Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife

By |2021-10-07T17:21:11+01:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife The Royal Australian Mint continues to quietly release some really nice coins, and this latest pair are a good example of that. Both weigh in at half an ounce of 0.999 silver, have a proof finish, and the simple [...]

MDM Week (2/5): Triceratops, the triple-horned behemoth, is the second Double SIlver Giant hybrid coin

By |2021-10-05T04:36:04+01:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Copper, Nature, Silver, MDM, Vanuatu|

MDM Week: Triceratops, the triple-horned behemoth, is their second Double SIlver Giant hybrid coin While the whole concept of copper-cored silver coins is largely limited to Precious Metal Collector’s expansive range, there are a couple of similar issues from others. Last year saw MDM launch a terrific Tyrannosaurus Rex coin that also had a silver ‘skin’, [...]

Giants of the Galapagos: Giant Tortoise (2021 MTB/PAMP)

By |2021-10-04T13:38:43+01:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Popular MTB/PAMP nature series, 'Giants of the Galapagos', finally debuts its last coin in the series and it's that sports car of the animal world, the Giant Tortoise. This has been a three coin series and are semi-shaped in that they are fundamentally geometric, in this case round, but have elements that extend beyond that. They're nice [...]

PMC WEEK (4/5): Big cats from nature and from Ancient Chinese legend adorn a trio of Precious Metal Collectors latest

By |2021-10-08T19:22:54+01:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Chad, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

PMC WEEK: Big cats from nature and from Ancient Chinese legend adorn a trio of Precious Metal Collectors latest Day four of PMC Week brings forth the moggies of doom - Lions and Tigers - in their various natural and mythical forms. A perennial favourite of the modern coin world, the big cats appear on a [...]

Cambodia joins the burgeoning limited mintage bullion coin market with its Lost Tigers series debut

By |2021-09-30T15:40:40+01:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cambodia, LPM HK|

Cambodia joins the burgeoning limited mintage bullion coin market with its Lost Tigers series debut We all know about the huge increase in choice in the limited mintage bullion coin realm, but it still isn't often we get to see releases from new countries, and today is one of those days. Cambodia has been featured here [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s popular Congo Gorilla bullion coin is back with a seventh annual design and a gold proof in tow

By |2021-09-22T16:45:39+01:00September 22nd, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's popular Congo Gorilla bullion coin is back with a seventh annual design and a gold proof in tow Back for 2021 is one of Scottsdale Mint's most popular and long-running bullion coin series - the Congo Silverback Gorilla. The seventh release since it debuted in 2015 has launched today and it's with a distinctive change [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s annual Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program starts its fourth run with a double release

By |2021-09-09T16:27:13+01:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Antigua & Barbuda, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Politics & Finance, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint’s annual Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program starts its fourth run with a double release Yes, we know it's September, but as late as it is, it's great to see Scottsdale Mint finally get their expansive Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion and proof coin program underway for 2021. This will be the fourth time the [...]

A spliff a day keeps the doctor away! Or was that an apple? Who cares, the wacky baccy numismaty returns.

By |2021-09-07T14:29:56+01:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Benin, Silver, Numiscollect|

A spliff a day keeps the doctor away! Or was that an apple? Who cares, the wacky baccy numismaty returns. Numicollect's new selection is now upon us and it includes a pair of old friends. Issued in 2016 as part of their long running Famous Plants range, and the last that we know of, it featured [...]

Australia’s Most Dangerous bullion coin series from the Royal Australian Mint and LPM, returns with a sting in its tail

By |2021-09-06T01:59:51+01:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia's Most Dangerous bullion coin series from the Royal Australian Mint and LPM, returns with a sting in its tail Along with the 'Australian Zoo' bullion coin series, the Royal Australian Mint also produces another range extolling the virtues of this continents happy, friendly wildlife called 'Australia's Most Dangerous. Actually, a series called Australia's Not Dangerous probably [...]

Exclusive first look: Emporium Hamburg’s flagship ‘Somali Elephant’ bullion coin series debuts its 2022 design

By |2021-09-15T10:46:08+01:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Emporium Hamburg, Somalia|

Exclusive first look: Emporium Hamburg's flagship 'Somali Elephant' bullion coin series debuts its 2022 design It seems to be a big day for bullion, with the Perth Mint's new range and now another grand old lady of the coin market, the Somali Elephant, also debuting its 2022 entrant. The Elephant first appeared way back in [...]

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