Gilded

February, 2018

Dimensional smartminting stretches its legs with impressive issues from CIT and Numiscollect

By | 2018-02-08T15:30:27+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Mongolia, Palau|

Dimensional smartminting stretches its legs with impressive issues from CIT and Numiscollect With SmartMinting continuing to impressive with ultra high-relief strikes maintaining tons of detail, it's easy to forget that it can be employed in other ways as well. There seems to be a slowly increasing interest in coins that eschew the standard flat format, whether it be round or another geometric shape, in favour of one [...]

January, 2018

WMF18 – Great Commanders UHR. Mint of Poland launches impressive new series with Spartacus

By | 2018-01-30T12:52:57+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Great Commanders in high relief. Mint of Poland launches impressive new series with Spartacus It seems there's going to be little in the way of ancient mythology coins losing any popularity in 2018 if the early roster of releases is to be believed. There are some quite superb new designs coming over the next couple of weeks as we head into Berlin for the World Money Fair [...]

December, 2017

MCI releases its first cutout coin with a gilded King Penguin design for Ghana

By | 2017-12-22T00:44:15+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Silver, Ghana, MCI Mint|

MCI releases its first cutout coin with a gilded King Penguin design for Ghana In 2013, Coin Invest Trust issued a stunning Mongolian coin called the Crying Wolf. The first of a five-coin series called Mongolian Nature that finished this year, it was a half-ounce gilded silver coin that had been precisely cutout to form a silhouette of the animal. Quite a bit more complex to achieve [...]

November, 2017

Perth Mint debuts its last selection for 2017 with the theme of celebration

By | 2017-11-28T12:59:29+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Inserts, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint debuts its last selection for 2017 with the theme of celebration December is traditionally a quiet month for the big mints and the Perth Mint is no exception. Mostly a fairly generic selection of coins, there are the usual wedding and birthday issues, along with the expected celebrations of the Chinese New Year. All are issued in what has become the Perth Mint's signature format [...]

Parisian producer, Art Mint debuts its beautiful Celestial Bodies range of silver coins

By | 2017-11-17T11:24:46+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Art Mint, Coloured, Gilded, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

Parisian producer Art Mint debuts its beautiful Celestial Bodies range of silver coins We first saw images of this new series from Art Mint way back in Berlin in February. The three coin part gilded series was called Celestial Bodies and featured stylised representations of the sun and the moon. Fast forward to today and the series has arrived in a newly enhance format and with some [...]

Royal Wedding anniversary celebrated by Ascension Island in huge style with a 70-ounce coin

By | 2017-11-15T13:04:33+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: History, Ascension Island, Gilded, People, Inserts, Silver, Pobjoy Mint|

Royal Wedding anniversary celebrated by Ascension Island in huge style with a 70-ounce coin An incredible feat for any couple but a staggeringly rare one for a sitting monarch, a platinum wedding anniversary marks seven decades of commitment. Queen Elizabeth II is one of the worlds longest-ever serving monarchs, and probably one of the most admired. Her marriage to Prince Philip has been in the spotlight for [...]

October, 2017

Cameroon and the Mint of Poland debut a fascinating new silver coin series ‘Carved Skulls and Bones’

By | 2017-10-10T09:23:50+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Cameroon and the Mint of Poland debut a fascinating new silver coin series 'Carved Skulls and Bones' A pernennial image in culture from Neolithic times right up to the modern world, the human skull has been used to represent everything from love to dread. The recent discovery of carved human skulls in a 12,000 year old temple in southeastern Turkey, which predates even most forms of agriculture, [...]

September, 2017

Legendary German storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, celebrated on a kilo of fine silver

By | 2017-09-09T23:02:18+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, MNI, Solomon Islands|

Legendary German storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, celebrated on a kilo of fine silver A new coin starting to ship soon from European producer, Modern Numismatics International (MNI), is a typical example of their output. Known for some multi-piece coloured silver coin sets that combine to make a large image, this new limited-edition coloured kilo coin is relatively sedate by their standards, but not by those of other [...]

August, 2017

Iconic Egyptian scarab symbolism celebrated on striking liimited box sets of silver coins from CIT

By | 2017-08-27T20:39:29+00:00 August 27th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

Iconic Egyptian scarab symbolism celebrated on striking liimited box sets of silver coins from CIT A surprise release at this months ANA show was a second set of Scarab coins from Coin Invest Trust. Following on from a debut set released at the World Money Fair in Berlin back in late January, we never covered that one in any detail so now seems a good time to [...]

Mythical Creatures series from Numiartis welcomes its fourth coin with a striking Minotaur design

By | 2017-08-25T20:30:54+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Numiartis, Palau|

Mythical Creatures series from Numiartis welcomes its fourth coin with a striking Minotaur design One of the premiere mythology series on the market today, and one of the first, Mythical Creatures is an annual coin series from German producer Numiartis in conjunction with industry legends, Coin Invest Trust. The first coin debuted to much acclaim in late 2013 and featured the Werewolf. Struck in two ounces of fine [...]