Coloured

June, 2017

Disney’s 1930’s poster coin series continues with the Silly Symphony short ‘Flowers and Trees’

By | 2017-06-18T22:28:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney's 1930's poster coin series continues with the Silly Symphony short 'Flowers and Trees' The second of the New Zealand Mint's new Disney Posters of the 1930's series of rectangular silver coins appears today and in a nice change of direction eschews the ubiquitous mouse for one of the much loved Silly Symphony cartoons. First shown 85 years ago in July 1932, Flowers and Trees was the first animated [...]

Warrior of History silver coin series mounts horseback with the Mongol Hordes

By | 2017-06-18T11:41:45+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Warrior of History silver coin series mounts horseback with the Mongol Hordes The latest in what we think is the New Zealand Mint's best non-licenced coin series at the moment, Warriors of History debuts today and is the eighth to do so since it kicked off last year. Featuring some of the warrior classes from around the world and throughout time that have greatly impacted either their [...]

A masterpiece in silver, Numiscollect debut Art Revived coin series with the Mona Lisa

By | 2017-06-15T11:19:56+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

A masterpiece in silver, Numiscollect debut Art Revived coin series with the Mona Lisa A popular theme for modern precious metal numismatics, the world of art is a rich vein of source material and lends itself well to coin producers with the recent trend towards experimentation. Numiscollect are a producer with a fine history of trying new things and pushing the envelope in different directions, or with just using [...]

Royal Canadian Mint debuts texturised colour with its new En Plein Air silver coin series

By | 2017-06-11T23:22:28+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Royal Canadian Mint debuts texturised colour with its new En Plein Air silver coin series As a mainstream coin producer that likes to experiment far more than most other national mints of their size, the Royal Canadian Mint debuts new coins almost every month that trial a new technique or two. One of the recent efforts is called En Plein Air, which is the act of painting [...]

Fascinating World of Birds series of proof silver coins from Niue continues with the Goldfinch

By | 2017-06-10T14:21:04+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Fascinating World of Birds series of proof silver coins from Niue continues with the Goldfinch Very similar in concept and execution to the horse themed series we looked at yesterday, The Fascinating World of Birds is another of those signature series of nature coins the Mint of Poland regularly issues for Niue Island. The latest coin depicts the Goldfinch and is the fifth in the series to [...]

Battles That Changed History series of silver coins launches with the Battle of Yorktown

By | 2017-06-07T13:10:10+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Battles That Changed History series of silver coins launches with the Battle of Yorktown Apart from the plethora of licenced popular culture coins that are produced by the New Zealand Mint, they also release quite a few limited series themed around history or nature. One of the best and most popular of recent years seems to be their Warriors of History range. Antique-finished and with selective colour, [...]

Who you gonna call? The Perth Mint if you want a proof silver Ghostbusters coin…

By | 2017-06-05T23:04:23+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Who you gonna call? The Perth Mint if you want a proof silver Ghostbusters coin... There's never been a time when popular culture has emblazoned itself across so many precious metal coins as it has right now. From the obvious targets like Star Wars, Star Trek and Disney, right throught to smaller properties that are just marking anniversaries or popularity, the choice is wide and deep. New [...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is back with a limited run of one-kilo coloured silver coins

By | 2017-06-04T16:50:34+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is back with a limited run of one-kilo coloured silver coins It was only a couple of months ago that we looked at a set of ½-ounce coloured silver coins featuring the main characters from the new blockbuster Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but they're back again in vastly bigger form with this new one-kilo silver coin. Whereas [...]

Mans Best Friend: Horses, adds two new coins to a growing series from Niue Island

By | 2017-06-02T12:53:23+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mans Best Friend: Horses, adds two new coins to a growing series from Niue Island One of the many Mint of Poland coin series featuring animals from all corners of the globe, Mans Best Friends in its various incarnations stays nearer to home by showing off those creatures closest to us. With series featuring the more obvious cats and dogs having been running for a while now, [...]

May, 2017

Helvetic Mint’s ‘Animal Skin’ series of silver coins heads back home for the domestic cat

By | 2017-05-25T12:57:42+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Helvetic Mint, Niue Island|

Helvetic Mint's 'Animal Skin' series of silver coins heads back home for the domestic cat Now on its sixth release, the Helvetic Mint's unusual 'Animal Skin' series of oval silver coins has moved away from the exotic for 2017 and gone with the familiar domestic cat. The series debuted in 2012 with the Blue Iguana, a coin that experienced some decent appreciation at the time, and the [...]