Silver

June, 2017

Disney’s 1930’s poster coin series continues with the Silly Symphony short ‘Flowers and Trees’

By | 2017-06-18T22:28:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney's 1930's poster coin series continues with the Silly Symphony short 'Flowers and Trees' The second of the New Zealand Mint's new Disney Posters of the 1930's series of rectangular silver coins appears today and in a nice change of direction eschews the ubiquitous mouse for one of the much loved Silly Symphony cartoons. First shown 85 years ago in July 1932, Flowers and Trees was the first animated [...]

Romania marks a decade of membership of the EU with commemorative coin in four metal variants

By | 2017-06-22T01:24:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Bi-Metallic, History, Gold, Silver, Bank of Romania, Romania|

Romania marks a decade of membership of the EU with commemorative coin in four metal variants The Romanian national bank is marking a decade since the country joined the European Union with the launch of a new coin available in a range of metals. Romania has long sought membership to the great European club and has pushed hard since the fall of communism to join. In 2003 [...]

Warrior of History silver coin series mounts horseback with the Mongol Hordes

By | 2017-06-18T11:41:45+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Warrior of History silver coin series mounts horseback with the Mongol Hordes The latest in what we think is the New Zealand Mint's best non-licenced coin series at the moment, Warriors of History debuts today and is the eighth to do so since it kicked off last year. Featuring some of the warrior classes from around the world and throughout time that have greatly impacted either their [...]

Olympe de Gouges rounds out the Women of France gold & silver coin releases for 2017

By | 2017-06-16T18:19:17+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Monnaie de Paris|

Olympe de Gouges rounds out the Women of France gold & silver coin releases for 2017 The third and last 2017 coin in the Monnaie de Paris series Women of France is now out and follows Catherine de Medici, and Madame de Pompadour this year, as well as three coins in 2016 featuring Clotilde, Mathilde and Jeanne d’Arc. This time we've moved forward to the eighteenth century [...]

A masterpiece in silver, Numiscollect debut Art Revived coin series with the Mona Lisa

By | 2017-06-15T11:19:56+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

A masterpiece in silver, Numiscollect debut Art Revived coin series with the Mona Lisa A popular theme for modern precious metal numismatics, the world of art is a rich vein of source material and lends itself well to coin producers with the recent trend towards experimentation. Numiscollect are a producer with a fine history of trying new things and pushing the envelope in different directions, or with just using [...]

Pobjoy Mint remembers the Falklands War with a new reverse-proof Britannia bullion coin

By | 2017-06-13T21:02:44+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, History, Silver, Falkland Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy Mint remembers the Falklands War with a new reverse-proof Britannia bullion coin It was thirty five years ago that Argentina landed forces on South Georgia and then shortly after, the Falkland Islands. Both British Overseas Territorries, the Argentine government believed that Britain would not, or could not retake them. Ruled by a military junta, Argentina was rife with domestic problems and the invasion was also seen [...]

Fighting Solidarity, the anti-communist social movement, marks 35 years with a new silver coin

By | 2017-06-13T14:25:25+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Fighting Solidarity, the anti-communist social movement, marks 35 years with a new silver coin It was back in 1982 that Fighting Solidarity was formed as a response to the de-legalization of Solidarity, the group formed in 1980, and government repression of the opposition after martial law was declared in 1981. Founded in June 1982 by Kornel Morawiecki, it was one of the more radical branches of the [...]

Great Cities silver coin series continues on its global journey with a stop at Japan’s capital, Tokyo

By | 2017-06-10T01:08:37+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Great Cities silver coin series continues on its global journey with a stop at Japan's capital, Tokyo Another of the lower-key coin series issued by the New Zealand Mint is debuting its fifth entrant today. Great Cities is a one-ounce fine silver series depicting the skylines of some of the worlds major capitals. Following London, New York, Shanghai and Copenhagen, Tokyo finds itself the latest metropolis for [...]

Royal Canadian Mint debuts texturised colour with its new En Plein Air silver coin series

By | 2017-06-11T23:22:28+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Royal Canadian Mint debuts texturised colour with its new En Plein Air silver coin series As a mainstream coin producer that likes to experiment far more than most other national mints of their size, the Royal Canadian Mint debuts new coins almost every month that trial a new technique or two. One of the recent efforts is called En Plein Air, which is the act of painting [...]

Fascinating World of Birds series of proof silver coins from Niue continues with the Goldfinch

By | 2017-06-10T14:21:04+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Fascinating World of Birds series of proof silver coins from Niue continues with the Goldfinch Very similar in concept and execution to the horse themed series we looked at yesterday, The Fascinating World of Birds is another of those signature series of nature coins the Mint of Poland regularly issues for Niue Island. The latest coin depicts the Goldfinch and is the fifth in the series to [...]