Cameroon

May, 2018

Gdansk Cathedral’s famous organ is showcased on the Mint of Poland’s new windowed silver coin

By | 2018-05-20T15:00:53+00:00 May 20th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Gdansk Cathedral's famous organ is showcased on the Mint of Poland's new windowed silver coin The Mint of Poland has released a new two-ounce silver coin showing off the famous Oliwa Organ that resides in the archcathedral in Gdansk on Polands Baltic coast. Built in the closing decade of the sixteenth century, this 17.7m high and 107m long structure is the longest Cistercian church in the [...]

Natures most beautiful beast, slaughtered by its ugliest is remembered on Cameroonian silver coin

By | 2018-05-11T21:03:28+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Natures most beautiful beast, slaughtered by its ugliest, is remembered on Cameroonian silver coin We've all got our views on hunting and I don't think many would complain about hunting for food when done in a humane and sustainable way, but there are times when it raises a level of disgust in people that is hard to argue with. Rich idiots travelling to foreign climes to slaughter some truly [...]

March, 2018

New Cameroon silver coin issued in remembrance of the end of the Romanov dynasty

By | 2018-03-30T13:15:52+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Coloured, People, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

New Cameroon silver coin issued in remembrance of the end of the Romanov dynasty With Russia so prevalent in world affairs again, there's also a renewed interest in its past. One of the most pivoiotal events of the 20th century was without question the Russian Revolution and its baptism in the blood of the Tsars that had ruled the country for centuries. Tsar [...]

The Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin brings the message of Freedom

By | 2018-03-19T20:10:04+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The Mint of Poland's latest silver coin brings the message of Freedom A new two-ounce fine-silver coin from the Mint of Poland touches on a subject that is the hot topic of conversation around the world - Freedom. Choosing the Statue of Liberty, a gift from France to the United States as the embodiment of the principle, the coin uses this giant symbol on both sides [...]

February, 2018

Carved Skull coins are back with St Aloysius Gonzaga, a work by artist Zane Wylie

By | 2018-02-10T01:16:18+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Carved Skull coins are back with St Aloysius Gonzaga, a work by artist Zane Wylie A popular coin on its debut last year, the first Carved Skull coin carried a highly unusual subject for a numismatic. Carved human skulls date back literally thousands of years and have been a constant component of many cultures around the world. Even today, there are artists that use them to create [...]

December, 2017

Gustav Klimt represents Motherhood in Art on the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

By | 2017-12-14T12:29:49+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Quick Look, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Gustav Klimt represents Motherhood in Art on the Mint of Poland's latest silver coin The Mint of Poland has debuted a new fine silver coin and master artist Gustav Klimt has found his striking artwork being used again. A popular subject for art-themed coins over the last couple of years, Klimt's often controversial work has commanded some quite staggering sums at auction. This one is called The [...]

October, 2017

The classic numismatic icon of Ancient Greece is modernised for new antiqued silver coin

By | 2017-10-26T14:34:32+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The classic numismatic icon of Ancient Greece is modernised for new antiqued silver coin As iconic in its day as any modern design is now, the Ancient Greek Tetradrachm (literally 'four drachmae') was introduced in the sixth century BCE and replaced the older didrachms with their heraldic style. Carrying the head of the goddess Athena on one side and the image of the owl of Athena, with [...]

Moneda Nueva is back in the lunar market with a high-relief Year of the Dog coin

By | 2017-10-14T12:29:27+00:00 October 14th, 2017|Categories: Lunar Calendar, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Moneda Nueva|

Moneda Nueva is back in the lunar market with a high-relief Year of the Dog coin Producer of probably our favourite lunar snake coin, Moneda Nueva didn't follow it up in following years but are now back with a new entrant into what is the most varied theme in modern numismatics. Issued for the Republic of Cameroon instead of Samoa, it retains the high-relief strike and the [...]

Cameroon and the Mint of Poland debut a fascinating new silver coin series ‘Carved Skulls and Bones’

By | 2017-10-10T09:23:50+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Cameroon and the Mint of Poland debut a fascinating new silver coin series 'Carved Skulls and Bones' A pernennial image in culture from Neolithic times right up to the modern world, the human skull has been used to represent everything from love to dread. The recent discovery of carved human skulls in a 12,000 year old temple in southeastern Turkey, which predates even most forms of agriculture, [...]

July, 2017

Moneda Nueva launches a superb Roswell UFO anniversary silver coin. Or is it a weather balloon….

By | 2017-07-13T18:09:38+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Silver, Cameroon, Moneda Nueva|

Moneda Nueva launches a superb Roswell UFO anniversary silver coin. Or is it a weather balloon.... Just a few days after we covered Art Mints's new Roswell 70th anniversary coin (already sold out at the mint), comes a second, bigger silver coin covering this enigmatic landmark event in conspiracy lore. This time the honours are being done by Spanish coin-producer, Moneda Nueva, previously noted for their superb one-kilo [...]