Culture

November, 2018

Scottsdale at it again, with first in a striking series of East Asian mythology bullion coins called Four Guardians

By |2018-11-16T15:11:26+00:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gold, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale at it again, with a striking series of East Asian mythology bullion coins called Four Guardians It's been a manic year at Scottsdale Mint given what has been a wide and varied program of bullion coin releases. The Fiji Mermaid, Cayman Islands Marlin, Congo Silverback, Samoan Seahorse, the Chinese Dragon for Cameroon,  and the Ghanaian Leopard have all brought some cool design to the limited run [...]

October, 2018

Gibraltar adds three bullion versions to its Royal Arms of England range

By |2018-10-24T21:16:51+00:00October 24th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Gibraltar, Scottsdale Mint|

Gibraltar adds three bullion versions to its Royal Arms of England range An new annual series that launched earlier this year, Scottsdale Mints 'The Royal Arms of England' is to be a look at the heraldic history of the worlds most popular monarchy. More traditional in design than the Royal Mint series 'Queen's Beasts', it's a great looking coin, particularly this [...]

Exclusive first look. Mayan Calendar features on the Mint of Poland’s latest high relief coin

By |2018-10-23T13:39:46+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive first look. Mayan Calendar features on the Mint of Poland's latest high relief coin It seems that after a long period of under-representation in numismatics, even given the huge popularity of ancient mythology recently, the Mesoamerican civilisations are finally seeing some cool coin designs highlighting elements of their art and their legends. The best of the new breed in our opinion, was the recent Numiscollect coin depicting [...]

New images of Clade Mortis, the Mint of Polands third ‘Carved Skulls’ silver coin

By |2018-10-10T15:00:46+00:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

New images of Clade Mortis, the Mint of Polands third 'Carved Skulls' silver coin 2018 CLADE MORTIS CARVED SKULL We first showed you some early renders of the third in the Mint of Poland's 'Carved Skulls' series back in early September, but we now have a much better image of what we think is the best in the series to date, along with an image of the [...]

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 [...]

Russia celebrates another of its government departments with a silver coin showcasing Rosreestr

By |2018-09-26T11:26:10+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates another of its government departments with a silver coin showcasing Rosreestr 2018 ROSREESTR Wikipedia states that Rosreestr is the Russian Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography, responsible for the organization of the Unified State Register of Rights on Real Estate and Transactions, as well as the spatial data infrastructure of the Russian Federation. Now call us old-fashioned, but that seems quite an unusual subject [...]

EXCLUSIVE! Germanys rich cultural past joins the ranks of personified silver bullion with Germania

By |2018-09-24T01:04:21+00:00September 21st, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Germania Mint|

Germanys rich cultural past joins the ranks of personified silver bullion with Germania National personifications in female form have a long history with the numismatic world. Marianne in France, Liberty in the USA, Helvetia in Switzerland, Hibernia in Scotland and, of course, the ancient Britannia in the UK, have all come to encapsulate the popular image of a country by using the striking imagery of a woman [...]

Scottsdale Mint debut a new series of silver bullion coins rich in Chinese dynastic culture

By |2018-09-20T14:43:17+00:00September 20th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Cameroon, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint debut a new series of silver bullion coins rich in Chinese dynastic culture Never let it be said that Scottsdale are a mint that rests on its laurels! Almost unique amongst the bigger producers, Scottsdale have a large and varied range of silver bullion products, especially with legal tender coins for far flung places. With the ongoing EC8 Caribbean series taking pride of place at [...]

Royal Mint continues to expand its bullion range with the ten ounce silver Valiant

By |2018-09-10T22:05:36+00:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint continues to expand its bullion range with the ten ounce silver Valiant 2018 SILVER VALIANT You certainly can't accuse the Royal Mint of resting on its laurels when it comes to bullion coins. After years of having a very limited range, the last couple of years has seen a veritable explosion in new designs, headlined by the exceptional Queen's Beast's series. Now [...]

August, 2018

The Falcon of the Plantagenets is the fifth proof Queen’s Beast coin from the Royal Mint

By |2018-08-28T12:56:21+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Falcon of the Plantagenets is the fifth proof Queen's Beast coin from the Royal Mint It's Queen's Beasts time again and the Royal Mint have debuted the fifth coin in the proof range, one that has a slightly different order of release to the bullion coins. Those who are familiar with the range will know exactly what's on offer as there are no fundamental changes, although [...]

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