Icons of Inspiration Thomas Edison bullion coin (2023 APMEX)

By |2023-08-31T18:44:41+01:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, APMEX, Bullion, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Niue Island|

We've made no secret of our love for this terrific bullion coin series, issued by US mega-dealer, APMEX. Called Icons of Inspiration, each release showcases the work of one of history's eminent minds. What lifts this series is the artwork by coin designer Joel Iskowitz, a narrative artist that has produced around 50 works for the US Mint [...]

Bullion round-up 18: A busy May continues with more EC8, prehistoric sea life, and modern nature from around the globe

By |2023-05-23T22:18:19+01:00May 23rd, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, History, Coloured, Nature, Gold, Silver, East India Company, Emporium Hamburg, LPM HK, Perth Mint, Scottsdale Mint|

Bullion round-up 18: A busy May continues with more EC8, prehistoric sea life, and modern nature from around the globe It was only on Friday last that we published a round-up of new bullion issues, but it was clear that the number of new coins was too much for a single compilation, so we did [...]

Bullion round-up 17: The Caribbean, Australia, Ancient Egypt, and the planet Krypton all feature on new coins

By |2023-05-19T15:20:34+01:00May 19th, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint, Pobjoy Mint, Pressburg Mint, Scottsdale Mint|

Bullion round-up 17: The Caribbean, Australia, Ancient Egypt, and the planet Krypton all feature on new coins Time for our seventeenth bullion coin round-up, and yet again, I completely underestimated the volume of new releases, and the time taken to collate it all. We were hoping to publish this yesterday, but, despite already covering a few [...]

Tetris is back on a coin range with a range of seven silver Tetrimino coins, and a clever display frame

By |2023-04-18T14:46:02+01:00April 18th, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Bullion, Coloured, Sport, Silver, Niue Island|

Tetris is back on a coin range with a range of seven silver Tetrimino coins, and a clever display frame The video game coin genre continues apace, and one of the primary issuers of said coins and rounds, the US mega-dealer APMEX, is back with their latest innovative release. The world-famous puzzle game, Tetris, has [...]

Bullion round-up 16: Ships on the water, superheroes under it, bulls, leopards and the arcade classic Dig-Dug

By |2023-03-31T11:14:53+01:00March 28th, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Culture, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Congo, Emporium Hamburg, NZ Mint, Samoa, Spanish Mint|

Bullion round-up 16: Ships on the water, superheroes under it, bulls, leopards and the arcade classic Dig-Dug Welcome to our sixteenth bullion coin round-up since we started doing these, and the second in March. It's been a busy month for new issues, and the selection of designs and formats continues to impress. We'd hoped to [...]

Muhammad Ali, that tour-de-force of boxing, hits the bullion world with a new range of coins

By |2023-03-27T22:03:49+01:00March 27th, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Bullion, Gold, People, Sport, Silver, Niue Island|

Muhammad Ali, that tour-de-force of boxing, hits the bullion world with a new range of coins One of the most instantly recognisable athletes in world history, not just in his own sport, but in any of them, Muhammad Ali delighted boxing fans for decades. Known for his combination of skill and power in the ring, and [...]

Bullion round-up 15: Batman, birds, dragons, scientists, monkeys, and a Slavic sea spirit, Does it get more varied than that!

By |2023-03-01T22:01:23+00:00March 1st, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Australia, Barbados, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Gdansk, National Bank of Serbia, Samoa, Perth Mint, Serbia, Scottsdale Mint|

Bullion round-up 15: Batman, birds, dragons, scientists, monkeys, and a Slavic sea spirit, Does it get more varied than that! Part two is here, although we called it round-up 15 for clarity, and there's another varied selection from around the world. The Komodo Dragon literally just came out, and barely scraped in, but it's a great [...]

Icons of Inspiration – Marie Curie bullion coin (2023 APMEX)

By |2023-02-24T15:02:08+00:00February 24th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, APMEX, Gold, Science, Silver, Niue Island|

As we've often said, the APMEX bullion coin series 'Icons of Inspiration' is one of our favourites. Designed by noted designer Joel Iskowitz, each release in this series cherry-picks a noted pioneer in a scientific field, showcasing their work and a portrait of them. These stand apart for their detailed, packed designs, and for the beautiful [...]

Bullion round-up 13: Mint of Gdańsk enters the bullion market. Pobjoy, Germania, and the South African Mint expand choice.

By |2023-01-11T21:36:16+00:00January 11th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Nature, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Congo, Germania Mint, Mint of Gdansk, Samoa, Pobjoy Mint, Somalia|

Bullion round-up 13: Mint of Gdańsk enters the bullion market. Pobjoy, Germania, and the South African Mint expand choice. The thirteenth bullion coin round-up, and our first of 2023, has a fine selection, a mix of old favourites and new arrivals. The big surprise is the Mint of Gdańsk dipping its toes into the bullion waters [...]

Caribbean Sealife – Barbados Octopus gold and silver bullion coin (2022 APMEX)

By |2022-09-15T14:06:01+01:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, APMEX, Gold, Nature, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

APMEX has debuted the latest in its Caribbean range of silver and gold bullion coins, this time featuring an octopus. 'Caribbean Silver' is an unusual series, consisting of several subseries, each themed around a single animal. The Seahorse was the first, now on its fifth annual release, and it was followed by the Brown Pelican, national bird of [...]

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