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 [...]

A round-up of impressive new issues from Mint of MK and The Gold Village, with dragons, Egypt, and chess themes

By |2024-02-16T14:36:34+00:00February 16th, 2024|Categories: History, Lunar Calendar, Coloured, Sport, Silver, Cameroon, Chad, Gabon, Mint of MK, Niue Island, The Gold Village|

A round-up of impressive new issues from Mint of MK and The Gold Village, with dragons, Egypt, and chess themes We've often covered coins from Precious Metal Collectors over the last few years, representing the Singaporean take on modern numismatics as they did. However, late last year, a new producer began quickly making waves, and [...]

Powercoin launches a nostalgic look back at the tech that birthed our modern digital world, starting with the floppy disk

By |2024-02-12T08:07:11+00:00February 12th, 2024|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, Niue Island, Powercoin|

Powercoin launches a nostalgic look back at the tech that birthed our modern digital world, starting with the floppy disk We all have memories of the tech we grew up with, and the 70s to 90s were witness to a groundbreaking transformation from the analogue, to the digital age. It's hard to imagine just how [...]

Star Trek returns to the New Zealand Mint with a pair of shaped silver USS Enterprise coins

By |2024-01-19T14:31:18+00:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Star Trek returns to the New Zealand Mint with a pair of shaped silver USS Enterprise coins With Star Trek back on the agenda at the New Zealand Mint, we're expecting to see an increased variety and volume of new coins as the year progresses. I wouldn't be in the least bit surprised if the [...]

Pastel Circus: Balancing 2oz silver coin (2023 Lithuanian Mint)

By |2024-01-18T17:51:29+00:00January 18th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Lithuanian Mint, Niue Island|

Another work from the artist Laimutė Varkalaitė, responsible for the superb World of Cryptids range, Pastel Circus is just as quirky, perhaps even more so. This is a four-coin series, following different incarnations of the red-nosed clown, all of them hinting at a symbolic transformation into a bird. Like we said, quirky... This third issue is called [...]

Goddesses Freya two ounce cast silver bar (2024 Germania Mint)

By |2024-01-15T22:23:49+00:00January 15th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Melbourne Coin Co., Niue Island|

We don't normally cover much in the way of cast bars, as we have enough trouble keeping up with coins, but we do dabble when we think it's something you'll like. That's the case with this new bar from Germania Mint, which is designed and presented as if it were one of their standard bullion coins, [...]

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