September, 2019

Perth Mint release a neat 12-coin collectors box to hold the new Lunar Series III coin range

By |2019-09-20T21:28:51+01:00September 20th, 2019|Categories: Accessories, News Nuggets, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint release a neat 12-coin collectors box to hold the new Lunar Series III coin range With the advent of the Perth Mints new Lunar Series III bullion range, it's nice to see the mint consider some display options at the beginning. The product of choice is a 12-coin box with a clear acrylic lid and an outer shipper that will sell for $75.00 [...]

New Coin Series Profiles and updates – mid September

By |2019-09-19T16:51:59+01:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

New Coin Series Profiles and updates - mid September Time for a quick update on changes and additions to the Coin Series Profiles and Bullion Profiles, just so you know I haven't been sitting around doing nothing..;)New CSP's are one for CIT's superb Dimensional Skull series, and we've tried a new dark theme for this. Also added is one for a series we've wanted to do for [...]

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, [...]

Italy marks the 100th anniversary of the death of artist Cesare Maccari on latest 5€ silver coin

By |2019-09-17T13:53:45+01:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, News Nuggets, People, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Italy marks the 100th anniversary of the death of artist Cesare Maccari on latest 5€ silver coin Cesare Maccari was born on 9 May 1840 was an Italian painter and sculptor who found fame for his works of historical art. It is his work on a series of frescoes in the Salone d'Onore, in Rome's Palazzo Madama, (home to the Italian Senate), painted between 1882-1888, for which he has become [...]

CIT release videos of many of their new ANA 2019 releases. It’s a fine bunch.

By |2019-09-04T15:35:47+01:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, CIT Coin Invest|

CIT release videos of many of their new ANA 2019 releases. It's a fine bunch. We've already had a quick look at the new issues from CIT Coin Invest that were revealed at last months ANA show, but the Liechtenstein-based producer always puts together some excellent videos to show them off. We've rounded them up here and there are some beautiful pieces on display. They're all [...]

August, 2019

We’ve updated lots of coin profiles and guides, and added new ones

By |2019-08-20T21:02:21+01:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

We've updated lots of coin profiles and guides and added new ones The changes, updates and refinements continue in the background and we've quite a few this month. On the Coin Series Profile front, we've added them for Numiscollect's 'Archaeology & Symbolism' series, and MDM's Shapes of Wildlife programme, of which the third (Shapes of America) was first shown at last weeks ANA show. Existing profiles, like Underwater World, have [...]

ANA 2019: Canada adds the fourth issue to its Predator series of silver bullion coins

By |2019-08-15T13:39:02+01:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

ANA 2019: Canada adds the fourth issue to its Predator series of silver bullion coins The fourth issue in the RCM's Predator series has been launched at the ANA show and carries on the theme of leaping carnivores from the Canadian ecosystem. Following the 2016 Cougar, 2017 Lynx, and 2018 Wolf designs, this 500k mintage 1oz silver coin continues a long line of relatively small mintage nature coins [...]

Canadian Wildlife 2/3: Annual gold series features animal portraits starting with the Cougar

By |2019-08-11T01:19:28+01:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Gold, Nature, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canadian Wildlife 2/3: Annual gold series features animal portraits starting with the Cougar The second of our three-article look at Canada's new wildlife coins features the rarest and least affordable of the offerings. A new annual series called Canadian Wildlife Portraits will showcase some of the amazing, larger animals that inhabit the often harsh environments of this Northern land. First up is the Cougar, and the [...]

July, 2019

Angry Birds, a heatwave and a few days off

By |2019-07-25T15:26:19+01:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Bi-Metallic, News Nuggets, Site Update, Coloured, Movies & TV, Pobjoy Mint, Sierra Leone|

Angry Birds, a heatwave and a few days off Just to let you know, we're taking a few days off. With the heat here reaching record highs and not having had a break for what seems like an epoch, we're going to have a recharge. We should be back early next week. There may be an article or two in the meantime, but no promises. [...]

Silver version of the second and last Australian Map of the World domed coin finally joins the gold

By |2019-07-10T12:29:24+01:00July 10th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Australia, Science, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Silver version of the second and last Australian Map of the World domed coin finally joins the gold We've already covered the gold version of this coin, so we won't retread the subject, but suffice to say, this is an interesting domed 1oz coin that just got a whole lot more affordable. It depicts the New and Accurate Map of the World, produced in 1624 by John Speed [...]

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