Gilded

November, 2017

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 [...]

Creatures of Myth & Legend enters Mount Olympus for the god of the seas, Poseidon

By | 2017-08-10T23:57:28+00:00 August 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Treasures of Oz, Tokelau|

Creatures of Myth & Legend enters Mount Olympus for the god of the seas, Poseidon Ostensibly a companion series to the excellent lunars issued for the Pacific island of Tokelau by Treasures of Oz, Creatures of Myth and Legend depicted a fantastical creature that fitted in with the lunar animal that year. Capricornus and Aries for the year of the goat, Pegasus and a Unicorn for the [...]

The Timbuktu-landed Chergach is the latest impact meteorite adorned coin from CIT

By | 2017-08-05T15:33:19+00:00 August 5th, 2017|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Cook Islands|

The Timbuktu-landed Chergach is the latest impact meteorite adorned coin from CIT After enjoying a flurry of releases over the last few years, the number of meteorite coins has lessened recently. It's fitting that a series that spawned the genre continues on and maintains a standard reached by few others. Coin Invest Trust launched their first meteorite-adorned coin back in 2004 and the coin we're looking at [...]

Bank of Ukraine celebrates the joys of the wheel of life with an unusual new coin

By | 2017-08-02T11:43:26+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, National Bank of Ukraine, Ukraine|

Bank of Ukraine celebrates the joys of the wheel of life with an unusual new coin Producers of some quite beautiful coins, the Bank of Ukraine is most well known to collectors for its Archangel Michael silver bullion coin and its quirky lunar range. We recently covered what we consider an outstanding series called Fauna in Cultural Monuments and this new coin is similar in style to [...]

CIT’s brilliant Evolution of Life series debuts its third coin, the aquatic reptile Ichthyosaurus

By | 2017-08-01T12:26:30+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Mongolia|

CIT's brilliant Evolution of Life series debuts its third coin, the aquatic reptile Ichthyosaurus Quickly establishing itself as one of CIT's finest and most popular series. Evolution of Life launched at the ANA show in 2015 with a beautiful coin depicting an ammonite. Following last year was an equally attractive Trilobite coin. As with life itself, the creature on this third coin is bigger and tougher, moving [...]