Isle of Man

August, 2018

ANA 2018: CIT go all in with a hugely impressive release program of new coins

By |2018-08-14T21:22:22+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Isle of Man, Mongolia, Palau|

ANA 2018: CIT go all in with a hugely impressive release program of new coins Philadelphia is hosting the 2018 ANA World's Fair of Money and with it comes a whole host of new issues from many of the world's premiere coin producers. Chief amongst those will be CIT Coin Invest, the Liechtenstein based collector favourite issuer of some of the world's most impressive modern numismatics. We've [...]

August, 2017

Isle of Man Angel appears on its first coin since the Manx move to Tower Mint and CIT

By |2017-08-02T18:00:02+00:00August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Isle of Man, Tower Mint|

Isle of Man Angel appears on its first coin since the Manx move to Tower Mint and CIT We reported back in March that Tower Mint, a London-based private mint owned by well-known effigy designer Raphael Maklouf, was to take over the reins of the Isle of Man's coin programme. As most of this would be circulating currency and the hope that the bullion coin program would continue, [...]

March, 2017

The Isle of Man is back in the commemorative coin game with new Tower Mint partnership

By |2017-03-28T16:27:44+00:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: Marketwatch, CIT Coin Invest, Isle of Man, Tower Mint|

The Isle of Man is back in the commemorative coin game with new Tower Mint partnership After announcing a break from the Pobjoy Mint after forty years, the Isle of Man has partnered up with The Tower Mint, the last remaining London-based mint (the Royal Mint moved to Wales years ago) to get back in the commemorative coin market, as well as produce new circulating currency. On [...]

January, 2016

Pobjoy Mint releases the 29th annual coin in its Isle of Man Cat series of silver coins

By |2016-11-05T13:39:06+00:00January 4th, 2016|Categories: Nature, Silver, Isle of Man, Pobjoy Mint|

Now up for its 29th annual release, the British Pobjoy Mints epic Isle of Man Cat series of proof silver and bimetallic coins soldiers on into 2016 with the Havana Brown Cat. The first coin debuted in 1988 with the Manx Cat, the only breed of cat that has appeared twice (also in 2012), but a huge variety of cat breeds has appeared over the years, many quite esoteric like the [...]

October, 2015

The last of the 12 Days of Christmas gold Manx Angels launches with a 12 Drummers privy mark

By |2016-11-05T06:31:33+00:00October 28th, 2015|Categories: Culture, Gold, Isle of Man, Pobjoy Mint|

In production for many years, the Isle of Man Angel been one of the longest produced of modern bullion coins and has been available in gold and silver across several weights. This latest release is one of a growing number of bullion coins available with a privy mark. These are small symbols or images struck into the surface of an existing design and are often produced in far lower numbers than the [...]

June, 2015

Pobjoy Friday. New Manx 2-coin set joins the Battle of Waterloo commemorations

By |2016-11-05T06:31:58+00:00June 26th, 2015|Categories: History, Silver, Isle of Man, Pobjoy Mint|

The penultimate day in our British Pobjoy Mint catchup week features the only two-coin set to be covered and it's one that joins the growing commemorations for one of historys most important, and well knowns battles, Waterloo. There have been some fine coins already released from the Royal Mint, including a spectacular Pistrucci-designed medallion, and the Pobjoy Mint debuted a fine Napoleon coin just a couple of months ago. Belgium skirted around the absolutely [...]

Pobjoy Wednesday. Famous Isle of Man TT Motorbike race featured on 50p coin

By |2016-11-05T06:31:58+00:00June 24th, 2015|Categories: Sport, Silver, Isle of Man, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy week ploughs on with a fifty pence coin issued for the Isle of Man in the usual seven-sided format common to this coin size. This one celebrates the bike racing icons that have contributed to the legendary status of one of the worlds toughest and most dangerous races, the Isle of Man TT. First being run in 1907, it's become the highlight of the motorcycle racing calendar. Since it's inception, 246 riders have [...]

Pobjoy Tuesday. Celebrating Queen Elizabeth II becoming Britains longest serving monarch

By |2016-11-05T06:31:58+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Categories: People, Silver, Isle of Man, Pobjoy Mint|

Our catchup of recent British Pobjoy Mint issues continues with a coin celebrating the current British monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, becoming the longest reigning sovereign in British history. With her full title being "Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.", she took the throne in 1953 and [...]

April, 2015

PIVOTAL BATTLE OF BRITAIN COMMEMORATED AFTER 75 YEARS ON NEW MANX COIN

By |2016-11-05T06:32:13+00:00April 26th, 2015|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Isle of Man, Pobjoy Mint|

The Pobjoy Mint seem to be on a bit of a roll with their new releases lately, and this latest one commemorates one of the most important battles of the 20th century, the Battle of Britain. At a time when only Britain stood against the Nazi threat, the bravery and determination of the Royal Air Force and its pilots, inflicted upon Germany its first, and many would say, most critical defeat. While no Stalingrad [...]

March, 2015

POBJOY MINT JOINS THE CHURCHILL COMMEMORATIONS WITH NEW SILVER COIN

By |2016-11-05T06:32:23+00:00March 18th, 2015|Categories: Bi-Metallic, History, People, Silver, Isle of Man, Pobjoy Mint|

It has been half a century since one of Britain's greatest leaders died, and Sir Winston Churchill has adorned several coins this year in commemoration. The Royal Mint have released three tranches of them, one a portrait, one a £20 for £20, and one a range of big gold and silver coins. Now the Pobjoy Mint has released a pair, the silver one being of interest here. Weighing a standard ounce of sterling silver, [...]

Load More Posts