Silver

April, 2019

The world’s most uncomfortable hat is the subject of Scottsdale’s latest Biblical Series silver coin

By |2019-04-17T20:36:43+01:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

The world's most uncomfortable hat is the subject of Scottsdale's latest Biblical Series silver coin The second of six coins to be issued in this series throughout 2019, and the 26th of 60 overall, Crown of Thorns is the latest in Scottsdale Mints epic Biblical Series of 2oz silver coins. The coins take their design from a series of woodcut illustrations of the New & Old [...]

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 [...]

Tetris hits the silver coin world. How many tries to get it into the slot in the box?

By |2019-04-16T13:42:14+01:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Science, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Tetris hits the silver coin world. How many tries to get it into the slot in the box? A nice surprise last year, the Space Invaders 40th anniversary coin was the perfect commemoration of the groundbreaking early cult video-game. Using lenticular imagery to replicate the famous spaceship movement, and packaging in a very cool arcade cabinet style box, it's no surprise that it sold out at the [...]

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 [...]

The elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha demonstrates the talents of CIT’s smartminting

By |2019-04-14T15:26:28+01:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

The elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha demonstrates the talents of CIT's smartminting Despite the burgeoning size of the ancient mythology genre in modern numismatics, the pantheon of gods from the Indian subcontinent is quite under-represented. That's quite an anomaly given they're full of fascinating tales and esoteric characters - the equal of those found anywhere else - and India itself loves the precious metals. The Mint of Poland [...]

Exclusive: All the worlds ills straight from Pandora’s Box are contained on Powercoins latest silver coin

By |2019-04-11T23:41:43+01:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

Exclusive: All the worlds ills straight from Pandora's Box are contained on Powercoins latest silver coin While best known as being one of the world's premier commemorative coin dealers, Rome-based Powercoin have also released an enviable selection of quality numismatics, usually in conjunction with industry leaders, CIT Coin Invest. Such series as the Revolutionary Masks, Micromosaic Passion, and Eternal Sculptures, hint at a strong affinity for the [...]

Scottsdale Mints Egyptian-themed ‘hewn from rock’ bullion coins are back with the Sphinx of Hatshepsut

By |2019-04-11T17:02:02+01:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mints Egyptian-themed 'hewn from rock' bullion coins are back with the Sphinx of Hatshepsut After a brief hiatus last year (or at least a detour to China), Scottsdale Mint's popular series of rough-edged Egyptian-themed bullion coins is back for 2019 with a new chunky 5oz addition to the range. Launching in 2016 with King Tut, it was followed in 2017 with Nefertiti and Rameses II issues. There [...]

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 [...]

Italian Excellence series of silver coins celebrates the ultra-iconic Vespa scooter with a trio of variants

By |2019-04-09T19:07:30+01:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Italian Excellence series of silver coins celebrates the ultra-iconic Vespa scooter with a trio of variants Two-wheeled transport doesn't get more iconic than the Italian brand, Vespa. Along with their competitor Lambretta, this company pioneered the popularity of this once cheap and cheerful mode of transport after the Second World War ended. While Lambretta has fallen by the wayside, even if it has revived recently as a [...]

Australia highlights its disappearing indigenous languages with its latest 50 cent silver coin

By |2019-04-09T07:40:40+01:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia highlights its disappearing indigenous languages with its latest 50 cent silver coin The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed 2019 the 'International Year of Indigenous Languages'. The programme has as its aim the raising of awareness of the dangers that indigenous languages face in this rapidly changing world. Many of them are under increasing pressure with the rapid proliferation of the internet and its [...]

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