A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 – War, Religion and History

By |2021-07-30T16:26:14+01:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 - War, Religion and History As promised, here's the second of our round-ups of coin releases from the major Eastern European Mints for the first half of 2021. We've already covered Slovakia, and probably one of the Baltic states will be next. These [...]

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds – the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

By |2021-07-26T16:15:32+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, History, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver|

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds - the Hanging Gardens of Babylon We don't cover many rounds here as it's hard enough keeping up with the coins, but we do dabble when we feel it's relevant, and we think that applies to this very nice series from US dealer APMEX. The Seven [...]

Grand Shipwrecks in a History series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time – Vasa

By |2021-07-26T09:58:55+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|

'Grand Shipwrecks in a History' series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time - Vasa Naval history is always a solid subject for a coin, going hand in hand with numismatics long association with the rulers of empires and nations, and the large fleets many had under their control. It also [...]

The skull & crossbones returns with Anne Bonny, the first of the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queens’

By |2021-07-19T10:04:29+01:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|

The skull & crossbones returns with Anne Bonny, the first of the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queens’ Just like the movie industry, it seems what's in vogue comes in waves, and one of the current subjects that seem to crop up in the bullion coin market has been the world of pirates and old sailing [...]

Emporium Hamburg’s ‘Prehistoric Life’ bullion coin series heads to the sky with the famous Archaeopteryx

By |2021-07-15T19:23:39+01:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Emporium Hamburg|

Emporium Hamburg's 'Prehistoric Life' bullion coin series heads to the sky with the famous Archaeopteryx The latest in Emporium Hamburg's cool 'Prehistoric Life' bullion coins here and it's the second of three due in 2021, and the fifth of at least twelve in the series. We have the first four base silver versions in hand here [...]

Exclusive first look: Striking new two-ounce Achilles Shield is a stunning addition to the stackable silver market

By |2021-07-12T01:29:18+01:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Medallion, Silver, Coins Today KR|

Exclusive first look: Striking new two-ounce Achilles Shield is a stunning addition to the stackable silver market It was only in April that we unveiled the new Doggaebi stackable silver coin from Coins Today Korea, and only a fortnight ago that the kilo variant debuted. These were the first really different competitors to Scottsdales interesting stackable coin [...]

A round up of issues from Slovakia for the first half of 2021 – Mountains, Caves & Music

By |2021-07-07T22:12:36+01:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Nature, People, Silver, Bank of Slovakia|

A round up of issues from Slovakia for the first half of 2021 - Mountains, Caves & Music With the release of the Bank of Slovakia's latest silver coin today, we thought we'd have a little round-up of their releases for 2021 to date. Obviously, as is often the norm with Eastern European countries, there are [...]

The Queen’s Beasts ‘Completer’ silver bullion coins finally put in an appearance in 2oz and 1kg form

By |2021-07-06T13:42:19+01:00July 6th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Queen's Beasts 'Completer' silver bullion coins finally put in an appearance in 2oz and 1kg form We've already covered the beautiful Queen's Beasts 'Completer' coins in both original proof form, and in the very desirable limited ten-coin sets, so we're not going to go over that again, but the hugely popular silver bullion coin version [...]

Royal Mint bows out of the Queens Beasts series with three collections, including a lower-priced quarter-ounce silver set

By |2021-06-30T11:07:57+01:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint bows out of the Queens Beasts series with three collections, including a lower-priced quarter-ounce silver set Launching on Monday, the Royal Mint have rounded out their hugely popular and quite beautiful Jody Clark-penned 'Queen's Beasts' series with a trio of ten coin collections. With the Royal Mint on a seemingly unstoppable roll of hits [...]

Exclusive! Korean Doggaebi silver stacker explodes in size with the launch of an impressive one kilo silver version

By |2021-06-28T22:24:42+01:00June 28th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Medallion, Coins Today KR|

Exclusive! Korean Doggaebi silver stacker explodes in size with the launch of an impressive one kilo silver version Back in April, Coins Today Korea launched a striking new two-ounce silver bullion piece for the stackable market. Much like Scottsdale Mint's iconic 'Stacker', they have a negative imprint of the main face on the obverse so that they [...]

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