The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth

By |2022-01-21T16:49:14+00:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth A hugely influential artist, the late 16th century painter, Caravaggio, had an intense visual style, no doubt tied in with his intense and violent personality. His paintings are bold, often brutal, rarely sexual. On the 450th anniversary of [...]

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises

By |2022-01-18T08:56:48+00:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Crown Mint, MDM, MintXXI, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain|

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises It looks like 2022 is going to carry on where 2021 left off, if this January selection of popular culture coins is any indicator. There's another full selection of coins and rounds on offer, mostly from the usual producers, and [...]

Korea’s Joseon Rank Badge and Royal Silver Seal are the inspiration for an attractive two-piece silver coin set

By |2022-01-13T23:20:38+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Coloured, Silver, Coins Today KR, Fiji|

Korea's Joseon Rank Badge and Royal Silver Seal are the inspiration for an attractive two-piece silver coin set In power from 1392 until 1897, the Korean Joseon Dynasty was founded by Yi Seong-gye in what is today, Kaesong, a city in North Korea that is very close to the current border with the South. In wasn't [...]

SAMURAI & BOBA FETT CHIBI (2022 NZ Mint)

By |2022-01-11T12:57:14+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Well, 2022 is here, and it seems the Chibi juggernaut isn't going to be slowing down for it. The four issues per month schedule will be continuing in January, and as usual, there will be two pairs issued, one early, one late in the month. More importantly, three of the four will be launch coins in new [...]

The heroes of the tragic 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl are brought to life on a high-relief silver coin

By |2022-01-07T20:43:34+00:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The heroes of the tragic 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl are brought to life on a high-relief silver coin Many of us remember the panic when news of an explosion at a Soviet nuclear power station was broadcast. After decades of the Cold War, the irony that a nuclear disaster had occurred from a civilian source, [...]

World Exclusive! Space exploration kicks off the quirky ‘De Doodle’ high-relief coin series from Magikos Coins

By |2022-01-10T01:56:28+00:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Inserts, Science, Silver, Cameroon|

World exclusive! Space exploration kicks off the quirky 'De Doodle' high-relief coin series from Magikos Coins Who hasn't, at one time in their life, sat down and doodled on a piece of paper? Letting your imagination run riot has always been the perfect release from boredom or stress, and we all have our own styles, however [...]

Universe – Black Hole silver coin (2021 Mint of Gdansk)

By |2021-12-27T22:12:05+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

If you want a big subject for your coins, it doesn't get any bigger than the Universe. The Mint of Gdansk debuted a new coin in June 2019 that attempted the almost impossible feat of trying to depict the Big Bang on a 50 mm disc of silver. They actually did an admirable job, with a blisteringly [...]

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, [...]

Rose Bouquet copper coin (2022 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2021-12-27T13:13:46+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Copper, Nature, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

With their silver over copper 'Bi-Metal Max' coin format allowing the creation of impressive coins at relatively affordable prices, Singaporean producer Precious Metal Collectors have captivated collectors with the striking design and execution over the last few years. While they also produce some equally well realised solid silver coins of smaller size, they've never gone in the [...]

JVP’s Liberator bullion round expands with a very varied range of proof and coloured versions

By |2021-12-16T10:26:54+00:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion Round, Coloured, Gilded, Inserts, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, JVP Investment|

JVP's Liberator bullion round expands with a very varied range of proof and coloured versions Launching in July this year, JVP Coins returned with a striking new bullion round in silver and gold called 'Liberator'. Tapping into that whole Punisher/gun-culture vibe, it was quite an in-your-face design, and something a bit different from what usually [...]

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