Celtic Animals – Rabbit (2021 APMEX)

By |2021-08-31T20:51:06+01:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Nature, Silver, Chad|

Another new limited mintage silver bullion coin series from APMEX debuted last year, called 'Celtic Animals'. Similar in concept to their 'Mandala Animals' series, it depicts animals not in a natural form, but instead constructed from the symbology associated with that culture. They look like they've been constructed almost as if in a small, intricate tattoo style.They look [...]

PMC leverages its innovative ‘Bi-Metal Max’ minting technique to showcase Vincent van Gogh’s legendary ‘Starry Night’

By |2021-08-30T13:19:27+01:00August 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC leverages its innovative 'Bi-Metal Max' minting technique to showcase Vincent van Gogh's legendary 'Starry Night' It goes without saying that Vincent van Gogh is one of the worlds greatest painters. Widely admired for his eclectic style and use of colour, his body of works has few peers. Singapore-based Precious Metal Collectors have already dipped a [...]

The Nezha is the first in Chad’s new ‘Fengshen Yanyi’ copper-cored coin series

By |2021-06-21T20:03:15+01:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: Gilded, Silver, Chad, World Coin Appreciation|

The Nezha is the first in Chad's new 'Fengshen Yanyi' copper-cored coin series It looks like the copper-cored technique of coin fabrication first brought to market by Precious Metal Collectors, is spreading with the launch of a new coin from World Coin Appreciation. We've covered quite a few of these in the past, but for those [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s unique hewn edged Ancient Egyptian themed bullion coins finally return with The Chariot

By |2021-05-26T15:14:58+01:00May 26th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Silver, Chad, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's unique hewn edged Ancient Egyptian themed bullion coins finally return with The Chariot A symbol of power in Ancient Egypt, the chariot can probably trace its origins back as far as 4,500 years ago, although its debut on the battlefield likely started much later, from the 16th century BCE. Much faster, more agile and [...]

It’s St. Georges Day and PMC issues a striking copper-cored coin of the legendary dragon slayer

By |2021-04-24T08:49:59+01:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

It's St. Georges Day and PMC issues a striking copper-cored coin of the legendary dragon slayer It's April 23rd, which means St.Georges Day (and the 56th Mik's day...), so what better way to celebrate than a striking new entrant into Precious Metal Collector's 'Spectre' range of copper cored coins. For those unfamiliar with the concept, [...]

Precious Metal Collectors reproduces Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ in giant style

By |2021-03-15T13:07:01+00:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors reproduces Leonardo da Vinci's 'The Last Supper' in giant style Precious Metal Collectors have brought to market some impressive issues in their numerous copper-cored coin ranges, but their latest is a chonky beast even by those standards. The technique they use is simple enough. Wrap a relatively small quantity of fine silver around [...]

Precious Metal Collectors takes a step into the prehistoric world with a unique Velociraptor egg silver coin

By |2021-03-03T20:24:25+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: History, Nature, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors takes a step into the prehistoric world with a unique Velociraptor egg silver coin We've already looked at the Royal Canadian Mints new Tyrannosaurid proof coin earlier today, so let's make it dinosaur day with a peak at a quirky new release from Precious Metal Collectors. One of our favourite coin producers of [...]

Never mind ninja turtles, PMC goes full on hardcore with its latest Auspicious Beast coin, Black Tortoise of the North

By |2020-10-12T17:17:36+01:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Never mind ninja turtles, PMC goes full on hardcore with its latest Auspicious Beast coin, Black Tortoise of the North Our first look at Precious Metal Collector's latest copper-cored selection is the third in the 'Four Auspicious Beasts' series. Following 'Azure Dragon of the East' and 'White Tiger of the West', this third issue features [...]

The scourge of the Crusaders, Saladin, is immortalised on an impressive new silver coin from The Treasurists

By |2020-09-17T19:03:45+01:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: History, People, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

The scourge of the Crusaders, Saladin, is immortalised on an impressive new silver coin from The Treasurists Building themselves an impressive reputation with their innovative copper-cored coins, Precious Metal Collectors also work with Thai company, The Treasurists, to issue some excellent standard silver coins as well. The latest to appear is this excellent issue starring [...]

PMC’s giant ‘Eight Protectors’ series of copper-cored silver coins adds its second figure, Akasagarbha

By |2020-07-30T02:16:12+01:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors continues on with it quite beautiful Eight Protectors range, with the second in the series, Akasagarbha Bodhisattva. This follows the very pretty Goddess of Mercy with One Thousand Hands, and it's clear from this one that the series is going to be maintaining an exceptionally high standard, building into an exquisite set.For those unaware of the [...]

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