China’s epic Five Tiger Generals is the subject of an equally epic new silver coin series from Numiartis

By |2020-09-25T15:51:14+01:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

China's epic Five Tiger Generals is the subject of an equally epic new silver coin series from Numiartis The early signs of post-Covid19 (season 1) activity continue in the coin worldsancient world themed issues with the latest release from Numiartis. Producers, in collaboration with CIT/BH Mayer or the Mint of Poland, of some quite beautiful coins, [...]

Mint of Poland’s Woman Warrior series moves North from the Greek Amazons to the Norse Valkyrie

By |2020-09-18T21:40:49+01:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland's Woman Warrior series moves North from the Greek Amazons to the Norse Valkyrie After several months of a covid-caused lack of activity, the Mint of Poland is back with the newest entry in their superb 2oz selection of ancient mythology and history themed coins. The new release we're looking at today is [...]

400 YEARS OF THE MAYFLOWER (2020, Pobjoy Mint)

By |2020-09-17T12:56:14+01:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

The epic voyage of The Mayflower four centuries ago has remained an inspirational tale to many, but there have been surprisingly few numismatic issues commemorating it. One of those participating was the British Pobjoy Mint, who released a limited run of silver bullion coins featuring the ship under full sail. This was exclusively distributed by US dealer, APMEX.That [...]

A quick preview look at Mint 21’s new 2020 selection of coins, from love, art and nature

By |2020-08-30T00:54:20+01:00August 29th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Ghana, Mint21, Niue Island|

A quick preview look at Mint 21's new 2020 selection of coins, from love, art and nature Oe of our favourite coin producers at present, joining such luminaries as CIT, Numiscollect, Art Mint and MDM, amongst others, capable of, and doing, something different without diving into tacky. They have their own visual style that seems [...]

MAHAKALA (2020, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-08-28T15:33:32+01:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Two ounces of antique-finished silver, with a high-relief and rimless strike and with mythology as the subject. If you're a gambler, it's an easy bet that the Mint of Poland is involved. Their latest addition involves a dive into the mysticism of Tibetan Buddhism, although the subject also has reverence for Hindus and Sikhs. Mahākāla is the [...]

IN VICTORIA (2020, Niue, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-08-20T20:20:11+01:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A coin to celebrate those that rise up to a challenge and overcome, 'In Victoria' is a 17.50 gram silver coin of 38.61 mm diameter, with some selective gilding on the reverse face. Maybe a gift for someone that has beaten a life-testing obstacle, it goes full-on jingoistic with its choice of design.A winged personification of victory (looking [...]

COCO EDITION: GECKO (2020, AllCollect)

By |2020-08-10T09:11:30+01:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Allcollect, Quicklooks, Anguilla, Gilded, Nature, Silver|

As I may have mentioned before, I've got a special affinity for the Caribbean island of Anguilla, having lived there for 1½ years over a decade ago. However, modern precious metal coins are few and far between. The only one that regularly springs to mind is the lobster coin in Scottsdale Mint's 'Eastern Caribbean 8' annual bullion [...]

CIT’s Summer Launch coin videos show a fine selection of different designs

By |2020-08-05T15:55:24+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT’s Summer Launch coin videos show a fine selection of different designs As promised earlier today, we've collated all the new videos for CIT's Sumemr Launch into one place. Some great releases here. If you'd like to see more images of the coins, check out our earlier post, and we will be covering these [...]

Mountains, meteorites, sharks, Islamic architecture, Steampunk, fighter pilots, dinosaurs and rollercoasters. It can only be CIT’s Summer Launch.

By |2020-08-10T02:46:20+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

Mountains, meteorites, sharks, Islamic architecture, Steampunk, fighter pilots, dinosaurs and rollercoasters. It can only be CIT's Summer Launch. We'll be taking a better look at most of these coins in the coming weeks, but here's a roundup of the big new Summer Launch coin range from probably the best producer in the [...]

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