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, [...]

BIG CATS SERIES: THE PANTHER (2020, Pobjoy Mint)

By |2020-06-11T16:53:39+01:00June 11th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy Mint's selection of Big Cat coins adds to the litter with the third issue in it's 2oz proof silver series. Launched early this year with a Lion design, and followed up by one featuring the Cheetah, the latest entrant depicts a Panther. The style of these are quite distinctive and consistent - showing a portrait view [...]

2020 PENGUIN SERIES: CHINSTRAP PENGUIN (Pobjoy Mint)

By |2020-05-27T17:10:44+01:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bi-Metallic, Nature, Silver, Pobjoy Mint, South Georgia|

Pobjoy has a long history with the trqaditional British 50 pence coin, and while the UK issues are obviously dealt with by the Royal Mint, they've carved out a healthy niche in the Overseas Territories. In 2019, the mint issued a five-coin series depicting penguins. The lovable little bird-torpedoes were popular enough to warrant a new series for [...]

2020 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 13 (POBJOY MINT)

By |2020-05-21T02:56:08+01:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Ascension Island, Science, Silver, Pobjoy Mint|

Last year was a big coin event with the 50th anniversary of the amazing moon landing, undertaken on the Apollo 11 by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. While that was a success, it wasn't all plain sailing for NASA. Just a year later, the Apollo 13 mission to return to the moon almost ended in [...]

Pobjoy and Gibraltar remembers Victory in Europe Day with a fifty pence coin trio

By |2020-05-08T02:14:22+01:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Event, History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Gibraltar, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy and Gibraltar remembers Victory in Europe Day with a fifty pence coin trio After several years of a numismatic commemoration for the centennial events of the First World War, we're now firmly within the realms of the 75th anniversary memorials for the Second. An even bigger swathe of destruction swept around [...]

APMEX has Pobjoy’s latest silver bullion coin on exclusive – the British Indian Ocean Territory Turtle

By |2020-03-10T00:33:54+00:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, British Indian Ocean Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

APMEX has Pobjoy's latest silver bullion coin on exclusive - the British Indian Ocean Territory Turtle The latest small mintage silver bullion coin to hit the market is the first for one of Britain's myriad overseas colonial era islands situated in the sea between Tanzania and Indonesia, the British Indian [...]

400th anniversary of the Mayflower expedition is commemorated on a new limited run Pobjoy bullion coin

By |2020-01-21T12:19:39+00:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Bullion, History, News Nuggets, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

400th anniversary of the Mayflower expedition is commemorated on a new limited run Pobjoy bullion coin A big year for the United States with the 400th anniversary of the voyage of The Mayflower. Carrying the Puritans from Plymouth, England to Provincetown, Massachusetts in the New World, this small ship battled for two months to cross [...]

Load More Posts
Go to Top