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February, 2019

High times ahead! Numiscollect journey back to the Swingin’ Sixties with their latest cannabis coin

By |2019-02-11T20:32:09+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Benin, Silver, Numiscollect|

High times ahead! Numiscollect journey back to the Swingin' Sixties with their latest cannabis coin One of the more unusual themes for a series of precious metal commemorative coins, Cannabis is nevertheless a large part of popular culture today, and has been for the last six decades. The modern roots of this growth in popularity is without doubt the 1960's. A period of social change [...]

January, 2019

One small week for mankind: Before Apollo 11 there was Apollo 8 and Numiscollect remembers

By |2019-01-25T16:10:13+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Inserts, Science, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

One small week for mankind: Before Apollo 11 there was Apollo 8 and Numiscollect remembers Not strictly a moon landing celebration, Numiscollects latest entry in its 'Meteorites' series commemorates the Apollo 8 mission, without which Apollo 11 would not have been possible. Crewed by Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders, the mission was the first time that human beings had [...]

September, 2018

Numiscollect replicate the incredible early 16th century Aztec Calendar on their latest silver coin

By |2018-09-27T16:09:56+00:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect replicate the incredible early 16th century Aztec Calendar on their latest silver coin One of the most intriguing civilisations of the last millenia, the Aztec Empire wasn't a particularly long-lasting one. Starting as an alliance of three city states called Mexico-Tenochtitlan, Texcoco and Tlacopan, the Aztecs ruled the area in and around the Valley of Mexico from 1428 until 1521. It wasn't long after its formation [...]

A kiss and a scream sum up Numiscollects latest foray into fine art numismatics

By |2018-09-10T13:55:52+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Palau|

A kiss and a scream sum up Numiscollects latest foray into fine art numismatics Fine art seems to have grown in popularity over the last few years, with some great coins from such producers as Numiscollect, the Mint of Poland and the Austrian Mint adorning the shelves of coin shops. Of those, Numiscollect is the new boy, launching a series called Art Revived last year with 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 [...]

August, 2018

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 [...]

Gods of the World coin series maintains its very high standard with the god of the sea, Poseidon

By |2018-08-24T00:40:02+00:00August 24th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Gods of the World coin series maintains its very high standard with the god of the sea, Poseidon Regular readers will know we cover a lot of coins themed around ancient myths and legends. Part of the reason for that is the extremely high standard of design and implementation that the subject attracts, ever since the Perth Mint debuted 'Zeus' in 2014. There have been some quite [...]

May, 2018

Vesta, the second largest body in the asteroid belt, inspires new coins from Niue and Cook Islands

By |2018-05-23T19:16:54+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Cook Islands, Mint of Poland, Numiscollect, Niue Island|

Vesta, the second largest body in the asteroid belt, inspires new coins from Niue and Cook Islands One of the most popular genres in modern coins over the last decade, meteorite coins also attract a very high standard of quality as well. Chief amongst them is Numiscollects 'Meteorites' and the Mint of Polands 'Solar System' ranges. Coincidentally, both have released their 2018 issues at the same time [...]

Tanzanian Rare Wildlife two-ounce silver coin series continues with the Lion in high relief

By |2018-05-17T00:57:41+00:00May 16th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Numiscollect, Tanzania|

Tanzanian Rare Wildlife two-ounce silver coin series continues with the Lion in high relief While the Rare Wildlife series has ostensibly been running for five issues, we think it fair to say that in its current form the series launched in 2016. That would make the coin we're looking at today the third to be issued, following the excellent Black Panther and Bengal Tiger coins. It was [...]

April, 2018

Numiscollect impresses with the Sun God Ra, sequel to last years stunning Quetzalcoatl coin

By |2018-05-05T22:46:07+00:00April 28th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect impresses with the Sun God Ra, sequel to last years stunning Quetzalcoatl coin Coins depicting the myths and legends of the ancient world recieved a boost a few years ago when the Perth Mint debuted an impressive Zeus coin, which has since spawned several three-coin series since. As in any industry (particularly movies and television), a sucessful product spawns competition and it's fair to say that [...]

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