The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth

By |2022-01-21T16:49:14+00:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth A hugely influential artist, the late 16th century painter, Caravaggio, had an intense visual style, no doubt tied in with his intense and violent personality. His paintings are bold, often brutal, rarely sexual. On the 450th anniversary of [...]

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair

By |2022-01-20T15:31:05+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair Working their way through the literary works of Polish fantasy author, Andrzej Sapkowski, the Mint of Gdańsk has now debuted their third pair of coins, quite obviously for the third book of the eight published in the Witcher [...]

Turn base metal into gold? The Mint of Poland gets an alchemist as far as silver for its latest coin

By |2022-01-19T23:09:29+00:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Copper, Inserts, Science, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Turn base metal into gold? The Mint of Poland gets an alchemist as far as silver for its latest coin Turning base metal into gold, the quest for immortality, the cure for disease - each of these were goals that the alchemists of old struggled to achieve, for obvious reasons. Alchemy, a mix of philosophy and [...]

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix

By |2022-01-17T22:39:43+00:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver, LPM HK, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain, Tuvalu|

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix Continuing our regular round-ups of new bullion coins entering an ever-increasing market full of activity, is our first one of 2022. There's another wide selection of subjects, although formats tend to have stuck close to the traditional one-ounce in most cases. There [...]

World Exclusive! Numiartis debuts ‘Ox’ the first in its numismatic homage to the Haiyantang Zodiac Fountain

By |2022-01-12T19:06:59+00:00January 12th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|

World Exclusive! Numiartis debuts 'Ox' the first in its numismatic homage to the Haiyantang Zodiac Fountain Numiartis are kicking off 2022 with the first coin in a series that could best be described as an Asian Queen's Beasts in concept. Sitting outside the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, sat twelve bronze heads, each representing a figure from [...]

SAMURAI & BOBA FETT CHIBI (2022 NZ Mint)

By |2022-01-11T12:57:14+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Well, 2022 is here, and it seems the Chibi juggernaut isn't going to be slowing down for it. The four issues per month schedule will be continuing in January, and as usual, there will be two pairs issued, one early, one late in the month. More importantly, three of the four will be launch coins in new [...]

Biblical Series 41 St Paul Shipwrecked (2021 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2022-01-11T11:56:47+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Coin 41 of the 60 that will make up Scottsdale Mint's decade-long homage to the Biblical works of 19th century French woodcut artist, Gustave Dore, has launched today. We've been covering this series of two-ounce silver coins since it debuted in 2015, and they've been popular enough that we get asked when the next one is due. [...]

The heroes of the tragic 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl are brought to life on a high-relief silver coin

By |2022-01-07T20:43:34+00:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The heroes of the tragic 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl are brought to life on a high-relief silver coin Many of us remember the panic when news of an explosion at a Soviet nuclear power station was broadcast. After decades of the Cold War, the irony that a nuclear disaster had occurred from a civilian source, [...]

Universe – Black Hole silver coin (2021 Mint of Gdansk)

By |2021-12-27T22:12:05+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

If you want a big subject for your coins, it doesn't get any bigger than the Universe. The Mint of Gdansk debuted a new coin in June 2019 that attempted the almost impossible feat of trying to depict the Big Bang on a 50 mm disc of silver. They actually did an admirable job, with a blisteringly [...]

Niue and PiK Coins debut an atmospheric Al Capone silver coin to launch the new ‘Gangsters’ series

By |2021-12-15T12:04:52+00:00December 14th, 2021|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Silver, Niue Island|

Niue and PiK Coins debut an atmospheric Al Capone silver coin to launch the new 'Gangsters' series Murder, extortion, bootlegging, prostitution, bribery, and tax evasion - the life of a gangster is a busy one. Nobody epitomises that more than the classic mobster, Alphonse Gabriel Capone, more popularly known as Al. Born in New York City [...]

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