Sun Wukong – Little Monkey King (2023 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-06-29T16:34:13+01:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

While the New Zealand Mint's Chibi series remains the king of the hill, a few other producers have released coins that are similar in concept, but having their own style. LPM's Street Fighter coins, The Coin Company's movie coins, and Crown Mint's Marvel issues are all examples of shaped character coins, and as you can see, most are themed [...]

Korean producer Coins Today debuts ‘To Protect’, a history of military helmets, and ‘World Travel’ a journey around the world by air

By |2022-06-28T18:28:55+01:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Coins Today KR, Niue Island|

Korean producer Coins Today debuts 'To Protect', a history of military helmets, and 'World Travel' a journey around the world by air A pair of new releases from Coins Today have put in an appearance, and they're quite different from each other. The first of the two is the more impressive, and will chart the history [...]

South Korean producer of innovative stackers, Coins Today, goes prehistoric with a neat two-coin T-Rex fossil pair

By |2022-05-30T13:44:14+01:00May 30th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, Chad, Coins Today KR|

South Korean producer of innovative stackers, Coins Today, goes prehistoric with a neat two-coin T-Rex fossil pair Korean producer, Coins Today, have rapidly built themselves a reputation for innovative stackable bullion coins and rounds. A beautiful Doggaebi Shield introduced them to the market, in both 2oz and 1 kg forms, followed up by an intricate Achilles [...]

Van Gogh Bottlecap coin (2022 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-05-03T18:08:54+01:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

In 2016, coin innovators, CIT, released a one-off coin incorporating an unusual design. Struck to look exactly like a bottle cap, it was issued to mark 500 years since the introduction of the Bavarian Purity Law, which strictly regulates what ingredients can be used in beer. It was two years later that this new concept became considerably more popular, [...]

Precious Metal Collectors heads into space with a mixed trio of new silver coins encompassing multiple techniques

By |2022-04-07T20:54:47+01:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Science, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors heads into space with a mixed trio of new silver coins encompassing multiple techniques We're seeing a small resurgence in interest for coins with an astronomical theme, and Precious Metal Collectors (PMC), usually focused mainly on the world's various mythologies, with a smattering of art thrown in, have jumped in with three new [...]

Egyptian Relics: Anubis 5oz silver bullion coin (2021 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2022-03-11T10:07:25+00:00March 11th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Easily one of our favourite bullion coin series of the last few years, Scottsdale Mint's brilliant Egyptian Relics series finally gets its 2021 entrant with the release of Anubis. For those unfamiliar with them, these are chunky five-ounce, antique-finished coins with a 'chiselled' edge style, as if hewn from a rock. The series debuted in 2016, and [...]

A big and varied selection of the latest gold and silver bullion coins in our February 2022 roundup of new releases

By |2022-04-01T14:48:35+01:00February 22nd, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Australia, Gold, Silver, Chad, East India Company, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Royal Australian Mint|

A big and varied selection of the latest gold and silver bullion coins in our February 2022 roundup of new releases The bullion coins continue to come out, so it's time for another of our lightweight round-ups of the new releases. There are a few missing, like the new Wedge-tailed Eagle from the Perth Mint, [...]

John Collier’s ‘Lady Godiva’ joins Precious Metal Collector’s epic range of giant copper-cored silver coins

By |2022-02-15T13:59:21+00:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Copper, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

John Collier's 'Lady Godiva' joins Precious Metal Collector's epic range of giant copper-cored silver coins The latest in Precious Metal Collector's huge 'Bi-Metal Max' range of copper-cored art coins is now available to order, and features John Collier's well known 'Lady Godiva' as its subject. For those unfamiliar, 'Bi-Metal Max' is a process whereby a silver [...]

Velociraptor Chinese Dragon Egg gilded coin (2022 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2021-12-27T20:52:18+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Earlier this year, Precious Metal Collectors debuted a very cool Velociraptor Egg coin, shaped to depict a hatchling emerging from its egg. An unusual concept, done to encompass both sides of the coin for added realism, it was something different from the norm, and was followed up in September by a similarly realised Chinese Dragon [...]

Rose Bouquet copper coin (2022 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2021-12-27T13:13:46+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Copper, Nature, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

With their silver over copper 'Bi-Metal Max' coin format allowing the creation of impressive coins at relatively affordable prices, Singaporean producer Precious Metal Collectors have captivated collectors with the striking design and execution over the last few years. While they also produce some equally well realised solid silver coins of smaller size, they've never gone in the [...]

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