Silver

July, 2017

MCI-Mint debuts a rare silver coin pair featuring the mysterious Loch Ness Monster

By | 2017-07-20T19:49:20+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Silver, Burkina Faso, MCI Mint|

MCI-Mint debuts a rare silver coin pair featuring the mysterious Loch Ness Monster German mint, MCI has launched its latest antiqued silver coin and after having dabbled with monster coins previously, has focused its attention on the most famous of them all, the Loch Ness Monster. The subject of much theory and speculation as to the nature and existence of the beast, sightings have been piling up [...]

Russia celebrates the bicentenary of noted artist Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky with silver coin

By | 2017-07-19T11:39:33+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Quick Look, People, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates the bicentenary of noted artist Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky with silver coin After the geographer Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky and the poet Balmont, the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is showcasing the talents of a painter for its Outstanding Personalities of Russia series of proof silver coins. I. K. Aivazovsky was Russian Romantic painter of marine art, considered one of the greatest masters of this genre. Born in the [...]

The horror of the Warsaw Wola and Ochota massacres is remembered on new Polish silver coin

By | 2017-07-18T09:44:03+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

The horror of the Warsaw Wola and Ochota massacres is remembered on new Polish silver coin The Polish National Bank (NBP) is launching a new coin on the 27th of July to commemorate the fallen in one of the Second World War's worst massacres. The Polish people certainly took the brunt of atrocities perpetrated on the Eastern Front, from the Katyn massacre of the Polish officer corp [...]

Bambi, one of the all-time great animated movies is 75 years old and the NZ Mint celebrates

By | 2017-07-17T05:47:59+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Bambi, one of the all-time great animated movies is 75 years old and the NZ Mint celebrates Widely considered one of the finest of the early animated movies by Disney, Bambi tells the story of the early life of a fawn. Because it was released in the middle of the Second World War, it wasn't a box-office success on its initial cinema run, but subsequent runs have [...]

Numiscollect debut the thirteenth issue in their long running Biblical Stories coin series

By | 2017-07-17T05:49:44+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Numiscollect debut the thirteenth issue in their long running Biblical Stories coin series On its thirteenth release since the debut in 2011, Numiscollects Biblical Stories series of silver coins is joined by the tale of Daniel in the lions den. Each of these coins is struck in silver, from 2017 at a fineness of 0.999 (up from sterling 0.925 previously) and this latest release is no different. [...]

Pobjoy expands its marine animals range with a silver Southern Right Whale coin

By | 2017-07-15T18:46:29+00:00 July 15th, 2017|Categories: Quick Look, Nature, Silver, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy expands its marine animals range with a silver Southern Right Whale coin The latest of the British Pobjoy Mints range of marine animal coins is now available and again depicts a whale. Because many of the states and territories that Pobjoy issue for are small and remote islands, this particular subject matter is very well chosen and Pobjoy have had great success over the years with [...]

Moneda Nueva launches a superb Roswell UFO anniversary silver coin. Or is it a weather balloon….

By | 2017-07-13T18:09:38+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Silver, Cameroon, Moneda Nueva|

Moneda Nueva launches a superb Roswell UFO anniversary silver coin. Or is it a weather balloon.... Just a few days after we covered Art Mints's new Roswell 70th anniversary coin (already sold out at the mint), comes a second, bigger silver coin covering this enigmatic landmark event in conspiracy lore. This time the honours are being done by Spanish coin-producer, Moneda Nueva, previously noted for their superb one-kilo [...]

Portraits of Britain four-coin set is back for the third time and showcasing seats of power

By | 2017-07-13T01:41:45+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Coloured, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Portraits of Britain four-coin set is back for the third time and showcasing seats of power Back for its third set in four years, the Royal Mint have announced the release of Portraits of Britain 3. As before, it's a four coin set showcasing elements of Britain and the British Isles, with each year having a tight central theme. In 2014, the set depicted some of the [...]

Limited proof silver joins bullion coin in remembering the fallen of the Falklands War 35 years ago

By | 2017-07-12T00:04:40+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Categories: Quick Look, History, Silver, Falkland Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Limited proof silver joins bullion coin in remembering the fallen of the Falklands War 35 years ago Following on from the recent release of a one-ounce silver bullion coin marking the conflict, the British Pobjoy Mint has launched a limited proof sterling silver coin with a unique design to accompany it. Struck in a standard ounce and with a diameter of 38.6 mm, the coin again uses Pobjoy's own [...]

The incredible story of WWI aviation showcased by the Royal Mint with new proof coins

By | 2017-07-10T11:33:46+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Categories: Bi-Metallic, History, Gold, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The incredible story of WWI aviation showcased by the Royal Mint with new proof coins Every year the Royal Mint issues a range of new designs for its circulating currency and we glanced at those back in our first post of 2017, but as the year progresses they also issue precious metal variants of each coin. It's time for the £2 coin to get [...]