December, 2019

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

By |2019-12-19T01:22:13+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 Hawk 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 Hawk. A companion series to Hunters of the Deep with its shark-shaped issues, these one-ounce fine silver coins are shaped like a bird in [...]

November, 2019

Are the kids suddenly into silver stacking? Maybe PAMP’s new PEZ homage is the reason

By |2019-11-28T00:30:57+00:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, PAMP|

Are the kids suddenly into silver stacking? Maybe PAMP's new PEZ homage is the reason >We've seen a huge increase in the number of licenced franchises hitting the coin and bullion world, and fortunately, with a corresponding rise in quality and inventiveness as well. This new bullion release from PAMP is a particularly clever piece of commemorative memorabilia for a product that has long since entered popular culture - [...]

October, 2019

Nailed it! PAMP expands its Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin series with the Hammerhead

By |2019-10-29T20:31:15+00:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Nailed it! PAMP expands its Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin series with the Hammerhead The second of PAMP's new "Hunters of the deep" series of shaped silver coins is now with us. After the debut of the iconic Great White Shark a few months ago, it's the turn off one of the more unusual members of this incredible family of predatory fish - the Great Hammerhead. These [...]

Hunters of the Sky shaped silver coin series debuts with North American royalty – the Bald Eagle

By |2019-10-02T07:48:45+01:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Hunters of the Sky shaped silver coin series debuts with North American royalty - the Bald Eagle Only the most blinkered coin collector would disagree that the iconic American symbol and magnificent bird, the Bald Eagle, is well represented in the modern coin world. Even ignoring its use on the ubiquitous American Eagle bullion coins, there's plenty of choice if this is your bird of choice, so [...]

June, 2019

PAMP sticks its toes in the water with the first Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin

By |2019-06-20T21:47:11+01:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

PAMP sticks its toes in the water with the first Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin After a fairly quiet period, PAMP is back with the debut of a new series of shaped coins called Hunters of the Deep. That's a title that immediately makes you think of sharks and they are indeed the subject of choice for the first three issues at least. Shaped coins differ [...]

December, 2015

PAMP showcases the work of legendary Disney artist and modernist master, Eyvind Earle

By |2016-11-05T06:31:25+00:00December 29th, 2015|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Niue Island|

Eyvind Earle was one of America's great modernist painters, but is best known for his stint at Disney, being the only artist that Walt Disney ever gave total creative control of an animated movie to. Sleeping Beauty turned out to be an iconic masterpiece of creativity, but Earle also produced countless other pieces of work over his 70 year career. One of his most successful enterprises became his more than 800 [...]

November, 2015

The Archangel Michael is the latest piece of medieval art immortalised in gilded silver by JVP

By |2016-11-05T06:31:31+00:00November 15th, 2015|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, JVP Investment, PAMP, Niue Island|

Well known for their sumptuous designs featuring artwork from medieval Europe and Icon art from Russia and its surrounding countries, JVP have developed and occupied a niche in the numismatic world that is only recently being approached by others. With series such as Orthodox Shrines, World Heritage, and Russian Emperors, in their portfolio, it's clear they do things a little differently there. This new coin is from the long-running [...]

January, 2014

NEW RELEASE: CONVEX ORTHODOX SHRINE COINS FROM NIUE CONTINUE

By |2016-11-05T06:33:51+00:00January 8th, 2014|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, JVP Investment, PAMP, Niue Island|

After releases in 2011, 2012 and 2013, the striking, rectangular, convex/concave coins from Niue continue into 2014 at full steam ahead. There are four releases this year covering some of the religious biggies including the Patron Saint of England & Georgia and the inspiration for Santa Claus. Produced by JVP in Germany and minted by PAMP, it's likely the coins are aimed primarily at the Eastern European market but there's no denying [...]

October, 2013

NEW RELEASE: THE DOGS & CATS JUST KEEP ON COMING

By |2016-11-05T06:34:01+00:00October 28th, 2013|Categories: Silver, Fiji, JVP Investment, PAMP|

Following on from the first six coins in the JVP/PAMP/NZ MINT series comes Series II and Series III. As before, each one has a different shaped and coloured Swarovski Circonia stone embedded within it and comes in a colour-matched box. They are issued for Fiji. Each release comprises six coins, three dogs and three cats. The three cats are one of three types, Fluffy Cat, Super Cat and Wild Cat. The three dogs are one [...]

September, 2013

NEW RELEASE: PAMP & ROYAL CANADIAN MINT TELLS THE STORY OF OSIRIS

By |2016-11-05T06:34:06+00:00September 20th, 2013|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, PAMP, Niue Island|

  Undoubtably the most famous of the Ancient Egyptian myths, The Story of Osiris is a tale woven around five major deities, and all are represented on their own coin in this new five-coin set produced by PAMP and sold through the Royal Canadian Mint. Ancient Egyptian art seems to adorn a coin perfectly, and with the increasing number of releases dedicated to this period in history, it was only a matter of time [...]