News Nuggets

June, 2019

Scottsdale Mint’s gold and silver Cayman Islands Marlin bullion coin is back unchanged for 2019

By |2019-06-13T13:02:01+01:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cayman Islands, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's gold and silver Cayman Islands Marlin bullion coin is back unchanged for 2019 For the third successive year, Arizona-based Scottsdale Mint is releasing its Marlin bullion coin. The 2017 debut comprised of just a one-ounce silver coin, but subsequently, a one-ounce gold variant has been offered alongside. No changes to the design outside of the inscribed date. The leaping fish and wavy-lined border return. [...]

Swiss Mint puts the Alpine countries renowned Crocodile locomotive on its annual gold coin

By |2019-06-12T10:19:50+01:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Gold, Science, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

Swiss Mint puts the Alpine countries renowned Crocodile locomotive on its annual gold coin The Swiss Mint isn't a hugely prolific one, but they do bring a certain quirky charm with their style and choice of subject. They generally only issue a single gold coin every year, and the last three years has seen a railway tunnel, a mountain rescue dog, and William Tell doing the honours. [...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the penultimate issue in the NZ Mints nine coin movie poster series

By |2019-06-10T16:42:26+01:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the penultimate issue in the NZ Mints nine coin movie poster series Star Wars poster coins have been a good seller for the NZ Mint, with early coins seemingly attracting some appreciation on the after market, but The Last Jedi here represents the penultimate movie to get an issue. Only the last in the multi decade spanning series, called Episode IX: The [...]

A much needed guide to the various Mint of Poland high relief ancient-themed coin series is now live

By |2019-06-07T18:50:16+01:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

A much needed guide to the various Mint of Poland high relief ancient-themed coin series is now live Just a quick update to let you know we've compiled a much needed summary of all the various Mint of Poland ancient-themed coin series that have been generating so much interest over the last few years. It shows all the various series and the coins that have been released to date in [...]

May, 2019

Pobjoys Pegasus silver bullion coin gets a limited edition D-Day proof privy mark edition

By |2019-05-31T18:04:50+01:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Bullion, News Nuggets, History, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoys Pegasus silver bullion coin gets a limited edition D-Day proof privy mark edition In a neat twist, Pobjoy are issuing a limited number of Pegasus bullion coins with a paratrooper privy mark and a proof finish, and they will be struck on the 75th anniversary of D-Day - 6th June. Operation Deadstick was an airborne assault designed to capture two bridges in Normandy. The operation [...]

Barbados Trident returns in gold and silver bullion form for 2019

By |2019-05-30T12:36:43+01:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Barbados, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Barbados Trident returns in gold and silver bullion form for 2019 Returning again, the Barbados Trident bullion coin is now back on sale. Available in one-ounce 0.999 silver, and one-ounce 0.9999 gold formats there are no alterations to the basic design, other than the date, from last two years, except for the background. The pattern of wavy lines is back after the use of a crinkled finish last year, [...]

Just a quick site update

By |2019-05-23T19:47:37+01:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

Just a quick site update Just to let you know we shall be back with new posts from tomorrow afternoon. We're currently busy moving servers, so hopefully we'll be a bit faster having moved to the latest Wordpress and PHP, amongst other things. We're just sorting out the transition to https//: (secure site). Even though we don't sell anything, its clear that Google favours those that have it, so we're [...]

New guides and updates for mid-May

By |2019-05-19T10:15:14+01:00May 18th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

New guides and updates for mid-May Just a quick note to let you know about some new guides and some revised old ones. This stuff goes on and doesn't always get noticed unless we do a quick post like this to point you in the right direction. Two new guides are now live. The first one is a look at a quirky silver foil series from the New Zealand Mint [...]

Bart is the latest of the dysfunctional Simpsons to join Tuvalu’s proof coin series

By |2019-05-07T00:55:29+01:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Bart is the latest of the dysfunctional Simpsons to join Tuvalu's proof coin series The Simpsons, America's longest-running sitcom, and scripted primetime TV series, is represented again on the Perth Mint's fifth coin to feature Matt Groening's ultra-popular creation. Now 30 seasons old and with at least 2 more on the way, this animated juggernaut will surpass 700 episodes. Although its best seasons are behind it, the show [...]

April, 2019

A few updates to Coin Series Profiles with a few days off

By |2019-04-22T19:47:50+01:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

Site updates continue with new & revised profiles, and an appeal We've been taking a few days off for Easter and will be back hard at work on Wednesday (birthday tomorrow!), but inbetween bouts of relaxation, we've managed to update a few Coin Series Profiles. The Polish series 'Enduring Soldiers' has had the latest coin added to it. A fine series celebrating some truly brave individuals. Amongst a few others, [...]

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