Inserts

February, 2019

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

By |2019-02-08T19:00:28+00:00February 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+00:00February 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+00:00January 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 [...]

One small week for mankind: Before Apollo 11 there was Apollo 8 and Numiscollect remembers

By |2019-01-25T16:10:13+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Inserts, Science, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

One small week for mankind: Before Apollo 11 there was Apollo 8 and Numiscollect remembers Not strictly a moon landing celebration, Numiscollects latest entry in its 'Meteorites' series commemorates the Apollo 8 mission, without which Apollo 11 would not have been possible. Crewed by Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders, the mission was the first time that human beings had [...]

Exclusive look: Mint of Poland and Numiartis debut the next outstanding Demigods coin – Perseus

By |2019-01-24T23:05:34+00:00January 24th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

Exclusive look: Mint of Poland and Numiartis debut the next outstanding Demigods coin - Perseus A new series that debuted just last year, Demigods is one of the Mint of Poland and Numiartis' superb ancient mythology ranges. The series looks at the heroes of ancient legend - the warriors with the blood of the gods coarsing through their veins. Achilles, the Greek hero with the vulnerable heel, [...]

One small week for mankind: Powercoin incorporates a piece of Apollo 11 in its smartminted coin

By |2019-01-21T01:24:51+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Categories: Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

One small week for mankind: Powercoin incorporates a piece of Apollo 11 in its smartminted coin Our look at 50th anniversary of the moon landing coins continues with Powercoins CIT-produced effort.  Struck in three-ounces of fine 0.999, the coin employs colour and a black proof finish to stand out from the crowd, but adds in a little something to make it quite special. The design isn't a [...]

Burning rubber! Art Mint adds a tyre to a coin to celebrate 130 years of Dunlop’s invention

By |2019-01-17T16:27:25+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Art Mint, Inserts, Science, Silver, Niue Island|

Burning rubber! Art Mint adds a tyre to a coin to celebrate 130 years of Dunlop's invention Producers of some pretty unique coins, Paris-based Art Mint have managed to pick up several awards for their innovative and beautifully struck issues over the last few years. They recently won the Peoples Choice Award at the 2018 Coin Constellation Awards in Moscow for their attractive Celestial Bodies: The Sun [...]

Impressive first real-world image of the Mint of Poland’s new World Cultures – Kapala Skull coin

By |2019-01-08T18:23:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Impressive first real-world image of the Mint of Poland's new World Cultures - Kapala Skull coin One of several new issues from the Mint of Poland in 2018 that really impressed us, Kapala Skull is the debut release in the new World Cultures series of 2 oz silver coins. We first showed the usual early ArtCAM renders that this mint produces and we had little doubt, even back [...]

December, 2018

Seize the coin. Carpe Diem is immortalised on Art Mint’s latest innovative silver coin

By |2018-12-14T20:19:56+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

Seize the coin. Carpe Diem is immortalised on Art Mint's latest innovative silver coin "Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero". The full version of the famous latin phrase means"seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future." Of course, there are multiple translations, but the general gist is encapsulated perfectly as one suggesting what you CAN do now is better than what you MAY be [...]

Karnak is the fourth subject in Moneda Nueva’s heavyweight ancient architecture coin series

By |2018-12-13T00:51:07+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Chad, Moneda Nueva|

Karnak is the fourth subject in Moneda Nueva's heavyweight ancient architecture coin series The iconic Indian temple the Taj Mahal, the enigmatic Cambodian ruins at Angkor Wat, and the Mexican city of Uxmal have all been chosen as subjects for Moneda Nueva's flagship series of one-kilogram silver coins. Impressive pieces, with very exclusive mintages of just 100 pieces, they join CIT Coin Invest at the top of [...]

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