February, 2020

A coin series look at the world’s great sea battles debuts with the pivotal ancient Battle of Salamis

By |2020-02-26T14:24:46+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: History, Military, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A coin series look at the world's great sea battles debuts with the pivotal ancient Battle of Salamis A new series from the Mint of Poland, Sea Battles will look at some of history's greatest naval punch-ups, and what better place to start than the pivotal Battle of Salamis. This battle, way back in 490 BCE, helped end Persian ambitions to take the Greek homeland - a base from [...]

Numiartis brings the Mint of Poland’s mythology coin style to Valentines Day, with ‘I Love You’

By |2020-02-14T23:13:13+00:00February 14th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|

Numiartis brings the Mint of Poland's mythology coin style to Valentines Day, with 'I Love You' If you've visited us here before, you've likely bumped into at least one of the Mint of Poland's superb 2oz ultra high relief mythology coins. Bringing some first class coin design to reality with state of the art minting technology, this mint has proven itself highly capable in that field, with [...]

Smartminting Week: Tiffany Art coin series bows out in style with its final release, including a first in gold

By |2020-02-09T14:38:35+00:00February 9th, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Gold, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

Smartminting Week: Tiffany Art coin series bows out in style with its final release, including a first in gold Our penultimate look at smartminting this week and there's no finer way to say goodbye to its first iteration than to say goodbye to CIT Coin Invest's finest series - Tiffany Art. Launched in 2004 to little fanfare, it wasn't long before this architectural series began generating interest until [...]

December, 2019

The mysterious stone heads of Easter Island are the star of the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

By |2019-12-11T14:47:39+00:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The mysterious stone figures of Easter Island are the star of the Mint of Poland's latest silver coin One of those super mysterious artifacts that captures the world's imagination, the giant stone busts on Easter Island are a fascinating look into a culture whose very existence is amazing enough. This small Pacific island is well over two thousand miles away from the nearest mainland, and even today, [...]

October, 2019

Hannibal and Alexander the Great launch the Mint of Poland’s new ancient commanders series

By |2019-10-10T22:16:30+01:00October 10th, 2019|Categories: History, People, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Hannibal and Alexander the Great launch the Mint of Poland's new ancient commanders series Along with their multiple high-end ranges of coins themed around the ancient world, usually distributed by smaller third-parties, the Mint of Poland also produces several smaller ranges that is handles itself. Despite their less ambitious specification and design, there have been some beautiful coins released in this very popular genre. A good example is the [...]

Think you’ve seen it all? Think again. Art Mint releases a silver, playable classical music CD coin

By |2019-10-08T19:01:34+01:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Fiji|

Think you've seen it all? Think again. Art Mint releases a silver, playable classical music CD coin One thing that has characterised the modern collectable coin market has been the increased use of technology to enhance just what can be done. In most cases, that has led to levels of design and relief which were quite unthinkable on a mass scale just a decade or so ago. Likewise, there's [...]

September, 2019

Mint 21’s Meteorite Art series wraps up with its fourth issue – Campo Del Cielo

By |2019-09-27T19:22:37+01:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Chad, Mint21|

Mint 21's Meteorite Art series wraps up with its fourth issue - Campo Del Cielo The fourth and final issue in Mint 21's Meteorite Art series has arrived and highlights one of the biggest meteorites ever found on this planet - Campo Del Cielo. It follows the 2015 Sikhote-Alin, 2016 Brenham, and 2017 Libyan Desert Glass issues, and this one is dated 2018. The previous three coins have been [...]

August, 2019

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins

By |2019-08-14T18:38:09+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins Up there with the best of the world;s coin producers, Dutch company Numiscollect have tapped into the CIT/BH Mayer pairing, thus leveraging the expertise on offer to bring to reality some of the best coins released today. Numiscollect have a great reputation for inventive designs and a wide choice of themes and their ANA 2019 selection [...]

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins

By |2019-08-14T22:19:53+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins Liechtenstein coin producer CIT have long been the darlings of the coin world, with their ability to design, and then fully realise, some ambitious and stunning numismatics. Since the debut of the Tiffany series back in 2004, they, along with the mint BH Mayer, have repeatedly pushed the envelope on what is possible, and their [...]

ANA 2019: MDM’s pretty Underwater World series gets its fifth member with the inquisitive Spotted Seal

By |2019-08-11T01:12:39+01:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

ANA 2019: MDM's pretty Underwater World series gets its fifth member with the inquisitive Spotted Seal Now five coins in, MDM's quirky Underwater Worlds series of 3oz antiqued silver coin has always stood out with its use of a translucent blue resin to depict the surface of the sea. A variety of reptiles, fish and mammals have all been portrayed poking their heads though the surface of [...]

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