A Trip to the Moon, Powercoin’s latest issue, celebrates its 1902 movie namesake, the first true science-fiction film

By |2022-06-27T19:07:23+01:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Palau, Powercoin|

A Trip to the Moon, Powercoin's latest issue, celebrates its 1902 movie namesake, the first true science-fiction film Alien, Blade Runner, Star Wars, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Science Fiction is without question the most visually spectacular, and inventive movie genre out there, where writers and directors get to imagine anything and [...]

Powercoin’s hit ‘Micropuzzle Treasures’ series concludes with the only finished panel painting by Michaelangelo, ‘Doni Tondo’

By |2022-06-22T10:48:04+01:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's hit 'Micropuzzle Treasures' series concludes with the only finished panel painting by Michaelangelo, 'Doni Tondo' If aftermarket prices are any indicator, Powercoin's 'Micropuzzle Treasures' series has been something of a hit over the last few years. These three-ounce silver coins take a famous piece of art, and represent it as an incomplete jigsaw puzzle. [...]

Powercoin’s ‘Cyborg Revolution’ silver coin series is back with a baby, the next stage of our enforced evolution?

By |2022-05-18T21:53:02+01:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's 'Cyborg Revolution' silver coin series is back with a baby, the next stage of our enforced evolution? Last years 'Cyborg Revolution' coin, from Italian producer & dealer, Powercoin, was an intensely bright and intense depiction of a cyborg alien, come to Earth on a mission of conquest. The five-coin series, issued one per annum, [...]

A peek behind the curtains to see what’s to come, with CIT’s new retro-inspired Daydreamer: Future proof silver coin

By |2022-05-23T19:37:26+01:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Niue Island, Palau|

A peek behind the curtains to see what's to come, with CIT's new retro-inspired Daydreamer: Future proof silver coin Robots, spaceships, flying cars, and buildings towering into the sky, have all been popular elements in science-fiction, dating back to the early 20th century, and in some forms, as far as Victorian times. Fritz Lang's seminal 1927 [...]

American Football & Basketball shaped minigold coins (2022 CIT)

By |2022-05-23T19:48:43+01:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Gold, Sport, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

We're going to be honest straight from the start, nobody does minigold coins as well as Liechtenstein-based producer, CIT. While many other mints have embraced the half-gram gold coin format, none have issued so many designs, across so wide a range of subjects, or have so comprehensively integrated them into their wider range. The great majority of CIT's [...]

Spring is in the air, and CIT launch their latest seasonal range, including quite exceptional nods to the past and the future

By |2022-04-28T09:19:54+01:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Palau|

Spring is in the air, and CIT launch their latest seasonal range, including quite exceptional nods to the past and the future Never one to disappoint, genuinely, Liechtenstein-based producer, CIT, have a reputation second to none for its combination of envelope-pushing design, and sheer quality. Choosing to release most of their coins in quarterly batches [...]

The Seven Deadly Sins, one of the eclectic works of Hieronymus Bosch, adorn Powercoin’s new five-coin set

By |2022-04-13T15:46:02+01:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

The Seven Deadly Sins, one of the eclectic works of Hieronymus Bosch, adorn Powercoin's new five-coin set Dutch artist, Hieronymus Bosch, was about as distinctive a painter as the Medieval period produced anywhere. His depiction of the religious doctrines and beliefs of the day are both fantastical, and quite unlike the work of his contemporaries. He [...]

All hail our bug overlords! Powercoins’ latest Clockwork Evolution coin is a mechanical Ladybird

By |2022-03-30T14:42:04+01:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Science, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

All hail our bug overlords! Powercoins' latest Clockwork Evolution coin is a mechanical Ladybird A neat surprise last year was the release of the first Mechanical Evolution coin by Rome-based dealer/producer, Powercoin. Tapping into that continuing cultural trend for the fusion of the biological and the mechanical, it showed us what could happen when mechanisation is [...]

The tale of the Greek hero Theseus, and the terrifying Minotaur, inspire Powercoin’s third ‘Evil Within’ silver coin

By |2022-03-25T17:55:31+00:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

The tale of the Greek hero Theseus, and the terrifying Minotaur, inspire Powercoin's third 'Evil Within' silver coin The 'Evil Within' is a perennial classic in the worlds of myth and legend, so Powercoin's use of the concept for its three-ounce silver coin series has opened up some interesting tales for representation in numismatics. We've already seen [...]

Powercoin’s Bengal Tiger adds building blocks to join puzzles and mosaic as inspirations for eclectic coin designs

By |2022-03-16T14:34:07+00:00March 16th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's Bengal Tiger adds building blocks to join puzzles and mosaic as inspirations for eclectic coin designs We've always admired Powercoin's knack of finding unusual ways to feature popular objects on silver coins, especially their use of mosaic and puzzles to depict fine art, often from lesser-known artists. Those two series have leaned heavily on [...]

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