Coloured

May, 2017

Traditional Kaziukas’ Fair showcased on latest proof silver coin from Lithuania

By | 2017-05-19T11:42:26+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Event, Silver, Lietuvos Bankas, Lithuania|

Traditional Kaziukas' Fair showcased on latest proof silver coin from Lithuania Dating back to the early 17th century, Saint Casimir's Fair is a large annual folk arts and crafts fair held in Vilnius, in the Baltic state of Lithuania. Traditionally held in the markets and streets of Vilnius on the Sunday nearest to 4th March, it has now expanded to include music, dance, and theatre and draws [...]

200 Years of the New York Stock Exchange marked on silver coin from Cameroon

By | 2017-05-17T13:13:03+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

200 Years of the New York Stock Exchange marked on silver coin from Cameroon Love it or hate it, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is one of the worlds most influential financial organisations and is now commemorating being in existence for two centuries. By market capitalization it's the world's largest stock exchange and in June 2016 its listed companies capitalised at US$19.3 trillion. Located at 11 Wall [...]

Star Wars Ships coin series continues with the iconic X-Wing Rebel Alliance starfighter

By | 2017-05-13T11:56:57+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint|

Star Wars Ships coin series continues with the iconic X-Wing Rebel Alliance starfighter A 2017 debuted series of Star Wars coins from the New Zealand Mint, Star Wars Ships looks at some of the incredibly iconic vessels to enter the realm of popular culture from these hugely popular movies. Two coins have been released so far this year, the first showcasing the legendary Millennium Falcon and the [...]

Fidel Castro joins Chinggis Khan. CIT smartmint the Cuban leader on a Mongolian proof silver coin

By | 2017-05-14T21:37:50+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, People, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Mongolia|

Fidel Castro joins Chinggis Khan. CIT smartmint the Cuban leader on a Mongolian proof silver coin A look at a coin we didn't cover on its debut at the Berlin World Money Fair earlier this year, Coin Invest Trust's Fidel Castro coin is the spritual successor to their revised Chinggis Khan coin from 2016. Carrying on with a design that takes advantage of CIT's outstanding SmartMinting technology, [...]

Peter the Great’s Russian Labyrinth on a new silver coin from International Coin House

By | 2017-05-11T21:25:52+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Quick Look, Coloured, Silver, International Coin House, Macedonia|

Peter the Great's Russian Labyrinth on a new silver coin from International Coin House International Coin House have launched a new proof silver coin issued for the Republic of Macedonia. Featuring a magnificent building just outside St. Petersburg called the Peterhof Palace, the main theme of the coin centres around a labyrinth designed by Peter the Great that sits in its Lower Gardens. Struck in 50 grams [...]

Disney’s classic past reproduced with a rectangular coin featuring the 1932 movie Mickey’s Revue

By | 2017-05-11T21:31:02+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney's classic past reproduced with a rectangular coin featuring the 1932 movie Mickey's Revue Along with Star Wars, the huge well of history from Disney's past is regularly dipped into by the New Zealand Mint and it's never better when they look at the early days of this now gigantic media juggernaut. Classic Disney has thrown up some superb proof coin designs, so now the NZ Mint [...]

The Star Trek commemorations continue at the Royal Canadian Mint with two new silver coins

By | 2017-05-11T21:52:17+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

The Star Trek commemorations continue at the Royal Canadian Mint with two new silver coins It isn't just the Perth Mint that's continuing with its Star Trek commemorative coin range this month, the Royal Canadian Mint have made additions as well. Two new silver issues debut this month, one celebrating Star Trek in general and a second aimed more specifically at the 30th anniversary of the premiere [...]

Star Trek returns to Perth Mint with a tribute to the ultra-classic episode Mirror Mirror

By | 2017-05-11T21:35:12+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Star Trek returns to Perth Mint with a tribute to the ultra-classic episode Mirror Mirror While the New Zealand Mint's range of Star Wars coins has powered on relentlessly, the Perth Mint's Star Trek range has been quiet since last October when they launched the excellent tricorder packaged 2oz coin. May seems to be a month of new releases however, with a new coin here and two [...]

April, 2017

Warriors of History heads to the Middle East and the Middle Ages with the Ayyubids

By | 2017-05-11T21:38:26+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Warriors of History heads to the Middle East and the Middle Ages with the Ayyubids The New Zealand Mint have released the seventh coin in their series Warriors of History. Depicting some of the warrior classes throughout history, the series launched in June 2016 and has travelled around the globe and through time from pre-Roman times through to the Middle Ages. This seventh coin looks [...]

CIT@TICC: Cherry Blossom Globe. A coin in a snow globe celebrates iconic Japanese season

By | 2017-05-11T21:39:07+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

CIT@TICC: Cherry Blossom Globe. A coin in a snow globe celebrates iconic Japanese season It's time for the Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC) and like at  most of the other major coin shows around the world, industry favourites Coin Invest Trust are launching a new selection of coins. We've already looked at a minigold (Princess Diana), a superb shaped silver coin (Remembrance Poppy) and another of their [...]