Silver

December, 2018

The man on the moon arrived fifty years ago and Cameroon celebrates with a silver coin

By |2018-12-04T22:42:08+00:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cameroon, Moneda Nueva|

The man on the moon arrived fifty years ago and Cameroon celebrates with a silver coin A defining moment in human history, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped out from the Apollo 11 lander onto the lunar surface, a new chapter in our history commenced. That it was one that we as a species have failed to capitalise on, takes away nothing from that incredible achievement [...]

Australia’s gold Captain Cook domed map coin is now available in a more affordable silver version

By |2018-12-03T00:41:37+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: History, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia's gold Captain Cook domed map coin is now available in a more affordable silver version There have been a few Captain Cook coins released over the last year or so, from MDM's mother of pearl Endeavour issues, through Downies neat three coin set, and onto the Royal Mint's range. Back in February, the Royal Australian Mint (RAM) debuted one of its domed strikes depicting early 19th-century [...]

Full Metal Numismatic: Downies commemorates 40 years since Australia ended Vietnam War involvement

By |2018-12-02T20:24:41+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Downies, Niue Island|

Full Metal Numismatic: Downies commemorates 40 years since Australia ended Vietnam War involvement Seen throughout the world as a predominantly American conflict, the Vietnam War also drew in several other Allied nations in the fight against the Communist North. In those countries, the war proved to be as divisive as it did in the USA, nowhere more so than Australia. During the course of a ten-year period, [...]

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 [...]

Scottsdale launch a higher mintage bullion coin range with the all new Pacific Dollar

By |2018-11-27T13:29:23+00:00November 27th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale launch a higher mintage bullion coin range with the all new Pacific Dollar Kings of the low mintage bullion coin, Scottsdale Mint have certainly had a busy year with a broad offering of new silver and gold coins. The Fiji Mermaid, Cayman Islands Marlin, Congo Silverback, Samoan Seahorse, the Chinese Dragon for Cameroon,  and the Ghanaian Leopard are just some [...]

Groundbreaking sci-fi horror movie, Alien, is 40 years old and Tuvalu has a poster coin to celebrate

By |2018-11-26T09:29:56+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Groundbreaking sci-fi horror movie, Alien, is 40 years old and Tuvalu has a poster coin to celebrate In space, no one can hear you scream. With that tagline, Alien burst onto movie screens in 1979 and forever changed science-fiction horror. Previously full of rubber-suited actors shuffling around what directors thought a spaceship would look like, or on a planet that looked suspiciously like a quarry in England, [...]

Magic the Gathering back after a hiatus with a new silver coin featuring Liliana, the Planeswalker

By |2018-11-25T17:43:23+00:00November 25th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Magic the Gathering back after a hiatus with a new silver coin featuring Liliana, the Planeswalker It was way back at the beginning of 2014 that we first reported on a new licence acquisition for the New Zealand Mint that would be appearing on a range of proof silver coins. Released just a few months later, Jace the Mind Walker kicked off a Magic the Gathering series. [...]

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 [...]

Mythical Dragons 2oz silver coin series kicks off with the Red Dragon of the Britons

By |2018-11-22T00:27:19+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mythical Dragons 2oz silver coin series kicks off with the Red Dragon of the Britons Despite predominantly sticking with licenced properties these days, like Disney and Star Wars, the New Zealand Mint does keep some nice regular series on the go at the same time. Done in the style of their Warriors of History and Battles That Changed History ranges of silver coins, the mint's latest series [...]

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