Inserts

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 [...]

November, 2018

Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings, appears as two heads or four tails on new silver coin

By |2018-11-29T23:24:46+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland|

Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings, appears as two heads or four tails on new silver coin The god of beginnings  and endings, of transition and time, of doorways and passages - Janus was a popular part of the mythology that permeated Ancient Roman society. Even in celebrations for one of the myriad other gods in the Roman pantheon, Janus was invoked at its [...]

Exclusive: Teaser renders of the striking new Chinese Dragon coin from the Mint of Poland

By |2018-11-28T00:38:28+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive: Teaser renders of the striking new Chinese Dragon coin from the Mint of Poland Here's an exclusive first look at what could well be the next hot coin on the market. Designed and produced by Numiartis and the Mint of Poland, these are renders of the debut issue in a brand new series of Dragon coins. Where better to start than with the culture that reveres [...]

Mint of Poland’s superb Cronus coin lives up to the promise of early renders in new real world images

By |2018-11-22T20:43:10+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland's superb Cronus coin lives up to the promise of early renders in new real world images We covered this one in late September, but as with most of the high-end numismatics from the Mint of Poland, the images came in the form of renders. Normally we'd be very cautious of recommending a coin on that basis alone, but this mint has proven particularly adept [...]

Armenia and the Mint of Poland expand porcelain coin range with innovative new series

By |2018-11-14T21:25:24+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Armenia, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland|

Armenia and the Mint of Poland expand porcelain coin range with innovative new series Back in the latter half of 2015, the Mint of Poland debuted a very unusual coin targeted at lovers of porcelain. As its base it took one of the mints regular 17.5 gram proof silver coins and attached to its front a tiny miniature replica of the extraordinarily expensive Qianlong Vase. Specially fired [...]

October, 2018

Take a peek at Uranus with a new niobium planet coin in Palau’s Solar System series

By |2018-10-12T00:02:04+00:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Austrian Mint, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Palau|

Take a peek at Uranus with a new niobium planet coin in Palau's Solar System series A popular series that debuted in 2003, the Austrian Mint's Niobium coins have been an annual fixture on the numismatic calendar ever since. Interest in most coin series tends to fade away over time, but this one seems to be as popular as ever, but even so, imitators are few and [...]

The underwater world is brought to life with the third of MDM’s attractive nautical silver coins

By |2018-10-09T12:58:47+00:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Barbados, Nature, Inserts, Silver, MDM|

The underwater world is brought to life with the third of MDM's attractive nautical silver coins Everyone loves a shark coin, don't they? A primal beast that for millions of years has sat at, or near the top of the marine food-chain, the shark has an appearance that is instantly recognisable and utterly beautiful. It also seems to be an animal that is hard to do well [...]

September, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: World Cultures take centre stage on the Mint of Polands latest silver coin series

By |2018-09-24T20:24:02+00:00September 24th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

EXCLUSIVE: World Cultures take centre stage on the Mint of Polands latest silver coin series We've been lucky to get an exclusive on another new series from the Mint of Poland and this one is called World Cultures. It will be showcasing iconic items from some of the worlds more colourful and striking cultures. The first issue is a perfect example of what we can look forward [...]

EXCLUSIVE! Mint of Poland expands its mythology range with the launch of Cronus, the first of the Greek Titans

By |2018-09-21T21:32:50+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

EXCLUSIVE! Mint of Poland expands its mythology range with the launch of Cronus, the first of the Greek Titans The Mint of Poland hasn't finished with the ancient mythology genre on its coin ranges as there's a new one coming. Instead of featuring the usual Greek Gods, this one goes back to those that came before in the old legends, the Titans. The parents of the more [...]

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