The beginner's guide to everything coins and bullion.
Current and accurate modern coin mintage information.
Numismatics changed forever in 1970 with the advent of Coin Invest Trust (CIT). For decades, the company has led the way in innovation, offering coins that could never have been imagined just a few short years ago. Keep reading to learn more about CIT and its invaluable contributions to modern numismatics.
The Royal Mint announced a new series of bullion silver and gold coins in 2016, commemorating the ten Queen's Beasts statues created for Elizabeth II's coronation. Followed by a Proof version of the series launched in December 2016, these coins have become a worldwide hit with collectors and precious metal stackers around the globe!
In 1990, the Perth Mint unveiled its inaugural silver bullion series, the Australian Kookaburra. Now celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020, while the series has undergone many changes in its rich history, its allure remains constant.
The Cape Mint has released a truly innovative Break-it Brexit coin that allows the owner to "break" the coin in two (should they choose) along a literal fault line, signifying the brexit event itself.
2019 was a banner year for precious metals with the big standouts being gold and palladium. A variety of factors help shape the spot prices of precious metals such as supply and demand and other fundamentals of each metal. However, the most important ones today are the long-term interest rates set by the Federal Reserve and the yield on U.S. government Treasury bonds, as well as certain other key economic factors.
Struck by private mints, some rounds are tailored to specific interests that are overlooked by government mints, while others provide affordable pieces with historic designs. Here are some rounds that our customers love. Each round was struck from 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
2019 was an exciting year for numismatics. The United States Mint introduced a number of "first-evers" including unprecedented collaborations with other renowned mints, a number of historic releases from the West Point Mint Branch, and the lowest mintage Silver Eagle to date! While Mints around the world commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing and the Lunar Year of the Pig with stunning coin releases.
In October of 2019, U.S Mint officials announced that they will be introducing new designs for the American Silver Eagle and American Gold Eagle at some point in mid-2021.
While the official Year of the Rat does not start until January of 2020, the Perth Mint is already kicking off their Lunar Series III with the first coins of the new cycle, featuring the clever, rat.
Even as the world has increasingly turned to paper and plastic, it is coins that represent real wealth. That is why they often play pivotal roles in movies. Here are just a few examples of cases in which coins played an important part in major films ranging from classic black and white films to recent Netflix releases.