Silver

June, 2017

Treasures of Stanislaw August hits the half way mark with its twelfth Polish ruler

By | 2017-06-30T12:38:05+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Treasures of Stanislaw August hits the half way mark with its twelfth Polish ruler Here is a coin series that epitomises classic numismatics for many people. Grounded in history and struck without gimmickry, Treasures of Stanislaw August is one of the best of its type being released today. Replicas of a series of medallions commissioned by Stanislaw August Poniatowski in the late eighteenth century, they were works [...]

Excellent Roman gladiator eight-coin series wraps up with venue and custom designs

By | 2017-06-29T18:23:19+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

Excellent Roman gladiator eight-coin series wraps up with venue and custom designs The last pair of coins in what we think is a superb series called Roman Gladiators has finally been revealed and feature subjects a little different than the first six. Like you we were wondering which of the many classes of gladiator would appear, but having already covered the main ones, MDM made the smart [...]

Slovakias St James Church commemorates its Gothic altarpiece with new silver coin

By | 2017-06-28T13:21:41+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, History, Silver, Bank of Slovakia, Slovakia|

Slovakias St James Church commemorates its Gothic altarpiece with new silver coin One of those rare medieval towns that has managed to preserve much of its character and architecture into modern times, Levoča in eastern Slovakia was rewarded with being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Filled with impressively preserved buildings from the 13th to 15th centuries, Levoca has even held on to its old fortifcations, usually [...]

The Little Whirlwind is the latest Mickey Mouse classic immortalised in numismatic gold and silver

By | 2017-06-25T13:53:59+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Little Whirlwind is the latest Mickey Mouse classic immortalised in numismatic gold and silver The New Zealand Mint's flagship Disney coin range continues apace with its third 2017 release and seventh overall. The series Mickey Through the Ages features some of the influential shorts and movies that have defined this media giants most iconic character. Previous coins have been The Band Concert, The Brave Little Tailor, [...]

The Perth Mint wraps up its Stock Horse coin programme with a gilded composite of the five issues

By | 2017-06-24T10:47:51+00:00 June 24th, 2017|Categories: Australia, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint wraps up its Stock Horse coin programme with a gilded composite of the five issues One of the most popular small mintage bullion coins of recent years, the Perth Mint's Stock Horse series debuted five years ago to great frenzy. The coin was commissioned for sale by German mega-dealer EMK, although because of currency requirements, 10% of the mintage had to be sold in Australia. [...]

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: History, Coloured, 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 [...]