Gilded

June, 2019

The greatest seaborne assault in history was 75 years ago today. A look at the coins issued to mark it.

By |2019-06-07T07:42:05+01:00June 6th, 2019|Categories: History, Coloured, Gilded, Military, Gold, Silver, Canada, France, Gibraltar, Niue Island, Tanzania, United Kingdom|

The greatest seaborne assault in history was 75 years ago today. A look at the coins issued to mark it. Codenamed Operation Neptune, the largest seaborne invasion in history and the start of Operation Overlord took place on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 when a huge Allied force began the liberation of German-occupied France. The culmination of a years planning, and even then, it was almost scuppered by [...]

The tragic-heroic tale of Prometheus forms the basis of the Mint of Poland’s latest Ancient Myth coin

By |2019-06-04T16:18:04+01:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The tragic-heroic tale of Prometheus forms the basis of the Mint of Poland's latest Ancient Myth coin Continuing with their impressive track record of premium coins showcasing themes from the ancient world, the Mint of Poland has now launched the third in its 'Ancient Myths' series. Of course, it's another beautiful issue, and again, we're going to look like we're on the payroll as we give our [...]

Perth Mints June offerings are a typical mix of bullion variants and popular culture – and an abacus!

By |2019-06-04T00:13:53+01:00June 4th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Australia, Gilded, Gold, Movies & TV, Nature, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mints June offerings are a typical mix of bullion variants and popular culture - and an abacus! Coloured proof coins showcasing popular culture franchises and premium versions of the core bullion ranges are typical fare on one of the Perth Mints monthly release runs. Star Trek and the DC Comics Extended Universe (DCEU), in this case via the movie Suicide Squad, represent the former. The latter [...]

A new series from the Mint of Poland, and additions to two others expand their ancient world selection

By |2019-06-02T20:12:13+01:00June 2nd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Military, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A new series from the Mint of Poland, and additions to two others expand their ancient world selection The darling of the coin world at the moment, the Mint of Poland's' various series of antiqued 2oz ancient themed issues are setting new standards for consistent high quality. While struck by the mint, they are often issued and/or distributed by third parties, but they do release some of them [...]

May, 2019

Mint of Poland sneaks around the Medieval Middle East with its new Assassins silver coin

By |2019-06-01T12:00:25+01:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland sneaks around the Medieval Middle East with its new Assassins silver coin There are no shortage of ultra-cool and very high quality high-relief coins from the Mint of Poland that are themed around ancient times, so many in fact that we feel one of our new Thematic Guides coming on, but most look at the fantastical parts of the cultures of the times. This [...]

Allcollect worked hard to showcase the hard work of the Honey Bee with a new silver coin

By |2019-05-17T17:15:29+01:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon|

Allcollect worked hard to showcase the hard work of the Honey Bee with a new silver coin Here's a little preview of an interesting new coin from European producer Allcollect. Called 'Benefits of Nature: Honey Bee' it's a beautiful look at one of the most important families of life on the planet. An ounce of 0.999 silver in weight and struck to a prooflike finish, it has a [...]

[UPDATED] New renders of the second Twelve Labours of Hercules hint at an epic release

By |2019-05-07T20:02:24+01:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

[UPDATED] New renders of the second Twelve Labours of Hercules hint at an epic release Update: We've now received ArtCAM renders and as suspected, they point to an epic coin release. In the past, we've always been impressed with how these renders have transferred into a real world coin and these new images point to something quite special. The Twelve Labours of Hercules are a terrific idea [...]

March, 2019

Ukraine’s use of animal imagery in its cultural artifacts continues to be showcased on its silver coin series

By |2019-03-27T15:09:17+01:00March 22nd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, National Bank of Ukraine, Ukraine|

Ukraine's use of animal imagery in its cultural artifacts continues to be showcased on its silver coin series Another absolute favourite of ours, the National Bank of Ukraine's stunning series of gilded silver coins celebrating their cultural artifacts, now has two new members. Snappily titled 'Fauna in Cultural Monuments of Ukraine', this series spotlights the use of animal imagery in art history, not just over the last [...]

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse coins are back with the Red Horseman of war

By |2019-03-01T16:29:53+01:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse coins are back with the Red Horseman of war The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a potent symbol of the conflict within man, and has generated much powerful imagery through history. It therefore goes without saying that it's a fine subject for a limited series of quality numismatics, and that is exactly what the Mint of Poland have given us. [...]

February, 2019

Exclusive early peek at Hydra, the second of the Twelve Labours of Hercules from the Mint of Poland

By |2019-02-28T16:14:21+01:00February 27th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland debuts a new mythology series based around the Twelve labours of Hercules The Twelve Labours of Hercules are a terrific idea for a coin series, combining a well known character from ancient mythology, with a fascinating and exciting series of adventures. The first issue last year featured the Nemean Lion, generally thought of to be the first of the tasks undertaken, and it looks [...]

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