Hot Wheels Twin Mill 1oz silver coin (2023 MTB / PAMP)

By |2023-12-06T23:18:59+00:00December 6th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

It was 55 years ago that Elliot Handler, and his company, Mattel, introduced a new brand of model cars called 'Hot Wheels'. First off the line, and part of what is called the 'Sweet 16', was a dark blue custom Camaro, and it's probably an understatement to say that Hot Wheels became a success from this [...]

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. [...]

Spring Launch Special: CIT, MDM and Mint XXI take different approaches to the popular Lunar Dragon coin market

By |2023-05-02T20:59:58+01:00May 2nd, 2023|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Ghana, MDM, MintXXI, Mongolia, Solomon Islands|

Spring Launch Special: CIT, MDM and Mint XXI take different approaches to the popular Lunar Dragon coin market The lunar market continues to be a regular fixture on the numismatic calendar, although less important than it seemed a decade ago. We stopped our annual round-ups back in 2019 after limited feedback on their usefulness, but a [...]

Fender Stratocaster in Daphne Blue silver coin (2023 MTB/PAMP)

By |2023-04-19T16:53:39+01:00April 19th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

The third and last of MTB/PAMP's guitar-shaped coins celebrating the iconic Fender Stratocaster is released today, A range showcasing some of the car-inspired shades that the 'Strat' sported back in the day, this one is Daphne Blue, and follows Surf Green and Fiesta Red versions. Originally a colour Cadillac used in the 1950s, it was adopted by Fender in [...]

MDM pushes silver coin diameters with a reproduction of the 1630 World Map by the Dutch cartographer, Henricus Hondius II

By |2023-03-31T21:21:08+01:00March 31st, 2023|Categories: History, Science, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM pushes silver coin diameters with a reproduction of the 1630 World Map by the Dutch cartographer, Henricus Hondius II The art of cartography is everything that art should be. Endlessly fascinating, historically and scientifically important, maps are a rare glimpse into our past, holding extra beauty today in a world dominated by the brilliance of, [...]

After a trip to the Vikings for 2022, MDM’s shaped helmet coin range returns to Greece with the warriors of Troy

By |2022-12-07T23:21:00+00:00December 7th, 2022|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

After a trip to the Vikings for 2022, MDM's shaped helmet coin range returns to Greece with the warriors of Troy The subject of countless books, movies and other media, the Trojan War, despite the relative lack of evidence for its details, has entered popular culture as a pivotal event in the ancient world. Said by later [...]

Fender Stratocaster in Fiesta Red silver coin (2022 MTB/PAMP)

By |2022-12-02T06:45:13+00:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

The second of MTB/PAMP's very popular Fender Stratocaster guitar-shaped coins is now upon us, and after the joys of Surf Green, we move on to the first optional colour Fender ever made the Stratocaster in, way back in 1957, Fiesta Red. This is basically just a differently coloured version of the green issue, but sympathetically coloured in that [...]

Major update to our Predators: Extinct bullion coin profile (2021 AllCollect)

By |2022-05-29T00:10:31+01:00May 29th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Our Bullion Coin Profile of AllCollect's neat Predators: Extinct series was put together a couple of years ago, and covered the first seven coins in the series. This is not an easy series to follow, it isn't even featured on the producer's own site, and virtually no dealer (even APMEX, who have most of them), has them all. [...]

America the Free: Statue of Liberty shaped silver coin (2022 MTB/PAMP)

By |2022-05-25T20:45:04+01:00May 25th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|

Sitting proudly on Liberty Island in New York Harbour, the Statue of Liberty is a 93 m tall neoclassical sculpture, donated by the people of France to the people of the United States.  Dedicated on October 28, 1886 after over a decade in construction, the statue was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and built by the [...]

Titanic shaped five-ounce silver coin (2022 MDM Wholesale)

By |2022-04-28T17:32:32+01:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

As is typical, a day after we went live with our look at a pair of Titanic anniversary coins, another interesting issue was released, this time by MDM in Germany. It's a cool piece, worthy of coverage, so while the topic is still fresh in our minds, here it is. This is a five ounce silver issue, and fits [...]

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