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United States Mint 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition

United States Mint 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Competition.

Close-up view of the 2017 Australian Kookaburra Silver Bullion Coin

Australia’s longest established pure silver bullion coin series, the Australian Kookaburra is renowned internationally for its investment potential and collectability. A stunning new image of two laughing kookaburras sitting on a fence is portrayed on the 2017-dated releases, which come in 1oz, 10oz, and 1 kilo sizes.

Source: Perth Mint Bullion

United States Mint Announces 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Program Coin Designs

WASHINGTON – The United States Mint recently announced the five new designs that will appear on the reverses (tails) of the 2017-dated coins in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program.

The honorees are Effigy Mounds National Monument (Iowa), Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (DC), Ozark National Scenic Riverways (MO), Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument) (NJ), and George Rogers Clark National Historical Park (IN).

Effigy Mounds National Monument
The design depicts an aerial view of mounds in the Marching Bear Group. Inscriptions are “EFFIGY MOUNDS,” “IOWA,” “2017,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” This reverse was designed by United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program (AIP) Designer Richard Masters and sculpted by United States Mint Sculptor-Engraver Renata Gordon.

Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
The design depicts Frederick Douglass seated at a writing desk with his home in Washington, D.C., in the background. Inscriptions are “FREDERICK DOUGLASS,” “DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,” “2017” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” This reverse was designed by AIP Designer Thomas Hipschen and sculpted by Mint Sculptor-Engraver Phebe Hemphill.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways
The design depicts Alley Mill, a steel roller mill built in 1894. This merchant mill was used to convert wheat into flour. Much of the original milling equipment is still in place, and visitors to the park can tour the mill. Inscriptions are “OZARK RIVERWAYS,” “MISSOURI,” “2017” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” This reverse was designed by AIP Designer Ronald D. Sanders and sculpted by Mint Sculptor-Engraver Gordon.

Ellis Island (Statue of Liberty National Monument)
The design depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty. The hospital building can be seen in the background. Inscriptions are “ELLIS ISLAND,” “NEW JERSEY,” “2017,” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” This reverse was designed by AIP Designer Barbara Fox and sculpted by Mint Sculptor-Engraver Hemphill.

George Rogers Clark National Historical Park
The design features George Rogers Clark leading his men through the flooded plains approaching Fort Sackville. Inscriptions are “GEORGE ROGERS CLARK,” “INDIANA,” “2017” and “E PLURIBUS UNUM.” This reverse was designed by AIP Designer Frank Morris and sculpted by Mint Sculptor-Engraver Michael Gaudioso.

The obverse (heads side) of the coins will continue to feature the familiar 1932 portrait of George Washington by John Flanagan. Required obverse inscriptions are “UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,” “LIBERTY,” “IN GOD WE TRUST,” and “QUARTER DOLLAR.”

The United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Program is authorized by the America’s Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008 (Act) (Public Law 110-456). The Act directs the bureau to design, mint, and issue quarter-dollar coins emblematic of a national park or other national site in each state, the District of Columbia, and the five U.S. territories. In accordance with the Act, the Mint is issuing the new quarters at the rate of five per year until 2020 in the order in which each honored site was first established. The final coin will be released in 2021.

The First-Ever Colorized Maple Leaf-Shaped Coin is Going Fast!

Colorized Maple Leaf Shaped Silver Coin

The First-Ever Colorized Maple Leaf-Shaped Silver Coin

Purchase one for your collection before they are gone!

Following the 2015 release of the first-ever Maple Leaf-shaped coin, the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) continues to break numismatic bounds with the new 2016 colorized proof silver Maple Leaf-shaped coin! The RCM is known for numismatic innovations and advanced minting processes that have produced breathtaking modern commemoratives.

Each coin is struck from 1 troy oz. of .9999 fine silver in the shape of an actual maple leaf, the national symbol of Canada. In addition to the unique shape, the reverse has been colorized to match the amber coloring of a maple leaf during Autumn.

2016 Canada $20 1 oz. Colorized Proof Silver Maple Leaf-Shaped Coin

2016 Canada $20 1 oz. Colorized Proof Silver Maple Leaf-Shaped Coin NGC PF70 UC Early Releases

The Royal Canadian Mint has limited the mintage to only 15,000 coins. Last year’s coin sold out within two days – with so many Maple Leaf coin collectors around the world, this new release won’t last long!

ModernCoinMart is currently offering the new colorized Maple Leaf-shaped coins in the original Mint packaging, or certified by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) with the Early Releases designations. Don’t hesitate – Secure your coins while you still can!

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New George T. Morgan Design Found! See the Coin that Almost Never Existed.

George T. Morgan Design

$100 Silver Union Commemorative

Brought to life from a forgotten design!

George T. Morgan is well-known for designing the highly popular Morgan Silver Dollar, as well as serving as the 7th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint from 1879 to 1917. He is considered by some to be one of the greatest coin designers in American history. In the summer of 2006, some of his original coin sketches were discovered in the Smithsonian archives. Among these sketches was something special – the design for a $100 5 oz. gold coin!

2016 Private Issue 1 oz. Proof Silver George T. Morgan 1876 $100 Union 1

Now that it has been brought back to light, it was decided that this design would not be forgotten again. Working directly with the Smithsonian, ModernCoinMart (MCM) created a 1 oz. .999 fine silver commemorative proof struck with the historical design! While it is not legal tender, collectors and admirers of the great work of George T. Morgan now have a chance to see what the proposed 1876 $100 Union coin would have looked like.

2016 Private Issue 1 oz. Proof Silver George T. Morgan 1876 $100 Union 2

This private issue has been graded GEM Proof by NGC, and is now available for purchase exclusively through ModernCoinMart. Don’t miss this opportunity to own a commemorative of this incredible design. It has a very limited mintage, which is sure to be sold quickly. Act now, and secure a piece of history for your collection today!

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Pre-Order Cumberland Gap America the Beautiful Coins from MCM!

Cumberland Gap America the Beautiful Coins

Newest America the Beautiful: Cumberland Gap

Pre-order the latest release at ModernCoinMart!

This is the second release of the year for the America the Beautiful 5 oz. .999 fine silver quarters series. This releases honors the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. The Cumberland Gap is known as the first gateway to the West. Over time, hundreds of thousands of Native Americans and Pioneers traveled through this break in the Appalachian Mountains. Later, during the American Civil war, the Cumberland Gap was considered to be a necessity for military operations, as it provided access through the harsh mountain terrain. The Cumberland Gap Park is comprised of 20,508 acres.

2016 25c 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful - Cumberland Gap

2016 25c 5 oz. Silver America the Beautiful – Cumberland Gap

You can now pre-order this release in singles, rolls of 10 coins, or entire monster boxes! When you pre-order a coin from ModernCoinMart (MCM), not only can you rest assured knowing you have reserved your place in line, but you can be certain you order will ship as soon as possible. Estimated shipping begins April 29th. Don’t delay — Reserve your coins before it’s too late!

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Australian Coins: 2016 Australian Kangaroo 2 oz. Silver High Relief Antiqued Coin

It is a little more than a month since its release in February, but to my great surprise the 2016 Australian Kangaroo $2 2 oz. .999 High Relief Antiqued silver coin has not sold out yet. Is the market saturated with high relief, antique finish coins? I discuss this and more in this article.

Reverse – Australian Kangaroo $2 2016 2 oz. High Relief Silver Coin Antiqued

2016 Silver Australian High Relief Kangaroo 2 oz. Silver Antique Finish $2 HR – Reverse

2016 Silver Australian HR Kangaroo 2 oz. Silver Antique Finish $2 – Reverse

This 2016 Australian kangaroo coin features a hopping kangaroo in high relief (see image above). It is pictured within a typical outback landscape on what can be described as a very detailed reverse. The reverse design also includes a lizard that’s sitting on a rock in the foreground – considered a “nice touch” by more than one collector.

Inscriptions on the reverse, includes the “P” mintmark of the Perth Mint, as well as the initials of Wade Robinson (“WR”), the designer of the reverse of this coin.

Robinson, a long standing member of The Perth Mint’s design team, is the same guy who designed the reverse of the first Silver Kangaroo coin in high relief – the popular 2010 Silver $1 Kangaroo High Relief coin.

Given the above, Robinson’s involvement with the design of the 2016 $2 Australian Kangaroo 2 oz. Silver High Relief Antiqued Finish coin is quite fitting. It is the first high relief, rimless, antique finish 2 oz. silver kangaroo coin issued under the Australian Currency Act of 1965, which makes it legal tender of Australia.

As far as I could establish, it is also the first low mintage, antique finish, high relief, .999 fine 2 oz. Australian legal tender silver coin issued by The Perth Mint.

It must be noted that the reverse design of this coin is completely different from any design that can be found on the Gods of Olympus high relief, antique finish coins.

Obverse – 2016 P Australian $2 High Relief Kangaroo

2016 Australian Kangaroo Antiqued Coin in High Relief – Obverse

2016 Australian Kangaroo Antiqued Coin in High Relief – Obverse

The obverse features a portrait of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, as designed by Ian Rank-Broadley (“IRB”). His initials appear on the obverse of this coin (see image above) along with the following inscriptions: “ELIZABETH II,” “AUSTRALIA,” “2oz 999 SILVER,” “2016” and “2 DOLLARS” (AUD).

Although similarities with the Gods of Olympus coins are striking, especially in terms of the obverse of this coin, there are still notable differences. E.g. inscriptions on the reverse of the 2014 Tuvalu 2 oz Silver Gods of Olympus Zeus High Relief coin include: “QUEEN ELIZABETH II,” TUVALU,” “2oz 999 SILVER,” “2014” and “2 DOLLARS” (Tuvaluan dollar). The initials “IRB” are also included (see image below).

Gods of Olympus – Zeus 2014 2oz Silver High Relief Coin - Obverse

Gods of Olympus – Zeus 2014 2oz Silver High Relief Coin – Obverse

Beginning 1976, Tuvalu started to issue their own coins for circulation – although not independent currency – rather a variation of the Australian Dollar (AUD).

Packaging and COA

2016 Australian Kangaroo Antiqued Coin in High Relief - Outer Packaging

2016 Australian Kangaroo Antiqued Coin in High Relief – Outer Packaging

Each of these 2016 Perth Mint coins comes seated in a clear latex display frame, which protects the coin and makes optimal display possible (see image below). The frame itself comes seated within well-designed outer packaging (see image above). An individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity (COA) is also included. It also includes a card that explains in short what is meant with individually ‘antiqued.’

2016 Australian Kangaroo 2 oz. Silver High Relief Antiqued Coin - Display Frame

2016 Australian Kangaroo 2 oz. Silver High Relief Antiqued Coin – Display Frame

Kindly note that while fully protected, the coin might move in its frame during transit (this happened to the one that I’ve ordered and received from Talisman Coins). This is perfectly normal given the nature of the packaging and certainly not a train smash. The position of the coin can be corrected as follow:

Place the frame upright on a hard surface – such as a table – with the direction you wish the coin to move in at the bottom. Tap the frame at the top with two fingers until the coin is in the desired position. Rotate the frame if required.

If the above doesn’t work, follow these steps:

Place the frame flat on a hard surface (make sure The Perth Mint logo is in the left lower corner facing you), firmly hold the bottom part of the frame with one hand and pull the top part with your other hand – use only your thumbs and middle fingers in both instances.

Perth Mint Logo

Perth Mint Logo

The aim should be to break the magnetic field, without breaking the frame itself, allowing you to open the frame and position the coin as desired. Keep in mind that the two parts of the frame is permanently attached at the top – it works in the same manner as a hinge. Use white cotton gloves – designed to safely handle coins – to move the coin into the desired position.

It is very easy to move the coin into the desired position. Don’t allow my rather lengthy instructions to discourage you – I am known for getting into the deep end when it comes to these matters.

Is the Market Saturated with Low Mintage Antique Finish High Relief Rimless .999 2 oz. Silver Coins?

The Perth Mint took the market by storm in 2014 by the release of low mintage Gods of Olympus antique finish high relief rimless .999 2 oz. silver coins (see image below). This opened the market to something new and exciting, but can the same be said today?

Gods of Olympus – Zeus 2014 2oz Silver High Relief Coin - Reverse

Gods of Olympus – Zeus 2014 2oz Silver High Relief Coin – Reverse

Gods of Olympus – Zeus 2014 2oz Silver High Relief Coin - Obverse

Gods of Olympus – Zeus 2014 2oz Silver High Relief Coin – Obverse

The Perth Mint undoubtedly set the “standard” for what determines a popular coin at the time, especially considering that all three coins in the Gods of Olympus Series sold out in record time. It is difficult to determine how much of the initial demand was driven by genuine, organic demand and how much was driven by pure greed – the desire to make a quick buck by flipping the coins.

Nonetheless, it is not difficult to see that numerous mints across the world have since then brought their own antique finish, high relief silver coins of various sizes to market, including 2 oz. size coins.

The market seems to be flooded by these coins at the moment – is this the reason why the low mintage 2016 Australian Kangaroo 2 oz. Silver High Relief Antiqued Coin has not sold out yet?

This 2016 Australian kangaroo coin, released by The Perth Mint early February this year, strongly reflects the same style and/or format as that of the Gods of Olympus coins – high relief, antique finish .999 fine 2 oz. silver coins with a maximum diameter of 40.50 mm and thickness of 6 mm.

Despites similarities to the Gods of Olympus coins and even coins in the Swiss Mint’s wildlife series, this 2016 kangaroo coin is also unique in its own right, especially in terms of its reverse design and the fact that it is Australian legal tender.

I am of the opinion that once the market learns about the uniqueness of this coin, despite similarities to other coins, perceived or real, it might go down in history as one of those much sought after Australian coins.

Why should you be interested to buy the 2016 Australian Kangaroo 2 oz. Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin?

There is literally a ton of kangaroo coins out there as well as coins of the same format and/or style – why should you be interested in this particular one, especially at the price listed at The Perth Mint’s website? Here are my thoughts in no particular order:

First Coin in New Series: This is the first coin in a brand new 3 coin series by The Perth Mint. This is great, but personally I would have loved to see a long-term series with a new coin being released every year. Is the Mint going to release all 3 coins in the series in 2016? If yes, then I simply don’t foresee a stampede when the other two get released later this year.

Antique Finish: Each coin has been individually ‘antiqued’ to give it a unique finish conveying the surface abrasions of an ancient artefact. As a result of this treatment, the appearance of each coin may vary. 

This alone makes each coin unique in its own right. The antique finish captures the depth and detail of the design extremely well (see image below).

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Antique Finish

Low Mintage: A maximum of only 3,000 of these collector issue 2016 Australian coins will be minted and distributed worldwide. This is a good number in my opinion; high enough to satisfy demand in a controlled manner, but also low enough not to open the door too wide.

Display Frame: Each coin comes seated in a clear, sturdy latex display frame. According to numismatic expert, Louis Golino:

Those frames cost $15-20 if bought separately, which shows you what a good deal this is in my opinion.

(Australian Kangaroo 2016 2oz Silver High Relief Antiqued Coin coming from Perth Feb. 2nd, Louis Golino, MCF).

Individually Numbered COAs: Each of these 2016 Australian coins comes with an individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity (CoA). This certainly adds value, especially considering that each coin comes with its own unique number (see image below).

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COA

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Individually Numbered

High Relief: Each coin started out as an extra thick blank that that was struck with a high relief die – imparting an unusually deep impression or high relief. It is somewhere else described as an ultra-high relief (UHR) and even piedfort coin.

The above might be technically correct, but personally I am not 100% convinced of it. Nonetheless, it is certainly still an extremely impressive high relief silver coin – an Aussie coin that is destined for greatness in my opinion! 

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Not the clearest of photos, but is the coin Ultra-High Relief (UHR)?

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Piedfort? Technically perhaps. In hand not so much. Just my opinion.

2016 .999 3 oz. Silver Odin Coin – Max Relief Strike (the big brother of UHR)

Australian Legal Tender: Each of these 2016 Perth Mint coins comes with a face value of “2 DOLLARS” (AUD). It was issued under the Australian Currency Act of 1965, which makes it legal tender of Australia.

Now a $2 AUD face value is certainly not something to write home about. However, the fact that it is legal tender of Australia, means that the silver purity and weight of this .999 fine 2 oz. silver coin, are guaranteed by the Australian Government.

Silver Content: Each of these solver silver coins comes packed with 2 oz. of .999 fine silver. This creates a protective value floor beyond the collector’s value of the coin.

Reverse Design: The reverse design created by Wade Robinson is in my opinion the most unique part of this 2016 Australian kangaroo coin (see image below).

Beyond the similarities this coin shares with other coins, the detailed reverse design certainly adds to the uniqueness of this Aussie coin.

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Reverse designed by Wade Robinson

Fair Prices: The coin is listed at The Perth Mint’s website at $180.91 AUD (more or less $134 USD) – a price that excludes the 10% GST tax Australians have to pay. This while it is listed at Talisman Coins at $124.95 USD (more or less $170 AUD). These prices exclude the cost of shipping.

Personally I deem these prices to be fair when compared to what’s currently available in the market place, especially considering all the extras (and I was not paid to write this article).

The maximum authorized mintage is 3,000 – twice as much as the 1,500 of each of the Gods of Olympus coins issued in 2014 – but it is already almost 2 years later. One cannot expect of them to list this 2016 Australian kangaroo coin at a $162.73 AUD (the same price the Gods of Olympus coins sold at in 2014) or even less.

Needless to say, if you’re in the market to buy silver as close to spot as possible, then this coin will certainly be expensive to you. Understand that this is a collector issue coin and that such coins normally cost more to produce than bullion issue coins, especially considering that applying the antique finish is a manual process, done by hand. You could wait for prices to drop, but personally I wouldn’t bargain on it.

High Quality: Perth Mint coins are known to be coins of outstanding quality. It is no different this time around. I am of the opinion that most coin collectors will be pleasantly surprised by the quality of these coins, especially when observed in hand – the best way to observe a coin in my opinion. 

Source of Video: losinglouie

Specs

Country of Issue: Australia

Mint: The Perth Mint

Year of Issue: 2016

Face Value: Two Dollars

Weight: 62.270 g

Diameter: 40.50 mm

Maximum Thickness: 6.00 mm

Maximum Mintage: 3,000

Finish: Antique with high relief

Composition: .999 Fine Silver

Edge: Smooth or Plain

Artist: Wade Robinson (reverse), Ian Rank-Broadley (obverse)

COA: Individually Numbered

Mandala Art Series: 2016 Fiji Celtic Ultra High Relief 3 Oz. Silver Coin with Malachite Stone Inlay

The second coin in the Mandala Art Series, the Fiji 2016 10$ Mandala Art II – Celtic 3 oz. silver .999 antique finish coin, is now available on pre-order at First Coin Company (FCC). The price offered by FCC, includes local and international shipping. They will also refund any Customs charges that may apply.

2016 Fiji Celtic Ultra High Relief 3 Oz. Silver Coin Reverse

2016 Fiji Celtic Ultra High Relief 3 Oz. Silver Coin – Reverse

Mandala Art Series

The extremely low mintage .999 fine 3 oz. solid silver coins in this series feature Mandala art – a form of art that is said to exhibits radial balance (harmony and unity), although each mandala comes with unique meanings of its own.

Mandala art incorporates mandala, a circle that represents the universe. It has great ritual and spiritual significance, especially in religions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Sikhism. These Indian religions, also classified as Eastern religions, all originated in the Indian subcontinent. These religions can be found throughout the world today.

Mandala art can get very complex, but beyond the outer circle, the basic form of a mandala is a square with four T-shaped gates that lead to an inner circle.

Here is to give you an idea of how mandala art is created…

Combination of Mandala and Celtic Art

The Fiji 2016 10$ Mandala Art II – Celtic 3 oz. Silver .999 antique finish silver coin seems to be a combination of mandala and Celtic art.

The latter, like the former, is difficult to fully define. This is what makes both exciting forms of art, especially when combined. Celtic art is in essence art that is associated with the Celts – people in Europe who speak the Celtic languages, including those ancients with an uncertain language, but who shared stylistics and cultural similarities with the former.

Malachite Stone

The Fiji 2016 10$ Mandala Art II – Celtic 3 oz. Silver .999 antique finish silver coin comes with an impressive Malachite stone inlay – an opaque, green banded mineral that normally forms deep underground (see image below).

Malachite Stone

Malachite Stone

Source of Image: Consciousjewelry.com

This mineral and/or stone, used as a mineral pigment in green paints up to the the 1800s, got its name from the Greek word “Μολοχίτης λίθος” (molochitis lithos). This Greek word means “mallow-green stone,” a name derived from the leaves of the Mallow plant – which closely resembles malachite.

Spiritual significance…

Malachite, a Stone of Transformation, is said to be both spiritually inviting – the inviting flow, movement and energy in its lines – and a stone that demands respect – opaque power and strength. Furthermore, it is praised for its ability heal on multiple levels, both physical and spiritual. It is said to stimulate the Life Force of both aura and body – drawing out all impurities – personifying the deep healing green of nature.

Other uses…

It serves various other uses since ancient times, but that is the scope of another work.

Fiji Celtic Mandala Art Series 3 Oz. Ultra High Relief Silver Coin – Obverse

2016 Fiji Celtic Ultra High Relief 3 Oz. Silver Coin Obverse

2016 Fiji Celtic Ultra High Relief 3 Oz. Silver Coin – Obverse

The obverse includes the coat of arms of the Republic of Fiji, an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, along with the following inscriptions: “FIJI 2016,” “3 oz,” “AG 999” and “10 DOLLARS.”

The coat of arms include the words:

“Rerevaka na Kalou ka doka na Tui”

[Translated: “Fear God and honour the Queen.”]

 Fiji 2016 10$ Mandala Art II – Celtic 3 oz. Silver .999 Antique Finish Coin – Reverse 

The reverse (see image at top of page) includes an impressive Mandala, Celtic art combination with a Malachite stone inlay in the center. This side includes no words or letters in terms of the inscriptions – the art work speaks for itself!

Antique Finish, Ultra High Relief, 3D Effect and High Silver Content

Besides the art itself, and the coat of arms and inscriptions mentioned, this ultra high relief (UHR) silver coin boasts a 3d effect and comes with manually and/or hand applied antique finish. It also comes packed with 3 oz. of .999 fine silver, which forms a nice protective value floor beyond the collector’s value of the coin.

Packaging and CoA

2016 Fiji Celtic Ultra High Relief 3 Oz. Silver Coin Packaging

2016 Fiji Celtic Ultra High Relief 3 Oz. Silver Coin – Packaging

Each coin comes seated in a luxurious black “MANDALA ART CELTIC” box with silver print along with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity (CoA). The serial number can also be found on the edge of the coin, which is certainly a nice value add.

Why should you be interested in the Fiji 2016 10$ Mandala Art II – Celtic 3 oz. Silver .999 Antique Finish Coin with Malachite Stone Inlay?

  • Miniature Work of Art: This coin features mandala art combined with Celtic art on its reverse, which makes it on more than one level, a miniature work of art.
  • Ultra High Relief with 3D Effect: The details really stand out on this ultra high relief coin with 3d effect.
  • Extremely Low Mintage: A maximum of only 500 of these coins will be minted and distributed worldwide.
  • Legal Tender: This coin is legal tender of “10 DOLLARS” (Fijian dollar). This for one means that its silver content, weight and purity are guaranteed by the government of the Republic of Fiji.
  • Antique Finish: The coin comes in an antique finish. This is the result of special treatment, leaving the coin with the appearance of an old, treasured coin – something that is highly sought after in the marketplace.
  • High Silver Content: This .999 fine silver coin comes packed with 3 oz. of silver. This creates a protective value floor beyond the collector’s value of the coin.
  • Luxurious Packaging: Each coin comes seated in a luxurious black “MANDALA ART CELTIC” box with silver print.
  • Individually Numbered CoA: Each coin comes with its very own individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity (CoA). The serial number can also be found on the edge of the coin.

Specs

Metal: 3 Troy oz of 99.9% pure silver

Finish: Antique

Diameter: 50 mm

Weight: 93.3 grams

Edge: Smooth

Denomination (FJD): $10

Year of Issue: 2016

Mintage: 999

Country of Issue: Fiji

Canadian Silver Cougars – First Release!

New for 2016 is the Canadian Predator Series. 1 oz Canadian Silver Cougars are just $2.75 over spot – any quantity!

1 oz Silver Cougar

First Release!

Just released for 2016 are the new Canadian Predator Series coins. Following the success of the Wildlife Series and Birds of Prey Series, the Royal Canadian Mint has released the 1 oz Silver Cougar. With a mintage limited to 1,000,000 pieces, these coins are sure to go quick. Get yours today!

2016 Silver Wedge Tailed Eagles Certified by PCGS In-Stock!

2016 Silver Wedge Tailed Eagle PCGS Certified

Exclusive 2016 Silver Wedge Tailed Eagle

Now available at MCM certified by PCGS!

The Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle series has been a hit with collectors since it was released by the Perth Mint in 2014. This new design may be John Mercanti’s most impressive work yet!

MCM is now offering these coins certified by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) in PF69 & PF70 grades with the First Strike designation. Don’t wait – these coins are very popular and they have limited quantities!

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