02:15:03+00:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint continues its aquatic bullion series with a leaping Spinner Dolphin Another mint showing an increasing interest in the bullion market, the RoyaI Australian Mint added to their presence with a very nice dolphin pair last December. Depicting a bottlenose dolphin leaping from the sea, it was an attractive and popular design with a mintage in line with the growing trend for smaller runs of [...]

Pictorial – Close-up images of Numiscollect’s exquisite Zhong Kui silver coin variants

By |2019-12-09T14:56:47+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: AgAuShoot, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Pictorial - Close-up images of Numiscollect's exquisite Zhong Kui silver coin variants We've had some new and better images of Numiscollect's last runs of new issues of which we'll publish some over the coming days. We've always had a great admiration for much of the work put out by this producer and it's great that they stand by their work enough to supply us with high-resolution close-up [...]

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC’s Chinese Mythology Gods range

By |2019-12-09T02:43:49+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Niue Island|

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC's Chinese Mythology Gods range Formerly Handled by SK Bullion in Singapore, the honours for distributing the Chinese Gods Mythology series have been snapped up by Precious Metal Collectors, also of the Lion City. We're glad to see this Asian themed mythology range continue, thanks to a Thai dealer, and it's in good hands with PMC, handlers of the Hector of [...]

Pobjoy revisit the Penny Black stamp for the postal trailblazers 180th anniversary

By |2019-12-06T23:33:41+00:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Gibraltar, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy revisit the Penny Black stamp for the postal trailblazers 180th anniversary Along with the Royal Mint, the British Pobjoy Mint are prolific issuers of the United Kingdoms's seven-sided 50 pence coin. There has been a plethora of different designs this year, with Pobjoy's eclectic mix of nature coins, and the Royal Mint seemingly trying to rule the world of popular culture releases with their Paddington Bear, Gruffalo, and [...]

One of Leonardo da Vinci’s greatest works is 500 years old and AllCollect has a coin to celebrate

By |2019-12-04T22:03:23+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Art & Literature, Silver, Samoa|

One of Leonardo da Vinci's greatest works is 500 years old and AllCollect has a coin to celebrate Not only one of the most iconic paintings by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, but one of the most revered works of art in history, The Last Supper is a huge mural sited in a Milanese convent, that has been reproduced, parodied, reinterpretated and used for inspiration for centuries. It's [...]

Star Trek coins boldly go for a neat change, with the Perth Mint’s new Holey Dollar and Delta

By |2019-12-03T19:29:40+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Star Trek coins boldly go for a neat change, with the Perth Mint's new Holey Dollar and Delta After an initial period when the Perth Mint was the only coin producer issuing Star Trek themed product, it wasn't long before the convoluted world of licenced franchising added the Royal Canadian Mint to the mix, followed last year by the New Zealand Mint (of course!), although that latter company has [...]

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