February, 2020

Mint21 Week: Notre Dame Cathedral is showcased in fine style on Cameroon’s new high relief coin

By |2020-02-24T00:45:26+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint21 Week: Notre Dame Cathedral is showcased in fine style on Cameroon's new high relief coin The last coin of the six new issues released by Mint 21 at the Berlin World Money Fair is also one of the best. With the tragic destruction of much of the fabric of the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris last year, there was a renewed interest in the numismatic world, with [...]

Mint21 Week: The embodiment of good vs evil is the tale behind the second Apocalypse coin

By |2020-02-22T11:39:46+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint21 Week: The embodiment of good vs evil is the tale behind the second Apocalypse coin One of Mint 21's debut pair of coins, the Four Horsemen was the first of their 'Apocalypse' coins and introduced their visual style to the coin world. A different approach to the increasingly ubiquitous Mint of Poland style, it was a refreshing design with an almost medieval slant. One of the six [...]

January, 2020

Gustav Klimt’s legendary masterpiece ‘The Kiss’ becomes a jigsaw puzzle on Numiartis’ latest coin

By |2020-01-16T15:14:25+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Numiartis|

Gustav Klimt's legendary masterpiece 'The Kiss', becomes a jigsaw puzzle on Numiartis' latest coin Gustav Klimt has seen a huge resurgence in the popularity of his work since becoming persona non grata in the middle of the 20th century. As the person making Klimts work socially unacceptable was Adolf Hitler, we can safely assume the problem wasn't the artwork... The last few years has also seen a fine selection [...]

“Yeah Baby!, Shall we shag now or shag later?” Austin Powers’ favourite book, the Kama Sutra comes to coins.

By |2020-01-17T00:03:36+00:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

"Yeah Baby!, Shall we shag now or shag later?" Austin Powers' favourite book, the Kama Sutra comes to coins. As we always say, it's good to see new designs and topics covered in the world of numismatics and it isn't often you see a Kama Sutra coin hit the market. Mint 21 has brought their visual style to this ancient guide to a fulfilling life and produced [...]

December, 2019

The mysterious stone heads of Easter Island are the star of the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

By |2019-12-11T14:47:39+00:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The mysterious stone figures of Easter Island are the star of the Mint of Poland's latest silver coin One of those super mysterious artifacts that captures the world's imagination, the giant stone busts on Easter Island are a fascinating look into a culture whose very existence is amazing enough. This small Pacific island is well over two thousand miles away from the nearest mainland, and even today, [...]

July, 2019

We have some new images of Mint21’s first Apocalypse coin

By |2019-07-06T08:51:17+01:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

We have some new images of Mint21's first Apocalypse coin As you know, we like to revisit coins sometimes when the original article we write is populated with renders or lower resolution images, and we were fortunate enough to get some very nice images of Mint 21's Apocalypse coin along with those for the superb new Spartan Hoplite issue. We're not going to go over the [...]

Mint21 spotlights the legendary Spartan warriors with a stunning new silver coin

By |2019-07-04T21:45:53+01:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint21 spotlights the legendary Spartan warriors with a stunning new silver coin If you're going to start producing coins and compete with the high quality that permeates through the modern commemorative coin market, it's probably best to pick a subject that isn't populated with the best in the industry. Mint XXI, however, obviously thought that wasn't necessary, and after a couple of excellent debut coins, they've released [...]

May, 2019

Allcollect worked hard to showcase the hard work of the Honey Bee with a new silver coin

By |2019-05-17T17:15:29+01:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon|

Allcollect worked hard to showcase the hard work of the Honey Bee with a new silver coin Here's a little preview of an interesting new coin from European producer Allcollect. Called 'Benefits of Nature: Honey Bee' it's a beautiful look at one of the most important families of life on the planet. An ounce of 0.999 silver in weight and struck to a prooflike finish, it has a [...]

Mint21 rides into view with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in silver

By |2019-05-06T10:35:13+01:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint21 rides into view with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in silver The second debut coin from new producer Mint21. the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a different take on this powerful tale of doom from the Mint of Poland series currently underway. While that series has an artistic style rooted in the modern take, this new Mint21 coin employs a very cool, almost Medieval [...]

The Classic gods of antiquity and modern advances in planetology collide to showcase Mercury

By |2019-05-03T14:34:56+01:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

The Classic gods of antiquity and modern advances in planetology collide to showcase Mercury It goes without saying that regular readers have noticed the popularity of astronomy coins and also of issues tied to the myths and legends of old. There's actually a lot of overlap between the two, not only with the binding of the planets into the beliefs of the old cultures, but in their [...]

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