Almond Blossom 1890 by Van Gogh Tri-metal coin (2024 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2024-06-27T17:53:10+01:00June 27th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

The latest in Precious Metal Collector's extensive range of bi-metallic art coins has debuted today, and disappointingly, it's a piece of art that's already appeared in this range. The 2022 issue was one of the bigger coins, comprised of two ounces of silver over a core of 33.5 ounces of copper. It also had a gilded frame border.This [...]

Road With Cypresses and Stars by Van Gogh Tri-metal coin (2024 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2024-02-20T16:07:28+00:00February 20th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Closing in on 30 releases to date, Precious Metal Collector's range of fine-art coins using their innovative multi-metal process, remains as popular as ever. For 2024, the producer moved to a Tri-Metal Max process, with a layer of 2.5oz of fine silver sitting over a central core of 750g of zinc, which sits atop a layer of 120g [...]

King Charles III Definitive Collection of UK circulating currency features nature, a subject close to his heart

By |2023-10-12T20:06:01+01:00October 12th, 2023|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Nature, Politics & Finance, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

King Charles III Definitive Collection of UK circulating currency features nature, a subject close to his heart British circulating currency, especially since decimalisation, has seen a rise in popularity amongst collectors, with the iconic heptagonal fifty-pence coin attracting particular attention. The mintages on them vary tremendously, but it's the wide mix of designs that appear to [...]

New producer, MK, comes in hot ,with an epic trimetallic silver Thousand-armed Bodhisattva coin of 188 mm diameter

By |2024-06-07T13:14:04+01:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Culture, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

New producer, MK, comes in hot, with an epic trimetallic silver Thousand-armed Bodhisattva coin of 188 mm diameter We've seen some impressive examples of copper-cored coins released over the last few years, primarily from Singapore-based Precious Metal Collectors. The concept is quite simple. A large chunk of cheaper metal is sandwiched between layers of silver, [...]

Hokusai’s iconic ‘Great Wave Off Kanagawa’ artwork returns to coins with PMC’s mighty Bi-Metal Max, copper-cored format

By |2022-07-11T20:46:52+01:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Hokusai's iconic 'Great Wave Off Kanagawa' artwork returns to coins with PMC's mighty Bi-Metal Max, copper-cored format Easily one of the most famous works of art in the world, The Great Wave Off Kanagawa by Japanese woodcut artist, Hokusai, has become an icon, not just of the art world, but of modern culture in general. It's of [...]

Solidarity with Ukraine! Monnaie de Paris launches a medal with 80% of proceeds going to the Red Cross. Go buy them!

By |2022-03-02T18:22:48+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Event, Medallion, Politics & Finance, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Solidarity with Ukraine! Monnaie de Paris launches a medal with 80% of proceeds going to the Red Cross. Go buy them! Predicated on a whole pack of lies, Putin's invasion of Ukraine is one of the most illogical and unnecessary wars in modern history. That this disturbing individual and his cronies can force a conflict between [...]

John Collier’s ‘Lady Godiva’ joins Precious Metal Collector’s epic range of giant copper-cored silver coins

By |2022-02-15T13:59:21+00:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Copper, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

John Collier's 'Lady Godiva' joins Precious Metal Collector's epic range of giant copper-cored silver coins The latest in Precious Metal Collector's huge 'Bi-Metal Max' range of copper-cored art coins is now available to order, and features John Collier's well known 'Lady Godiva' as its subject. For those unfamiliar, 'Bi-Metal Max' is a process whereby a silver [...]

The Royal Mint marks 150 years of football’s legendary FA Cup with a new coin range in silver and gold

By |2022-02-14T00:06:43+00:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Gold, Sport, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint marks 150 years of football's legendary FA Cup with a new coin range in silver and gold Without question, one of the premier football tournaments in the world, and the oldest, the FA Cup is celebrating one and a half centuries since its inception. From humble beginnings in the Victorian era, it's [...]

It’s that time of the year again. The Royal Mint releases images of its 2022 circulating currency designs

By |2021-12-31T15:12:46+00:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Culture, Event, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

It's that time of the year again. The Royal Mint releases images of its 2022 circulating currency designs An earlier than usual look at the Royal Mint's proof sets for the year (they go on sale next week), and it's another selection of themes encompassing royalty, science, personalities, and events. There are a pair of seven-sided [...]

PMC leverages its innovative ‘Bi-Metal Max’ minting technique to showcase Vincent van Gogh’s legendary ‘Starry Night’

By |2021-08-30T13:19:27+01:00August 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC leverages its innovative 'Bi-Metal Max' minting technique to showcase Vincent van Gogh's legendary 'Starry Night' It goes without saying that Vincent van Gogh is one of the worlds greatest painters. Widely admired for his eclectic style and use of colour, his body of works has few peers. Singapore-based Precious Metal Collectors have already dipped a [...]

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