Scottsdale goes off-world for its latest bullion coin selection, Alien, in silver, gold and glow-in-the-dark

By |2021-08-17T09:11:15+01:00August 10th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale goes off-world for its latest bullion coin selection, Alien, in silver, gold and glow-in-the-dark One of the most inventive and varied bullion coin producers of the last decade, Scottsdale Mint is both prolific in its selection, and keeps a high standard of quality. Themes and nations are more diverse than anyone else out there, [...]

German Renaissance artist, Albrecht Durer, is 550 years old and two fine producers issue impressive coins to celebrate

By |2021-06-30T23:33:58+01:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, People, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

German Renaissance artist, Albrecht Durer, is 550 years old and two fine producers issue impressive coins to celebrate One of the most famous artists to come out of the Northern Renaissance, Albrecht Durer has a varied body of work covering a wide range of subjects, including portraits, religious works, and landscapes, but he is perhaps most [...]

Giants of the Ice Age bullion coin series passes the half way mark with the fifth of eight releases

By |2021-06-22T11:47:21+01:00June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Leipziger Edelmetall|

Giants of the Ice Age bullion coin series passes the half way mark with the fifth of eight releases Now, here's a series we covered at launch but haven't returned to since, but thanks to the producer, we've managed to get some decent quality images of them all to date, Giants of the Ice Age was [...]

CHINESE DRAGON VASE (2021 MINT XXI)

By |2021-02-01T12:35:24+00:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI|

Our second look at Mint XXI's new releases is a peek into the famous, and expensive, world of porcelain, here exemplified by a circa-250 year old blue and white 'Dragon Vase' from the Qianlong period. We've seen something vaguely similar a few years ago from the Mint of Poland, that involved embedding a porcelain miniature vase in a [...]

MintXXI @ WMF: A dynamic Dragon & Phoenix coin kicks off Mint XXI’s first batch of 2021 coins in glorious style

By |2021-05-17T16:18:00+01:00January 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI|

MintXXI @ WMF: A dynamic Dragon & Phoenix coin kicks off Mint XXI's first batch of 2021 coins in glorious style It isn't only CIT putting out some beautiful, top-end numismatics for the World Money Fair, but other AgAuNEWS favourites like Mint XXI, Numiscollect and more. Mint XXI have impressed us greatly over the last [...]

The Ghana Leopard bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for a fourth outing with a gold proof in tow

By |2020-11-02T03:37:32+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Ghana, Scottsdale Mint|

The Ghana Leopard bullion coin from Scottsdale Mint is back for a fourth outing with a gold proof in tow Scottsdale are on a mission to catch up with their planned release schedule after the initial Covid-19 wave caused chaos, and the latest to see the light of day is the fourth in their African [...]

A quick preview look at Mint 21’s new 2020 selection of coins, from love, art and nature

By |2020-08-30T00:54:20+01:00August 29th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Ghana, MintXXI, Niue Island|

A quick preview look at Mint 21's new 2020 selection of coins, from love, art and nature Oe of our favourite coin producers at present, joining such luminaries as CIT, Numiscollect, Art Mint and MDM, amongst others, capable of, and doing, something different without diving into tacky. They have their own visual style that seems [...]

Mint 21 debuts it’s first Goddesses of Health, the Greco-Roman Hygieia Salus

By |2020-10-16T18:19:14+01:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI|

Mint 21 debuts it’s first Goddesses of Health, the Greco-Roman Hygieia Salus Mint 21's latest new coin series is a timely look at the world of deities worshipped for their protection from the ailes of nature. Clearly they're all having a siesta given what's been happening over the last few months, but nevertheless, a fascinating subject. [...]

Mint21 join the 500th anniversary commemorations of Leonardo da Vinci with a fine new silver coin

By |2019-12-01T19:07:08+00:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: History, Coloured, People, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI|

Mint21 join the 500th anniversary commemorations of Leonardo da Vinci with a fine new silver coin Five hundred years after his death, Leonardo da Vinci is as potent a force in the worlds of art and engineering as he has always been. While science and technology has moved well beyond the Renaissance world of [...]

New eight-coin Ghanaian bullion series, Giants of the Ice Age, launches with the Woolly Mammoth

By |2019-09-30T19:50:41+01:00September 30th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Silver, Ghana, Leipziger Edelmetall|

New eight-coin Ghanaian bullion series, Giants of the Ice Age, launches with the Woolly Mammoth In amongst all the new annual bullion coin updates we expect at this time of the year, there's a great selection of new issues to tempt collectors and stackers to part with their money. Nature and wildlife probably constitutes [...]

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