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 [...]

Royal Mint releases details of its 2021 core commemoratives with a surprising and ridiculous error

By |2021-01-06T13:40:28+00:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Culture, Event, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint releases details of its 2021 core commemoratives with a surprising and ridiculous error It's that time of the year again, when the Royal Mint shows off its core range of commemorative coins, those based on circulating currency, and it's another varied selection of formats and subjects. All of them are being overshadowed by one [...]

Tom & Jerry, the masters of mayhem, are brought to life for their 80th anniversary by the Royal Dutch Mint

By |2020-12-17T21:42:51+00:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Movies & TV, Gold, Medallion, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

Tom & Jerry, the masters of mayhem, are brought to life for their 80th anniversary by the Royal Dutch Mint Never mind Disney. If you want top quality cartoon shorts, there are plenty of better ones out there from studios like Hanna Barbera, and Warner Bros. One of the first and the most loved is centred [...]

AC/DC is back! Australia returns to its favourite rock sons with a stylish new range of silver and base metal coins

By |2020-10-07T20:29:51+01:00October 7th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

AC/DC is back! Australia returns to its favourite rock sons with a stylish new range of silver and base metal coins Coins themed around popular music have been surprisingly popular over the last couple of years. The Royal Mint's Queen and Elton John ranges have sold very well, but it is to Australian legends AC/DC we [...]

Austria continues its numismatic journey through the prehistoric world of the Supersaurs

By |2020-06-14T14:41:23+01:00June 14th, 2020|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Austrian Mint, Nature, Austria|

We don't cover much in the way of base metal coins here, with usually just a little nod to a version of a silver coin, like those from the Royal Mint, but our love of a good dinosaur coin outweighs our apprehension. With sales of this coin series being pretty explosive, there's clearly interest, so here we are, if a [...]

2020 PENGUIN SERIES: CHINSTRAP PENGUIN (Pobjoy Mint)

By |2020-05-27T17:10:44+01:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bi-Metallic, Nature, Silver, Pobjoy Mint, South Georgia|

Pobjoy has a long history with the trqaditional British 50 pence coin, and while the UK issues are obviously dealt with by the Royal Mint, they've carved out a healthy niche in the Overseas Territories. In 2019, the mint issued a five-coin series depicting penguins. The lovable little bird-torpedoes were popular enough to warrant a new series for [...]

Famous Dutch tattoo artist ‘Hanky Panky’ is celebrated on a striking new medallion

By |2019-05-28T10:37:33+01:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Bi-Metallic, People, Medallion, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

Famous Dutch tattoo artist 'Hanky Panky' is celebrated on a striking new medallion Kurt Cobain, Robbie Williams, Adam Levine, Lady Gaga, Lemmy Kilmister, Pearl Jam and the Red Hot Chili Peppers make a list of big name talent that any artist would love on their CV. Dutch tattoo artist Henk Schiffmacher, affectionately [...]

It just had to happen. Boaty McBoatface gets a Coiny McCoinface!!

By |2018-07-04T11:05:11+01:00July 4th, 2018|Categories: Bi-Metallic, News Nuggets, Coloured, Science, British Antarctic Territory, Pobjoy Mint|

It just had to happen. Boaty McBoatface gets a Coiny McCoinface!! 2018 BOATY McBOATFACE In what turned out to be a hilarious turn of events, the UK's new polar research ship needed a new name, so the powers that be decided asking the British public to vote on one was a good idea. [...]

The incredible story of WWI aviation showcased by the Royal Mint with new proof coins

By |2017-07-10T11:33:46+01:00July 11th, 2017|Categories: Bi-Metallic, History, Gold, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The incredible story of WWI aviation showcased by the Royal Mint with new proof coins Every year the Royal Mint issues a range of new designs for its circulating currency and we glanced at those back in our first post of 2017, but as the year progresses they also [...]

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