Australian Wombat bullion coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-04-26T16:43:46+01:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

One of the more recent additions to the Perth Mints copious animal-themed bullion coin portfolio, the Wombat series debuted just last year with a neat little silver coin that seemed to be reasonably popular. It's back again, and it follows the classic Perth Mint process, honed over decades of Koala, Kookaburra, and Lunar coins, of depicting the same [...]

Rectangular Australian Dragon bullion coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-04-21T11:13:20+01:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Lunar Calendar, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

Launching in 2018, the Perth Mint’s striking Rectangular Dragon bullion coin series was a pretty departure from the mints typical nature-themed ranges. Available in both gold and silver forms, each an ounce in weight, they carry a new design every year, with quite some variation in artistic style. The 2022 design by Monique Reeves is a fine one, [...]

It’s March, and time for one of our Film and Television themed coin round-ups

By |2022-04-01T14:49:53+01:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Film/TV roundup, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Crown Mint, MDM, MintXXI, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain|

It's March, and time for one of our Film and Television themed coin round-ups We had a few weeks away from our film and television coin round-ups, but that doesn't mean they didn't just keep coming! The genre remains a hugely popular one, and it shows no signs of easing off anytime soon. To be fair, [...]

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 [...]

The lads give way to the ladies with the goddess Hera following LPM’s ‘Gods of Olympus’ bullion coin series

By |2022-01-24T00:06:30+00:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The lads give way to the ladies with the goddess Hera following LPM’s ‘Gods of Olympus’ bullion coin series Today sees the launch of the fourth in LPM Group's bullion reimagining of the Perth Mint's iconic 'Gods' series of numismatics. Debuting in 2014, they became hugely popular, even crashing the Perth Mint website on release day. The [...]

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises

By |2022-04-01T14:57:50+01:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Film/TV roundup, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Crown Mint, MDM, MintXXI, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain|

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises It looks like 2022 is going to carry on where 2021 left off, if this January selection of popular culture coins is any indicator. There's another full selection of coins and rounds on offer, mostly from the usual producers, and [...]

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 [...]

The Perth Mint expands its uber-cool The Simpsons bullion coin range with ‘Marge & Maggie’

By |2021-11-16T06:55:45+00:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The Perth Mint expands its uber-cool The Simpsons bullion coin range with 'Marge & Maggie' If you don't know 'The Simpsons', (where have you been..?) they're animated, hugely popular, even after 33 seasons, and one of the big franchises at the Perth Mint. There've been many proof coins, mostly unadventurous in design, but also a [...]

It’s movie and TV coin time with our early November round-up of the new releases

By |2022-04-01T14:50:55+01:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Film/TV roundup, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|

It's movie and TV coin time with our early November round-up of the new releases Our fifth round-up of movie and TV coins has a couple of surprises, but is generally more of the same. In general, it's more Chibi, more shaped coins, and more 007, so our decision to round these coins up rather than [...]

CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND (2021 Perth Mint)

By |2021-10-20T17:46:58+01:00October 20th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gilded, Inserts, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

One of the Perth Mint's wackier ranges, the loose mix of antiqued coins with unusual centres has been in production since they released a very pretty Alice in Wonderland coin with a small clock in the middle, back in 2015. Over the years we've seen a compass, thermometer, even an abacus inset into coins, which might sound [...]

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