Why the Gold Sovereign will never be the same again

The Royal Mint chose the release of the 2015 Gold Sovereign to announce another piece of news that means the Gold Sovereign will never be the same again after 2015. In a move that is presumably designed to mark Her Majesty the Queen becoming the nation’s longest reigning monarch in September 2015, the Royal Mint […]

Why now is the time to own the 2014 DateStamp Sovereign

The 2014 United Kingdom Sovereign has recently been launched and is now available to add to your portfolio in a number of forms. Perhaps the most limited way to secure this piece is by adding the 2014 DateStamp™ Gold Sovereign to your portfolio.  Just 995 original United Kingdom Gold Sovereigns have been selected to be placed in […]

Over-demand causes Perth Mint to suspend production

Further demand surges for Australian Silver Coins has prompted the Perth Mint to once again suspend production of a number of key product lines, so that they can fully concentrate on fulfilling advance orders for 2014 coins. The suspensions have included the temporary halt on production of one of the flagship Australian silver bullion coins […]

Falling Prices spark new Gold Rush

Discover how the recent corrections in precious metal prices has sparked a new Gold Rush, which has even led to the US and Perth Mints suspending sales. In April this year we began to see a correction in gold and silver prices as confidence in economies increased and indicators suggested that interest rates would start […]

Why today is a once in lifetime moment

… and what you should be doing to mark it. Today is 2nd June 2013. Exactly 60 years ago, thousands of people thronged the streets of London. Millions of others gathered around newly purchased television sets or congregated in the streets for parties. The reason: Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation. Today Queen Elizabeth II marks a […]

25th Anniversary Platinum Koala Sell Out Announced by The Perth Mint

The Perth Mint has now confirmed that the 2013 Australia Platinum Kola Coin has officially sold out. Issued at the beginning of March to mark the 25th anniversary of the first Australia Platinum Koala coin in 1988, the half ounce proof quality commemorative coin was released with a mintage of just 1,200 worldwide. Within days […]

2013 United States Gold Eagle Proof coins released today

Following the complete sell-out of the 2012 US Gold Proof Eagle issues, the United States Mint has today announced the release of the Gold Proof Eagle coins for this year. Despite the success of the 2012 issues, the United States Mint has taken the surprising decision to reduce the edition limits on all the major […]

Hoard of English Civil War silver coins declared treasure

A metal detector enthusiast searching a field on a farm just outside Uttoxeter,  Staffordshire last year had the shock of his life when he unearthed a hoard of 82 silver coins. This incredible find contained silver coins minted during the reigns of Mary I, Elizabeth I, James I and Charles I and mainly consisted of shillings, sixpences and half crowns, […]

Gold coin commemorating 175th Anniversary of Queen Victoria’s Coronation released

As this year we celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation in 1953, we also commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Coronation of our longest ever reigning monarch, Queen Victoria. From her coronation in 1838 to her death in 1901, Queen Victoria oversaw the rapid expansion of the British Empire, with the Victorian […]

Eighth Coin In Canadian $20 Silver Coin Series Revealed

The Royal Canadian Mint has been running the incredibly popular $20 Silver Coin series since the beginning of 2011, with the Maple Leaf coin the first to be offered. The first six coins in the series have sold out in just a matter of weeks of release – this despite edition limits of 200,000 and […]