It’s CIT time with a breathtaking range of releases, with Cthulhu, Raven Witch, and Nautilus flexing Smartminting muscles to the max

By |2022-08-18T09:37:26+01:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Palau|

It's CIT time with a breathtaking range of releases, with Cthulhu, Raven Witch, and Nautilus flexing Smartminting muscles to the max We always look forward to the quarterly release bundles from Liechtenstein-based CIT, a producer who, in partnership with the German mint BH Mayer, are at the very cutting edge of minting technology. As we've said [...]

Moments of Love Kama Sutra IV (2022 Mint XXI)

By |2022-08-17T15:47:00+01:00August 17th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

Mint XXI's latest Moments of Love Kama Sutra coin is here and is the fourth in this series. A three-ounce silver coin, with rich colour, selective gilding, and antique finishing, they depict the different positions featured in the ancient Indian book of love.Rather than try to depict the many good pictures of the coin here, we've produced one of [...]

MDM’s Double Silver Giant dinosaur coin series is back with a third release, and it’s the legendary wielder of the thagomizer, Stegosaurus

By |2022-08-16T22:42:32+01:00August 16th, 2022|Categories: Copper, Nature, Silver, MDM, Vanuatu|

MDM's Double Silver Giant dinosaur coin series is back with a third release, and it's the legendary wielder of the thagomizer, Stegosaurus Similar in concept to Precious Metal Collector's 'Bi-Metal Max' coins, MDM's 'Double Silver Giant' series takes a silver skin and places it on a far larger copper core. This allows for vastly larger coins [...]

Mysteries of the World: Tutankhamun Mask 2oz silver coin (2022 World Coin Appreciation)

By |2022-08-15T20:46:38+01:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, People, Silver, Niue Island, World Coin Appreciation|

Last year, World Coin Appreciation debuted the first in its new series with the title, 'Mysteries of the World Latitude 30 North'. It's unusually specific, and clever, showcasing some of the great ancient cultures that have existed along, or near, the 30th Parallel North. There are quite a few, and the first issue was a very striking mask [...]

Colourful Birds: Cedar Waxwing 1 oz silver coin (2022 Royal Canadian Mint)

By |2022-08-15T11:28:45+01:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

One of the better, and more prolific issuers of nature coins, the Royal Canadian Mint has just issued the second of its 'Colourful Birds' coins, following the 2021 debut of the first, the Blue Jay (image below). The latter has appeared on a Canadian coin before, as part of the 2015 'Songbirds of Canada' series, but the 2022 [...]

ET The Extra Terrestrial shaped coin (2022 The Coin Company)

By |2022-08-15T11:21:28+01:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, The Coin Company|

A new addition to the increasingly popular shaped coin market is, rather unsurprisingly, sporting a pop-culture design. Continuing the 40th anniversary celebrations of Steven Spielberg's massive hit, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial, Australian producer The Coin Company, has today released a two-ounce coloured coin, featuring the head of the title character. Unlike many of these coins, this one seems [...]

Little Girl With a Pearl Earring silver coin (2022 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-08-12T21:54:49+01:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

The Super-Deformed style of big-headed Japanese art continues to work its magic on the numismatic world, and in ever more inventive ways. We all know the New Zealand Mint's 'Chibi' series is the 800-lb gorilla in the room, but others are also taking the style and running with it. LPM have their Street Fighter character coins, the Crown [...]

‘Fear Tales’ concludes its four-coin run through the fairy stories of old with the classic Beauty and the Beast

By |2022-08-12T17:06:54+01:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

'Fear Tales' concludes its four-coin run through the fairy stories of old with the classic Beauty and the Beast The last of Powercoin's dark, some would say realistic, take on the fables of old concludes with one that's a little more upbeat and modern than the previous three issues. First issued in 2019 with Little Red [...]

The World of David Walliams from Pobjoy Mint concludes with ‘Grandpa’s Great Escape’, the seventh and final issue

By |2022-08-11T17:10:27+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Gibraltar, Pobjoy Mint|

The World of David Walliams from Pobjoy Mint concludes with 'Grandpa's Great Escape', the seventh and final issue Along with Matt Lucas, David Walliams is best known for being one half of the outrageously funny TV comedy, Little Britain. Never afraid to shock, it's rarely seen these days, now we live in times when half the [...]

The NZ Mint’s late July releases include horror movies, Harry Potter, Batman, and a yellow bird who tawt he taw a puddy-tat…

By |2022-08-09T11:50:13+01:00August 9th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Medallion, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The NZ Mint's late July releases include horror movies, Harry Potter, Batman, and a yellow bird who tawt he taw a puddy-tat... In our second catch-up of New Zealand Mint popular-culture releases, we have the usual selection of Chibi, Harry Potter, DC Comics, Star Wars, and more, encompassing a decent selection of styles and formats. There [...]

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