September, 2019

Switzerland’s numismatic journey through its Alpine routes continues with the Furka Pass from 007’s Goldfinger

By |2019-09-12T11:02:48+01:00September 12th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Science, Silver, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

Switzerland's numismatic journey through its Alpine routes continues with the Furka Pass from 007's Goldfinger Following last years yodel down the Klausen Pass for their first issue in the Swiss Alpine Passes series of silver coins, the Swiss Mint is back with the Furka Pass. This is another of those epic-looking routes that make you wish you had a LaFerrari. It was certainly epic enough for the James Bond [...]

Scottsdale continue their 2019 run through the Caribbean EC8 programme with diving paradise, Grenada

By |2019-09-10T12:01:28+01:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale continue their 2019 run through the Caribbean EC8 programme with diving paradise, Grenada The EC8 series from Scottsdale Mint continues its journey through the Caribbean with the eight-coin 2019 programme. This is the second run through the eight island nations that make up the EC8. Scottsdale have actually issued two designs today (the second article will be up shortly), and have decided to go with the [...]

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra

By |2019-09-03T23:31:13+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint’s 2020 bullion coin range revealed with new Lunar Series III and a special Kookaburra It's that time of the year again when stackers and collectors get to see the latest designs in the Perth Mint's now iconic annual bullion coin programme. Such classics as the Koala, the Kangaroo and the Kookaburra have been gracing collections around the world for several decades, in some cases. [...]

August, 2019

Scottsdale returns to Samoa for its second annual Seahorse silver bullion coin, and doubles the choice of finish

By |2019-08-29T15:51:19+01:00August 29th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, Samoa|

Scottsdale returns to Samoa for its second annual Seahorse silver bullion coin, and doubles the choice of finish The Samoa Seahorse bullion coin is back and it has reappeared with two finishes this time. Launching last year for the first time, the Samoa Seahorse from Scottsdale Mint was a pretty coin with an unusual artistic style and a 30,000 mintage. Available only as a prooflike one-ounce silver [...]

ANA 2019: Canada adds the fourth issue to its Predator series of silver bullion coins

By |2019-08-15T13:39:02+01:00August 15th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

ANA 2019: Canada adds the fourth issue to its Predator series of silver bullion coins The fourth issue in the RCM's Predator series has been launched at the ANA show and carries on the theme of leaping carnivores from the Canadian ecosystem. Following the 2016 Cougar, 2017 Lynx, and 2018 Wolf designs, this 500k mintage 1oz silver coin continues a long line of relatively small mintage nature coins [...]

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 [...]

African Leopard one-ounce silver bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for the third year

By |2019-08-13T14:52:51+01:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

African Leopard one-ounce silver bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for the third year Scottsdale are back with a new addition to their limited mintage Ghanaian issued range of bullion coins called African Leopard. As you can tell from that name, it's one of an expanding selection of bullion coins featuring animals, and especially, big cats. The first of this particular series to debut came in [...]

ANA 2019: MDM’s pretty Underwater World series gets its fifth member with the inquisitive Spotted Seal

By |2019-08-11T01:12:39+01:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

ANA 2019: MDM's pretty Underwater World series gets its fifth member with the inquisitive Spotted Seal Now five coins in, MDM's quirky Underwater Worlds series of 3oz antiqued silver coin has always stood out with its use of a translucent blue resin to depict the surface of the sea. A variety of reptiles, fish and mammals have all been portrayed poking their heads though the surface of [...]

Canadian Wildlife 3/3: ‘Extraordinary’ high-relief debuts with a polygonal animal portrait set

By |2019-08-07T12:13:52+01:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canadian Wildlife 3/3: 'Extraordinary' high-relief debuts with a polygonal animal portrait set High-relief is without question the darling of the modern coin world. New minting techniques have made hitherto impossible designs relatively commonplace, and the mints marketing departments have certainly kept pace. Ultra, Max, Extra are all names that have prefixed 'high-relief', but now the Royal Canadian Mint have topped them all with 'Extraordinary High-relief'... Marketing nonsense [...]

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