PiK Coins returns to the world of classic gangsters with the legendary outlaw lovers, Bonnie & Clyde

By |2022-09-20T12:51:58+01:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Silver, Niue Island|

PiK Coins returns to the world of classic gangsters with the legendary outlaw lovers, Bonnie & Clyde We all know about the coin market's near-obsession with the ancient world as a theme for new releases, but we're constantly surprised, and not a little dismayed, at just how much of history is relatively neglected in comparison. There's [...]

Powercoin revisits its hit Micropuzzle Treasures series with a five-ounce special of Michaelangelo’s Creation of Adam

By |2022-09-16T22:05:38+01:00September 16th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin revisits its hit Micropuzzle Treasures series with a five-ounce special of Michaelangelo's Creation of Adam After five coins, Powercoin's 'Micropuzzle Treasure' series drew with a close with the release based on 'Doni Tondo', a fresco by Renaissance legend, Michaelangelo Buonarrotti. Michaelangelo is back for this new, larger issue, a five-ounce special edition, sporting an increase [...]

Moon Puzzle silver coin (2023 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-09-15T20:57:00+01:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors have added a second coin to their planetary take on puzzle coins, with the Moon. This joins the earlier 'Earth' puzzle coin, which we covered in April, along with a couple of the mints other space-orientated issues. This is a chunky, 60 mm diameter coin of just one-ounce weight. It's silver, so as [...]

Caribbean Sealife – Barbados Octopus gold and silver bullion coin (2022 APMEX)

By |2022-09-15T14:06:01+01:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, APMEX, Gold, Nature, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

APMEX has debuted the latest in its Caribbean range of silver and gold bullion coins, this time featuring an octopus. 'Caribbean Silver' is an unusual series, consisting of several subseries, each themed around a single animal. The Seahorse was the first, now on its fifth annual release, and it was followed by the Brown Pelican, national bird of [...]

Better late than never! Scottsdale Mint launches its 2022 Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program with Anguilla and Grenada

By |2022-09-14T00:12:20+01:00September 13th, 2022|Categories: Anguilla, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Politics & Finance, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Better late than never! Scottsdale Mint launches its 2022 Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program with Anguilla and Grenada We have to admit to some surprise when news that Scottsdale Mint's Eastern Caribbean 8 had returned for a fifth run dropped into the Inbox, not because of any inherent problems with it, but simply because it's [...]

Mint XXI launches its latest series, a 4-year, 3-weight, 36-coin dive into the vibrant world of Greek mythology

By |2022-09-12T09:16:10+01:00September 12th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

Mint XXI launches its latest series, a 4-year, 3-weight, 36-coin dive into the vibrant world of Greek mythology It's fair to say the ancient world has been comprehensively mined for inspiration in the coin world, and with a standard of quality that's sky-high. Such luminaries as CIT, Mint of Poland, Mint XXI, Numiscollect, and more, [...]

Australian Dinosaurs four-coin set explores the continents past, and it’s as varied as the present

By |2022-09-06T21:03:38+01:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Australian Dinosaurs four-coin set explores the continents past, and it's as varied as the present More dinosaurs, this time from the Royal Australian Mint (RAM), who've launched a four-coin set in silver. A few years ago, the Perth Mint released five coins in their Australian Age of Dinosaurs series, featuring several beasts of old that were [...]

Lunar Dragon Egg (2024 MDM Wholesale)

By |2022-09-02T15:42:11+01:00September 2nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Lunar Calendar, Silver, Djibouti, MDM|

We've repeatedly commented on the ever earlier launch of lunar coins, often appearing up to a year before the actual change date, but the Year of the Dragon seems to exacerbate that even further. Probably the most popular of the lunar animals, it next comes around in early 2024 - yes, that's right, 2024 - but we've already [...]

Yale of Beaufort continues the Royal Mint’s journey through Henry VIII’s ‘Tudor Beasts’, a show of love to Jane Seymour

By |2022-09-01T01:14:48+01:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Yale of Beaufort continues the Royal Mint’s journey through Henry VIII’s ‘Tudor Beasts’, a show of love to Jane Seymour It's time for the next in the Tudor Beasts series, the flagship sequel to the Royal Mint's much-loved 'Queen's Beasts' series, which debuted last year with the 'Seymour Panther' in proof form. This is to be a [...]

The Witcher: Time of Contempt continues the numismatic journey through Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy classic

By |2022-08-31T15:37:21+01:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Witcher: Time of Contempt continues the numismatic journey through Andrzej Sapkowski's fantasy classic The much loved world of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski 'The Witcher' series of fantasy novels has been successfully making the transition to the numismatic world since 2019. Working their way through the two short story collections, and six main novels chronologically, Mint of [...]

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