Scottsdale debuts a new Cameroonian silver bullion coin – The Mandrill

By |2020-09-22T12:21:49+01:00September 22nd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale debuts a new Cameroonian silver bullion coin - The Mandrill Purveyors of an almost countless variety of bullion coins, Scottsdale Mint has carved itself a place at the top of the heap in this burgeoning marketplace. From such ambitious programmes as the Eastern Caribbean 8, to esoteric themes like the new Momotaro, there is [...]

Eastern Caribbean Eight bullion coin range heads to Grenada for its third annual vacation

By |2020-09-16T13:37:48+01:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Eastern Caribbean Eight bullion coin range heads to Grenada for its third annual vacation It wasn't long ago we looked at the second of Scottsdale Mint's 2020 run through its annual eight-coin Caribbean themed bullion coin range and now, with a programme heavily compressed by the insidious coronavirus, is the third. This time it's the turn [...]

Scottsdale launches a new silver bullion pair around Japanese cultural icon, Momotaro – Peach Boy

By |2020-09-14T11:43:08+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, Samoa|

Scottsdale launches a new silver bullion pair around Japanese cultural icon, Momotaro - Peach Boy Scottsdale Mint seems to be picking up a bit of steam to make up for the huge drag on the market caused by the coronavirus pandemic over the last few months. Latest to join their extensive and varied range of [...]

BIBLICAL STORIES: THE JUDAS KISS (2020, Scottsdale Mint)

By |2020-08-17T11:53:16+01:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Time for the 32nd of Scottsdale Mint's epic Biblical Series of two-ounce silver coins, and it's 'The Judas Kiss' getting the numismatic treatment. For those unaware, the series is based on interpretative woodcuts of 18th century artist, Gustave Dore. Whatever you're views on the subject matter, the woodcuts are clearly superb works and have translated exceptionally well to [...]

Scottsdale’s second EC8 bullion coin for 2020 debuts with a new Hummingbird design for Dominica

By |2020-09-16T11:00:15+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Dominica, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdaleā€™s second EC8 bullion coin for 2020 debuts with a new Hummingbird design for Dominica Scottsdale Mint's third run through its eight-coin annual Eastern Caribbean 8 series continues with the second issue of 2020. The dreaded Covid-19 has put a serious dent in the issue programmes, so we'd expect a quicker schedule running forward to get [...]

BARBADOS TRIDENT SILVER BULLION (2020, Scottsdale Mint)

By |2020-07-28T10:40:26+01:00July 28th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Barbados, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Back for the fourth year, the Barbados Trident has become a staple of Scottsdale Mint's annual bullion offerings. It's one that straddles the two major types of bullion coin - those that change design regularly and those that don't. The design of the broken handled trident that became the Caribbean island's symbol, has remained unchanged over the [...]

CAYMAN ISLANDS MARLIN SILVER BULLION (2020, Scottsdale Mint)

By |2020-07-21T13:38:21+01:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Nature, Silver, Cayman Islands, Scottsdale Mint|

Back for the fourth year is Scottsdale Mint's Cayman Islands issued 'Marlin' bullion coin. The leaping fish adorns the central section of the reverse face, and is surrounded by a 'wavy-patterned' border carrying various inscriptions. That border is also present on the obverse, with the centre area occupied by an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. The mintage [...]

SERPENT OF MILAN HALF OUNCE (2020, Scottsdale Mint)

By |2020-07-06T10:43:49+01:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, Samoa|

A new bullion coin series from Scottsdale Mint, a producer known for its varied and widespread selection, Serpent of Milan was an interesting idea. Based on a centuries old emblem from the Italian city-state, the Biscione depicts a serpent eating a human child. It's currently still used by the top tier football team, Inter Milan and by [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s expansive Eastern Caribbean 8 series of bullion coins returns in 2020 for a third run

By |2020-06-30T18:24:06+01:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Antigua & Barbuda, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

With everything that's been going on in the world, it's no surprise that the coin world hasn't been spared, and we'd not have been surprised in the slightest if Scottsdale Mint had decided to eschew its annual bullion jaunt around eight Caribbean nations. Late, but unbowed, the first in the mints third Caribbean cruise has now launched, and as [...]

2020 BIBLICAL SERIES #31 JESUS ON THE SEA (SCOTTSDALE MINT)

By |2020-05-11T15:38:11+01:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, History, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

If you were wondering what has happened to Scottsdale Mint's epic ten-year Biblical Series of antiqued 2oz silver coins, wonder no more. The first of the six issues due to put in an appearance through 2020 has finally been released and has gone with a numismatic rendering of 'Jesus Walking on the Sea' by Gustave [...]

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