My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it?

By |2021-09-08T18:24:49+01:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it? The legendary arcade game franchise, Street Fighter is hitting coins with both the NZ Mint and LPM having ranges celebrating this iconic gaming legend. It's the latter of that pair releasing its second coin today, with [...]

LPM’s striking ‘Ancient Warriors’ shaped silver coin series heads to Sparta for its second release

By |2021-08-11T23:26:47+01:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

LPM's striking 'Ancient Warriors' shaped silver coin series heads to Sparta for its second release The Samurai mask coin launched by LPM back in May was a striking piece of coin art showing off the extravagant style of the JUapanese warriors Kabuto headgear. This time we're on more familiar territory with he helmet worn by the [...]

Street Fighter II is 30 and the increased interest in videogame history means coins are here to celebrate

By |2021-07-14T15:12:54+01:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

Street Fighter II is 30 and the increased interest in videogame history means coins are here to celebrate It seems that videogames are becoming quite the thing in modern numismatics, and so are shaped character coins. Put those two things together and you have a marriage made in coin heaven for the lover of the biggest entertainment [...]

Iconic 1969 Coca Cola logo by Elizabeth Arden is the inspiration for the Crown Mints latest silver bullion coin

By |2021-05-03T09:00:16+01:00May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Crown Mint, Fiji|

Iconic 1969 Coca Cola logo by Elizabeth Arden is the inspiration for the Crown Mints latest silver bullion coin The Crown Mint's 'Coca-Cola' coin range is now bigger by one with the launch of a new one-ounce silver bullion coin featuring the logo created in 1969 by designer Elizabeth Arden. Enjoy Coke is still a logo that's [...]

Crown Mint continues their Marvel Icon dimensional silver coin series with a striking Black Panther

By |2021-01-22T19:51:34+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Crown Mint, Fiji|

Crown Mint continues their Marvel Icon dimensional silver coin series with a striking Black Panther It isn't just the NZ Mint producing dimensional masks of movie franchise characters, with the Crown Mint having issued their Marvel icons series since 2019. Following their Iron Man and Spiderman releases, they've now added Black Panther to the range, with [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s unique ‘hewn-edged’ bullion coin series returns with the third in the Terracotta Army 5oz series

By |2020-11-11T12:27:31+00:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, History, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's unique 'hewn-edged' bullion coin series returns with the third in the Terracotta Army 5oz series Finally, after us thinking we weren't going to get our annual fix of Scottsdale's 'hewn-edged' bullion coins, the third in their 'Terracotta Army' series lands on planet numismatic. These quite unique looking coins alternate between the ancient Chinese and the [...]

Mandala Art reaches new heights of relief and excellence with its Persian themed sixth annual issue

By |2020-03-11T13:31:47+00:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Culture, Art Mint, Coloured, Silver, Fiji|

Mandala Art reaches new heights of relief and excellence with its Persian themed sixth annual issue Art Mint's Mandala series first appeared back in 2015 with a beautiful interpretation of a Kalachakra Mandala, replete with a crystal centre. Since then, they've issued a single piece every year in this series, although there was also [...]

Scottsdale’s chunky Terracotta Army 5oz bullion coin puts in a late appearance in reduced mintage form

By |2020-01-08T15:12:57+00:00January 8th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, History, Silver, Fiji, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's chunky Terracotta Army 5oz bullion coin puts in a late appearance in reduced mintage form Originally an Egyptian-themed set of releases, Scottsdale Mints hewn-edged five-ounce silver bullion coins were a refreshingly new idea that expanded to incorporate smaller versions and even a variant in gold. In October 2018, Scottsdale opened up the format [...]

Notre Dames famous stained glass window is immortalised on Art Mint’s stunning new silver coin

By |2019-11-22T16:11:34+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Art Mint, Coloured, Silver, Fiji|

Notre Dames famous stained glass window is immortalised on Art Mint's stunning new silver coin Very much in the news after the catastrophic fire earlier this year, the stunning architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been the inspiration for many works of art in countless different mediums. Numismatics have been no exception [...]

Coca-Cola bottlecap coins are back, and they’ve brought some other flavours with them

By |2019-10-21T14:00:37+01:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, SA Partners|

Coca-Cola bottlecap coins are back, and they've brought some other flavours with them It was CIT Coin Invest that first debuted the idea of a coin struck to replicate a bottlecap. Issued to celebrate the anniversary of the Bavarian Purity Law that makes German beer so good, it was a novel item, but [...]

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