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Rocketman goes Bullionman as Elton John’s British coin debuts in cheaper, higher volume form

By |2020-10-19T18:39:31+01:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Rocketman goes Bullionman as Elton John's British coin debuts in cheaper, higher volume form A surprise release last year, the Royal Mint debuted a new 'Music Legends' series of proof coins, taking the best of British musical talent for inspiration. Iconic band Queen were the first to do the business and were a smash hit. [...]

DC COMICS: GREEN LANTERN CHIBI (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-10-10T20:25:09+01:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Back for our weekly dive into chibi-land, this time it is the turn of DC Comics legend, Green Lantern to do the honours. A terrific little coin, complete with emerald ring, it will join Batman, Wonder Woman and The Flash in the range to date, although more are coming. A 2,000 mintage and 1oz fine silver weight [...]

LPM’s classic look at the Chinese Dragon Dollar series starts afresh with a limited one-kilogram silver variant

By |2020-10-25T19:28:59+00:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Medallion, Silver, LPM HK|

LPM's classic look at the Asian Dragon Dollar series starts afresh with a limited one-kilogram silver variant LPM's delve into Asia's numismatc past with its 'Dragon Dollar' series of eight rounds, began last year and is about to come to a close. However, fans of the series will be pleased to see a new variant [...]

The heroic orbit of the Earth by Vostok-1 is marked with a superb coin portrait of the Cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin

By |2020-10-16T19:48:42+01:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

The heroic orbit of the Earth by Vostok-1 is marked with a superb coin portrait of the Cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin After the stunning Dante's Divine Comedy coin a couple of weeks ago, Mint 21 is already back with another superb offering from a completely different time and place. The first manned orbit of the Earth was [...]

A coin series for our times. Conspiracy theories get numismatic form with the second of Powercoins ‘Great Conspiracies’

By |2020-10-16T17:07:18+01:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

A coin series for our times. Conspiracy theories get numismatic form with the second of Powercoins 'Great Conspiracies' There is little that sums up modern society as much as a conspiracy theorist. A dive into the fantastical and mysterious in a world filled with so much pressure and mundanity, is a relief to many, but often [...]

Saint Kitts and Nevis return to the EC8 bullion series with a view of the islands most famous military episode

By |2020-10-15T13:19:17+01:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint, St Kitts & St Nevis|

Saint Kitts and Nevis return to the EC8 bullion series with a view of the islands most famous military episode Scottsdale Mint's third journey through its Eastern Caribbean 8 continues with the fourth issue of 2020. This time its the turn of Saint Kitts and Nevis, previously represented by a Pelican in various poses, but now [...]

The concepts of good and evil are given numismatic form with a new pair from the Mint of Poland

By |2020-10-14T14:55:09+01:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The concepts of good and evil are given numismatic form with a new pair from the Mint of Poland The Mint of Poland's latest two-ounce antique-finished coin release is actually a pair of coins, sold seperately, but inextricably linked together. Good and Evil have been concepts for millennia , evolving over the centuries as beliefs [...]

PRINCESS GRACE OF MONACO BU ( 2020, ALLCOLLECT)

By |2020-10-13T21:04:19+01:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Allcollect, Quicklooks, Bullion, People, Silver, Cameroon|

Not a well known bullion coin producer, AllCollect have mainly confined their efforts in the field to their semi-numismatic 'Predators' range of sixteen coins. Their latest effort is another one that skirts the traditional bullion coin market, rather than diving right in. A higher-end bullion coin, with a 6,500 mintage, a 1 oz weight and a Certificate of [...]

Royal Mint introduces Diwali-inspired Henna Britannia gold bullion bars in affordable sizes

By |2020-10-16T11:45:23+01:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint introduces Diwali-inspired Henna Britannia gold bullion bars in affordable sizes Not our usual fare, but worth a quick look by association, the Royal Mint have launched what they call 'Henna Britannia' bullion bars. Using a close-in view of the iconic figure, visualised many years ago by Philip Nathan, With the price of gold [...]

Never mind ninja turtles, PMC goes full on hardcore with its latest Auspicious Beast coin, Black Tortoise of the North

By |2020-10-12T17:17:36+01:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Never mind ninja turtles, PMC goes full on hardcore with its latest Auspicious Beast coin, Black Tortoise of the North Our first look at Precious Metal Collector's latest copper-cored selection is the third in the 'Four Auspicious Beasts' series. Following 'Azure Dragon of the East' and 'White Tiger of the West', this third issue features [...]

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