Guan Yu makes the jump from a two dimensional coin, to a three dimensional ten-ounce silver miniature

By |2022-05-03T00:49:47+01:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Miniatures, Silver, Mint of Gdansk|

Guan Yu makes the jump from a two dimensional coin, to a three dimensional ten-ounce silver miniature Along with the New Zealand Mint and Coins Today, the Mint of Gdansk has released some quite outstanding silver cast miniatures, but is unique in actually making them legal tender coins as well. The first of them was a [...]

Year of the Sweet Rabbit silver and gold coin range (2023 CIT)

By |2022-04-29T15:14:52+01:00April 29th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Banknote / Foil, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

Part of yesterday's Spring Launch at CIT, their annual Lunar Calendar range continued with the debut of a trio of new issues, as varied in format as last year. Headlining the 'Sweet Rabbit' range is a super little fully dimensional silver coin, of an ounce in weight. These have always had a quite unique style of their own, [...]

Lord of the Rings silver coin note (2021 MDM)

By |2021-12-27T17:03:27+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Silver, MDM, Samoa|

Silver coin notes enjoyed a big flurry of activity just a couple of years ago, headed by the New Zealand Mint and, to a lesser extent, CIT. For a short time, it looked like they were going to be huge, but interest tapered off quickly, resulting in a sparse release schedule these days. That's a shame, [...]

It’s movie and TV coin time with our early November round-up of the new releases

By |2022-04-01T14:50:55+01:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Film/TV roundup, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|

It's movie and TV coin time with our early November round-up of the new releases Our fifth round-up of movie and TV coins has a couple of surprises, but is generally more of the same. In general, it's more Chibi, more shaped coins, and more 007, so our decision to round these coins up rather than [...]

Movie and TV coins for mid October – Potter, Batman, 007, Green Lantern, and a good doggie

By |2021-10-15T17:16:20+01:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|

Movie and TV coins for mid October - Potter, Batman, 007, Green Lantern, and a good doggie Regular media licenced coin roundup number four, we'll continue to do these as while they're quite time-consuming to put together, they are quicker than individual articles would be. Besides, the genre as a whole is quite repetitive, so it [...]

Movie, TV and Popular Culture coin roundup for early September – Batman, Monsters Inc, and head bangers

By |2022-04-01T14:51:28+01:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Film/TV roundup, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|

Movie, TV and Popular Culture coin roundup for early September - Batman, Monsters Inc, and head bangers This is our third, roughly fortnightly round-up of coins in the popular culture genre. This has turned out to be an excellent way to corral the ever-increasing number of such coins, which are popular, so worthy of coverage, but time [...]

Another round up of the latest in movie and television coins – The Minions are Back, as is Star Wars, Harry Potter and more

By |2022-04-01T14:51:48+01:00August 17th, 2021|Categories: Film/TV roundup, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|

Another round up of the latest in movie and television coins - The Minions are Back, as is Star Wars, Harry Potter and more We published a roundup of popular culture coins last month and it looks to be a decent way to cover many of the ever increasing coins in this genre without cutting down [...]

A round up of the latest in movie and television coins – Minions, Back to the Future, DC Comics, & more

By |2021-08-16T00:52:31+01:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, The Coin Company|

A round up of the latest in movie and television coins - Minions, Back to the Future, DC Comics, & more A bit late with this onje today, we thought a quick round-up of the three or four new movie coins wouldn't take too long to get together, but the list continued to grow to [...]

Bean is back with his teddy in tow. CIT debuts a Mr Bean silver foil and a proof minigold coin

By |2021-05-31T16:41:42+01:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Bean is back with his teddy in tow. CIT debuts a Mr Bean silver foil and a proof minigold coin Last year, CIT hit us with the surprise release of a coin commemorating the 30th anniversary of legendary comedic creation, Mr. Bean. A creation of the brilliant comedian, Rowan Atkinson, it has transcended his even better [...]

YEAR OF THE CHARMING TIGER RANGE (2021 CIT)

By |2021-04-29T22:20:42+01:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Banknote / Foil, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

A new selection of CIT coins is coming and the first we're looking at is the latest in the mints dabble with the Lunar Calendar. Instead of an annual selection of simple coin designs that rely solely on the depiction of the relevant animal, CIT bring to market some pretty cool fully dimensional pieces. The latest of [...]

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