British Virgin Islands Pegasus minigold gold (2021 Pobjoy Mint)

By |2021-07-07T15:04:53+01:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gold, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Minigold coins, those under a gram in weight (usually 0.5 grams) have become increasingly popular over the last five years or so, and will no doubt continue to be so as the price of gold rises. Like the silver bullion market, increased interest brings increased choice, and with the rise in quality brought about by advances in [...]

Pobjoy launches the American Flamingo bullion coin series for the British Virgin Islands in gold and silver

By |2021-05-05T15:12:37+01:00May 5th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy launches the American Flamingo bullion coin series for the British Virgin Islands in gold and silver Another new bullion coin joins the ever swelling 2021 ranks and it's the British Pobjoy Mint doing the swelling. Over the last few years, Pobjoy has increased its offerings of bullion issued for the various British Overseas Territories in its [...]

PEGASUS FROSTED BULLION (2021 Pobjoy Mint)

By |2021-03-09T17:15:23+00:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy Mint's pretty 'Pegasus' bullion coin returns for its fifth annual release with the design it has carried since 2018. The debut coin had a completely different look, but that only lasted for the 2017 issue year, the mint now going with this design annually. Depicting Pegasus rearing up with his wings outstretched, it will be familiar [...]

Pobjoy takes up the Queen’s Beasts challenge with the first in a new bi-metallic style proof coin series

By |2021-02-25T18:56:42+00:00February 25th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, British Indian Ocean Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy takes up the Queen's Beasts challenge with the first in a new bi-metallic style proof coin series One of the best proof/bullion coin series in recent years, in our view, the Royal Mints 'Queen's Beasts' ten-issue series will no doubt go down as a modern numismatic classic. To follow so soon after with your own [...]

CENTENARY OF WILLIAM SPEIRS BRUCE (2021 POBJOY MINT)

By |2021-01-22T13:34:43+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, People, Silver, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy's latest ship coin ties in neatly with their Antarctica and nautical series with a commemoration of a centenary since the death of Scottish explorer William Speirs Bryce. The 8.00 gram sterling silver variant has a tiny mintage of just 175 pieces, and depicts his ship, the Scotia. Looks neat enough, is well packaged, and offers a [...]

The ill-fated HMS Terror is showcased in more successful times on Pobjoy Mints latest silver 50 pence coin

By |2020-12-14T22:53:17+00:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: History, Silver, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

The ill-fated HMS Terror is showcased in more successful times on Pobjoy Mints latest silver 50 pence coin Recently showcased with a star appearance on a fantastic TV mini-series, the last fateful voyage of the HMS Terror and the HMS Erebus was been brought back into popular discussion ever since the discovery of the wreck off the [...]

400 YEARS OF THE MAYFLOWER (2020, Pobjoy Mint)

By |2020-09-17T12:56:14+01:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

The epic voyage of The Mayflower four centuries ago has remained an inspirational tale to many, but there have been surprisingly few numismatic issues commemorating it. One of those participating was the British Pobjoy Mint, who released a limited run of silver bullion coins featuring the ship under full sail. This was exclusively distributed by US dealer, APMEX.That [...]

PENGUIN SERIES: GENTOO PENGUIN (2020, Pobjoy Mint)

By |2020-07-18T16:56:28+01:00July 18th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, Pobjoy Mint, South Georgia|

The British Pobjoy Mint's long love affair with the penguin continues with the release of the second of four 50p coins in their 2020 collection. These collections originated in 2017 with a 4-coin set issued for the Falkland Islands, followed by a similar set of 5 the following year. In 2019, they moved to the British Antarctic [...]

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 11 LANDING: GILDED (2020, Pobjoy)

By |2020-06-17T19:37:22+01:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Ascension Island, Gilded, Science, Silver, Pobjoy Mint|

We saw a good selection of coins last year that celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and in amongst the mix was a domed piece by the Pobjoy Mint. A two-ounce silver coin with plenty of high relief, it was a neat enough design, mixing various elements associated with the mission (flag, footprint, [...]

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