Mans journey to the afterlife is immortalised in silver starting with the Vikings journey to Valhalla

By |2021-09-24T15:52:54+01:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Mans journey to the afterlife is immortalised in silver starting with the Vikings journey to Valhalla One look at our guide to Numiscollect's various myths and legends themed coin series will tell you they have an obvious talent when it comes to the genre, so it's always of interest when a new series debuts. The stories [...]

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

By |2021-09-21T17:23:06+01:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: 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 [...]

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood

By |2021-09-17T15:54:18+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, MintXXI, Tokelau|

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood Now this one was a surprise and a very pleasant one at that. Even a heathen like me can appreciate the rich legends that make up religious texts, and one of the biggies is the story of the [...]

Korean bullion producer, Daesung Metal, debuts its new half-kilo Klimt coin bar, ‘Death and Life’

By |2021-09-17T01:00:30+01:00September 16th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, DS Metals, Niue Island|

Korean bullion producer, Daesung Metal, debuts its new half-kilo Klimt coin bar, 'Death and Life' We've seen some gorgeous Gustav Klimt coins over the last few years, from the Austrian Mint's award-winning gold series, to more eclectic products, like Numiscollect's shaped 'The Kiss', but now Korean bullion coin producer Daesung Metal is adding a large, [...]

Moving from Renaissance masterpieces to the striking works of the 20th century, Micromosaic Passion does de Lempicka

By |2021-09-15T22:48:23+01:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

Moving from Renaissance masterpieces to the striking works of the 20th century, Micromosaic Passion does de Lempicka It's fair to say that Powercoin's 'Micromosaic Passion' series has been a huge hit, striking a chord with collectors that's seen early coins appreciate heavily on the secondary market. It's easy to see why. It was a clever [...]

THE MANDALORIAN & ARAGORN CHIBI (2021 NZ Mint)

By |2021-09-13T18:47:59+01:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

We actually missed the last pair of Chibi coins released at the end of August, but the pair for early September are here now, so we’ll jump ahead. The first of them is the next Lord of the Rings issue, in this case Aragorn, A popular character, we’d imagine the building hype for the new Amazon prequel [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s annual Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program starts its fourth run with a double release

By |2021-09-09T16:27:13+01:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Antigua & Barbuda, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Politics & Finance, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint’s annual Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program starts its fourth run with a double release Yes, we know it's September, but as late as it is, it's great to see Scottsdale Mint finally get their expansive Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion and proof coin program underway for 2021. This will be the fourth time the [...]

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it?

By |2021-09-08T18:24:49+01:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it? The legendary arcade game franchise, Street Fighter is hitting coins with both the NZ Mint and LPM having ranges celebrating this iconic gaming legend. It's the latter of that pair releasing its second coin today, with [...]

A spliff a day keeps the doctor away! Or was that an apple? Who cares, the wacky baccy numismaty returns.

By |2021-09-07T14:29:56+01:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Benin, Silver, Numiscollect|

A spliff a day keeps the doctor away! Or was that an apple? Who cares, the wacky baccy numismaty returns. Numicollect's new selection is now upon us and it includes a pair of old friends. Issued in 2016 as part of their long running Famous Plants range, and the last that we know of, it featured [...]

Hokusai’s iconic Japanese woodcut print ‘Great Wave off Kanagawa’ is the latest copper/silver micropuzzle coin

By |2021-09-03T12:59:51+01:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Copper, Silver, Niue Island, World Coin Appreciation|

Hokusai's iconic Japanese woodcut print 'Great Wave off Kanagawa' is the latest copper/silver micropuzzle coin We're big fans of Powercoin's Micropuzzle Treasure series, which employed Smartminting to recreate an unfinished puzzle of a piece of art. Now four coins old, it was joined by a similar series from Numiartis that has seen two releases to date. [...]

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