November, 2019

EC8 draws to a close with the penultimate bullion coin issues for the 2019 programme

By |2019-11-20T20:18:17+00:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Anguilla, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, St Vincent & Grenadines|

EC8 draws to a close with the penultimate bullion coin issues for the 2019 programme With eight issues per year, Scottsdale Mints Caribbean themed EC8 bullion coin programme has added plenty of variety to their selection of annual releases. Launched last year, 2019 is the second run through the eight island nations that comprise the Eastern Caribbean financial group which these unique designs are issued for. These [...]

October, 2019

Coloured proof gold and silver EC8 Montserrat coins join their bullion siblings

By |2019-10-04T12:32:33+01:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Coloured proof gold and silver EC8 Montserrat coins join their bullion siblings Following the bullion versions of the latest issues in Scottsdale Mint's expansive EC8, the mint has finally revealed the coloured proof variants of the second of them - Montserrat. The Grenada issue was covered last week. This is a more traditional style of design than that used for the Grenadian coin, using an enhanced interpretation of [...]

Barbados and Scottsdale Mint add to the 2019 silver bullion coin selection with the Flying Fish

By |2019-10-02T20:09:13+01:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Barbados, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Barbados and Scottsdale Mint add to the 2019 silver bullion coin selection with the Flying Fish The burgeoning selection of 2019 silver bullion coins has had another bump from the super-prolific Scottsdale Mint. Adding a second coin to their Barbados fish-themed series after the April issued Lionfish, they can boast a selection of designs second to nobody else in the market this year. The highly [...]

September, 2019

Grenadian EC8 coins arrive in coloured proof gold and silver formats after a short delay

By |2019-09-22T22:30:38+01:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Grenadian EC8 coins arrive in coloured proof gold and silver formats after a short delay We covered the bullion versions of the latest pair of issues in Scottsdale Mint's interesting EC8 last week, but unusually, the proof coloured variants did not appear at the same time. The Grenadian coins have finally showed up, but we're still waiting for the proof versions of the 2019 Montserrat issue to [...]

Biblical Stories series from Scottsdale Mint continues on with Cast the First Stone

By |2019-09-18T14:27:18+01:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, News Nuggets, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Biblical Stories series from Scottsdale Mint continues on with Cast the First Stone Now on its 28th release, Scottsdale Mint's epic Biblical Series of 2oz rimless, high-relief, antiqued silver coins has become a perennial fixture on the yearly numismatic calendar. The program is to issue six-coins annually over a period of ten years - so 60 coins in total.Drawing direct inspiration from the famed 19th century woodcut artist, Gustave Dore, [...]

EC8 bullion coin programme adds Montserrat to its 2019 line-up

By |2019-09-10T12:40:31+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Montserrat, Scottsdale Mint|

EC8 bullion coin programme adds Montserrat to its 2019 line-up The second of Scottsdale's EC8 bullion coins to be issued today is for the Caribbean Emerald Isle, one famous for its volcano, Montserrat. The mint has gone with the islands strong Irish connection and drawn a pretty representation of the emblem from the national flag, surrounded by a cloud of four-leaf clovers.An intricate patterned border surrounds the main [...]

Scottsdale continue their 2019 run through the Caribbean EC8 programme with diving paradise, Grenada

By |2019-09-22T22:09:34+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue their 2019 run through the Caribbean EC8 programme with diving paradise, Grenada The EC8 series from Scottsdale Mint continues its journey through the Caribbean with the eight-coin 2019 programme. This is the second run through the eight island nations that make up the EC8. Scottsdale have actually issued two designs today (the second article will be up shortly), and have decided to go with the [...]

August, 2019

Scottsdale returns to Samoa for its second annual Seahorse silver bullion coin, and doubles the choice of finish

By |2019-08-29T15:51:19+01:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, Samoa|

Scottsdale returns to Samoa for its second annual Seahorse silver bullion coin, and doubles the choice of finish The Samoa Seahorse bullion coin is back and it has reappeared with two finishes this time. Launching last year for the first time, the Samoa Seahorse from Scottsdale Mint was a pretty coin with an unusual artistic style and a 30,000 mintage. Available only as a prooflike one-ounce silver [...]

African Leopard one-ounce silver bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for the third year

By |2019-08-13T14:52:51+01:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

African Leopard one-ounce silver bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for the third year Scottsdale are back with a new addition to their limited mintage Ghanaian issued range of bullion coins called African Leopard. As you can tell from that name, it's one of an expanding selection of bullion coins featuring animals, and especially, big cats. The first of this particular series to debut came in [...]

July, 2019

The Nature Isle, Dominica, returns as Scottsdale continues its second run through the Caribbean

By |2019-07-24T14:09:12+01:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, St Kitts & St Nevis|

The Nature Isle, Dominica, returns as Scottsdale continues its second run through the Caribbean Three coins into the eight-coin 2019 programme, the EC8 series from Scottsdale Mint is working its way through the Caribbean countries for the second time. One of the most beautiful islands anywhere, not just in this region, is the island of Dominica, not to be confused with the Dominican Republic. An island devoid [...]

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