MDM Week (5/5): We round up the week with a look at MDM’s latest Harry Potter licenced coins, from mini-gold to max-silver

By |2021-10-08T21:56:00+01:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Djibouti, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM Week: We round up the week with a look at MDM's latest Harry Potter licenced coins, from mini-gold to maxi-silver We're rounding out our catch-up of MDM issues with a collation of some of their recent Harry Potter releases. It's hard keeping track of just who has Potter rights these days, with the NZ Mint, the [...]

MDM Week (3/5): The Vikings continue their assault on the coin world with additions to three series

By |2021-10-07T00:25:03+01:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Cook Islands, MDM, Samoa|

MDM Week: The Vikings continue their assault on the coin world with additions to three series Everyone love a good Viking tale. From TV to coins, they've left an indelible cultural stamp on popular culture, and we've found ourselves covering many a fine release over the last few years. MDM are no stranger to the genre, [...]

The Perth Mint expands its eclectic range of coins sporting unusual centres with an hourglass issue

By |2021-10-05T18:26:01+01:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Gilded, Inserts, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The Perth Mint expands its eclectic range of coins sporting unusual centres with an hourglass issue We haven't covered Perth Mint issues as much as we should, mainly because they've leaned heavily into numismatic versions of their iconic bullion coins and there's only so much you can write about those. However, we've missed a few goodies, [...]

MDM Week (1/5): Tutankhamun, the boy pharoah, was discovered a century ago and the coin world marks the anniversary

By |2021-10-04T09:18:14+01:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Djibouti, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM Week: Tutankhamun, the boy pharoah, was discovered a century ago and the coin world marks the anniversary It's incredible to believe that a relatively minor pharoah, one that was sickly and died at under 20 years old, and one that was buried in the smallest pharoah's tomb in the Valley of the Kings, would [...]

PMC WEEK (4/5): Big cats from nature and from Ancient Chinese legend adorn a trio of Precious Metal Collectors latest

By |2021-10-08T19:22:54+01:00September 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Chad, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

PMC WEEK: Big cats from nature and from Ancient Chinese legend adorn a trio of Precious Metal Collectors latest Day four of PMC Week brings forth the moggies of doom - Lions and Tigers - in their various natural and mythical forms. A perennial favourite of the modern coin world, the big cats appear on a [...]

The King Tiger joins the IS-2, the tank that was developed to fight it, in the striking coin series, ‘Confrontation’

By |2021-09-29T21:29:53+01:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: History, Military, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, Volgo-Vyatka Mint|

The King Tiger joins the IS-2, the tank that was developed to fight it, in the striking coin series, 'Confrontation' Just three weeks ago we featured a brilliant new coin from a new producer in Russia that hit bang on with my love of tanks. Depicting the Soviet heavy tank, the Iosef Stalin 2, it [...]

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age

By |2021-09-22T23:53:45+01:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Artisan Coins, Gilded, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Tokelau|

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age It isn't often we get to see a whole new visual style adorning a coin, but we think it's fair to say that Artisan Coin Productions have done just that with the first Robots: The Next [...]

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it’s a Disney-free Mulan

By |2021-09-17T20:15:40+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it's a Disney-free Mulan We've seen a slowdown in the number of 2 oz high-relief mythology coins struck by the Mint of Poland this year, but we're glad to see a few of them are still making their way to market. The Pela-Coins [...]

The Aztec Five Suns kick of Numiscollect’s ambitious new coin series, ‘Ages of Man – Creation of World’

By |2021-09-15T21:14:41+01:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

The Aztec Five Suns kick of Numiscollect's ambitious new coin series, 'Ages of Man - Creation of World' We've been very pleased to see the mythology genre turn away from an over reliance on the usual Greek, Roman and Egyptian legends, towards a more expansive look at the world's ancient tales. One of the benefits of [...]

Soviet heavy tank, the IS-2, is the first in a great new silver coin series called Confrontation

By |2021-09-08T22:28:36+01:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: History, Military, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, Volgo-Vyatka Mint|

Soviet heavy tank, the IS-2, is the first in a great new silver coin series called Confrontation It isn’t often that we get a new coin from a new series from a new producer, and from a mint we haven’t covered before, so clearly we’re intrigued. That the coin subject is one I have a passion [...]

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