Cameroon

March, 2019

Cameroon tackles the multi-armed, elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha for its second World Cultures coin

By |2019-03-11T22:33:45+01:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Cameroon tackles the multi-armed, elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha for its second World Cultures coin After our reveal of the beautiful Kapala Skull coin last September, followed by a first look at an actual coin just two months ago, we're very fortunate to be able to bring you the second of the Mint of Poland's 'World Cultures' coins. This series has a more open theme than many of [...]

Incredible 18th century Polish ossuary is the subject of skull-laden Mint of Poland silver coin

By |2019-03-10T20:36:02+01:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Incredible 18th century Polish ossuary is the subject of skull-laden Mint of Poland silver coin Ossuaries are strange constructs. In use in various forms for over five millenia, right back to the Persian Zoroastrians, an ossuary, at least those on a larger scale, is a site or building used for the collection of human skeletal remains, the purpose of which is respectful rest. Europe is a particularly [...]

Exclusive! Witness the cold hard gaze of the Gorgons stare with Art Mint’s beautiful new Medusa coin

By |2019-03-03T12:14:40+01:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon|

Witness the cold hard gaze of the Gorgons stare with Art Mint's beautiful new Medusa coin One of the most distinctive figures in ancient mythology, the tragic figures of Medusa and the Gorgons have been the subject of countless pieces of art over the last couple of millenia, as well as appearing in numerous books, movies and tv shows in the modern age. There's very little that [...]

January, 2019

Impressive first real-world image of the Mint of Poland’s new World Cultures – Kapala Skull coin

By |2019-01-08T18:23:05+01:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Impressive first real-world image of the Mint of Poland's new World Cultures - Kapala Skull coin One of several new issues from the Mint of Poland in 2018 that really impressed us, Kapala Skull is the debut release in the new World Cultures series of 2 oz silver coins. We first showed the usual early ArtCAM renders that this mint produces and we had little doubt, even back [...]

December, 2018

The man on the moon arrived fifty years ago and Cameroon celebrates with a silver coin

By |2018-12-04T22:42:08+01:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cameroon, Moneda Nueva|

The man on the moon arrived fifty years ago and Cameroon celebrates with a silver coin A defining moment in human history, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out from the Apollo 11 lander onto the lunar surface, a new chapter in our history commenced. That it was one that we as a species have failed to capitalise on, takes away nothing from that incredible achievement [...]

November, 2018

Coins for the ears! Nefertiti appears on an unusual silver pair from the Mint of Poland

By |2018-11-19T20:38:34+01:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Coins for the ears! Nefertiti appears on an unusual silver pair from the Mint of Poland One of the more innovative mints out there, the Mint of Poland isn't averse to trying out something a little different. Case in point is this quite unusual pair of coins issued for the Republic of Cameroon. Struck in fine 0.999 silver, this rectangular coin duo depicts one of the most [...]

October, 2018

New images of Clade Mortis, the Mint of Polands third ‘Carved Skulls’ silver coin

By |2018-10-10T15:00:46+01:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

New images of Clade Mortis, the Mint of Polands third 'Carved Skulls' silver coin 2018 CLADE MORTIS CARVED SKULL We first showed you some early renders of the third in the Mint of Poland's 'Carved Skulls' series back in early September, but we now have a much better image of what we think is the best in the series to date, along with an image of the [...]

September, 2018

Scottsdale Mint debut a new series of silver bullion coins rich in Chinese dynastic culture

By |2018-09-20T14:43:17+01:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Cameroon, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint debut a new series of silver bullion coins rich in Chinese dynastic culture Never let it be said that Scottsdale are a mint that rests on its laurels! Almost unique amongst the bigger producers, Scottsdale have a large and varied range of silver bullion products, especially with legal tender coins for far flung places. With the ongoing EC8 Caribbean series taking pride of place at [...]

Exclusive sneak peek at the Mint of Poland’s striking third Carved Skull coin

By |2018-09-03T09:44:59+01:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Exclusive sneak peek at the Mint of Poland's striking third Carved Skull coin Along with their numerous ancient mythology series, the Mint of Poland also strikes some quite uniqely themed series as well. Now on its third issue, Carved Skulls is certainly one of those. Eschewing the usual use of the skull for pirates or horror, this series celebrates the skulls place in art - not just [...]

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+01:00May 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 [...]

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