February, 2020

Australian Swan bullion coin back for the fourth entrant in this popular Perth Mint series

By |2020-02-20T13:49:01+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Australian Swan bullion coin back for the fourth entrant in this popular Perth Mint series Just a quick look at the latest in the Perth Mint's many annual silver bullion coin programmes, and it's the very popular Australian Swan this time out. Launching back in 2017 with a fine design, the first swan coin was a huge hit, and the two following issues also seem to have enjoyed plenty [...]

Deadly & Dangerous is 15 and the big cuddly tarantula carries the baton for Australia

By |2020-02-06T15:53:35+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Downies, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Deadly & Dangerous is 15 and the big cuddly tarantula carries the baton for Australia Hard to believe that Deadly & Dangerous is now fifteen years old. A testament to the popularity of the subject and of the seemingly endless supply of malevolent creatures that populate the Australian continent, it's fair to say the series doesn't command the attention it once did when the iconic 2006 Redback Spider [...]

WMF20: Krusty the Clown makes a cool addition to the licenced low-mintage bullion coin market

By |2020-02-02T14:45:33+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

WMF20: Krusty the Clown makes a cool addition to the licenced low-mintage bullion coin market Getting pushed to one side a little by the bigger James Bond 007 bullion coin launch, the latest Simpsons bullion coin release is, in our opinion at least, a far better coin. The Simpsons has entered the world of popular culture in a way that only the very best of animated works do, and [...]

January, 2020

WMF20: Superspy James Bond 007 joins the growing selection of licenced silver and gold bullion coins for the first time

By |2020-01-30T23:51:22+00:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

WMF20: Superspy James Bond 007 joins the growing selection of licenced silver and gold bullion coins for the first time After seeing the bullion market expanded with a multitude of media licenced designs, from Disney and Star Wars, to Star Trek and marvel, it comes as no surprise to see that perennial favourite of the action movie genre - James Bond - jump into the fray. Emanating from fan [...]

John Mercanti returns with the fifth Wedge-tailed Eagle design and its possibly the best yet

By |2020-01-03T18:58:28+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

John Mercanti returns with the fifth Wedge-tailed Eagle design and it's possibly the best yet Back in 2014, the small mintage bullion coin market wasn't as mature and populated as it is today, and the Perth Mint reigned supreme with its iconic nature-themed ranges. Perhaps sensing early on which way the market was headed, the mint partnered with the highly regarded former Chief Engraver at the United [...]

December, 2019

Star Trek coins boldly go for a neat change, with the Perth Mint’s new Holey Dollar and Delta

By |2019-12-03T19:29:40+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Star Trek coins boldly go for a neat change, with the Perth Mint's new Holey Dollar and Delta After an initial period when the Perth Mint was the only coin producer issuing Star Trek themed product, it wasn't long before the convoluted world of licenced franchising added the Royal Canadian Mint to the mix, followed last year by the New Zealand Mint (of course!), although that latter company has [...]

November, 2019

Marvel bullion coin series moves away from superheroes to the morally flexible Spiderman antagonist, Venom

By |2019-11-18T18:01:16+00:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, News Nuggets, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Marvel bullion coin series moves away from superheroes to the morally flexible Spiderman antagonist, Venom Now on its fourth year of issue, Marvel Comics bullion coin series has been a decent hit in the ever growing limited mintage silver bullion coin world, choosing for its subject the same pantheon of characters that have dominated the movie box office over the last decade. A simple series - just a 1oz 0.9999 [...]

October, 2019

Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge bullion coin is back in 5oz silver form for a run of 500 coins

By |2019-10-21T19:02:21+01:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, History, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge bullion coin is back in 5oz silver form for a run of 500 coins Following on from the debut of the first coin in a new limited series called Black Flag in 1oz gold and 1oz silver forms, the Perth Mint has now added a 500 mintage silver variant of five ounces in weight to the family. Carrying the same design, although with the [...]

September, 2019

Perth Mint release a neat 12-coin collectors box to hold the new Lunar Series III coin range

By |2019-09-20T21:28:51+01:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Accessories, News Nuggets, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint release a neat 12-coin collectors box to hold the new Lunar Series III coin range With the advent of the Perth Mints new Lunar Series III bullion range, it's nice to see the mint consider some display options at the beginning. The product of choice is a 12-coin box with a clear acrylic lid and an outer shipper that will sell for $75.00 [...]

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra

By |2019-09-03T23:31:13+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra It's that time of the year again when stackers and collectors get to see the latest designs in the Perth Mint's now iconic annual bullion coin programme. Such classics as the Koala, the Kangaroo and the Kookaburra have been gracing collections around the world for several decades, in some cases. [...]

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