Culture

January, 2019

Royal Mint launches five-coin fifty pence British Culture set of re-issues that sells out in a day

By |2019-01-15T15:13:17+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint launches five-coin fifty pence British Culture set of re-issues that sells out in a day It seems the British public have a previously unrecognised love affair with the good old 50 pence coin. Launched back in 1969 as the country switched over to the decimal system, the seven-sided coin was different in size and shape to the rest of the new coins. In recent years, [...]

EXCLUSIVE: Hephaestus, joins Ares and Poseidon in Numiartis’s outstanding Gods series

By |2019-01-10T18:42:38+00:00January 10th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

EXCLUSIVE: Hephaestus, joins Ares and Poseidon in Numiartis's outstanding Gods series Numiartis and the Mint of Poland issued their Ares coin in early 2017, soon after our teaser render surfaced in December 2016. It debuted to universal praise and rapidly went on to become a huge hit on the aftermarket. How do you follow up a coin like that? With an even better one, of [...]

Impressive first real-world image of the Mint of Poland’s new World Cultures – Kapala Skull coin

By |2019-01-08T18:23:05+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Impressive first real-world image of the Mint of Poland's new World Cultures - Kapala Skull coin One of several new issues from the Mint of Poland in 2018 that really impressed us, Kapala Skull is the debut release in the new World Cultures series of 2 oz silver coins. We first showed the usual early ArtCAM renders that this mint produces and we had little doubt, even back [...]

December, 2018

Seize the coin. Carpe Diem is immortalised on Art Mint’s latest innovative silver coin

By |2018-12-14T20:19:56+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

Seize the coin. Carpe Diem is immortalised on Art Mint's latest innovative silver coin "Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero". The full version of the famous latin phrase means"seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future." Of course, there are multiple translations, but the general gist is encapsulated perfectly as one suggesting what you CAN do now is better than what you MAY be [...]

The Scottsdale bullion tsunami continues with the first in their new Samurai Archives silver series

By |2018-12-13T11:38:19+00:00December 13th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

The Scottsdale bullion tsunami continues with the first in their new Samurai Archives silver series Every time we think Scottsdale are winding down for the holidays they surprise us with another bullion coin release. To say they've issued an impressive selection of offerings throughout 2018 would be an understatement. From low mintage run coins, to some bigger volume items, there seems to be something that appeals to [...]

Germania silver bullion returns with a limited mintage pair of innovative new variants

By |2018-12-10T13:11:13+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Germania Mint|

Germania silver bullion returns with a limited mintage pair of innovative new variants It's fair to say since its debut in September that that the new Germania 1oz silver bullion round has been a big hit. One look at the coin will tell you why, because it's a beautiful piece. The design of both faces is top notch. The personification of Germania in female form on the [...]

Coca Cola kicks off 2019 with a limited run one-ounce silver bullion coin featuring Santa

By |2018-12-06T09:27:47+00:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

Coca Cola kicks off 2019 with a limited run one-ounce silver bullion coin featuring Santa Scottsdale have surprised yet again with another all-new 1oz silver bullion coin. After a stellar year in which they've released lots of interesting and well-realised bullion, they've gone the licenced route this time out with a Coca-Cola coin. Now, we've already seen a hugely popular Coke issue this time last year with [...]

November, 2018

Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings, appears as two heads or four tails on new silver coin

By |2018-11-29T23:24:46+00:00November 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland|

Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings, appears as two heads or four tails on new silver coin The god of beginnings  and endings, of transition and time, of doorways and passages - Janus was a popular part of the mythology that permeated Ancient Roman society. Even in celebrations for one of the myriad other gods in the Roman pantheon, Janus was invoked at its [...]

Exclusive: Teaser renders of the striking new Chinese Dragon coin from the Mint of Poland

By |2018-11-28T00:38:28+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive: Teaser renders of the striking new Chinese Dragon coin from the Mint of Poland Here's an exclusive first look at what could well be the next hot coin on the market. Designed and produced by Numiartis and the Mint of Poland, these are renders of the debut issue in a brand new series of Dragon coins. Where better to start than with the culture that reveres [...]

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 [...]

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