December, 2019

How lucky do you feel? 25k mintage 1oz silver coin offers the chance at a one-off 5oz gold version

By |2019-12-14T19:00:13+00:00December 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, KOMSCO, Niue Island|

How lucky do you feel? 25k mintage 1oz silver coin offers the chance at a one-off 5oz gold version It's been a stellar year for new bullion releases, with a wider choice than ever, and a high quality maintained across the spectrum. Whether your fancy is nature, history, culture or just something quirky, there's a bullion coin just for you. Korean dealer Coins Today, has an unusual [...]

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC’s Chinese Mythology Gods range

By |2019-12-09T02:43:49+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Niue Island|

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC's Chinese Mythology Gods range Formerly Handled by SK Bullion in Singapore, the honours for distributing the Chinese Gods Mythology series have been snapped up by Precious Metal Collectors, also of the Lion City. We're glad to see this Asian themed mythology range continue, thanks to a Thai dealer, and it's in good hands with PMC, handlers of the Hector of [...]

After the Samurai comes the Mayan Holcan Warrior in the Mint of Poland’s military history coin series

By |2019-12-02T22:50:33+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

After the Samurai comes the Mayan Holcan Warrior in the Mint of Poland's military history coin series Most of the Mint of Poland's much admired 2oz silver coins themed around the ancient world are distributed by a small core of dealers around the world, but they do issue a few of them by themselves. One such example was the Samurai design that hit the shelves earlier this year, and [...]

November, 2019

Mint 21 debuts its First wildlife coin with an impressive ultra High relief Long eared owl for Niue

By |2019-11-29T14:52:09+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Silver, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint 21 debuts its First wildlife coin with an impressive ultra High relief Long eared owl for Niue Relatively new to the scene but with a healthy prior history, Mint21 have nevertheless issued some superb coin designs over the last couple of years. The Spartan Hoplite coin in particular was a striking example of introducing your own style to a highly competitive genre, now the producer has [...]

PMC wraps 2oz of silver around a large copper core for an innovative Hector: The Nine Worthies debut

By |2019-11-23T01:40:02+00:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Niue Island|

PMC wraps 2oz of silver around a large copper core for an innovative Hector: The Nine Worthies debut Just like their 96 Rat lunar coin that we covered earlier this month, Precious Metal Collectors (PMC) have jumped into a genre that is already packed to the rafters with new issues on a regular basis, and just like that coin, they've done so with something a bit different. There will [...]

Mickey Mouse Christmas is the latest Disney themed limited run bullion coin from Niue

By |2019-11-21T13:51:48+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Mouse Christmas is the latest Disney themed limited run bullion coin from Niue The New Zealand Mint has definitely upped its volume of new bullion coin designs through 2019, and has also embraced the concept of smaller mintages. They've limited their output to the many media franchises that make up their varied portfolio, and Disney is one of the biggest.That companies iconic rodent is again the subject of a [...]

Dinna, Dinna, Dinna, Dinna Batcoin!!! Classic camp 60’s series debuts on Niue’s new silver coins

By |2019-11-15T23:30:52+00:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Dinna, Dinna, Dinna, Dinna Batcoin!!! Classic camp 60's series debuts on Niue's new silver coins Okay, I'm going to admit up front to having a soft-spot for this quite mad series. Rampaging across TV screens in the late 1960's for a total of 120 episodes, there probably hadn't been a cast asked to say lines like these since acting began, but they all took it in their strides to [...]

Czech militaries contribution to the air war against the Axis is remembered on new four-coin set

By |2019-11-11T13:31:20+00:00November 11th, 2019|Categories: History, Military, Gold, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

Czech militaries contribution to the air war against the Axis is remembered on new four-coin set It used to be the case that many thought Britain stood alone against Germany in the early years of the Second World War, but fortunately, the vital contribution of the peoples of fallen countries is now more widely known and appreciated. Pilots, soldiers and sailors from such nations as Poland, France and Czechoslovakia [...]

Andrzej Sapkowski’s hugely popular The Witcher books enter the world of coins with a striking duo

By |2019-11-06T13:14:06+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Andrzej Sapkowski's hugely popular The Witcher books enter the world of coins with a striking duo Greek gods, Roman gods, Chinese warlords, weird ancient myths and legends, even the occasional real historical figure, have all been subjects of the Mint of Poland in its quite outstanding range of 2oz silver coins. To date, however, they've shown little inclination to applying their now signature format to modern interpretations of the [...]

Exclusive! Striking Lyu Bu warlord coin follows Zhao Yun in the Mint of Polands China-only coin series bringing Ancient Chinese warriors to life

By |2019-11-06T00:58:16+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive! Striking Lyu Bu warlord coin follows Zhao Yun in the Mint of Polands China-only coin series bringing Ancient Chinese warriors to life The cause of much frustration with collectors of the Mint of Poland's now iconic 2oz ancient world coins, Zhao Yun was a beautiful coin that was only distributed within China, although we noticed a few slipping out to some Western dealers after the fact. Very difficult [...]

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