CIT’s new Summer Launch is here and it’s one of the best we’ve seen from this groundbreaking producer

By |2021-08-12T13:08:24+01:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Palau|

CIT's new Summer Launch is here and it's one of the best we've seen from this groundbreaking producer We really like CIT's new seasonal release programmes, roughly analagous to the pre-Covid show scene, and it always brings with it a terrific selection of some of the best minting technology can provide, along with inventive and original [...]

Batman Returns! Mint XXI debuts a high-end silver coin featuring the classic comic book superhero

By |2021-07-14T12:46:45+01:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, MintXXI|

Batman Returns! Mint XXI debuts a high-end silver coin featuring the classic comic book superhero Few characters in popular culture need as little introduction as the ultra-iconic DC Comics superhero, Batman. The Dark Knight has been the subject of thousands of comics, novels, TV series and movies, to the degree that he’s been impossible to miss. [...]

Bean is back with his teddy in tow. CIT debuts a Mr Bean silver foil and a proof minigold coin

By |2021-05-31T16:41:42+01:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Bean is back with his teddy in tow. CIT debuts a Mr Bean silver foil and a proof minigold coin Last year, CIT hit us with the surprise release of a coin commemorating the 30th anniversary of legendary comedic creation, Mr. Bean. A creation of the brilliant comedian, Rowan Atkinson, it has transcended his even better [...]

CIT continue their delve into our ancient numismatic past with a stunning reimagining of the Athenian Owl Tetradrachm

By |2021-05-11T22:32:47+01:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: History, Politics & Finance, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT continue their delve into our ancient numismatic past with a stunning reimagining of the Athenian Owl Tetradrachm We're all aware of just how important the influence of Athens has been on the development of Western civilisation, but much of the history of this ground-breaking city state is less well known. Even the notion that Athens [...]

Cook Islands impressive ‘Mythological Weapons’ series wraps up with a fifth release, Nezha, the Third Lotus Prince

By |2021-04-19T20:17:50+01:00April 19th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Cook Islands impressive 'Mythological Weapons' series wraps up with a fifth release, Nezha, the Third Lotus Prince Numiscollect are wrapping up their striking 'Mythological Weapons' antiqued, two-ounce silver coin series with a fifth and final release. The series oicks out some of the legendary weapons and artifcats used by the gods and heroes in the various [...]

VOYAGERS THIRST FOR DISCOVERY: TIME FLIES BLACK PROOF (2021 Numiscollect)

By |2021-04-17T14:19:06+01:00April 17th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Last November, Numiscollect debuted a new series called 'Thirst for Discovery' that contrasts the early explorers with what will ultimately come from their discoveries. It was a really nice design, depicting Christopher Columbus making landfall in the New World back in the 15th century on the reverse face, with the obverse showcasing what a future [...]

Numiscollect’s ‘Archaeology & Symbolism’ series continues with the Aztec artifact telling the story of Coyolxāuhqui

By |2021-04-15T17:17:06+01:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect's 'Archaeology & Symbolism' series continues with the Aztec artifact telling the story of Coyolxāuhqui There's been a renewed interest in numismatic circles for the striking art and archaeology of the old Aztec civilisation of Mesoamerica. The Aztec Empire wasn't actually that long-lived in the grand scheme of things, existing from circa 1345 to 1521, when [...]

CIT Winter Launch: Ravana, the Hindu ‘Big Bad’, is the fourth in their dimensional deities series of gilded coins

By |2021-02-18T15:42:51+00:00February 18th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT Winter Launch: Ravana, the Hindu 'Big Bad', is the fourth in their dimensional deities series of gilded coins The fourth of CIT's dimensional deities coins is now upon us and in a break from past tradition, goes with one of the baddies in ancient lore. Ravana is an important presence in the rather large Hindu [...]

Numiscollect @ WMF: The epic ‘Titans’ series continues with Cronus, a dab hand with a sickle

By |2021-02-05T19:14:11+00:00February 5th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect @ WMF: The epic 'Titans' series continues with Cronus, a dab hand with a sickle Sporting a different artistic style to the Mint of Poland mythology coins, Numiscollect have a crisp definition to their issues in this genre that gives collectors access to a competing range of an equally high order. We've long stated that [...]

CIT Winter Launch: Legendary gold disc of an Incan Sun God springs back to life in miniature form

By |2021-02-01T19:36:56+00:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT Winter Launch: Legendary gold disc of an Incan Sun God springs back to life in miniature form There's still a relative dearth of coins featuring the old Mesoamerican cultures, which is a shame, because everything from their legends and iconography, to their architecture, is striking and fascinating. Numiscollect did an excellent Aztec Calendar coin a [...]

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