Korea’s Joseon Rank Badge and Royal Silver Seal are the inspiration for an attractive two-piece silver coin set

By |2022-01-13T23:20:38+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Coloured, Silver, Coins Today KR, Fiji|

Korea's Joseon Rank Badge and Royal Silver Seal are the inspiration for an attractive two-piece silver coin set In power from 1392 until 1897, the Korean Joseon Dynasty was founded by Yi Seong-gye in what is today, Kaesong, a city in North Korea that is very close to the current border with the South. In wasn't [...]

MARVEL MINI-HERO #4 – THOR (2021 Crown Mint)

By |2021-12-15T15:01:42+00:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Crown Mint, Fiji|

The fourth in the Crown Mint's Marvel Mini Hero series of shaped one-ounce coins joins Captain America, Iron Man, and Black Panther as it works its way through an ambitious 24-coin program. Like those, Thor Odinson is a very neat and well done depiction of a hugely popular character done in an almost TV animation style. It works [...]

Coca Cola World Edition gold bottlecap coins (2021 Crown Mint)

By |2021-12-09T00:30:03+00:00December 9th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gold, Crown Mint, Fiji|

One of the more unusual coin series of recent years, the Crown Mint's bottle cap coin homage to Coca-Cola was a popular item in 2018, that reached new heights with an interesting ten coin series through 2020. Called 'World Edition', it reproduced caps from ten different and diverse nations around the world, all done in colour on [...]

Art Mint’s elegant ‘Mandala Art’ series returns for a seventh release with a striking Turkish inspired design

By |2021-12-07T14:06:18+00:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Fiji|

Art Mint's elegant 'Mandala Art' series returns for a seventh release with a striking Turkish inspired design We've long admired Art Mint's flagship 'Mandala' series of coins, and it's been a pleasure to watch it grow in ambition and intricacy since it debuted in 2015. The last two issues in particular, the Gothic and the Persian, [...]

Street Fighter Mini – Ken (2021 LPM HK)

By |2021-11-01T20:53:54+00:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

LPM's neat little Street Fighter Mini shaped coins are back with the third in the expansive pantheon of fighters that make up the cult hit video game. The series debuted back in July with Ryu kicking it off, followed in September by fan-favourite Chun-Li. This third coin to debut is another of the heavy hitters in the [...]

The Streetfighter II 30th Anniversary celebration continues at LPM with four coloured silver and gold bullion coins

By |2021-10-01T20:01:03+01:00October 1st, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

The Streetfighter II 30th Anniversary celebration continues at LPM with four coloured silver and gold bullion coins The ongoing celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Street Fighter II, the greatest fighting game franchise ever, continues at LPM with a new coloured bullion range. We've already covered the release of the first two mini character shaped coins, but [...]

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 [...]

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