Pop-culture coins remain as popular as ever in numismatic circles. Here’s a look at a small mix of recent issues from different mints.

By |2024-04-16T23:03:36+01:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, MDM, Niue Island, NZ Mint, PAMP, Samoa|

Pop-culture coins remain as popular as ever in numismatic circles. Here's a look at a small mix of recent issues from different mints. It's been a while since we did one of our pop-culture coin round-ups, mainly because we try to give things a break now and then for the sake of variety, and also because [...]

The brilliantly anarchic animated series Rick & Morty gets an equally brilliant coin from the Mint of Gdańsk

By |2024-04-11T17:20:29+01:00April 11th, 2024|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The brilliantly anarchic animated series Rick & Morty gets an equally brilliant coin from the Mint of Gdańsk Animation is a true art form, and comes in many forms. The most popular of those are the many modern incarnations in popular culture from around the world. Japanese Anime is a prime example, and so are the [...]

The Solar System bi-metal silver coin (2024 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2024-04-09T18:24:02+01:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Copper, Nature, Science, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

Released today is the latest in Precious Metal Collector's range of hybrid silver/copper coins, and in a step away from fine art or Asian mythology, they're taking steps into the final frontier with our solar system. As one of PMC's bi-metal coins, it's a size far greater than the two ounces of silver would suggest, aided by [...]

Middle Earth Map 5oz silver coin (2024 New Zealand Mint)

By |2024-04-09T12:19:36+01:00April 9th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

A giant of the literary and film worlds, irrespective of genre, J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ sequence has topped bestseller lists around the world for decades, They made the move to the big screen in 2003, with an epic trilogy helmed by Peter Jackson, which amassed 17 Oscars (including a staggeringly 11 out of 11 [...]

Biblical Series 53, 54, and 55: The Sermon on the Mount +2 silver coins (2023 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2024-03-28T17:35:14+00:00March 28th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

The 60-coin, 10-year Biblical Series program of two-ounce silver coins, continues its inevitable march to completion with the debut of the 52nd, 53rd, and 54th issues. Scottsdale Mint has brought the series up-to-date much quicker than we thought they would, and this finalisation of the 2023 releases, means there's a great chance the last six coins will debut [...]

Myths and legends, both old and new, are the focus of new releases from the Mint of Poland

By |2024-03-15T20:09:20+00:00March 15th, 2024|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Myths and legends, both old and new, are the focus of new releases from the Mint of Poland Just as we did a couple of days ago with the New Zealand Mint, here, we're playing a bit of catch-up with some of the Mint of Poland's latest releases, specifically, their more ambitious designs. This mint [...]

The New Zealand Mint expands its pop-culture ranges, and ventures outside that genre with cowboys and tarot

By |2024-03-13T19:18:24+00:00March 13th, 2024|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint expands its pop-culture ranges, and ventures outside that genre with cowboys and tarot It's been a while since we did a good round-up of the New Zealand Mints coins, so here's a long overdue catch-up on a more varied selection than they've had of late, encompassing some more ambitious pop-culture coins, [...]

NASA doesn’t want the dinosaurs fate to be our own. Melbourne Coins new issue showcases the DART tech designed to safeguard Earth

By |2024-03-12T01:26:36+00:00March 12th, 2024|Categories: Science, Silver, Melbourne Coin Co., Niue Island|

NASA doesn't want the dinosaurs fate to be our own. Melbourne Coins new issue showcases the DART tech designed to safeguard Earth Scientist's mutter the word 'Chicxulub' with a mixture of fear and awe. Some 66 million years ago, an asteroid, somewhere between 10-15 km in diameter, impacted our world in the Yucatan Peninsula, just off [...]

A new Zodiac series, a snake-haired Medusa, a zombie samurai, and a nautical cat showcase MK and The Gold Village’s imagination

By |2024-03-07T14:18:57+00:00March 7th, 2024|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Gabon, Mint of MK, Niue Island, The Gold Village|

A new Zodiac series, a snake-haired Medusa, a zombie samurai, and a nautical cat showcase MK and The Gold Village's imagination Mint of MK and The Gold Village continue their rapid expansion with another selection of new issues. You'd expect there to be either increased repetition, or a lowering of quality, perhaps, but it seems [...]

Deadly & Dangerous 19: Bluebottle proof silver coin (2024 Downies/Perth Mint)

By |2024-03-05T20:43:11+00:00March 5th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Downies, Niue Island, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

One of the longest running series we've ever covered at AgAuNEWS, Deadly and Dangerous debuted in 2006 with the Red Back Spider, a coin that went on to garner enormous interest on the secondary market. It was a striking coin, but despite interest in the series reducing somewhat, no doubt due to the huge influx of competing designs, [...]

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