Silver

October, 2018

Scottsdale’s epic multi-year Biblical Series welcomes its 23rd release

By |2018-10-18T14:36:25+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's epic multi-year Biblical Series welcomes its 23rd release Now in its fourth year, Scottsdale Mints Biblical Series is an epic range of coins based on the work of 19th century French wood engraver, Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré. Known for his unique style and prolific output, Dore produced a large number of biblical works for a book in 1866. That's fortunate for Scottsdale as the completed set is [...]

Prince Charles is 70 and the Royal Mint issues another Royal coin to celebrate

By |2018-10-18T00:32:11+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Prince Charles is 70 and the Royal Mint issues another Royal coin to celebrate 2018 PRINCE CHARLES 70TH BIRTHDAY It's certainly been a busy few years for the Royal Mint with regards to royalty-themed numismatics. A seemingly never ending procession of weddings, births, birthdays and landmarks has led to a seemingly never ending procession of new coins in celebration.  There are no signs of a slowing down [...]

The first female Doctor Who gets her own first female Doctor Who silver coin

By |2018-10-17T11:41:50+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The first female Doctor Who gets her own first female Doctor Who silver coin Long running is a bit of an understatement when it comes to Doctor Who. It's rare enough for a television program to last for fifty years, but a science fiction series is lucky to last five, so Doctor Who has certainly bucked the odds on that score. The fact that it's [...]

Italy digs into a rich history of geographical discovery with Marco Polo, the first Explorers silver coin

By |2018-10-16T11:00:11+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: History, People, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Italy digs into a rich history of geographical discovery with Marco Polo, the first Explorers silver coin One of the world's greatest explorers, or one of history's biggest spoofers, the legacy of Marco Polo is still argued about today. His epic journal detailed travels to the Far East and are likely a mix of reality and exaggeration. Born in 1254 in the Republic of Venice, he didn't [...]

Nicaragua and its impressive wildlife continue on the NZ Mints silver coin series with the Ocelot

By |2018-10-16T01:08:42+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

Nicaragua and its impressive wildlife continue on the NZ Mints silver coin series with the Ocelot The only commemorative coin series issued for Nicaragua in 2018 that we know of, Wildlife of Nicaragua is one of the NZ Mint's numerous coloured 1 oz proof silver coin ranges. The Jaguar and the Sloth have already been featured and there are plans for at least one more coin after this [...]

Spock joins Kirk and the USS Enterprise in the New Zealand Mint’s silver miniature collection

By |2018-10-15T12:06:39+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Spock joins Kirk and the USS Enterprise in the New Zealand Mint's silver miniature collection The third of the New Zealand Mint's Star Trek miniatures debuts today, and after the obvious Captain Kirk and USS Enterprise releases, it's joined by the equally obvious Commander Spock. A new line this year from the NZ Mint, miniatures have also been released for Disney and DC Comics as well, and [...]

Long-running Italy of Arts series features the Queen of Venetian Villas, the Villa Pisani

By |2018-10-15T01:06:04+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Long-running Italy of Arts series features the Queen of Venetian Villas, the Villa Pisani Now in its ninth year, with two sterling silver releases per year (one 22g and one 18g), Italia Della Arti (Italy of Arts) has been showcasing some of this Mediterranean nations amazing works of art and architecture. This is the second coin of 2018 and is the lighter of the two. The Italian Mint [...]

Last of the original Star Wars trilogy gets its poster on a premium silver foil

By |2018-10-14T12:57:38+00:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Last of the original Star Wars trilogy gets its poster on a premium silver foil Despite having already appeared on the NZ Mints poster coin series, the reissue on the mints large premium silver foils is still welcome as they seem a better fit for the artwork. While the original coins were 53 x 36 mm in size, these giant foils expand out to a huge 262 x 175 [...]

Powercoin tackles the most iconic painting of all time with their second Micromosaic Passion coin

By |2018-10-12T23:50:07+00:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

Powercoin tackles the most iconic painting of all time with their second Micromosaic Passion coin We were very impressed with Powercoin's first Great Micromosaic Passion coin on its release earlier this year. The clever merging of a classic masterpiece with a faux mosaic strike, it had a visual style that was quite unique, and one that remains so for the debut of the second issue. Featuring the [...]

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 [...]

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