The beautiful Greek artifact, the Mask of Agamemnon, is showcased on the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

By |2021-06-09T11:02:20+01:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The beautiful Greek artifact, the Mask of Agamemnon, is showcased on the Mint of Poland's latest silver coin It's great to see the trend in coins featuring the ancient world to go with the actual over the fantastical for its subjects, and the latest from the Mint of Poland is another of those. There are some [...]

PONTE VECCHIO BRIDGE SILVER COIN (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2021-05-28T20:42:48+01:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Built in 1345 to replace wooden, and later stone bridges that had stood on the site for almost four centuries, the stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge over the Arno River is one of the most popular attractions in the Italian city of Florence. Covered from end to end with shops selling jewellery, souvenirs and art, it's a [...]

Four Heavenly Kings coin series continues with Chiguotian, the King of the East, and the’Upholder of the Nation’

By |2021-05-21T22:24:14+01:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Four Heavenly Kings coin series continues with Chiguotian, the King of the East, and the'Upholder of the Nation' Last year, Pela-Coins and the Mint of Poland released the first of their 'Four Heavenly Kings' silver coins. Each of the kings guards one of the major compass directions, and the first coin featured Duowentian, the leader of [...]

Exclusive first look at Freydif Eiriksdottir, a superb silver coin starring the Viking daughter of Erik the Red

By |2021-05-20T15:33:54+01:00May 20th, 2021|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive first look at Freydif Eiriksdottir, a superb silver coin starring the daughter of Viking legend, Erik the Red The Saga of the Greenlanders is an old Norse text from the 13th century that portrayes event from 970-1030, tells the tale of Leif Erikson's journeys to Greenland and North America. Erik the Red (Erikson's father) had a [...]

The 3,000 year old Chinese Sanxingdui culture launches a new coin series looking at the history of Latitude 30 civilisations

By |2021-05-17T13:37:01+01:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island|

The 3,000+ year old Chinese Shu culture launches a new coin series looking at the history of Latitude 30 civilisations Stretching back in time deeper than the Great Wall, the Terracotta Army, and the Emperors, is the ancient Shu Kingdom. While much of it is still shrouded in mystery, the 1986 discovery of a major site in [...]

Hercules undertakes his fifth labour of cleaning the Augean Stables on the latest in a twelve coin series

By |2021-04-30T10:40:42+01:00April 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Hercules undertakes his fifth labour of cleaning the Augean Stables on the latest in a twelve coin series We're pretty sure than when Hercules was given his next task, he didn't think it would involve moving mountains of cow crap. Such is the life of the demi-god, we guess. A stable filled with 3,000 immortal cattle that [...]

Elton John’s charity foundation gets a boost with the auction of a one-off 5kg custom silver medallion

By |2021-04-21T11:03:59+01:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Gilded, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint|

Elton John's charity foundation gets a boost with the auction of a one-off 5kg custom silver medallion The Royal Mint has had huge success with its 'Music Legends' series of proof and bullion coins, which to date has enjoyed three issues. Kicking that series off was ;Queen', followed by 'Elton John', and 'David Bowie', all [...]

Angels & Demons are explored in coin form, starting with a striking look at the big bad, Lucifer

By |2021-04-20T20:29:37+01:00April 20th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Angels & Demons are explored in coin form, starting with a striking look at the big bad, Lucifer Our admiration for the various Mint of Poland myths and legends coin series is well known, to the point we even keep a full guide to them all. We've never had reason to question the quality of design [...]

Numiscollect’s ‘Archaeology & Symbolism’ series continues with the Aztec artifact telling the story of Coyolxāuhqui

By |2021-04-15T17:17:06+01:00April 15th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect's 'Archaeology & Symbolism' series continues with the Aztec artifact telling the story of Coyolxāuhqui There's been a renewed interest in numismatic circles for the striking art and archaeology of the old Aztec civilisation of Mesoamerica. The Aztec Empire wasn't actually that long-lived in the grand scheme of things, existing from circa 1345 to 1521, when [...]

Germania Mint and the Bank of Malta join forces for their new Knights of the Past silver bullion series

By |2021-04-14T16:14:46+01:00April 14th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gilded, Silver, Central Bank of Malta, Germania Mint, Malta|

Germania Mint and the Bank of Malta join forces for their new Knights of the Past silver bullion series We're admirers of what the Germania Mint has achieved over the last few years. They've built a cohesive coin range, running from bullion coins, to some beautiful numismatics, all themed around the semi-historical region of 'Germania'. They [...]

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