Cameroon

December, 2018

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

By |2018-12-04T22:42:08+00:00December 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+00:00November 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+00:00October 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+00:00September 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+00:00September 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+00:00May 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 [...]

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

By |2018-05-11T21:03:28+00:00May 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+00:00March 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+00:00March 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+00:00February 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 [...]

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