Architecture

February, 2019

The Mint of Poland apply their dimensional coin experience to the Ancient Roman Colosseum

By |2019-02-14T21:54:52+00:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, History, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Mint of Poland apply their dimensional coin experience to the Ancient Roman Colosseum Having a long history with truly dimensional silver coin designs, the annual World Money Fair issues are eagerly awaited, and have been since the debut of the beautiful Fortuna Redux coin around half a decade ago. It's easy to stick something to the face of a regular coin and call it [...]

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower

By |2019-02-08T19:00:28+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower in Paris, despite its popularity, hasn't been an overly used subject in the modern coin world. The Monnaie de Paris has featured it, of course, and the British Pobjoy Mint produced an unusual piece actually shaped like the monument back in 2014, but in general, it doesn't appear anywhere near as [...]

CIT@WMF: The iconic Tiffany Art series heads to Cambodia for its penultimate release

By |2019-02-01T01:26:51+00:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

CIT@WMF: The iconic Tiffany Art series heads to Cambodia for its penultimate release It's Tiffany time again and CIT have announced the latest pair in this gorgeous series of coins - sadly, the penultimate release as 2020 will see this multi-award-winning range wrap up for good. First appearing in 2004, the 2019 coin is the fifteenth design, and in our view at least, one of the very [...]

December, 2018

Karnak is the fourth subject in Moneda Nueva’s heavyweight ancient architecture coin series

By |2018-12-13T00:51:07+00:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Chad, Moneda Nueva|

Karnak is the fourth subject in Moneda Nueva's heavyweight ancient architecture coin series The iconic Indian temple the Taj Mahal, the enigmatic Cambodian ruins at Angkor Wat, and the Mexican city of Uxmal have all been chosen as subjects for Moneda Nueva's flagship series of one-kilogram silver coins. Impressive pieces, with very exclusive mintages of just 100 pieces, they join CIT Coin Invest at the top of [...]

November, 2018

Skyline Dollars continue with three Asian cities added, including the topical Pyongyang

By |2018-11-08T14:35:05+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Skyline Dollars continue with three Asian cities added, including the topical Pyongyang With the addition of these three new issues at the Beijing International Coin Exposition, CIT's Skyline Dollar series is now thirteen issues big. A range that CIT used to help bring the new silver coin note format to popular attention, it seems to be quite popular and a nice way to get banknote [...]

October, 2018

Long-running Italy of Arts series features the Queen of Venetian Villas, the Villa Pisani

By |2018-10-15T01:06:04+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Long-running Italy of Arts series features the Queen of Venetian Villas, the Villa Pisani Now in its ninth year, with two sterling silver releases per year (one 22g and one 18g), Italia Della Arti (Italy of Arts) has been showcasing some of this Mediterranean nations amazing works of art and architecture. This is the second coin of 2018 and is the lighter of the two. The Italian Mint [...]

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 [...]

July, 2018

Slovakia celebrates Jurkovic, one of its architectural masters, with a new proof silver coin

By |2018-07-20T16:03:04+00:00July 20th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, People, Silver, Bank of Slovakia, Slovakia|

Slovakia celebrates Jurkovic, one of its architectural masters, with a new proof silver coin A new issue from the National Bank of Slovakia celebrates a master of Slovak architecture. An 18 gram silver coin, it looks decent, the portrait looking particularly well done, although the subject matter may be a little esoteric for audiences outside of his homeland. Struck by the Kremnica Mint, it carries an edge inscription [...]

May, 2018

Gdansk Cathedral’s famous organ is showcased on the Mint of Poland’s new windowed silver coin

By |2018-05-20T15:00:53+00:00May 20th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Gdansk Cathedral's famous organ is showcased on the Mint of Poland's new windowed silver coin The Mint of Poland has released a new two-ounce silver coin showing off the famous Oliwa Organ that resides in the archcathedral in Gdansk on Polands Baltic coast. Built in the closing decade of the sixteenth century, this 17.7m high and 107m long structure is the longest Cistercian church in the [...]

Royal Mint expands its bullion coin offerings with a gold Two Dragons and the third silver Landmarks of Britain

By |2018-05-17T22:55:48+00:00May 17th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, Culture, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint expands its bullion coin offerings with a gold Two Dragons and the third silver Landmarks of Britain The Royal Mint is increasing its presence in the international gold and silver bullion coin markets with yet more new issues. Uncharacteristically for the mint, the last couple of years has seen a much bigger range of choice from the usual Britannia and Sovereigns that have served them [...]

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