Eastern Caribbean 8: Antigua Grenada gold and silver bullion coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-06-27T13:18:09+01:00June 27th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Antigua & Barbuda, Bullion, Gold, Sport, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Finally, the last pair of designs in Scottsdale Mint's eight-coin Eastern Caribbean 8 programme for 2023, the sixth annual run through this popular tourist location, has been issued, and there's one for Antigua & Barbuda, and one for Grenada. The Antiguan coin is the fourth Rum Runner design, looking at the island's long history with the rum [...]

Eastern Caribbean 8: Anguilla gold and silver bullion coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-05-23T13:40:00+01:00May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Anguilla, Bullion, Gold, Sport, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Along with the Montserrat coin came the issue for Anguilla. Regular readers will know of my affinity for this island, having lived and worked there in 2005/6, so it's great to see a coin capture the place so well. The boat races around the island (it isn't a big place) were a highlight of the annual calendar, [...]

Eastern Caribbean 8: Montserrat gold and silver bullion coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-05-23T12:43:29+01:00May 23rd, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Montserrat, Scottsdale Mint|

We recently covered the second pair of coins in Scottsdale Mint's eight-coin Eastern Caribbean 8 programme for 2023, the sixth annual run through this beautiful region of the world. This is the fifth of them, and is for the island of Montserrat, famous for an active volcano that sometimes like to try and kill everyone, the last [...]

Eastern Caribbean 8: Dominica gold and silver bullion coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-05-07T14:30:48+01:00May 7th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Nature, Gold, Silver, Dominica, Scottsdale Mint|

The second Eastern Caribbean 8 coin to be released in this batch is this terrific design for Dominica, not to be confused with Haiti's next door neighbour, the Dominican Republic. Dominica is a stunning island, lacking the beaches the Caribbean is famed for, but replacing them with a rainforest replete with a breathtaking biodiversity. The EC8 coins [...]

Eastern Caribbean 8: St Kitts & Nevis gold and silver bullion coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-05-07T14:12:49+01:00May 7th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, St Kitts & St Nevis, Scottsdale Mint|

A little later than normal, Scottsdale Mint continues to work its way through the eight Caribbean nations that make up what is known as the Eastern Caribbean 8. These island states are linked by a common currency issued through the EC Central Bank, and have been the subject of a bullion coin programme since 2018, all issued [...]

Ghana Leopard gold and silver bullion coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-04-16T11:54:23+01:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

One of the longer running series in Scottsdale Mint's copious range of bullion coins, the African Leopard debuted in 2017 with a silver coin, and has been issued annually ever since. In 2020, a gold variant was added to the range, also an ounce in weight, and in 2022, the African Leopard title was seemingly dropped in favour [...]

Biblical Series 53, 54, and 55: The Sermon on the Mount +2 silver coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-03-28T17:35:14+00:00March 28th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

The 60-coin, 10-year Biblical Series program of two-ounce silver coins, continues its inevitable march to completion with the debut of the 52nd, 53rd, and 54th issues. Scottsdale Mint has brought the series up-to-date much quicker than we thought they would, and this finalisation of the 2023 releases, means there's a great chance the last six coins will debut [...]

Scottsdale Mint has been busy with additions to their Marlin, Mermaid, and Alien bullion coin programs

By |2024-03-11T19:09:55+00:00March 11th, 2024|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Nature, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Cayman Islands, Ghana, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint has been busy with additions to their Marlin, Mermaid, and Alien bullion coin programs Prolific bullion coin producer, Scottsdale Mint, has a catalogue of different series that puts most of the competition to shame. Everything from religion, through science-fiction, to, most popularly, nature, has a presence in the range. There's gold and silver, some [...]

Great Commanders are the subject of a striking new bullion coin range from Scottsdale Mint and SD Bullion

By |2024-02-21T22:52:56+00:00February 21st, 2024|Categories: Bullion, History, Military, Gold, Silver, Liberia, Scottsdale Mint|

Great Commanders are the subject of a striking new bullion coin range from Scottsdale Mint and SD Bullion History is usually defined by military prowess, and a single commander can often be the driving force behind huge changes in the regional order, sometimes even the world. Even going back thousands of years into antiquity, talented [...]

Scottsdale Mint finally debuts its 2023 Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion programme with St. Lucia, and St. Vincent & the Grenadines

By |2024-01-25T22:12:52+00:00January 25th, 2024|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Politics & Finance, Silver, Saint Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint finally debuts its 2023 Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion programme with St. Lucia, and St. Vincent & the Grenadines Launching back in 2018, Scottsdale Mint's EC8 programme has become one of the most ambitious bullion ranges in production today. It's composed of eight annual designs, one for each of the Caribbean island nations in [...]

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