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March, 2019

Austrian celebration of 825 years of the Vienna Mint continues with the second of its limited bullion trio

By |2019-03-20T21:59:41+00:00March 20th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Austrian Mint, Austria, Silver|

Austrian celebration of 825 years of the Vienna Mint continues with the second of its limited bullion trio Producers of the Wienna Philharmoniker bullion coin range, one of the worlds most numerous, the Austrian Mint has no real recent history of limited run bullion coins. Earlier this year that changed, with the launch of the first in a trilogy commemorating 825 years since Richard the [...]

East India Company reissues St Helena Spade Guinea for its 2019 silver bullion coin range

By |2019-03-15T21:31:34+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

East India Company reissues St Helena Spade Guinea for its 2019 silver bullion coin range The East India Company (EIC) have relaunched their one-ounce silver Spade Guinea bullion coin today, aimed at those who appreciate classic historical design instead of the nature or popular culture designs that have become so prevalent recently. Joining the widely lauded Queens Beasts by the Royal Mint, as well as [...]

Perth Mint launches new limited mintage Moon Landing silver and gold bullion coins

By |2019-03-14T16:07:23+00:00March 14th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Australia, Gold, Science, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint launches new limited mintage Moon Landing silver and gold bullion coins A new bullion coin in 1oz silver and 1oz gold is now available in limited quantities from the Perth Mint and it's a copy of the latest Lucas Bowers designed proof coins that debuted just a couple of weeks ago. Celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing  fifty years ago, it does, like [...]

The Czech Mint looks at Leonardo Da Vinci and his work in the field of engineering with four new coins

By |2019-03-07T23:28:11+00:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: History, People, Science, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

The Czech Mint looks at Leonardo Da Vinci and his work in the field of engineering with four new coins Renaissance genius Leonardo Da Vinci is no stranger to the coin world and it's easy to see why. A huge body of incredible artwork and astounding inventions are a veritable visual feast and make splendid numismatics. To date, the vast majority of coins featuring the mans work [...]

February, 2019

Queens Beasts coin series enters its second half with the launch of the proof Yale of Beaufort range

By |2019-02-22T12:23:08+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Queens Beasts coin series enters its second half with the launch of the proof Yale of Beaufort range Now six coins into a ten coin range, the Royal Mint's Queens Beasts series today sees the addition of the Yale of Beaufort. A strange 'goat-like' creature, the Yale is depicted by Jody Clark in the same style that has characterised every issue to date. Resplendant above a heraldic [...]

Stunning Zhao Yun coin from the Mint of Poland brings Ancient Chinese warrior to life in style

By |2019-02-15T19:52:59+00:00February 15th, 2019|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive! Stunning Zhao Yun coin from the Mint of Poland brings Ancient Chinese warrior to life in style We're not quite sure how the Mint of Poland has managed to maintain such a high standard of design for its numerous ancient history/mythology themed coins, but the fact remains it has done so. With such outstanding coins as Ares, Anubis, the White Horse of the Apocalypse and more, they've [...]

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 [...]

CIT’s superb Revolutionaries series adds Karl Marx and we have a new Coin Series Profile up

By |2019-02-09T21:59:12+00:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Gold, People, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

CIT's superb Revolutionaries series adds Karl Marx and we have a new Coin Series Profile up 2019 KARL MARX A range of coins I've always had a lot of time for, after seeing the superb smartminted re-issue of the Chinggis Khan coin at the 2016 World Money Fair in Berlin, Revolutionaries is, on the surface, a simple 1oz silver coin series. It depicts famous, or infamous, revolutionary [...]

January, 2019

The rich world of Egyptian Gods joins the Mint of Poland’s portfolio with Gods of Anger: Anubis

By |2019-01-25T23:27:57+00:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The rich world of Egyptian Gods joins the Mint of Poland's portfolio with Gods of Anger: Anubis With the World Money fair coming next week, the pace of new releases increases and that's never truer than at the Mennica Polska - the Mint of Poland. We've had a few years of some quite phenomenal ancient mythology coins going back even prior to the stunning Ares issue that [...]

Pobjoy adds a bicentennial celebration of Queen Victoria’s birth to its silver bullion coin range

By |2019-01-19T14:40:50+00:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, People, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy adds a bicentennial celebration of Queen Victoria's birth to its silver bullion coin range Pobjoys latest silver bullion coin harkens back to the reign of Queen Victoria and the start of Britain's Golden Age of innovation and culture. Born two centuries ago in 1819, Queen Victoria ruled for an extraordinary 63 years until 22nd January 1901, a record until recently surpassed by her great-great-granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth [...]

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