Numiscollect

April, 2019

Numiscollect take CIT’s iconic Ural Owl coin into the third dimension with this stunning new issue

By |2019-04-10T22:06:47+01:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

Numiscollect take CIT's iconic Ural Owl coin into the third dimension with this stunning new issue Only a small number of producers around the world have the knowledge and expertise to produce true dimensional coins, so they don't constitute a big flood of releases as is the case with some other popular genres. Chief amongst the experts are the Mint of Poland, who arguably began pushing boundaries [...]

March, 2019

One small step continues. Numiscollect insert actual moon meteorite material in their latest coin

By |2019-03-23T20:26:03+01:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Inserts, Science, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

One small step continues. Numiscollect insert actual moon meteorite material in their latest coin Time to kick off a look at a second wave of coins celebrating the ground-breaking Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969 after our first batch a few weeks ago (see toggle). We've gone over the history several times before, so we'll jump straight into the coin itself. This is the second Numiscollect coin [...]

February, 2019

Numiscollect’s intricate Archaeology & Symbolism coin series moves from Meso-America to Tibet

By |2019-02-25T21:42:50+01:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

Numiscollect's intricate Archaeology & Symbolism coin series moves from Mesoamerica to Tibet Last year saw Dutch producer Numiscollect released a really beautiful Aztec Calendar coin, based on a huge stone version likely created in the 15th century to stand in the Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan. It was the debut release in a new series named Archaeology & Symbolism, a range showcasing objects that helped define cultures through history. [...]

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

By |2019-02-11T20:32:09+01:00February 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+01:00January 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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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+01:00September 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+01:00August 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+01:00August 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 [...]

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