Australian Wombat bullion coin (2021 Perth Mint)

By |2021-08-13T22:35:17+01:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The new bullion coin series continue to pour out of the Perth Mint with nature remaining the main theme of choice. Latest to debut is the Australian Wombat, a one-ounce 0.9999 silver coin featuring another of those lovable beasts from Down Under, and one of the rare examples of life there that doesn’t want to end yours. [...]

Laos Panthera Tigris bullion coin (2021 APMEX)

By |2021-08-10T20:03:12+01:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Laos|

Another new limited mintage bullion coin from APMEX is now available and it's the second in the pretty Panthera Tigris series of Tiger coins issued for Laos. Debuting last year with a Tiger emerging from the undergrowth, there's a closer view of this magnificent animal for 2021. With its ears drawn back and fangs bared, this animal [...]

Emporium Hamburg’s ‘World’s Wildlife’ bullion range gets its third issue and we have a new profile of the series

By |2021-08-03T13:41:51+01:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Emporium Hamburg|

Emporium Hamburg's 'World's Wildlife' bullion range gets its third issue and we have a new profile of the series A relative newcomer on the limited mintage bullion coin scene, Emporium Hamburg's 'World's Wildlife' series is now three issues old. The latest continues the wide range of subjects, following the Giraffe and the Whale with [...]

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 [...]

The teeming life and beauty of the coral reef is the spotlight of the Mint of Poland’s latest coin

By |2021-07-28T18:28:45+01:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Finland, Niue Island|

The teeming life and beauty of the coral reef is the spotlight of the Mint of Poland’s latest coin Given how popular nature themed coins are, it's pretty surprising that the world's coral reefs are not more common as a subject. The most recent was the very impressive two-kilogram antique-finished coin released by the Perth Mint, a [...]

Fraser’s Dolphin high-relief silver coin (2021 Royal Australian Mint)

By |2021-07-19T13:04:13+01:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

A very pretty series of bullion coins, 'Dolphins' is another nature-themed bullion coin series from a continent famed for them. The Perth Mint has made the subject a staple of their bullion selection, and the other major Australian producer, the Royal Australian Mint, has also jumped in with some superb issues. The dolphin series belongs to the [...]

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 [...]

Ocean Predators: Polar Bear (2021 MTB/PAMP)

By |2021-07-08T18:39:52+01:00July 8th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

After what seems like a longer than expected wait, the next in MTB/PAMP's next 'Ocean Predators' series is released today. Following the Great White Shark, the second coin takes a right turn into mammalia with the powerful Polar Bear doing the honours. The producer has had some considerable success with a mix of series featuring coins that [...]

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 [...]

Peacock Spider silver coin (2021 Helvetic Mint)

By |2021-06-24T10:47:06+01:00June 24th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Helvetic Mint, Niue Island|

Its amazing that even in a world so packed with people, there are still a myriad of life forms that come to light every year. This beautifully wee beastie is a Peacock Spider. Just 4-5 mm in body length and covered with a striking display of vibrant, iridescent colour, they dance for their mate. In true spider [...]

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