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June, 2019

Scottsdale Mint’s gold and silver Cayman Islands Marlin bullion coin is back unchanged for 2019

By |2019-06-13T13:02:01+01:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cayman Islands, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's gold and silver Cayman Islands Marlin bullion coin is back unchanged for 2019 For the third successive year, Arizona-based Scottsdale Mint is releasing its Marlin bullion coin. The 2017 debut comprised of just a one-ounce silver coin, but subsequently, a one-ounce gold variant has been offered alongside. No changes to the design outside of the inscribed date. The leaping fish and wavy-lined border return. [...]

The Australian Emu gold and silver bullion coins return with an attractive new habitat-rich design

By |2019-06-10T15:10:38+01:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Australian Emu gold and silver bullion coins return with an attractive new habitat-rich design Still some of the most eagerly awaited bullion coins on the annual calendar, the Perth Mint has a track record of fine designs over the years that collectors have snapped up. In recent years, this Australian producer has fully embraced the emerging low mintage, unique design market with a succession of issues. [...]

Australia’s most iconic animal joins the Platypus in Downies Australia by Night coin series

By |2019-06-05T21:38:35+01:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, Downies, Niue Island|

Australia's most iconic animal joins the Platypus in Downies Australia by Night coin series Back after its debut last year, Downies 'Australia at Night' series takes another darkened look at the weird and wonderful wildlife of this southern continent. The first issue had a fine look at the Platypus, the Donald Duck/Mickey Mouse hybrid that is quite unlike anything else out there. Finished in 'Black proof'  the [...]

Perth Mints June offerings are a typical mix of bullion variants and popular culture – and an abacus!

By |2019-06-04T00:13:53+01:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Australia, Gilded, Gold, Movies & TV, Nature, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mints June offerings are a typical mix of bullion variants and popular culture - and an abacus! Coloured proof coins showcasing popular culture franchises and premium versions of the core bullion ranges are typical fare on one of the Perth Mints monthly release runs. Star Trek and the DC Comics Extended Universe (DCEU), in this case via the movie Suicide Squad, represent the former. The latter [...]

The beginning of everything? The Big Bang is realised on a new meteorite adorned silver coin

By |2019-06-03T17:49:05+01:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Science, Silver, BH Mayer, Niue Island|

The beginning of everything? The Big Bang is realised on a new meteorite adorned silver coin It's been a little quieter on the astronomy coin front of late. Fewer series seem to be ongoing and individual releases are not appearing in the numbers they were a few years ago, but what is coming on to the market is maintaining the high quality the genre is known for. [...]

May, 2019

Allcollect worked hard to showcase the hard work of the Honey Bee with a new silver coin

By |2019-05-17T17:15:29+01:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon|

Allcollect worked hard to showcase the hard work of the Honey Bee with a new silver coin Here's a little preview of an interesting new coin from European producer Allcollect. Called 'Benefits of Nature: Honey Bee' it's a beautiful look at one of the most important families of life on the planet. An ounce of 0.999 silver in weight and struck to a prooflike finish, it has a [...]

Russian Red Data Book wildlife silver coin series adds three new issues

By |2019-05-12T13:07:18+01:00May 12th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russian Red Data Book wildlife silver coin series adds three new issues It debuted in 1993 and is still going strong today. You can't say that about many coin series, if any, but the Central Bank of Russia has managed just that feat with its nature-focussed Red Book Data series. It hasn't been a half-hearted release run either, with a bulging selection of over 60 coins now [...]

Deadly & Dangerous is back with another in the seemingly endless lineup of malevolent Australian fauna

By |2019-05-01T10:55:59+01:00May 1st, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Downies, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Deadly & Dangerous is back with another in the seemingly endless lineup of malevolent Australian fauna Did uyou here the one about the Australian fluffy bunny rabbit? Neither did we. The more you read about the wildlife of Australia you'd realise the bunny was probably a blood-sucking zombie species with razor claws and a poison that kills a fully grown human before they can hit speed-dial for [...]

April, 2019

CIT@TICC: Minigold range grows with new issues for the wider collector market

By |2019-05-17T21:10:24+01:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Gold, Nature, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT@TICC: Minigold range grows with new issues for the wider collector market The just passed Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC), saw CIT Coin Invest issue another in their comprehensive range of half-gram minigold coins and this is one of several that has been added since the turn of the year. There are two main types. Traditional coins are round and tend to be inspired by bigger [...]

Scottsdale’s Congo Silverback Gorilla bullion coin series ambles into view with a 2019 issue

By |2019-04-24T20:34:44+01:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's Congo Silverback Gorilla bullion coin series ambles into view with a 2019 issue Despite a hugely expanded range of new silver (and gold) bullion coins, Scottsdale are also sticking with their longer running ranges. One of the most popular of them, and now on its fifth issue, is the Silverback Gorilla coin that is issued for the African state, the Republic of Congo. Launching [...]

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