October, 2019

Guitar pick shaped coins commemorate fifty years since the iconic cultural event Woodstock took place

By |2019-10-07T18:51:57+01:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Gold, Silver, BH Mayer, Cook Islands|

Guitar pick shaped coins commemorate fifty years since the iconic cultural event Woodstock took place One of the biggest and most impactful music events in history, Woodstock brought together some of the biggest bands of the late Sixties to play in a field meant to hold a fraction of the 400,000 that turned up. Like a lot of cultural events from the period, their influence felt much [...]

August, 2019

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins

By |2019-08-14T18:38:09+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins Up there with the best of the world;s coin producers, Dutch company Numiscollect have tapped into the CIT/BH Mayer pairing, thus leveraging the expertise on offer to bring to reality some of the best coins released today. Numiscollect have a great reputation for inventive designs and a wide choice of themes and their ANA 2019 selection [...]

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins

By |2019-08-14T22:19:53+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins Liechtenstein coin producer CIT have long been the darlings of the coin world, with their ability to design, and then fully realise, some ambitious and stunning numismatics. Since the debut of the Tiffany series back in 2004, they, along with the mint BH Mayer, have repeatedly pushed the envelope on what is possible, and their [...]

ANA 2019: Numiscollect debuts the ‘Wheel of Life’ on its latest Archaeology & Symbolism coin

By |2019-08-08T22:50:05+01:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: Numiscollect debuts the 'Wheel of Life' on its latest Archaeology & Symbolism coin As much as we love the ancient mythology coins that have been issued over the last few years, it's always great to see something set in a similar world, but with a decidedly different focus. In 2017, Dutch producer Numiscollect issued a beautiful Aztec Calendar 3oz antiqued silver coin. A micro reproduction [...]

July, 2019

Tragic Titanic voyage remembered with a silver foil ticket and boarding pass

By |2019-07-19T15:16:39+01:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Tragic Titanic voyage remembered with a silver foil ticket and boarding pass If you have even the most cursory interest in history or the sea, you'll have heard of the tragic maiden voyage of the Titanic. This huge and luxurious ocean liner was just five days into her first commercial voyage when she struck an iceberg and sank into the icy waters of the North Atlantic, taking [...]

Numiscollect’s beautiful Aztec Calendar Stone coin has a very limited trip to the gilders

By |2019-07-15T13:06:40+01:00July 15th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect's beautiful Aztec Calendar Stone coin has a very limited trip to the gilders The first of their Archaeology and Symbolism series, the 2018 Aztec Calendar Stone 3oz silver coin from Numiscollect was a piece that impressed us last year with its level of detail. Aided by Smartminting, it reached out to a 65 mm diameter. A tiny item compared to the 3.58 metre diameter, 22 [...]

June, 2019

The Winged sandals of Hermes are Numiscollect’s third look at the artifacts of ancient mythology

By |2019-06-19T16:06:33+01:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

The Winged sandals of Hermes are Numiscollect's third look at the artifacts of ancient mythology Thors Hammer 'Mjolnir' and Aegis, the Shield of Athena are both legends of the ancient mythological world and both have been immortalised in silver as part of Numiscollects superb mythology series of silver coins. The third issue, first scene earlier this year at the Berlin World Money Fair, is now starting to appear for [...]

April, 2019

CIT@TICC: Minigold range grows with new issues for the wider collector market

By |2019-05-17T21:10:24+01:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Gold, Nature, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT@TICC: Minigold range grows with new issues for the wider collector market The just passed Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC), saw CIT Coin Invest issue another in their comprehensive range of half-gram minigold coins and this is one of several that has been added since the turn of the year. There are two main types. Traditional coins are round and tend to be inspired by bigger [...]

CIT@TICC: Winter comes to the coin filled Original Vienna Snow Globe for 2019

By |2019-04-26T22:17:51+01:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT@TICC: Winter comes to the coin filled Original Vienna Snow Globe for 2019 With the Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC) on this weekend, CIT have announced a few new additions to their innovative 2019 range, some of which we'll look at over the weekend. First up is the third in their Globe range, one named not for the subject, but for the extraordinary packaging. Invented [...]

The elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha demonstrates the talents of CIT’s smartminting

By |2019-04-14T15:26:28+01:00April 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

The elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha demonstrates the talents of CIT's smartminting Despite the burgeoning size of the ancient mythology genre in modern numismatics, the pantheon of gods from the Indian subcontinent is quite under-represented. That's quite an anomaly given they're full of fascinating tales and esoteric characters - the equal of those found anywhere else - and India itself loves the precious metals. The Mint of Poland [...]

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