Round 2! Fight! Chun-Li is the second iconic Street Fighter character in LPM’s videogame-inspired bullion coin series

By |2022-02-28T02:02:26+00:00February 28th, 2022|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, LPM HK, Tuvalu|

Round 2! Fight! Chun-Li is the second iconic Street Fighter character in LPM's videogame-inspired bullion coin series Last November, we were impressed by the first in LPM's new Street Fighter bullion coin series, Ryu. Rather than reproduce the pixel-art of the games, they featured realistic portrayals of the character, and did so with great success. The [...]

The chaos on Earth disappears when you admire it from space. LPM coin, ‘Blue Marble’, features the iconic 1972 Apollo 17 image

By |2022-02-24T16:05:13+00:00February 24th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Science, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

The chaos on Earth disappears when you admire it from space. LPM coin, 'Blue Marble', features the iconic 1972 Apollo 17 image Apollo 17 was the final mission in the hugely successful Apollo program, which NASA initiated in 1968 to put a man on the moon. The final mission, Apollo 17, took off on 07 December [...]

Chinese Myths & Legends Dragon Platinum (2022 Perth Mint/LPM)

By |2022-02-14T10:12:33+00:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Australia, Platinum, LPM HK, Perth Mint|

Launching today is a platinum version of the 2021 Chinese Dragon coin, the latest in LPM and the Perth Mint's 'Chinese Myths & Legends' series. Launching in 2017, the series is mainly themed around dragons, although there has been a 'Pixiu' coin, and it's fair to say that the overall standard has been very high, especially for [...]

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix

By |2022-04-01T14:48:43+01:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver, LPM HK, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain, Tuvalu|

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix Continuing our regular round-ups of new bullion coins entering an ever-increasing market full of activity, is our first one of 2022. There's another wide selection of subjects, although formats tend to have stuck close to the traditional one-ounce in most cases. There [...]

Cambodia’s Lost Tigers 1 oz HR (2022 LPM Group)

By |2022-01-10T11:55:39+00:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, Cambodia, LPM HK|

Launching in late September 2021, Cambodia's debut bullion coin series got off to a good start with the first of the countries 'Lost Tigers of Cambodia' series. Depicting a portrait of a tiger, surrounded by a wreath of leaves, it sat on the reverse face of either a one-ounce silver coin, or a one-ounce gold one. Now, [...]

Lick that cookie, or the man with the gun is coming!! An umbrella coin inspired by a hit South Korean TV show debuts

By |2021-12-13T20:17:10+00:00December 13th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Movies & TV, Gilded, Silver, LPM HK, Niue Island|

Lick that cookie, or the man with the gun is coming!! An umbrella coin inspired by a hit South Korean TV show debuts We're inundated with fake excellence on a daily basis. Constantly told what is, or isn't, good by those trying to latch onto the next 'big thing', we all get burned so many times [...]

LPM launches a new Street Fighter bullion coin series with an attractive Ryu debut release

By |2021-11-22T09:46:51+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, LPM HK, Tuvalu|

LPM launches a new Street Fighter bullion coin series with an attractive Ryu debut release We've already remarked about the big uptick in coins celebrating the videogame world, and that doesn't seem like abating anytime soon. Latest to appear in the numismatic arcades is the next in LPM's Street Fighter homage, following their Mini-Figure coins, and [...]

China’s Famous Vintage Coins – Long Whiskered Dragon HR (2022 LPM Group)

By |2021-11-06T17:46:25+00:00November 6th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, History, Bullion Round, Silver, LPM HK|

We've always believed that modern coins work superbly well when they draw inspiration from the coins of the past, and there are many examples of that in the bullion market. Old bullion and trading coins are snapshots of the period they were issued in, from way back in ancient times, when the person in charge had their effigy [...]

Street Fighter Mini – Ken (2021 LPM HK)

By |2021-11-01T20:53:54+00:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

LPM's neat little Street Fighter Mini shaped coins are back with the third in the expansive pantheon of fighters that make up the cult hit video game. The series debuted back in July with Ryu kicking it off, followed in September by fan-favourite Chun-Li. This third coin to debut is another of the heavy hitters in the [...]

The Streetfighter II 30th Anniversary celebration continues at LPM with four coloured silver and gold bullion coins

By |2021-10-01T20:01:03+01:00October 1st, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

The Streetfighter II 30th Anniversary celebration continues at LPM with four coloured silver and gold bullion coins The ongoing celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Street Fighter II, the greatest fighting game franchise ever, continues at LPM with a new coloured bullion range. We've already covered the release of the first two mini character shaped coins, but [...]

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