It looks like the New Zealand Mint's Chibi coin range is turning into a hit, with the Batman, Harry Potter and Darth Vader issues selling out almost immediately. Next in line is the second in the Potterverse, Hermione Granger, and it's another instantly recognisable caricature. Shaped and coloured for each release, these Chibi coins have had a [...]
MDM kick off their first copper-cored coin with T-Rex, the dinosaur that’s mad, bad and dangerous to know…
MDM kick off their first copper-cored coin with T-Rex, the dinosaur that's mad, bad and dangerous to know... Regular readers will have seen several of our recent articles about Precious Metal Collectors innovative copper-cored silver coins. What these involve is the wrapping of a large copper coin with a sizably thick skin of fine silver. The [...]
WMF20: Smartminting is dead! Long live Smartminting Reloaded! CIT’s groundbreaking tech gets an upgrade.
Smartminting is dead! Long live Smartminting Reloaded! CIT's groundbreaking tech gets an upgrade. It was only four short years ago that the Liechtenstein-based masters of coin design, CIT Coin Invest, partnered up with B.H.Mayer, the German mint world renowned for its expertise, to produce a new minting technology called Smartminting. The premise [...]