Coloured

August, 2017

Poland remembers the fallen of the 1982 anti-communist uprising in Lubin with new silver coin

By | 2017-08-18T15:21:01+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Poland remembers the fallen of the 1982 anti-communist uprising in Lubin with new silver coin The National Bank of Poland continues to commemorate Polands tumultuous post-war history with a coin remembering the anti-communist uprisings of 35 years ago. Part of a wave of protests and demonstarations around the freedom movement Solidarity, Lubin wasn't a particularly large example, but the response of the government forces made it stand [...]

Magnificent Life series heads into the undergrowth with the iconic Cobra snake

By | 2017-08-17T19:36:11+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

Magnificent Life series heads into the undergrowth with the iconic Cobra snake Along with Evolution of Life, Magnificent Life was a new series that debuted at the ANA show in 2015 and signalled that CIT were not going to be saving all the best stuff for the World Money Fair in Berlin at the start of every year. The Peacock was the initial subject of choice and [...]

MDM start their Underwater World series with the apex predator, the Great White Shark

By | 2017-08-15T09:20:29+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, MDM|

MDM start their Underwater World series with the apex predator, the Great White Shark There's certainly no shortage of shark coins on the market and MDM are adding to them by starting their Underwater World series with the apex predator, Carcharodon carcharias, better known as the Great White Shark. A bit different from the norm, this is certainly no cheap and cheerful bullion coin, being planted firmly [...]

Star Wars movie poster series continues with fan favourite, The Empire Strikes Back

By | 2017-08-14T13:59:19+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars movie poster series continues with fan favourite, The Empire Strikes Back A new departure from the Star Wars ranges put out by the New Zealand Mint, the 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster coin turned out to be an absolute smash hit, selling out quickly and being sought after on the aftermarket. It comes as no surprise that the mint is continuing with the series [...]

Smartminting pushed hard with Mount Everest, the second 7 Summits silver coin

By | 2017-08-08T14:52:35+00:00 August 8th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

Smartminting pushed hard with Mount Everest, the second 7 Summits silver coin One of the biggest modern commemorative coin programs has been Coin Invest Trust's attractive Mountains and Flora series. One of their basic series, a simple coloured sterling silver coin, it nevertheless proved popular enough to run for 61 issues between 2009 and 2016, only recently wrapping up. A fascinating subject, CIT weren't finished with it [...]

The Nightmare Before Christmas debuts on the New Zealand Mints latest Disney release

By | 2017-08-07T12:27:12+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Nightmare Before Christmas debuts on the New Zealand Mints latest Disney release A nice change from the usual Disney ranges of coins coming out of the New Zealand Mints extensive programme is a coin celebrating a movie that is itself a little off-piste for Disney. The Nightmare Before Christmas was a bit darker than the usual Disney movie, no doubt through the involvement of stylish movie director Tim [...]

World Exclusive: Mexican Surrealist painter has his amazing work showcased on a new silver coin series

By | 2017-08-07T13:19:29+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Niue Island|

Mexican Surrealist painter has his amazing work showcased on a new silver coin series Art has always been popular on coins and never more than now as new technologies aimed at modern numismatics have broadened just what is possible reproducing them. While most mints play safe and stick with the famous masters, this new collaborative issue from Coins Boutique and European Mint has brought something more esoteric [...]

Battles That Changed History continues with the decisive defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo

By | 2017-08-02T21:17:23+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Battles That Changed History continues with the decisive defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo The New Zealand Mints companion series to their Warriors of History range called ‘Battles That Changed History’ has seen a second release. Jumping from the New World to the Old, an incredibly pivotal battle in the history of Europe and the wider world is featured; the Battle of Waterloo. Putting paid to Napoleon's [...]

Canada puts filigree on a coin for the first time with the Enchanted Garden

By | 2017-08-01T18:08:36+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canada puts filigree on a coin for the first time with the Enchanted Garden Another bumper release run from the Royal Canadian Mint this month brings with it the usual mix of maple leaves, Canadian life and experimentation that the RCM has become known for. Fitting firmly into the latter category is theis new two-ounce silver coin called Enchanted Garden. On the surface just another coloured silver [...]

Star Trek Next Generation is 30 years old and the Perth Mints latest issue marks the occasion

By | 2017-08-01T01:24:38+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Star Trek Next Generation is 30 years old and the Perth Mints latest issue marks the occasion After a quiet spell, the Perth Mint's Star Trek license is back with a coin commemorating 30 years since the debut of Star Trek: Next Generation. This was a series that was incredibly awaited and one which has earned its own place in Trek canon. Running for 7 years and [...]