January, 2020

Mint of Poland’s outstanding ancient mythology range kicks off 2020 with Gods of Anger II: Horus

By |2020-01-09T17:43:15+00:00January 9th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland's outstanding ancient mythology range kicks off 2020 with Gods of Anger II: Horus Ten days into 2020 and we have the first Mint of Poland high-relief coin themed around the ancient world to enjoy. This first issue is actually the second in the Gods of Anger series and follows the launch of Anubis in 2019. Sticking with the Egyptian theme, we have the falcon headed god, [...]

December, 2019

American icon, the Bald Eagle, is brought to life in a striking high-relief silver coin pair by AllCollect

By |2019-12-16T19:57:06+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Ivory Coast|

American icon, the Bald Eagle, is brought to life in a striking high-relief silver coin pair by AllCollect Through its use on the ultra-popular American Eagle bullion coins from the United States Mint, the Bald Eagle has become an icon in the numismatic world. There have been many different depictions over the last few years alone, from portraits to birds in flight and by various producers, but what AllCollect [...]

Pictorial – Close-up images of Numiscollect’s exquisite Zhong Kui silver coin variants

By |2019-12-09T14:56:47+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: AgAuShoot, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Pictorial - Close-up images of Numiscollect's exquisite Zhong Kui silver coin variants We've had some new and better images of Numiscollect's last runs of new issues of which we'll publish some over the coming days. We've always had a great admiration for much of the work put out by this producer and it's great that they stand by their work enough to supply us with high-resolution close-up [...]

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC’s Chinese Mythology Gods range

By |2019-12-09T02:43:49+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Niue Island|

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC's Chinese Mythology Gods range Formerly Handled by SK Bullion in Singapore, the honours for distributing the Chinese Gods Mythology series have been snapped up by Precious Metal Collectors, also of the Lion City. We're glad to see this Asian themed mythology range continue, thanks to a Thai dealer, and it's in good hands with PMC, handlers of the Hector of [...]

After the Samurai comes the Mayan Holcan Warrior in the Mint of Poland’s military history coin series

By |2019-12-02T22:50:33+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

After the Samurai comes the Mayan Holcan Warrior in the Mint of Poland's military history coin series Most of the Mint of Poland's much admired 2oz silver coins themed around the ancient world are distributed by a small core of dealers around the world, but they do issue a few of them by themselves. One such example was the Samurai design that hit the shelves earlier this year, and [...]

November, 2019

Zhong Kui, vanquisher of evil, is the subject of the first Asian Mythology coin, now also in gilded form

By |2019-11-28T21:34:16+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Zhong Kui, vanquisher of evil, is the subject of the first Asian Mythology coin, now also in gilded form With its first debut back at the ANA show in August, Numiscollect's first issue in their new Asian Mythology series was a beautiful part-coloured, antique-finished piece of work that was packed from edge to edge with some classic looking ancient Chinese inspired design. Depicting a deity long revered for his [...]

Mint 21 debuts its First wildlife coin with an impressive ultra High relief Long eared owl for Niue

By |2019-11-29T14:52:09+00:00November 26th, 2019|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Silver, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint 21 debuts its First wildlife coin with an impressive ultra High relief Long eared owl for Niue Relatively new to the scene but with a healthy prior history, Mint21 have nevertheless issued some superb coin designs over the last couple of years. The Spartan Hoplite coin in particular was a striking example of introducing your own style to a highly competitive genre, now the producer has [...]

Numiscollect’s wide ranging look at the worlds cultural artifacts continues with the Dendera Zodiac from Ancient Egypt

By |2019-11-26T19:26:15+00:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect's wide ranging look at the worlds cultural artifacts continues with the Dendera Zodiac from Ancient Egypt Despite a debut only last year, Numiscollect's Archaeology & Symbolism series is already up to it's fourth pair of issues and it's shaping up to be an elegant set of coins. Eschewing the usual gods and monsters approach to the ancient world, this series looks instead at some of the [...]

Legendary Japanese warrior Uesagi Kenshin starts Truney P.M.’s new three coin Sengoku inspired set

By |2019-11-14T14:16:12+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Medallion, Silver, Truney|

Legendary Japanese warrior Uesagi Kenshin starts Truney P.M.'s new three coin Sengoku inspired set It's good to see an increased amount of interest in the ancient and medieval worlds that isn't centred on Europe and the Mediterranean Sea. After years of Greek, Roman and Egyptian themed subjects taking the lions share of numismatic attention, we're finally seeing producers look further afield. Continuing that trend, Truney Precious Metals have [...]

Andrzej Sapkowski’s hugely popular The Witcher books enter the world of coins with a striking duo

By |2019-11-06T13:14:06+00:00November 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Andrzej Sapkowski's hugely popular The Witcher books enter the world of coins with a striking duo Greek gods, Roman gods, Chinese warlords, weird ancient myths and legends, even the occasional real historical figure, have all been subjects of the Mint of Poland in its quite outstanding range of 2oz silver coins. To date, however, they've shown little inclination to applying their now signature format to modern interpretations of the [...]

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