Art & Literature

September, 2017

Numiscollects ‘Elves’ delves into the world of the fantastic with a new silver coin series

By | 2017-09-23T15:34:10+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Numiscollects 'Elves' delves into the world of the fantastic with a new silver coin series Numiscollect release a wide range of intriguing coin designs with subjects encompassing everything from space and nature to architecture and mythology. Their latest coin sits firmly in the last category and joins a burgeoning range of options. Despite that, the company seems to have a knack of picking subjects just that little bit different, [...]

Italy of the Arts series continues its look at this nations culture with a visit to the city of Matera

By | 2017-09-22T01:37:19+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Italy of the Arts series continues its look at this nations culture with a visit to the city of Matera The Italian Mint IPZS (Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca Dello Stato) continues their series of sterling silver coins peeking at the ancient and medieval culture of Italy. Called Italia delle Arte (Art of Italy), the series debuted in 2010 and has seen two coins are released annually; an [...]

Legendary German storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, celebrated on a kilo of fine silver

By | 2017-09-09T23:02:18+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, MNI, Solomon Islands|

Legendary German storytellers, the Brothers Grimm, celebrated on a kilo of fine silver A new coin starting to ship soon from European producer, Modern Numismatics International (MNI), is a typical example of their output. Known for some multi-piece coloured silver coin sets that combine to make a large image, this new limited-edition coloured kilo coin is relatively sedate by their standards, but not by those of other [...]

Perth Mint launches its second Marvel Comics silver bullion coin with the Asgardian God Thor

By | 2017-09-08T13:04:40+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint launches its second Marvel Comics silver bullion coin with the Asgardian God Thor It's only a short while ago that the first Marvel Comics themed silver bullion coin debuted into a market flourishing with choice, but we're already seeing a second coin, so they're clearly sticking around as an ongoing series. While the first coin featured Spiderman, timed just right for the release of the [...]

August, 2017

France showcases its most famous museum masterpieces with two new gold and silver coin ranges

By | 2017-08-30T15:35:40+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

France showcases its most famous museum masterpieces with two new gold and silver coin ranges Another new series from the Monnaie de Paris will launch on 12 September and like most of the coins issued by this long-running organisation, they delve into the rich history of a nation known for its love of art. Called Museum Masterpieces, the focus is less on actual French art but more [...]

Mythical Creatures series from Numiartis welcomes its fourth coin with a striking Minotaur design

By | 2017-08-25T20:30:54+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Numiartis, Palau|

Mythical Creatures series from Numiartis welcomes its fourth coin with a striking Minotaur design One of the premiere mythology series on the market today, and one of the first, Mythical Creatures is an annual coin series from German producer Numiartis in conjunction with industry legends, Coin Invest Trust. The first coin debuted to much acclaim in late 2013 and featured the Werewolf. Struck in two ounces of fine [...]

The work of legendary fantasy artist Frank Frazetta is showcased on Scottsdales new coin series

By | 2017-08-23T20:05:54+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

The work of legendary fantasy artist Frank Frazetta is showcased on Scottsdales new coin series An absolute legend in the fantasy art world, Frank Frazetta produced a body of work that is absolutely unequalled in the genre. The field is full of brilliant artists, some with a technical ability even higher than Frazetta's, but Franks work is so full of power, realism and emotion that it simply [...]

World Exclusive: Mexican Surrealist painter has his amazing work showcased on a new silver coin series

By | 2017-08-07T13:19:29+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Niue Island|

Mexican Surrealist painter has his amazing work showcased on a new silver coin series Art has always been popular on coins and never more than now as new technologies aimed at modern numismatics have broadened just what is possible reproducing them. While most mints play safe and stick with the famous masters, this new collaborative issue from Coins Boutique and European Mint has brought something more esoteric [...]

Perth Mint finish off their fourth run of popular ancient mythology coins with the Norse goddess Hel

By | 2017-08-01T01:27:28+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Quick Look, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint finish off their fourth run of popular ancient mythology coins with the Norse goddess Hel As well as Ghostbusters, the Perth Mint also wraps up its very popular Norse Goddesses series with the final coin in the trilogy depicting the Goddess Hel. This is the twelfth coin to be released since the mint kicked off the whole ancient mythology genre when it debuted Zeus back [...]

July, 2017

Scottsdale Mint depicts Jesus holding back the waves on its latest Biblical series silver coin

By | 2017-07-28T13:23:54+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint depicts Jesus holding back the waves on its latest Biblical series silver coin Scottsdale Mint’s latest ‘Biblical Series’ coin debuts today and is the fourth of six coins due for release in 2017 and the sixteenth overall. Struck in two ounces of fine silver, the coins are high-relief, rimless and sport an antique finish. This new coin reproduces a Gustave Dore's woodcut of a scene [...]