The innovative Fender series from Swiss producer, MTB-PAMP, returns with a dual-coin set celebrating the Bassman

By |2023-06-07T23:38:10+01:00June 7th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Singapore|

The innovative Fender series from Swiss producer, MTB-PAMP, returns with a dual-coin set celebrating the Bassman We've covered MTB/PAMP's cool range of Fender tribute coins for a couple of years now, and they've been universally appealing, both for the coin collector looking for something a little off the wall, to the Fender fan looking for quality [...]

1515 Rhinoceros by Albrecht Durer gilded silver coin (2023 World Coin Appreciation)

By |2023-06-07T14:01:46+01:00June 7th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Palau, World Coin Appreciation|

Albrecht Dürer's now iconic 'Rhinoceros'  has appeared on coins a few times over the last decade, most notably with Art Mint's excellent antiqued issue from late 2021. One of the most famous artists to come out of the Northern Renaissance, Dürer was especially noted for his woodcuts, which often make the transition to coins really well. Scottsdale Mint's [...]

AgAuShoot: Germania Mint to launch a new bullion coin for Malta. We have our images, and a coin to give away

By |2023-06-05T15:27:47+01:00June 5th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Germania Mint, Malta|

AgAuShoot: Germania Mint to launch a new bullion coin for Malta. We have our images, and a coin to give away Having built up a world based around the ancient historical provinces of Germania using multiple interwoven series of bullion coins, it now seems Germania Mint has set its sights on enhancing its collaboration with the [...]

Parthava Coin seeks to raise awareness of our impact on the natural world with Endangered Animals: Asiatic Cheetah

By |2023-06-01T21:31:39+01:00June 1st, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Palau, Parthava Coin|

Parthava Coin seeks to raise awareness of our impact on the natural world with Endangered Animals: Asiatic Cheetah We've had an obvious affinity for coins that raise awareness of mankind's deplorable impact on the natural world, from way back when we first went live in 2013 (also ironically a cheetah) and through dozens of coins since. [...]

Women in History – Cleopatra silver coin (2023 New Zealand Mint)

By |2023-06-01T01:31:15+01:00May 31st, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, People, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Continuing one of the few non-pop culture series the NZ Mint currently releases, Queen Cleopatra is the third in the 'Women of History' series of one-ounce silver coins. The series is casting a wide net, starting with the early 20th century Polish-French physicist, Marie Curie, then jumping back in time to feature the British warrior queen, Boudicca. With [...]

” I am the Great Cornholio, I need T.P. for my bunghole”. Beavis & Butthead Do Numismatics…

By |2023-05-31T14:10:45+01:00May 31st, 2023|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Silver, Malta, The Coin Company|

" I am the Great Cornholio, I need T.P. for my bunghole". Beavis & Butthead Do Numismatics... South Park, Family Guy, Archer, and Rick & Morty, are all proof it isn't just kids that can have some fun with animated TV shows. Crude, crass, and often very cutting with current affairs, and societal issues, they're brilliantly [...]

Ukraine’s cultural identity, and its current turmoil, are used to aid the beleaguered country with charitable coins

By |2023-05-30T13:20:12+01:00May 30th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI, Niue Island|

Ukraine's cultural identity, and its current turmoil, are used to aid the beleaguered country with charitable coins The '3-day' invasion of Ukraine by Russia continues past its 460th day, continuing to be the most unnecessary and ill-advised conflict in Europe since the Second World War. This is a coin site, so I'm not going to espouse [...]

Cameroon Mandrill silver and gold bullion coins (2022 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2023-05-30T01:03:10+01:00May 29th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Scottsdale Mint|

Despite our desire for a little break from covering bullion coins, after a swathe of them hit us over the last ten days, they continue to come, so I guess here we are. Fortunately, it's yet another good one, continuing what has been a golden age for limited mintage bullion going back over the last few years. One [...]

World of Cryptids 06: Bunyip silver coin (2023 Lithuanian Mint)

By |2023-05-25T20:10:31+01:00May 25th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Lithuanian Mint, Niue Island|

The Lithuanian Mint's super-cool 'World of Cryptids' series, complete with its esoteric art style, hits the half-way mark with the release of Bunyip. Depicting half-believed creatures across the globe, the 12 coins in the set are a subset of a considerably larger body of work of the same name, drawn by a single Lithuanian artist, Laimutė Varkalaitė.The coins will [...]

The Greek poet Homer’s epic tale ‘The Odyssey’ is told in a new silver coin series from the Carpathian Mint

By |2023-05-25T19:28:25+01:00May 25th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

The Greek poet Homer's epic tale 'The Odyssey' is told in a new silver coin series from the Carpathian Mint Homer's Odyssey, an ancient Greek epic poem, chronicles the legendary journey of Odysseus as he strives to return home from the Trojan War. The epic explores themes of heroism, loyalty, temptation, and the struggle between fate [...]

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