Bullion round-up 12: Australia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Samoa, and the UK, add new coins in our last collation of 2022

By |2022-12-23T17:55:02+00:00December 19th, 2022|Categories: Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Australia, Gold, Silver, Cambodia, Cameroon, Germania Mint, Le Grand Mint, LPM HK, Perth Mint, Samoa, Royal Australian Mint, United Kingdom|

Bullion round-up 12: Australia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Samoa, and the UK, add new coins in our last collation of 2022 Our twelfth bullion round-up was due to go live late on Friday, but a refresh to the site's theme framework meant our attention was occupied elsewhere. It comes with quite a few tweaks, which we'll try to [...]

Wallal Centenary Australia Tests Einstein’s Theory silver coin (2022 Royal Australian Mint)

By |2022-09-21T21:26:28+01:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Australia, Science, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Albert Einstein was a giant in the scientific community, and his Theory of General Relativity was probably his greatest work. Ten years earlier, in 1905, he published a paper linking space and time, called Special Relativity. General Relativity expanded on it by incorporating gravity, saying the observed gravitational effect between masses is the result of their warping of [...]

Australian Dinosaurs four-coin set explores the continents past, and it’s as varied as the present

By |2022-09-06T21:03:38+01:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australian Dinosaurs four-coin set explores the continents past, and it's as varied as the present More dinosaurs, this time from the Royal Australian Mint (RAM), who've launched a four-coin set in silver. A few years ago, the Perth Mint released five coins in their Australian Age of Dinosaurs series, featuring several beasts of old that were [...]

Mini Money Kookaburra 0.5 gram gold coin (2022 Royal Australian Mint}

By |2022-07-18T23:35:03+01:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Australia, Gold, Nature, Royal Australian Mint|

One of the few producers occasionally issuing half-gram 'minigold' coins, the Royal Australian Mint started a new series in 2021, called Mini Money, launching with a neat Koala design. It's back for 2022, continuing the series theme of iconic Australian animals, with the Kookaburra. Admittedly, this is a rendered image, but that does look very good. How well it [...]

LPM’s second ‘Australia’s Most Dangerous’ series returns in five-ounce bullion, and one-ounce colored proof forms

By |2022-06-10T08:42:20+01:00June 10th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Australia, Nature, Silver, LPM HK, Royal Australian Mint|

LPM's second 'Australia's Most Dangerous' series returns in five-ounce bullion, and one-ounce colored proof forms While the third coin in this neat bullion series produced by the Royal Australian Mint, and distributed by LPM, debuted last September, this series has a habit of issuing the one-ounce gold and silver variants first, followed a year or so [...]

Now hopping into its 29th year, the Royal Australian Mint’s Kangaroo series returns with ‘Impressions of Australia’

By |2022-03-08T21:58:51+00:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Australia, Nature, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Now hopping into its 29th year, the Royal Australian Mint's Kangaroo series returns with 'Impressions of Australia' The 2022 edition of the Royal Australian Mint's Kangaroo series of coins is the penultimate issue before it celebrates its 30th anniversary next year. Quite the achievement for a proof series these days, especially given the relatively rapid turnover [...]

A big and varied selection of the latest gold and silver bullion coins in our February 2022 roundup of new releases

By |2022-04-01T14:48:35+01:00February 22nd, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Australia, Gold, Silver, Chad, East India Company, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Royal Australian Mint|

A big and varied selection of the latest gold and silver bullion coins in our February 2022 roundup of new releases The bullion coins continue to come out, so it's time for another of our lightweight round-ups of the new releases. There are a few missing, like the new Wedge-tailed Eagle from the Perth Mint, [...]

In a change from it’s current deadly wildlife, the Royal Australian Mint looks to extinct deadly wildlife for a coin..

By |2022-01-06T13:07:12+00:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|

In a change from it's current deadly wildlife, the Royal Australian Mint looks to extinct deadly wildlife for a coin.. Australian coin producers have built their businesses on mining the highly unusual national fauna for inspiration. Surely the strangest and most varies ecosystem on the planet, you can see why coins featuring it have been [...]

The Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queen’s’ bullion series continues with the legendary Ching Shih

By |2021-11-19T21:05:06+00:00November 19th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|

The Royal Australian Mint's 'Pirate Queen's' bullion series continues with the legendary Ching Shih It didn't take long for the Royal Australian Mint to replace it's neat inverted triangular shipwreck series with something equally nautical, as in July of this year they debuted the first 'Pirate Queen's' bullion coin. That debut featured the well-known Anne Bonny, [...]

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife

By |2021-10-07T17:21:11+01:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife The Royal Australian Mint continues to quietly release some really nice coins, and this latest pair are a good example of that. Both weigh in at half an ounce of 0.999 silver, have a proof finish, and the simple [...]

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