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April, 2019

Mint of Poland applies it’s signature coin format to the memory of Leonardo Da Vinci, 500 years on

By |2019-04-19T15:56:51+01:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: History, Inserts, People, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Mint of Poland applies it's signature coin format to the memory of Leonardo Da Vinci, 500 years on One of histories greatest minds, Leonardo Da Vinci may have been a Renaissance period genius, but he's as well known and respected today as he ever was. Think about that for a moment - a  sixteenth century artist/inventor from a provincial city in Italy is still so widely known half a [...]

Perth Mint mounts a mini-cameo to its Queen Victoria bicentennial celebration silver coin

By |2019-04-02T01:25:42+01:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Inserts, People, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint mounts a mini-cameo to its Queen Victoria bicentennial celebration silver coin Born on 24 May 1819, Queen Victoria went on to become, until recently, the longest serving monarch in British history. Ruler of the largest empire the world has ever since, and reigning through a period of tumultuous social and technological upheaval, her name has come to describe the 19th century as the Victorian Age. [...]

March, 2019

New Bullion: Second Serbian silver coin in its Tesla series celebrates remote wireless control

By |2019-03-26T16:27:19+01:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, People, Science, News Nuggets, Silver, National Bank of Serbia, Serbia|

New Bullion: Second Serbian silver coin in its Tesla series celebrates remote wireless control One of the greatest scientists in history, Nikola Tesla is one of the most visionary inventors of all time. Involved in the creation of technologies that became the foundation of the modern world, he is especially credited for his work developing alternating current, the subject of the first coin released last year. [...]

Brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking is celebrated by his homeland on a new Royal Mint black hole coin

By |2019-03-12T22:40:06+01:00March 12th, 2019|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking is celebrated by his homeland on a new Royal Mint black hole coin Last March 14th was a particularly sad day when it was announced that one of the world's greatest visionaries, pProfessor Stephen Hawking, had passed away. In 1961, at the age of just 23, Hawking was told he had Motor Neurone Disease (MND), a particularly nasty, fatal, and rapidly progressing disease [...]

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+01:00March 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

Marie Curie is the 2019 issue in France’s ongoing series celebrating the great women in their history

By |2019-02-26T22:39:28+01:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Gold, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Marie Curie is the 2019 issue in France's ongoing series celebrating the great women in their history Women of France is the spiritual successor to the classic Monnaie de Paris series, From Clovis to Republic. A favourite here that you've no doubt heard us big up on numerous occasions, Clovis introduced the 'Historical Strike'. This is basically a standard strike, but with the edge of it unbound [...]

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

By |2019-02-15T19:52:59+01:00February 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 [...]

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

By |2019-02-09T21:59:12+01:00February 10th, 2019|Categories: History, Gold, People, News Nuggets, 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

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

By |2019-01-19T14:40:50+01:00January 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 [...]

The Royal Mint debuts its circulating coin designs for 2019 with a very British selection

By |2019-01-03T17:37:30+01:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint debuts its circulating coin designs for 2019 with a very British selection The first week of the New Year brings with it the unveiling of the Royal Mint's circulating currency specials and from there, the inevitable selection of proof silver and gold coins that we all know and love. All the coins below will be available individually as the year progresses, but at present, [...]

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