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, [...]

Le Grand Mint brings its esoteric sense of style to their debut selection of 2024 issues in bullion and proof ranges

By |2024-03-05T09:36:59+00:00March 4th, 2024|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Le Grand Mint, Liberia, Niue Island|

Le Grand Mint brings its esoteric sense of style to their debut selection of 2024 issues in bullion and proof ranges Over the last few years, German producer, Le Grand Mint, has built itself a reputation for some quite unusual designs, full of detail, and quite different to almost everyone else. The silhouette 'Evolution' nature series, [...]

Art Mint brings its crisp artistic style to a beautiful, traditional Chinese Dragon art coin in a choice of two finishes

By |2024-03-01T09:17:52+00:00March 1st, 2024|Categories: Culture, Art Mint, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island|

Art Mint brings its crisp artistic style to a beautiful, traditional Chinese Dragon art coin in a choice of two finishes Just like the last time it came around in 2012, the Year of the Dragon in the Chinese Lunar Calendar has brought with it a notable uptick in the number of dragon themed coins [...]

The Mint of Gdańsk debuts the third of its Sea Battles silver coins with Nelson’s victory at the Battle of Trafalgar

By |2024-02-29T16:16:39+00:00February 29th, 2024|Categories: History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The Mint of Gdańsk debuts the third of its Sea Battles silver coins with Nelson's victory at the Battle of Trafalgar Polish producer, Mint of Gdańsk, is back with some new issues, and the one we'll be having a look at today is the third in their biannual 'Sea Battles' range. The series debuted in 2020 with [...]

Grand Admiral Thrawn & Poison Ivy Chibi silver coins (2024 New Zealand Mint)

By |2024-02-27T16:26:30+00:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Our updating of various Coin Series Profiles continues today, with another pair of coins added to the New Zealand Mint's copious, and quirky range of pop-culture parodies. For those unaware, Chibi is based on the Japanese art-style called super-deformed, whereby a character is depicted with a huge, outsized head. There are now over 150 coins in this [...]

Armoured Vehicles 09: The M26 Pershing gold and silver coins (2024 Czech Mint)

By |2024-02-27T11:29:11+00:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Military, Gold, Science, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

It's a favourite subject of mine, so it's fair to say the Czech Mint's three-year, twelve-coin look at the tanks of the Second World War, was always going to get a Coin Series Profile, and that is indeed the case. The coins have been released at the rate of four per year, one each from the Soviet Union, [...]

The Lithuanian Mint releases two new coins for the heart and soul. Essentia: Cor, and The Picture of Dorian Gray.

By |2024-02-23T15:14:42+00:00February 23rd, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Lithuanian Mint, Niue Island|

The Lithuanian Mint releases two new coins for the heart and soul. Essentia: Cor, and The Picture of Dorian Gray. One of the more inventive European mints when it comes to national producers, the Lithuanian Mint has a wide range of issues for the Pacific island nation of Niue as well. This gives a mint the [...]

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