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The Royal Mint unveils the new effigy of King Charles III and a pair of coins that will feature it

By |2022-09-30T01:47:43+01:00September 30th, 2022|Categories: Culture, History, Marketwatch, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint unveils the new effigy of King Charles III and a pair of coins that will feature it The sad death of Queen Elizabeth II was an event that's been long planned for, it eventually comes to all of us, of course, and amongst those plans was the change in effigy used on the [...]

Aphrodite joins LPM’s Goddeses of Olympus bullion range in both gold and silver

By |2022-09-29T10:32:26+01:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Aphrodite joins LPM's Goddeses of Olympus bullion range in both gold and silver The latest bullion version of the Perth Mint's iconic 'Gods' series of antiqued numismatics has just debuted, and is the sixth to date. Following the original pattern of release, this is the third and last of the Goddesses of Olympus trilogy, which itself [...]

Mint XXI moves from Noah’s Ark to the Tower of Babel in its numismatic journey through bible classics

By |2022-09-28T20:14:27+01:00September 28th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, MintXXI, Tokelau|

Mint XXI moves from Noah’s Ark to the Tower of Babel in its numismatic journey through bible classics After a superb debut last year with a Noah's Ark coin, Mint XXI's 'Fundamental Stories of the Bible' series returns with a second coin, and it's another core tale from the Old Testament. The Tower of Babel is meant [...]

Coins Today brings the world of chess into stackable silver bullion, launching a pawn-inspired design with a twist

By |2022-09-27T15:10:15+01:00September 27th, 2022|Categories: Culture, Bullion Round, Sport, Coins Today KR|

Coins Today brings the world of chess into stackable silver bullion, launching a pawn-inspired design with a twist Never let it be said that the minds behind South Korean producer, Coins Today's 'Stackable' range of bullion, aren't imaginative. From ancient Korean history, to outer space technology, via medieval Europe and modern pop-culture, this range has thrown [...]

PMC adds three new major figures from history to its extraordinary series of shaped silver bust coins

By |2022-09-26T14:30:24+01:00September 26th, 2022|Categories: History, People, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC adds three new major figures from history to its extraordinary series of shaped silver bust coins Shaped coins seem to be surging in popularity, especially as the commemorative coin industry increasingly moves towards acceptance this is a legitimate form of art, rather than just an offshoot of circulating currency. There are simple shaped coins, of [...]

Powercoin debut a striking Zebra coin design using a monochromatic style, bringing a sense of movement to solid silver

By |2022-09-23T20:23:44+01:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin debut a striking Zebra coin design using a monochromatic style, bringing a sense of movement to solid silver We all love an animal coin here at AgAuNEWS, and fortunately, there are copious amounts of them to choose from. However, truly original designs are quite a bit rarer, so it's always a pleasure to have one [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s Congo Silverback returns for an eighth rampage through the bullion and proof coin markets

By |2022-09-23T08:25:19+01:00September 23rd, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's Congo Silverback returns for an eighth rampage through the bullion and proof coin markets A perennial fixture in the bullion calendar since 2015, the Congo Silverback is one of Scottsdale Mint's core series. Like the Perth Mint's many bullion ranges, the Silverback has a design that changes every year, generating fresh interest with [...]

Women in History – Boudicca silver coin (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-09-23T00:02:11+01:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, People, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

In a nice change from the tsunami of popular culture coins it produces, the New Zealand Mint debuted a series in May, of one-ounce coloured silver coins, called Women in History. The first of them was a literal giant of the scientific world - the double Nobel Prize winning physicist, Marie Curie. A great first subject, but women's [...]

Prehistoric Life: Liopleurodon bullion coins (2022 Emporium Hamburg)

By |2022-09-22T21:34:28+01:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Emporium Hamburg|

Liopleurodon first gained fame with its depiction in the smash-hit BBC documentary series, Walking With Dinosaurs. Here, it was a supergiant marine reptile, casually hunting plesiosaurs like they were light snacks. Brought to life via a flawed analysis of the fossil evidence, the truth is, it was far smaller than the 25 m long, 100+ tonne behemoth they'd created. [...]

Wallal Centenary Australia Tests Einstein’s Theory silver coin (2022 Royal Australian Mint)

By |2022-09-21T21:26:28+01:00September 21st, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Australia, Science, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Albert Einstein was a giant in the scientific community, and his Theory of General Relativity was probably his greatest work. Ten years earlier, in 1905, he published a paper linking space and time, called Special Relativity. General Relativity expanded on it by incorporating gravity, saying the observed gravitational effect between masses is the result of their warping of [...]

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