The Cyborg Revolution is here! Powercoin land ‘The Alien’ to launch a new five issue series

By |2021-06-18T11:04:21+01:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

The Cyborg Revolution is here! Powercoin land ‘The Alien’ to launch a new five issue series Oh well, a few days off turned into a few minutes as we almost immediately got a new coin to report on! As it's a cyborg, I'm taking a break from taking a break and here we are. We always [...]

OBI-WAN KENOBI & DAISY DUCK CHIBI (2021 NZ Mint)

By |2021-06-16T23:55:32+01:00June 16th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Time for the first batch of Chibi coins for June and perennial Star Wars favourite Obi Wan Kenobi undoubtedly takes pride of place. The Star Wars sub-series has easily been the best selling to date, so its no surprise to find out this one is already pretty unobtainable. If you can pick one up, its bound to be [...]

World Coin Appreciation brings the micropuzzle coin concept to the affordable market with a striking copper/silver hybrid

By |2021-06-19T17:20:06+01:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: World Coin Appreciation, Art & Literature, Coloured, Copper, Silver, Niue Island|

World Coin Appreciation brings the micropuzzle coin concept to the affordable market with a striking copper/silver hybrid It was Powercoin that debuted the micropuzzle style of coin design. Take a famous piece of art and make it look like a part-completed puzzle through the judicious use of fine detail minting. It sounds like something that CIT/BH [...]

The cat god Bastet ushers in the second series of Egyptian Symbols coins and we have a sneak peek

By |2021-06-12T00:18:07+01:00June 12th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Silver, Numiartis, Palau|

The cat god Bastet ushers in the second series of Egyptian Symbols coins and we have a sneak peek With a casual launch schedule running from 2014 to 2017, Egyptian Symbols from numiartis was an attractive series of three, 3oz silver coins bringing to life some of the more famous motifs of Ancient Egyptian Culture. The [...]

Perth Mints ‘Chinese Myths & Legends’ bullion series returns with a traditional Dragon design, also in colour.

By |2021-06-08T13:14:45+01:00June 8th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Australia, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mints 'Chinese Myths & Legends' bullion series returns with a traditional Dragon design, also in colour. Ostensibly the fifth in a loose 'Chinese Myths and Legends' series, the latest dragon design from the Perth Mint follows some very popular issues since its debut in 2017. We've had Dragon & Phoenix, Dragon & Tiger, Double Dragon, [...]

Who doesn’t love Nutella? IPZS issues a trio of silver coins celebrating 75 years of the company that makes it.

By |2021-06-02T13:06:42+01:00June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Who doesn't love Nutella? IPZS issues a trio of silver coins celebrating 75 years of the company that makes it. It was in Alba, Italy, back in 1946 that Pietro Ferrero first sold a batch of Pasta Granduja. Derived from Granduja, a mix of chocolate and hazelnut that itself was the result of Napoleon's blockade of [...]

THE MINIONS: STUART SHAPED COIN (2021 The Coin Company)

By |2021-06-01T17:11:24+01:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, The Coin Company|

One of the greatest animated creations of all time, in my view, The Minions, a group of seemingly immortal 'henchmen' for the most evil person on the planet, have starred in multiple smash-hit movies over the last decade or so. Bright yellow, short and with a distinctive language all of their own, their misadventures have proven hugely [...]

Numiartis’ puzzle coin series returns with John Collier’s 19th century painting of the iconic tale of Lady Godiva

By |2021-06-01T13:24:22+01:00June 1st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Numiartis|

Numiartis' puzzle coin series returns with John Collier's 19th century painting of the iconic tale of Lady Godiva Wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia, Lady Godiva became an icon because of the legend that she rode naked on horseback through the streets of Coventry. With her modestry only maintained through the judicious placement of her long [...]

HARRY POTTER & THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE POSTER COIN (2021 NZ MINT)

By |2021-05-28T15:24:24+01:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

We haven't covered these for a while, so here's a heads up that the sixth Harry Potter movie poster coin, Harry Potter & the Half Blood Prince, is now available from the New Zealand Mint. These one ounce proof silver coins feature a colour reproduction of the movie poster used to advertise it on its debut release. [...]

WONDER WOMAN 1984 & MINNIE MOUSE CHIBI (2021 NZ Mint)

By |2021-05-25T01:40:13+01:00May 25th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

More Chibi coins today and the late May pair extends the fledgling Disney sub-series, 'Mickey & Friends' with a second issue, Minnie. The more interesting of the pair is the debut of yet another new series, and one we're not sure warrants it. Wonder Woman 84 seems quite a niche subject for a seperate series. We'd have [...]

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