Gilded

June, 2018

Erlang Shen, the three-eyed god of Chinese mythology, kicks off a new silver coin series

By | 2018-06-12T01:16:10+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, SK Bullion|

Erlang Shen, the three-eyed god of Chinese mythology, kicks off a new silver coin series We're seeing some outstanding mthology coins released on the market of late, but surprisingly, very few have a Far Eastern theme. Sure, there are plenty of dragon coins, but very little that dips into the rich pantheon of deities that populated early thought amongst these ancient civilisations. Singapore based SK Bullion are [...]

The White Horse is the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in an impressive new coin series

By | 2018-06-06T16:11:00+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The White Horse is the first of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in an impressive new coin series If anyone in the numismatic world can be said to be 'on a roll', it's the Mennica Polska. It should be obvious to all that the quality of modern coins has never been higher, but even taking that into account, the Mint of Poland has been producing some [...]

May, 2018

New images of the Mint of Poland’s Twelve Labours of Hercules coin show great promise

By | 2018-05-29T12:02:18+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

New images of the Mint of Poland's Twelve Labours of Hercules coin show great promise In early April we wrote about the first coin in a new series by the Mint of Poland chronicling the famous ancient myth of the twelve labours of Hercules. An icon of the world of mythology, his story will be told across twelve coins with a planned release schedule of two coins [...]

Ukraine’s beautiful Fauna in Cultural Monuments series updated with first two of three 2018 issues

By | 2018-05-22T10:43:42+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, National Bank of Ukraine, Ukraine|

Ukraine's beautiful Fauna in Cultural Monuments series updated with first two of three 2018 issues Like Numiscollect's History of the Crusades and the National Bank of Poland's Treasures of Stanislaw August, the National Bank of Ukraine also have a series less well known to collectors that deserves a wider audience. Called Fauna in Cultural Monuments of Ukraine, it showcases how animals have been depicted [...]

Latvia launches a hexagonal honeycomb coin to showcase the importance of bees and honey

By | 2018-05-21T17:08:07+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Bank of Latvia, Silver, Latvia|

Latvia launches a hexagonal honeycomb coin to showcase the importance of bees and honey It was back in January 2017 that the Bank of Latvia launched a competition to create an innovative coin that would be released in 2018. Some 42 works were submitted for consideration and all were evaluated by the Coin Design Commission of Latvijas Banka. Chosen for the first prize was a work by [...]

Evolution of Earth silver coin series is back for a third annual outing sporting a high relief ammonite

By | 2018-05-14T20:40:17+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Ruthenium, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Evolution of Earth silver coin series is back for a third annual outing sporting a high relief ammonite Following hot on the heels of the outstanding Evolution of Life series by Coin Invest Trust, the Mint of Poland launched its own series called Evolution of Earth. There have been two issues to date - a Trilobite and a Nummulite, both aping the format of the CIT series. That format [...]

April, 2018

Mint of Poland debuts a new mythology series based around the 12 labours of Hercules

By | 2018-04-09T22:44:35+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland debuts a new mythology series based around the Twelve labours of Hercules The Mint of Poland is adding to its quite sublime selection of ancient mythology coin ranges with a new series chronicling the fabled twelve labours of the Greek divine hero, Hercules. One of the most widely known tales of the ancient world, they have propelled Hercules into becoming one of the greatest [...]

The Royal Mint concludes its five-year World War I commemorations with poignant Armistice coins

By | 2018-04-09T15:06:05+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Event, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint concludes its five-year World War I commemorations with poignant Armistice coins The Royal Mint are starting to wrap up their commemorations of the First World War after an extensive five-year program starting in 2014. This year marks the centenary of the end of the 'war to end all wars', as it was erroneously known, and that end is known as the Armistice. Commemorative coins [...]

March, 2018

The Jolly Gold Giant is back for 2018. CIT debut this years black proof Laughing Buddha coin

By | 2018-03-23T17:35:33+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Palau|

The Jolly Gold Giant is back for 2018. CIT debut this years black proof Laughing Buddha coin It's time for the annual Singapore Coin Show and like last year, Coin Invest Trust are launching a new Laughing Buddha coin, the second in the series. A showcase coin for many of CIT's numismatic production techniques, this series employs ultra high-relief SmartMinting, a black proof finish and gilding to [...]

Australia is hosting the XXI Commonwealth Games and the Royal Australian Mint is issuing coins for it

By | 2018-03-15T20:23:36+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Event, Australia, Gilded, Gold, Sport, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia is hosting the XXI Commonwealth Games and the Royal Australian Mint is issuing coins for it Gold Coast 2018 is the name and location of the XXI Commonwealth Games, an international multi-sport event held by the Commonwealth of Nations every four years. Last held in Edinburgh, Scotland, the Gold Coast in eastern Australia is a considerably warmer location for what is one of the world's most [...]