Inserts

April, 2019

Imperial Art, the ancient architecture coin series, is back with the Greek Acropolis starring

By |2019-04-17T13:55:26+01:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Imperial Art, the ancient architecture coin series, is back with the Greek Acropolis starring Back after a years hiatus, the Mint of Poland's impressive Imperial Art art-architectural coin series has returned. Beginning in 2014, the series debuted with a look at the Mesopotamian world through views of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Ishtar Gate. The following year saw the series journey to the land of [...]

MDM add a Crocodile as the fourth marine life coin in its Underwater World series

By |2019-04-15T13:54:31+01:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

MDM add a Crocodile as the fourth marine life coin in its Underwater World series The crocodile is a perennial favourite amongst nature coin collectors. A primal beast with a unique look, it isn't hard to see why and MDM are tapping into that fascination with their latest issue in the Underwater World series. It's the fourth coin to date, and follows a Great White Shark, a [...]

Numiscollect take CIT’s iconic Ural Owl coin into the third dimension with this stunning new issue

By |2019-04-10T22:06:47+01:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

Numiscollect take CIT's iconic Ural Owl coin into the third dimension with this stunning new issue Only a small number of producers around the world have the knowledge and expertise to produce true dimensional coins, so they don't constitute a big flood of releases as is the case with some other popular genres. Chief amongst the experts are the Mint of Poland, who arguably began pushing boundaries [...]

Perth Mint mounts a mini-cameo to its Queen Victoria bicentennial celebration silver coin

By |2019-04-02T01:25:42+01:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Inserts, People, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint mounts a mini-cameo to its Queen Victoria bicentennial celebration silver coin Born on 24 May 1819, Queen Victoria went on to become, until recently, the longest serving monarch in British history. Ruler of the largest empire the world has ever since, and reigning through a period of tumultuous social and technological upheaval, her name has come to describe the 19th century as the Victorian Age. [...]

March, 2019

One small step continues. Numiscollect insert actual moon meteorite material in their latest coin

By |2019-03-23T20:26:03+01:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Inserts, Science, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

One small step continues. Numiscollect insert actual moon meteorite material in their latest coin Time to kick off a look at a second wave of coins celebrating the ground-breaking Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969 after our first batch a few weeks ago (see toggle). We've gone over the history several times before, so we'll jump straight into the coin itself. This is the second Numiscollect coin [...]

Cameroon tackles the multi-armed, elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha for its second World Cultures coin

By |2019-03-11T22:33:45+01:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Cameroon tackles the multi-armed, elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha for its second World Cultures coin After our reveal of the beautiful Kapala Skull coin last September, followed by a first look at an actual coin just two months ago, we're very fortunate to be able to bring you the second of the Mint of Poland's 'World Cultures' coins. This series has a more open theme than many of [...]

Exclusive! Witness the cold hard gaze of the Gorgons stare with Art Mint’s beautiful new Medusa coin

By |2019-03-03T12:14:40+01:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon|

Witness the cold hard gaze of the Gorgons stare with Art Mint's beautiful new Medusa coin One of the most distinctive figures in ancient mythology, the tragic figures of Medusa and the Gorgons have been the subject of countless pieces of art over the last couple of millenia, as well as appearing in numerous books, movies and tv shows in the modern age. There's very little that [...]

February, 2019

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower

By |2019-02-08T19:00:28+01:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower in Paris, despite its popularity, hasn't been an overly used subject in the modern coin world. The Monnaie de Paris has featured it, of course, and the British Pobjoy Mint produced an unusual piece actually shaped like the monument back in 2014, but in general, it doesn't appear anywhere near as [...]

CIT@WMF: The iconic Tiffany Art series heads to Cambodia for its penultimate release

By |2019-02-01T01:26:51+01:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

CIT@WMF: The iconic Tiffany Art series heads to Cambodia for its penultimate release It's Tiffany time again and CIT have announced the latest pair in this gorgeous series of coins - sadly, the penultimate release as 2020 will see this multi-award-winning range wrap up for good. First appearing in 2004, the 2019 coin is the fifteenth design, and in our view at least, one of the very [...]

January, 2019

CIT@WMF: The end of a legend. Hit Mongolian Wildlife Protection series comes to an finish

By |2019-01-31T21:03:16+01:00January 31st, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

CIT@WMF: The end of a legend. Hit Mongolian Wildlife Protection series comes to an finish One of coin collectors favourites of the last decade, the multi-award-winning Mongolian Wildlife Protection series is coming to an end twelve years and ten issues after its debut. These striking coins are one of the few to employ inset Swarovski crystals without detriment to the finished design, using a pair of them [...]

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