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September, 2018

Australia says goodbye to the Broadley effigy of QEII with the debut of the new Jody Clark portrait

By |2018-09-05T10:52:04+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Australia, Coloured, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia says goodbye to the Broadley effigy of QEII with the debut of the new Jody Clark portrait 2019 SIXTH EFFIGY QUEEN ELIZABETH II After a couple of years, we're finally seeing more countries start to use the latest Jody Clark effigy of the Queen, but with a twist. The design we're all now familiar with thanks to its use on all new Royal Mint coins of [...]

Australia stays in the night sky with the second in the Earth and Beyond domed coin series

By |2018-09-04T12:47:49+00:00September 4th, 2018|Categories: Australia, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australia stays in the night sky with the second in the Earth and Beyond domed coin series Australia has issued the second in its latest domed astronomy coin series called The Earth & Beyond and after our home planet, it's moved to our very own satellite - the Moon. The latest incarnation of a format that proved hugely popular when it debuted with Southern Sky several years ago, [...]

Death Star finally makes it into the New Zealand Mints Star Wars coin range, and in high-relief form

By |2018-09-03T21:54:02+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Death Star finally makes it into the New Zealand Mints Star Wars coin range, and in high-relief form It was only a few weeks ago that the New Zealand Mint added to its Ultra High Relief (UHR) Star Wars range with the launch of a Stormtrooper coin. A good-looking piece, it marked the first time the character had appeared on one of the mints collectible Star Wars coin [...]

Exclusive sneak peek at the Mint of Poland’s striking third Carved Skull coin

By |2018-09-03T09:44:59+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Exclusive sneak peek at the Mint of Poland's striking third Carved Skull coin Along with their numerous ancient mythology series, the Mint of Poland also strikes some quite uniqely themed series as well. Now on its third issue, Carved Skulls is certainly one of those. Eschewing the usual use of the skull for pirates or horror, this series celebrates the skulls place in art - not just [...]

The Perth Mint launches its annual range of nature themed bullion coins for 2019

By |2018-09-03T19:15:00+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint launches its annual range of nature themed bullion coins for 2019 Yes, it's that time of the year again. The Perth Mint has revealed the new 2019 bullion coin designs for its core ranges. There are no changes to formats or mintages over last year, and the Kangaroo platinum and silver coins are back unchanged. As for the designs, aesthetics are obviously a [...]

The Bald Eagle bursts forth in high-relief as Numiscollect turn their attention to the US icon

By |2018-08-31T10:59:50+00:00September 2nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Nature, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

The Bald Eagle bursts forth in high-relief as Numiscollect turn their attention to the US icon 2018 BALD EAGLE One of Numiscollects smaller series, High Relief Animals is exactly what it says it is. The name doesn't tell us much else, but the three previous smartminted coins issued to date have all been beautifully done. The Narwhal, Elephant and Snow Leopard have featured so far, but we [...]

CIT push smartminting further than ever with an extraordinary new Erfoud meteorite coin

By |2018-08-28T12:58:03+00:00September 1st, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT push smartminting further than ever with an extraordinary new Erfoud meteorite coin Fourteen issues in and CIT's long-running meteorite coin series still continues to impress in a big way. We can't imagine that this European producer thought the idea of affixing a genuine meteorite fragment to a coin woiuld have been so successful, spawning many imitators as it has, but here we are almost a decade [...]

August, 2018

Russia celebrates 350 years of state shipbuilding with a retro look at its first home-built warship

By |2018-08-29T16:58:43+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates 350 years of state shipbuilding with a retro look at its first home-built warship 2018 350 YEARS OF RUSSIAN STATE SHIPBUILDING A coin producer that enjoys dipping into its countries rich military history, the Central Bank of Russia has long issued coin commemorating figures and events from Russias difficult past. With an epic 350 years since the nation started state shipbuilding, remembering some of the [...]

The Falcon of the Plantagenets is the fifth proof Queen’s Beast coin from the Royal Mint

By |2018-08-28T12:56:21+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Falcon of the Plantagenets is the fifth proof Queen's Beast coin from the Royal Mint It's Queen's Beasts time again and the Royal Mint have debuted the fifth coin in the proof range, one that has a slightly different order of release to the bullion coins. Those who are familiar with the range will know exactly what's on offer as there are no fundamental changes, although [...]

Palau’s Sacred Art windowed coin series hits 12 with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

By |2018-08-26T19:16:07+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Inserts, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Palau's Sacred Art windowed coin series hits 12 with the Church of the Holy Sepulchre 2018 CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE One of the stalwarts of the art-architectural coin market, Sacred Art has been an annual issue by Dutch producer Numiscollect since 2011. This year sees the twelfth issue in the series (2011 and 2012 had three coins each). In 2016, smartminting was used in this series [...]

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