Coloured

November, 2018

Armenia and the Mint of Poland expand porcelain coin range with innovative new series

By |2018-11-14T21:25:24+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Armenia, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland|

Armenia and the Mint of Poland expand porcelain coin range with innovative new series Back in the latter half of 2015, the Mint of Poland debuted a very unusual coin targeted at lovers of porcelain. As its base it took one of the mints regular 17.5 gram proof silver coins and attached to its front a tiny miniature replica of the extraordinarily expensive Qianlong Vase. Specially fired [...]

Ooooooh Bahnahnah!! The Minions wish you a numismatic seasonal greeting from the beach in Niue

By |2018-11-12T14:29:28+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island|

Ooooooh Bahnahnah!! The Minions wish you a numismatic seasonal greeting from the beach in Niue There are usually quite a few Christmas coins hitting stores around this time and many producers, especially national mints from around the world, will release a coin to celebrate. This year has seen some interesting issues that tie in with the increase in popular culture licencing. The NZ Mint debuted [...]

The Royal Mint celebrates 40 years of the perennial hit childrens picture book, The Snowman

By |2018-11-05T18:26:48+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint celebrates 40 years of the perennial hit childrens picture book, The Snowman First published back in 1978, Raymond Briggs' children's word-less picture book, The Snowman, debuted to critical acclaim. Telling the story of a young boy that builds a snowman which then comes to life, it was adapted to an Oscar-nominated animated short film in 1982. Much loved, especially in its British homeland, The [...]

Montserrat and Grenada released in the EC8 Caribbean bullion coin series from Scottsdale

By |2018-11-02T14:36:26+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Grenada, Montserrat, Scottsdale Mint|

Montserrat and Grenada released in the EC8 Caribbean bullion coin series from Scottsdale Now passing the half-way stage of an eight-coin 2018 program, Scottsdale Mint have doubled on the usual solo release by launching the Grenada and Montserrat coins in one hit. Previous issues that have been for other countries in the East Caribbean Central Bank zone include Antigua & Barbuda, Saint Kitts & Nevis, and Dominica. Still [...]

October, 2018

The Peacock is back, this time in crystal-adorned form from the Mint of Poland

By |2018-10-23T00:42:15+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Peacock is back, this time in crystal-adorned form from the Mint of Poland As one of the most beautiful creatures in the animal kingdom, the peacock was obviously going to attract some attention in the burgeoning wildlife coin market. One of the finest depictions came back in 2015 when CIT Coin Invest surprised collectors with the debut of a new series called Magnificent Life. [...]

Powercoin’s striking Revolutionary Masks series draws on the weird appeal of Salvador Dali

By |2018-10-21T01:37:08+00:00October 21st, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Powercoin's striking Revolutionary Masks series draws on the weird appeal of Salvador Dali Quite an unusual subject for a coin series, Revolutionary Masks launched two years ago with a very cool Guido Fawkes issue. Depicting a modern day activist wearing one of the masks made popular in the movie V for Vendetta, and later taken up by the hacktivist group Anonymous, it employed a selective [...]

Cayman Islands Marlin gold and silver bullion coins are joined by coloured proof versions

By |2018-10-19T18:06:53+00:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cayman Islands, Scottsdale Mint|

Cayman Islands Marlin gold and silver bullion coins are joined by coloured proof versions 2018 CAYMAN ISLANDS MARLIN The Cayman Islands bullion coin seems to be quite popular and is now on its second year of release. There haven't been any changes to the design to date. A pretty cool, very dynamic design has this amazing fish bursting out of the water, surrounded by a border. While [...]

The first female Doctor Who gets her own first female Doctor Who silver coin

By |2018-10-17T11:41:50+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The first female Doctor Who gets her own first female Doctor Who silver coin Long running is a bit of an understatement when it comes to Doctor Who. It's rare enough for a television program to last for fifty years, but a science fiction series is lucky to last five, so Doctor Who has certainly bucked the odds on that score. The fact that it's [...]

Nicaragua and its impressive wildlife continue on the NZ Mints silver coin series with the Ocelot

By |2018-10-16T01:08:42+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

Nicaragua and its impressive wildlife continue on the NZ Mints silver coin series with the Ocelot The only commemorative coin series issued for Nicaragua in 2018 that we know of, Wildlife of Nicaragua is one of the NZ Mint's numerous coloured 1 oz proof silver coin ranges. The Jaguar and the Sloth have already been featured and there are plans for at least one more coin after this [...]

Last of the original Star Wars trilogy gets its poster on a premium silver foil

By |2018-10-14T12:57:38+00:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Last of the original Star Wars trilogy gets its poster on a premium silver foil Despite having already appeared on the NZ Mints poster coin series, the reissue on the mints large premium silver foils is still welcome as they seem a better fit for the artwork. While the original coins were 53 x 36 mm in size, these giant foils expand out to a huge 262 x 175 [...]

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