Mint XXI showcases the natural world with impressive Honey Bee, Lioness and Mountain Gorilla silver coins

By |2021-05-11T12:14:46+01:00May 9th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint XXI showcases the natural world with impressive Honey Bee, Lioness and Mountain Gorilla silver coins One of our favourite producers around at the moment, Mint XXI has issued some quite stunning coins over the last couple of years, so it's always a pleasure to get a new batch to look at. To start off, we're looking [...]

French military legend Napoleon Bonaparte died 200 years ago and the coin world marks the anniversary

By |2021-05-10T21:11:15+01:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Gold, People, Silver, Cameroon, CIT Coin Invest, East India Company, Djibouti, France, MDM, Mint of Poland, Monnaie de Paris, Niue Island, St Helena|

French military legend Napoleon Bonaparte died 200 years ago and the coin world marks the anniversary Better late than never, as they say, here's our roundup of coins commemorating the bicentenary this week of the death of pint-sized Gallic terror, Napoleon Bonaparte. An icon in France and one of the most famous figures in history, [...]

Mint of Poland keeps an eye out for the next big thing. Is it their Cyclops coin?

By |2021-03-30T12:15:19+01:00March 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Mint of Poland keeps an eye out for the next big thing. Is it their Cyclops coin? Of the many Mint of Poland coins in their expansive ancient myths and legends range, few are actually released directly by the mint itself, and they often display a lower level of customisation than those issued by third parties. [...]

Bee Yourself! That most important of the world’s insects gets a new silver coin from Cameroon

By |2021-03-29T10:47:33+01:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Bee Yourself! That most important of the world's insects gets a new silver coin from Cameroon There have been a few bee themed coins in recent years, and they've maintained a surprisingly high standard. The New Zealand Post issued a very popular piece back in 2016, and followed that up with a Manuka Honey coin a [...]

Stunning ‘Dantes Inferno’ coin followed up by the last book in the ‘Divine Comedy’ trilogy, ‘Paradiso’

By |2021-03-02T21:01:09+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Stunning 'Dantes Inferno' coin followed up by the last book in the 'Divine Comedy' trilogy, 'Paradiso' One of our highlights of 2020, Dante's Inferno by Mint XXI was a stunning five-ounce silver coin that managed to encapsulate the first of Alighieri Dante's 'Divine Comedy' trilogy, perfectly. Lashings of high-relief, packed with detail and with a terrific [...]

Mount Everest, that towering tour-de-force of nature is reproduced in silver and copper for Cameroonian coin

By |2021-02-05T13:59:32+00:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Copper, Nature, Silver, Cameroon|

Mount Everest, that towering tour-de-force of nature is reproduced in silver and copper for Cameroonian coin There's little to compare in nature with that most legendary of mountains - Everest - so it's of little surprise that it's attracted numismatic interest over the years. It's no more impressive to depict the mountain in colour or [...]

The legend of Alexander the Great solving the Gordian Knot problem inspires the Mint of Poland’s latest coin

By |2021-01-21T00:13:34+00:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The legend of Alexander the Great solving the Gordian Knot problem inspires the Mint of Poland's latest coin The Mint of Poland is adding to its extensive ancient mythology selection again, with a coin interpreting the legend of Alexander the Great and his unique approach to the problem of the Gordian Knot. A tale that [...]

The Mint of Poland celebrates the life of Buddha on its latest high relief silver coin

By |2020-10-30T16:20:50+00:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The Mint of Poland celebrates the life of Buddha on its latest high relief silver coin Not one of the mythology series that the Mint of Poland produces for various dealers around the world, their latest is one they're putting out themselves. We've seen a few Buddha coins over the years, from a series issued [...]

Beethoven is 250 years old and Art Mint has him stare into your soul from its latest coin

By |2020-10-28T19:18:39+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Art Mint, People, Silver, Cameroon|

Beethoven is 250 years old and Art Mint has him stare into your soul from its latest coin We've seen just a few Beethoven coins this year. It is the great composers 250th birthday in 2020 and we expected to see quite a few more, but at least it isn't the sad situation we had in 2014 [...]

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 [...]

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