August, 2019

Italy continues its silver Explorers Series with Christopher Columbus and his naval voyages

By |2019-08-21T13:47:37+01:00August 21st, 2019|Categories: History, People, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Italy continues its silver Explorers Series with Christopher Columbus and his naval voyages The Italian mint, IPZS, kick-started a new series of €10 silver coins last year, designed to celebrate the accomplishments of some of the world's great explorers. The first issue was a fine look at Marco Polo and his epic travels through Asia. A 22.0 gram sterling 0.925 silver coin with a 5,000 mintage and a [...]

Germania issues Berserk, the mighty warrior that strikes fear in his enemies, as a 2oz silver design

By |2019-08-15T20:08:26+01:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Germania Mint|

Germania issues Berserk, the mighty warrior that strikes fear in his enemies, as a 2oz silver design New kids on the block, Germania Mint, have already gotten off to a flying start with their pretty Germania and Allegories silver bullion rounds. Tapping into the desire for national personification, the mint chose to bring to the fore the legends and iconography of a region that had fought the [...]

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins

By |2019-08-14T18:38:09+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins Up there with the best of the world;s coin producers, Dutch company Numiscollect have tapped into the CIT/BH Mayer pairing, thus leveraging the expertise on offer to bring to reality some of the best coins released today. Numiscollect have a great reputation for inventive designs and a wide choice of themes and their ANA 2019 selection [...]

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins

By |2019-08-14T22:19:53+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins Liechtenstein coin producer CIT have long been the darlings of the coin world, with their ability to design, and then fully realise, some ambitious and stunning numismatics. Since the debut of the Tiffany series back in 2004, they, along with the mint BH Mayer, have repeatedly pushed the envelope on what is possible, and their [...]

The Royal Australian Mint launches the Batavia – the first triangular bullion coin

By |2019-08-14T04:40:02+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

The Royal Australian Mint launches the Batavia - the first triangular bullion coin Well, here is something unusual and unexpected. The Royal Australian Mint has shown some increased activity in the bullion coin market of late, with their recent Bottlenose Dolphin coin being a fine example. Their latest release doesn't showcase Australian wildlife, but heads back into the past to remember the dark and tragic tale of [...]

ANA 2019: Numiscollect debuts the ‘Wheel of Life’ on its latest Archaeology & Symbolism coin

By |2019-08-08T22:50:05+01:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: Numiscollect debuts the 'Wheel of Life' on its latest Archaeology & Symbolism coin As much as we love the ancient mythology coins that have been issued over the last few years, it's always great to see something set in a similar world, but with a decidedly different focus. In 2017, Dutch producer Numiscollect issued a beautiful Aztec Calendar 3oz antiqued silver coin. A micro reproduction [...]

Perth Mint kicks off its new Pirate-themed bullion coin series with Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge

By |2019-08-05T21:59:45+01:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint kicks off its new Pirate-themed bullion coin series with Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge Today sees a new bullion coin series appearing from the Perth Mint and distributed by US mega-dealer APMEX. Continuing  a recent trend diversifying the subjects away from animals to a wider selection, the subject of choice here is the fascinating world of pirates. Called Black Flag after the iconic pennant which pirates of [...]

Canada’s Second World War Battlefront continues with the operation to secure Antwerp

By |2019-08-01T23:21:01+01:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canada's Second World War Battlefront continues with the operation to secure Antwerp It's been four years since the Royal Canadian Mint embarked on its ten-coin Second World War Battlefront series of one-ounce fine silver coins. It was itself a kind of sequel to their First World War Battlefront range that had started the year before, but both ran concurrently for a while. The latest issue is another military operation [...]

July, 2019

Biggest Sovereign variant and the double thickness Piedfort join the Royal Mints 2019 range

By |2019-07-22T12:49:30+01:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Biggest Sovereign variant and the double thickness Piedfort join the Royal Mints 2019 range A perennial fixture on the numismatic calendar, and an absolute icon in the history of coins, the Royal Mint's Sovereign range carrying Benedetto Pistrucci's superb St George and the Dragon design sees the addition of its biggest variant today. The standard Sovereign has always been a 7.98 gram 22 kt gold coin, and other issues [...]

One small step: Australia celebrates Moon Landing with limited runs of gold and silver bullion coins

By |2019-07-18T13:04:31+01:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Science, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

One small step: Australia celebrates Moon Landing with limited runs of gold and silver bullion coins Plenty of numismatic celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's step off the ladder of the lunar lander and onto the lunar surface, but not much in the way of bullion coins to date. The Perth Mint has issued a decent design, with 15,000 gold and 50,000 silver ounce coins [...]

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