Nature

July, 2019

Murderous Moggies: Treasures of India bullion series kicks off with mighty Royal Bengal Tiger

By |2019-07-17T16:32:59+01:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

Murderous Moggies: Treasures of India bullion series kicks off with mighty Royal Bengal Tiger We were going to put this one out on Sunday as part of our Murderous Moggies Weekend of silver bullion coins, but we got the embargo date wrong, so here we are at last. The first in a new series by the East India Company called Treasures of India, this is a very [...]

Murderous Moggies weekend: Korean Tiger series enjoys its second 1oz silver release with a roaring design

By |2019-07-12T20:55:34+01:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Bullion Round, Nature, Silver, KOMSCO, South Korea|

Murderous Moggies weekend: Korean Tiger series enjoys its second 1oz silver release with a roaring design One of the hottest bullion series around at the moment, KOMSCO's Chiwoo Cheonwang, and Zi:Sin series have been attracting collectors with their excellent designs and rare subjects. For us though, it's the Korean Tiger series that we like the most. Only two designs old in silver, the coins have exhibited artistry [...]

July at the Perth Mint is reminiscent of June with a mix of classics and modern culture themed coins

By |2019-07-01T23:00:23+01:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Australia, Gilded, Gold, Movies & TV, Nature, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

July at the Perth Mint is reminiscent of June with a mix of classics and modern culture themed coins Much like June, July sees a mix of coloured proof coins, depicting popular culture franchises with increasing regularity, alongside premium versions of the core bullion ranges. The Simpsons and the DC Comics Extended Universe (DCEU), are back, as are the Australian Nugget and the Kangaroo in proof form. [...]

Fresh releases bring the meteorite coin genre back to the fore, including one made of it!

By |2019-07-02T16:03:12+01:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Mint21, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Fresh releases bring the meteorite coin genre back to the fore, including one made of it! The meteorite coin genre has seen a few new releases lately, so it's time for a round-up of the best four of them to hit the market this quarter. Coins like this are favourites of ours, combining a good realisation of the actual natural phenomena, with pieces of real meteorite embedded [...]

June, 2019

Pobjoy Mint wraps up its stylised African Big Five high relief silver coin series with the Cape Buffalo

By |2019-06-30T16:47:30+01:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, Pobjoy Mint, Sierra Leone|

Pobjoy Mint wraps up its stylised African Big Five high relief silver coin series with the Cape Buffalo The African Big Five are a relatively popular choice of subject for nature coins over the last few years. Not common, but not rare. It's easy to see why given these are the beasts that are considered the most dangerous to hunt. The Lion, Leopard, Rhino and Elephant are [...]

EC8 bullion coin programme treks the azure waters to St Kitts & Nevis for the second year

By |2019-06-25T10:57:37+01:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, St Kitts & St Nevis|

EC8 bullion coin programme treks the azure waters to St Kitts & Nevis for the second year The second cycle of Scottsdale Mint's excellent EC8 bullion coin programme continues apace with the second issue of 2019. Like the Antigua & Barbuda Rum Runner coin, this takes exactly the same theme as last years debut, but has a whole new reverse face design. This St Kitts & Nevis release [...]

After a delay, the South African Mint continues its Big Five silver bullion series with the majestic Lion

By |2019-06-23T10:12:37+01:00June 23rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, South African Mint, South Africa|

After a delay, the South African Mint continues its Big Five silver bullion series with the majestic Lion Launching in February, the South African Mint continued its move away from relying on the Krugerrand to fill its bullion needs with the release of the first in a series of five silver coins called simply, 'Big Five'. Generally believed to be the five most dangerous animals in Africa [...]

PAMP sticks its toes in the water with the first Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin

By |2019-06-20T21:47:11+01:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

PAMP sticks its toes in the water with the first Hunters of the Deep shark-shaped coin After a fairly quiet period, PAMP is back with the debut of a new series of shaped coins called Hunters of the Deep. That's a title that immediately makes you think of sharks and they are indeed the subject of choice for the first three issues at least. Shaped coins differ [...]

Australian Emu goes ‘posh’ with the early release of a silver proof version alongside the bullion

By |2019-06-18T00:04:54+01:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

Australian Emu goes 'posh' with the early release of a silver proof version alongside the bullion Last year we waited five months after the release of the bullion Australian Emu variants before we saw the silver proof coin, but in 2019, the release is simultaneous.We've already taken a look at the gold and silver 1oz bullion coins, and we were impressed with the design this year, an [...]

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. [...]

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