American icon, the Bald Eagle, is brought to life in a striking high-relief silver coin pair by AllCollect

By |2019-12-16T19:57:06+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Ivory Coast|

American icon, the Bald Eagle, is brought to life in a striking high-relief silver coin pair by AllCollect Through its use on the ultra-popular American Eagle bullion coins from the United States Mint, the Bald Eagle has become an icon in the numismatic world. There have been many different depictions over the last few [...]

After the Mona Lisa, Giants of Art showcases Michelangelo’s incredible Sistine Chapel ceiling

By |2018-06-22T18:48:37+01:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Allcollect, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Ivory Coast|

After the Mona Lisa, Giants of Art showcases Michelangelo's incredible Sistine Chapel ceiling Last year, AllCollect debuted a huge rectangular silver coin that reproduced the enigmatic painting by Leonardo da Vinci, the Mona Lisa. At 390 x 275 mm (15.5″ x 11″) in size, calling this a coin is a bit of [...]

The world’s most famous piece of art is showcased on a huge one-kilo silver coin

By |2017-12-08T21:43:42+00:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Allcollect, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Ivory Coast|

The world's most famous piece of art is showcased on a huge one-kilo silver coin If there's one piece of art that needs no introduction, it's Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. A half-length portrait oil painting, said to be of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, it was [...]

First silver coin issued for five seperate countries and carrying all five national emblems debuts

By |2017-04-12T13:36:41+01:00April 13th, 2017|Categories: Allcollect, Nature, Benin, Silver, Congo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger|

First silver coin issued for five seperate countries and carrying all five national emblems debuts The commemorative coin market relies heavily on smaller countries around the world allowing them to be issued in their name. It's a mutually beneficial agreement that brings in much needed income in many cases (Niue Island has [...]

AllCollect Week: African Pride set of ten minigold coins celebrates wildlife

By |2016-11-05T06:30:53+00:00June 14th, 2016|Categories: Allcollect, Nature, Silver, Ivory Coast|

AllCollect Week continues with more animal-themed coins issued for African states, but this one couldn't be more different from yesterdays subject. The Big Five Lion was a 5oz ultra-high relief silver coin, while this is a set of ten, tiny 0.5g minigold coins collected together and sold as one. Both however, are fine examples of their [...]

AllCollect Week: Big Five Lion impresses with ultra high-relief coin design

By |2016-11-05T06:30:54+00:00June 13th, 2016|Categories: Allcollect, Nature, Silver, Ivory Coast|

High relief coin designs are extremely popular at the moment, nearly all the world mints having at the very least dabbled with the technique. Some, like the Helvetic Mint, specalise in the technique, one much more difficult to pull off than it looks. Probably the current king of high-relief is the Choice Mint's superb Legends of [...]

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