After PEZ and Sweethearts, MTB/PAMP adds Bazooka bubblegum to its range of silver bullion homages to classic sweets

By |2022-08-02T00:15:27+01:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Culture, Bullion Round, Silver, PAMP|

After PEZ and Sweethearts, MTB/PAMP adds Bazooka bubblegum to its range of silver bullion homages to classic sweets In the early 1950s, the Topps Company, famous now for its trading card business, tasked cartoonist Wesley Morse with creating a new set of characters for comics to go with the 'Bazooka' bubblegum it had released in 1947 He [...]

Major update to our Predators: Extinct bullion coin profile (2021 AllCollect)

By |2022-05-29T00:10:31+01:00May 29th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Our Bullion Coin Profile of AllCollect's neat Predators: Extinct series was put together a couple of years ago, and covered the first seven coins in the series. This is not an easy series to follow, it isn't even featured on the producer's own site, and virtually no dealer (even APMEX, who have most of them), has them all. [...]

America the Free: Statue of Liberty shaped silver coin (2022 MTB/PAMP)

By |2022-05-25T20:45:04+01:00May 25th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Sitting proudly on Liberty Island in New York Harbour, the Statue of Liberty is a 93 m tall neoclassical sculpture, donated by the people of France to the people of the United States.  Dedicated on October 28, 1886 after over a decade in construction, the statue was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by the [...]

Fender Stratocaster in Surf Green silver coin (2022 MTB/PAMP)

By |2022-04-26T23:29:22+01:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

MTB/PAMP are returning to their hit Fender licence with a revival of the two-coin guitar-shaped series that finished in July last year. That series consisted of a one-ounce Stratocaster, and a one-ounce Telecaster guitar. They appeared to sell very quickly indeed, and in conjunction with a small range of solid silver guitar picks, have picked up quite [...]

Animals of Africa – Elephant silver coin (2021 MTB/PAMP)

By |2022-01-25T18:48:09+00:00January 25th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

The third coin in PAMP/MTB's 'Animals of Africa' shaped silver coins is now available. Following the Nile Crocodile and the African Lion, the African Elephant is formed in an ounce of 0.9999 silver, and reaches out to a decent 42 mm in size. It's actually an impressive coin, showing clear advances, especially the very small border, over earlier [...]

Sweethearts II silver bullion set (2022 MTB/PAMP)

By |2021-12-27T20:28:06+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion Round, Silver, PAMP|

MTB-PAMP have made quite the splash with their interesting homage to candy behemoth PEZ. With each release selling out in short order, it's clear the concept has legs, so in January of 2021, they added another iconic sweet replica to their silver bullion range - Sweethearts. Following the same idea, these are 1:1 replicas of the originals, [...]

Retrofuturism is the subject of MTB/PAMP’s latest shaped coin series, a stylish nod to the Golden Age of sci-fi

By |2021-11-22T14:54:39+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Retrofuturism is the subject of MTB/PAMP's latest shaped coin series, a stylish nod to the Golden Age of sci-fi Who doesn't long for a simpler time? The modern world bombards us on a daily basis with reams of information requiring attention, constant floods of news, often negative (because that's what a news media transitioned from [...]

Christmas Elf PEZ set (2021 MTB/PAMP)

By |2021-10-31T20:01:13+00:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

One of the more unusual, and judging by the rapid sell-outs, one of the more popular concepts of the last couple of years has been MTB-PAMP's range of PEZ homages. For those unfamiliar, the little hard candy treats have been a thing for literally decades, with the unique selling point being the tremendous range of plastic dispensers [...]

Giants of the Galapagos: Giant Tortoise (2021 MTB/PAMP)

By |2021-10-04T13:38:43+01:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Popular MTB/PAMP nature series, 'Giants of the Galapagos', finally debuts its last coin in the series and it's that sports car of the animal world, the Giant Tortoise. This has been a three coin series and are semi-shaped in that they are fundamentally geometric, in this case round, but have elements that extend beyond that. They're nice [...]

Shaped coin celebration of guitar legend Fender’s 75th anniversary wraps with the iconic Telecaster

By |2021-07-27T12:43:32+01:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, PAMP|

Shaped coin celebration of guitar legend Fender's 75th anniversary wraps with the iconic Telecaster In what looks to be an extremely popular franchise for MTB/PAMP, Fender guitar coins have brought us a neat and unusual homage to one of the music worlds most iconic brands. It started with the release of various silver guitar picks, which [...]

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