Creatures of the North – Werewolf (2021 Royal Canadian Mint)

By |2021-09-22T11:31:33+01:00September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Bullion, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

In a big launch early last year, we showed off the first in a new series from the Royal Canadian Mint called 'Creatures of the North: The Kraken'. After an extended, no doubt Covid led delay, the second coin is about to ship. This time we're out of the sea and into the woods with the legendary Werewolf. [...]


By |2021-09-20T20:22:23+01:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Star Wars bullion returns today with the new APMEXclusive release of the New Zealand Mints latest. This one is going to be super popular, we think, given it showcases the biggest character of the moment, The Mandalorian. The smash-hit Disney TV series is soon to start showing season 3, so we don't doubt that fans will start looking [...]


By |2021-09-13T18:47:59+01:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

We actually missed the last pair of Chibi coins released at the end of August, but the pair for early September are here now, so we’ll jump ahead. The first of them is the next Lord of the Rings issue, in this case Aragorn, A popular character, we’d imagine the building hype for the new Amazon prequel [...]

Fellowship of the Ring Movie 20th bullion (2021 NZ Post/APMEX)

By |2021-09-10T17:13:27+01:00September 10th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, New Zealand|

Considered an absolute tour-de-force of the fantasy movie genre, Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is now 20 years old, and in a rare occurence, the New Zealand Post is issuing, in partnership with APMEX, a silver bullion coin to celebrate. The movie, and its sequels, were filmed in Jackson's native [...]

Nautical Ounce – Sedov bullion (2021)

By |2021-09-08T21:55:09+01:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, BH Mayer, Rwanda|

Launching in 2017, the Nautical Ounce series of bullion coins has now reached the grand old age of five with the release of Sedov. This is actually an attractive range, with a relatively low profile, but easily the equal of much of the ship themed competition, and better than the similar Rwandan African Ounce wildlife series, in our [...]

Back to the Future 2 bullion (2021 The Coin Company)

By |2021-09-08T22:24:59+01:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, The Coin Company|

The second Back to the Future bullion coin moves through the trilogy to showcase the second movie. The Robert Zemeckis directed film was released in 1989 and was a hit, coming in at No.3 in the box office rankings that year. It continued the story of Marty McFly and Doc Brown, and it was filmed back to [...]

Celtic Animals – Rabbit (2021 APMEX)

By |2021-08-31T20:51:06+01:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Nature, Silver, Chad|

Another new limited mintage silver bullion coin series from APMEX debuted last year, called 'Celtic Animals'. Similar in concept to their 'Mandala Animals' series, it depicts animals not in a natural form, but instead constructed from the symbology associated with that culture. They look like they've been constructed almost as if in a small, intricate tattoo style.They look [...]

Lion King Hakuna Matata bullion (2021 NZ Mint)

By |2021-08-25T20:22:41+01:00August 25th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The 15th bullion release in the New Zealand Mints Disney range launches today, and it's the third in the Lion King sub-series. Reproducing scenes from the movie rather than just showcasing different characters, it's something a little different from the rest of the range and all the better for it. This one has a scene of Simba, [...]

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