Are you the lucky one! Coins Today picks the certificate number that wins a one-off 5oz gold coin

By |2020-04-01T22:34:01+01:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Event, News Nuggets, Silver, Niue Island|

Are you the lucky one! Coins Today picks the certificate number that wins a one-off 5oz gold coin Back in mid-December, we posted an article about an intriguing new bullion coin from Korean producer, Coins Today. It was called 'Lucky Coin', and for good reason. Each of the 25,000 coins sold [...]

New Australian bullion coin pays homage to the 1980 discovery of the Hand of Faith nugget

By |2020-03-02T22:42:22+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Australia, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint|

New Australian bullion coin pays homage to the 1980 discovery of the Hand of Faith nugget Last year, the Perth Mint launched 'Welcome Stranger', the first in a new bullion coin series featuring some of the giant nuggets found in Australia. The series is back with 'Hand of Faith', Weighing in at almost 875 ozt, [...]

APMEX debuts a new limited silver bullion coin from Laos called Panthera Tigris – the Tiger

By |2020-02-28T02:49:53+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, Laos|

APMEX debuts a new limited silver bullion coin from Laos called Panthera Tigris - the Tiger A quick look at a new bullion coin from Laos. It isn't often we see coins from the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia - just the Jade Lunars from MDM spring to mind - but US mega-dealer APMEX [...]

General Joseph Haller’s symbolic ride into the sea marked on new Polish silver coin

By |2020-02-19T12:41:31+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: News Nuggets, Military, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

General Joseph Haller's symbolic ride into the sea marked on new Polish silver coin Poland seems to love its history coins more than most and the National Bank of Poland (NBP) issues some quite esoteric examples. There are quite a few centennial coins of late, buoyed by the period around one hundred years ago being one of [...]

Saint Lucian Flamingo entrant in Scottsdale’s EC8 2019 series arrives in superb proof form

By |2020-02-12T17:26:50+00:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, Saint Lucia|

Saint Lucian Flamingo entrant in Scottsdale's EC8 2019 series arrives in superb proof form The good news is that Scottsdale Mint's Eastern Caribbean 8 (EC8) series is coming back in 2020 for its third annual run through the eight nations in the programme, but what we're looking at here is [...]

Deadly & Dangerous is 15 and the big cuddly tarantula carries the baton for Australia

By |2020-02-06T15:53:35+00:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Downies, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Deadly & Dangerous is 15 and the big cuddly tarantula carries the baton for Australia Hard to believe that Deadly & Dangerous is now fifteen years old. A testament to the popularity of the subject and of the seemingly endless supply of malevolent creatures that populate the Australian continent, it's fair to say [...]

Beautiful Polish history series, Treasures of Stanislaw August, debuts the first of its two 2020 releases

By |2020-02-04T17:36:37+00:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: History, News Nuggets, Gold, People, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Beautiful Polish history series, Treasures of Stanislaw August, debuts the first of its two 2020 releases A long term favourite of ours, the National Bank of Poland's 'Treasures of Stanislaw August' is a superb series that reproduces a late 18th century series of medallions commissioned by the last king of the [...]

Smartminting Week: CIT add Gandhi pair to their Revolutionaries series of silver and minigold coins

By |2020-02-03T13:44:22+00:00February 3rd, 2020|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, People, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

Smartminting Week: CIT add Gandhi pair to their Revolutionaries series of silver and minigold coins A relatively low key issue from CIT Coin Invest kicks off our look at smartminting this week. The first coin in this series, Chinggis Khan, was actually the one that introduced the potential of smartminting to the world. A reintroduction [...]

WMF20: Quirky mesh-finish ‘Trapped’ series from CIT returns with an eerie pair of hands

By |2020-02-02T02:53:01+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, News Nuggets, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

WMF20: Quirky mesh-finish 'Trapped' series from CIT returns with an eerie pair of hands A hugely original release from CIT Coin Invest last year was a coin called 'Trapped'. Depicting a human face screaming from behind some tightly stretched fabric, it raised in us that innate claustrophobic fear that almost all [...]

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