Marvel Comix: Amazing Fantasy #15: Comic cover silver coin (2023 New Zealand Mint)

By |2023-01-19T23:52:47+00:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint has offered a comprehensive selection of movie poster and comic book cover coins over the last decade, in both traditional, and foil formats, but they're now adding that absolute behemoth of a franchise to their portfolio for the first time - Marvel Comics. Marvel's main competitor, DC Comics, has been a regular at the NZ [...]

Burton Morris Pop 1 oz silver coin (2023 MTB/PAMP)

By |2023-01-19T20:39:36+00:00January 19th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Niue Island, PAMP|

The Swiss mint, PAMP, through its US subsidiary, Manfra, Tordella & Brookes, has built up a good reputation with some unusual offerings over the last few years. Chief amongst them is an eclectic selection of shaped coins, with everything from animals to guitars, along with an unusual detour into confectionary-shaped silver bullion. Not the typical portfolio, for sure. [...]

The Carpathian Mint continues its numismatic retelling of the Arthurian legend with its second issue, Camelot: Sir Lancelot

By |2023-01-13T14:34:39+00:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

The Carpathian Mint continues its numismatic retelling of the Arthurian legend with its second issue, Camelot: Sir Lancelot Back for its second bite of the Arthurian legends that we all know and love, the Carpathian Mint's 'Camelot' series moved from the central character, Arthur Pendragon, to a figure often seen as either a hero or a [...]

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi 40th Anniversary Poster coin (2023 New Zealand Mint)

By |2023-01-13T08:35:20+00:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The last of the original Star Wars trilogy, Return of the Jedi, is now celebrating its 40th anniversary, and as it did with both 'A New Hope' and 'The Empire Strikes Back', the New Zealand Mint is reissuing its movie poster coin with the anniversary logo. These rectangular coins reproduce the original movie posters, and all nine of [...]

Chibi coins for December and the new NZ Mint program (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2023-01-11T00:07:18+00:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Better late than never, as they say, the December Chibi releases are now in our extensive guide to the series, bringing it up to over 100 issues so far. As well as Emperor Palpatine from Star Wars, and Black Adam from the DC Comics movie, there were a couple of Disney Frozen coins - Elsa and Anna, No [...]

Mickey & Minnie Valentines silver bullion coin (2023 New Zealand Mint)

By |2023-01-05T13:39:14+00:00January 5th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

It's nice and early in the new year to see the first in what will no doubt be a torrent of bullion designs from the New Zealand Mint, utilising their extensive media franchises. Disney is the first franchise to get a release, and it's one of their holiday/event issues. Mickey Mouse and Minnie are the perpetual couple in [...]

Biblical Series 45: Descent of the Spirit (2022 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2022-12-14T20:06:43+00:00December 14th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Followers of Scottsdale Mint's epic, decade-long Biblical Series of Gustave Dore inspired coins will be pleased to know it rumbles on. It was June before we saw the first of the six, rapidly followed by the second in July, but we haven't seen a new issue until now. This is the 45th of the 60 coins in the [...]

3-D Pavement Illusions – Kurt Wenner Street Art silver coin (2022 Helvetic Mint)

By |2022-12-13T22:24:36+00:00December 13th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Helvetic Mint, Niue Island|

With art becoming ever more popular in the coin world, from Precious Metal Collector's extensive range, to the Mint of Poland's offerings, we're finally seeing a smattering of subjects a little more off the beaten track. The masters, like Klimt, Van Gogh, and Da Vinci, for example, have always been the golden boys, but the Helvetic Mint's latest offering [...]

Winter Hunters debuts with ‘White Tiger’, a new coin series employing a unique technique to show frost and ice

By |2022-12-06T23:57:25+00:00December 6th, 2022|Categories: AgAuShoot, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Niue Island, Numiartis|

Winter Hunters debuts with 'White Tiger', a new coin series employing a unique technique to show frost and ice Even just a quick glance through this site will tell you all you need to know on just how popular animal coins are. Indeed, the frontal portrait view is a staple of that genre, so when the [...]

The Jungle Book 04 – The Wolf Pack & Akela silver coin (2022 Czech Mint)

By |2022-11-30T20:12:24+00:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

The fourth and last of the Czech Mint's 'Jungle Book' coins is now available, and features the Wolf Pack and Akela. This has been, stylistically, a very distinctive series by artist, Asamat Baltaev, and is based on the classic Rudyard Kipling book, with not a sign of Disney nonsense anywhere to be seen. All the coins [...]

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