Star Trek’s iconic NCC 1701 USS Enterprise is reproduced as a silver coin from Samoa by MDM Wholesale

By |2024-07-11T14:34:47+01:00July 11th, 2024|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, MDM, Samoa|

Star Trek's iconic NCC 1701 USS Enterprise is reproduced as a silver coin from Samoa by MDM Wholesale Seemingly appearing every couple of years, the ultra-iconic USS Enterprise (NCC 1701) appears as a shaped coin, with varying degrees of success. The first attempt was by the Royal Canadian Mint, who released a ten-ounce depiction that [...]

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s favourite Sherlock Holmes story gets the numismatic treatment with Spectres new ‘The Adventure of the Speckled Band’

By |2024-07-09T21:45:08+01:00July 9th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Samoa, Spectres|

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's favourite Sherlock Holmes story gets the numismatic treatment with Spectres new 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band' Very possibly the greatest fictional detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes sprang from the imagination of British author Arthur Conan Doyle. First appearing in 1887, he was quite an unusual character for the time, using [...]

The legendary Spear of Destiny comes to numismatics with an extraordinary two-ounce dimensional coin from Spectres

By |2024-06-11T17:39:18+01:00June 11th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Samoa, Spectres|

The legendary Spear of Destiny comes to numismatics with an extraordinary two-ounce dimensional coin from Spectres One of the most enduring legends from biblical times is that of the Holy Lance, also known as the Spear of Destiny, or the Lance of Longinus. The lance is said to be the spear that an unnamed Roman [...]

Rounding out a week for the foodie, MDM cook up a pretzel shaped silver coin

By |2024-05-24T19:21:45+01:00May 24th, 2024|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, MDM, Samoa|

Rounding out a week for the foodie, MDM cook up a pretzel shaped silver coin It's turned into a bit of a food coin week, with a pink iced donut kicking it off, and a buffalo wing earlier today, so we thought we had time to sneak in one more, so enter MDM Wholesale with [...]

Pop-culture coins remain as popular as ever in numismatic circles. Here’s a look at a small mix of recent issues from different mints.

By |2024-04-16T23:03:36+01:00April 16th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, MDM, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Samoa, PAMP|

Pop-culture coins remain as popular as ever in numismatic circles. Here's a look at a small mix of recent issues from different mints. It's been a while since we did one of our pop-culture coin round-ups, mainly because we try to give things a break now and then for the sake of variety, and also because [...]

Scottsdale Mint has been busy with additions to their Marlin, Mermaid, and Alien bullion coin programs

By |2024-03-11T19:09:55+00:00March 11th, 2024|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Nature, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Cayman Islands, Ghana, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint has been busy with additions to their Marlin, Mermaid, and Alien bullion coin programs Prolific bullion coin producer, Scottsdale Mint, has a catalogue of different series that puts most of the competition to shame. Everything from religion, through science-fiction, to, most popularly, nature, has a presence in the range. There's gold and silver, some [...]

MDM debuts a sublime, fully dimensional silver coin replica of Nefertiti’s bust to celebrate a century on Berlin’s Museum Island

By |2024-02-22T18:00:10+00:00February 22nd, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, People, Silver, MDM, Samoa|

MDM debuts a sublime, fully dimensional silver coin replica of Nefertiti's bust to celebrate a century on Berlin's Museum Island One of the most famous figures from Ancient Egypt, Nefertiti was the wife of the pharaoh Akhenaten of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. She played a significant role in the religious revolution he initiated, moving [...]

Scottsdale debuts their third Equatorial Guinea Giraffe bullion coin, and there’s Jesus and a Unicorn as well

By |2023-11-28T18:49:32+00:00November 28th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Samoa, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale debuts their third Equatorial Guinea Giraffe bullion coin, and there's Jesus and a Unicorn as well One of the most innovative, and expansive bullion producers in the world today, Scottsdale Mint has a huge range of offerings, encompassing an equally huge range of themes. They continue to cram in as many releases as possible before [...]

MDM dives into multiple ancient cultures with Norse, Japanese, and Egyptian themes immortalised in silver and gold

By |2023-11-17T19:28:38+00:00November 17th, 2023|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, MDM, Samoa, Solomon Islands|

MDM dives into multiple ancient cultures with Norse, Japanese, and Egyptian themes immortalised in silver and gold Continuing our look at the new releases in MDM's Autumn release, and sticking with the unintentional theme of the week - the ancient world - we have three new releases here, all very different in style, and subject. [...]

The Gene Wilder classic movie, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, is back on coins, with 50 golden tickets to find

By |2023-10-25T19:54:56+01:00October 25th, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, PAMP, Samoa|

The Gene Wilder classic movie, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, is back on coins, with 50 golden tickets to find Now considered one of the great film classics, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, which premiered in 1971, was based on the children's book by Roald Dahl, first published just seven years previously. Indeed, the [...]

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