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Pop-culture coins remain as popular as ever in numismatic circles. Here’s a look at a small mix of recent issues from different mints.

By |2024-04-16T23:03:36+01:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, MDM, Niue Island, NZ Mint, PAMP, Samoa|

Pop-culture coins remain as popular as ever in numismatic circles. Here's a look at a small mix of recent issues from different mints. It's been a while since we did one of our pop-culture coin round-ups, mainly because we try to give things a break now and then for the sake of variety, and also because [...]

Ghana Leopard gold and silver bullion coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-04-16T11:54:23+01:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

One of the longer running series in Scottsdale Mint's copious range of bullion coins, the African Leopard debuted in 2017 with a silver coin, and has been issued annually ever since. In 2020, a gold variant was added to the range, also an ounce in weight, and in 2022, the African Leopard title was seemingly dropped in favour [...]

Art Mint hits a decade with its iconic Mandala Art series, and there’s a stunning 10th anniversary special edition coin to celebrate

By |2024-04-15T14:40:26+01:00April 15th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Fiji|

Art Mint hits a decade with its iconic Mandala Art series, and there's a stunning 10th anniversary special edition coin to celebrate After a decade of impressing us with the elegance of the designs, Art Mints superb Mandala Art series gets two releases for 2024, one is the expected tenth cultural issue, and a special one to [...]

Coin’s Today adds strikingly original new silver coins featuring Iberian ceramic tiles and art carved into a book

By |2024-04-12T12:59:34+01:00April 12th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Chad, Coins Today KR|

Coin's Today adds strikingly original new silver coins featuring Iberian ceramic tiles and art carved into a book Coins Today continues its march to cover some truly unique subjects in its various silver ranges, with this new pair. No stackable bullion this time, but one is an undenominated piece, and the other a full coin, issued [...]

The brilliantly anarchic animated series Rick & Morty gets an equally brilliant coin from the Mint of Gdańsk

By |2024-04-11T17:20:29+01:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The brilliantly anarchic animated series Rick & Morty gets an equally brilliant coin from the Mint of Gdańsk Animation is a true art form, and comes in many forms. The most popular of those are the many modern incarnations in popular culture from around the world. Japanese Anime is a prime example, and so are the [...]

Mint of MK and The Gold Village take their quirky sense of style to the culinary coin genre with this unusual instant noodle homage

By |2024-04-10T20:59:27+01:00April 10th, 2024|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

Mint of MK and The Gold Village take their quirky sense of style to the culinary coin genre with this unusual instant noodle homage Food isn't one of the commoner themes in modern numismatics, but it does attract a higher proportion of unusual ideas than most others. Even the Monnaie de Paris got in on the trend [...]

Beauty and the Beast, that classic tale of deep love over superficiality, is brought to life on T&S Coin’s latest silver coin

By |2024-04-10T11:21:04+01:00April 10th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, T&S Coins|

Beauty and the Beast, that classic tale of deep love over superficiality, is brought to life on T&S Coin's latest silver coin Last year, T&S Coin debuted a beautifully designed 'Behind the Mask' coin, built around the idea that evil may hide in plain sight behind a beautiful facade. Their latest coin flips that on [...]

The Solar System bi-metal silver coin (2024 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2024-04-09T18:24:02+01:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Copper, Nature, Science, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

Released today is the latest in Precious Metal Collector's range of hybrid silver/copper coins, and in a step away from fine art or Asian mythology, they're taking steps into the final frontier with our solar system. As one of PMC's bi-metal coins, it's a size far greater than the two ounces of silver would suggest, aided by [...]

Middle Earth Map 5oz silver coin (2024 New Zealand Mint)

By |2024-04-09T12:19:36+01:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

A giant of the literary and film worlds, irrespective of genre, J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ sequence has topped bestseller lists around the world for decades, They made the move to the big screen in 2003, with an epic trilogy helmed by Peter Jackson, which amassed 17 Oscars (including a staggeringly 11 out of 11 [...]

Canada marks the centenary of the Royal Canadian Air Force, with a coin showcasing the aircraft it’s used in service of its people

By |2024-04-05T17:22:47+01:00April 5th, 2024|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canada marks the centenary of the Royal Canadian Air Force, with a coin showcasing the aircraft it's used in service of its people A respected military force for its entire history, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) was formed on 01 April 1924, from the CAF, itself inaugurated in 1920. However, Canadian pilots were a [...]

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