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Innovation in Science continues its look at boundary-pushing scientists from history with the discoverer of Insulin

By |2021-10-15T19:30:58+01:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Innovation in Science continues its look at boundary-pushing scientists from history with the discoverer of Insulin The Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ series of fifty pence coins follows John Logic Baird, Stephen Hawking, Rosalind Franklin, and Charles Babbage with a giant event in medical science, the discovery of Insulin. Dr John Macleod, Sir Frederick Banting, Dr [...]

Movie and TV coins for mid October – Potter, Batman, 007, Green Lantern, and a good doggie

By |2021-10-15T17:16:20+01:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|

Movie and TV coins for mid October - Potter, Batman, 007, Green Lantern, and a good doggie Regular media licenced coin roundup number four, we'll continue to do these as while they're quite time-consuming to put together, they are quicker than individual articles would be. Besides, the genre as a whole is quite repetitive, so it [...]

Great Conspiracies continues its journey through the world of crank theories with New World Order

By |2021-10-14T22:20:14+01:00October 14th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Great Conspiracies continues its journey through the world of crank theories with New World Order Who doesn't love a good conspiracy theory? If there's one thing the Covid-19 pandemic has showcased, it's the often bewildering ideas that people come up with the describe and/or justify a paranoid reasoning of events. One of the older theories [...]

A bullion coin roundup for mid-October and there’s new gold, silver and platinum coins across multiple genres

By |2021-10-14T03:28:23+01:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Platinum, Silver|

A bullion coin roundup for mid-October and there's new gold, silver and platinum coins across multiple genres It's worked quite well at rounding up the many popular culture coins showcasing the worlds of TV and movies, so we're doing the same to catch-up with the bullion coin releases, something also happening with much more regularity [...]

A site refresh with a new logo, new font, and profile page changes. And updates to guides, of course.

By |2021-10-13T00:37:58+01:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|

A site refresh with a new logo, new font, and profile page changes. And updates to guides, of course. As you may have noticed, we have a refreshed look! I've simplified the logo and matched the colours to the social media icons in the sidebar for a bit more consistency. The new one [...]

Wacca, Wacca, Wacca, Wacca, DUH, Duh, duhhhhhh. PAC-MAN is back with a new shaped stacker bullion coin

By |2021-10-11T15:35:56+01:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Niue Island|

Wacca, Wacca, Wacca, Wacca, DUH, Duh, duhhhhhh. PAC-MAN is back with a new shaped stacker bullion coin The videogame invasion of the coin industry continues with the latest classic arcade game release from US mega-dealer, APMEX. PAC-MAN has already put in an appearance in both the bullion and proof coin markets, when APMEX issued a 40th [...]

Germania Mint and Numiartis combine talents with designer Beata Kulesza Damaziak to showcase Notre Dame Cathedral

By |2021-10-11T20:18:27+01:00October 11th, 2021|Categories: Germania Mint, Numiartis|

Germania Mint and Numiartis combine talents with designer Beata Kulesza Damaziak to showcase Notre Dame Cathedral One of the world's most iconic buildings has been increasingly in the news in recent years and for all the wrong reasons. The stunning Parisian medieval cathedral, Notre Dame, caught fire in April 2019 and suffered damage so extensive it [...]

MDM Week (5/5): We round up the week with a look at MDM’s latest Harry Potter licenced coins, from mini-gold to max-silver

By |2021-10-08T21:56:00+01:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Djibouti, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM Week: We round up the week with a look at MDM's latest Harry Potter licenced coins, from mini-gold to maxi-silver We're rounding out our catch-up of MDM issues with a collation of some of their recent Harry Potter releases. It's hard keeping track of just who has Potter rights these days, with the NZ Mint, the [...]

MDM Week (4/5): A homage to the world’s major bullion coin icons, all merged into a kilo silver cube

By |2021-10-07T23:56:34+01:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Politics & Finance, Silver, Gibraltar, MDM|

MDM Week: A homage to the world's major bullion coin icons, all merged into a kilo silver cube An unusual piece for todays catch-up of MDM releases, this is one of the producers many dabbles into the geometric dimensional coin genre - those coins that keep a basic geometric shape (cube, bar, pyramid, sphere, etc.), but [...]

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife

By |2021-10-07T17:21:11+01:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife The Royal Australian Mint continues to quietly release some really nice coins, and this latest pair are a good example of that. Both weigh in at half an ounce of 0.999 silver, have a proof finish, and the simple [...]

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