Inserts

June, 2019

Exclusive first look at the Norse Dragon coin, the second in Numiartis’ stunning high relief series

By |2019-06-17T16:53:48+01:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

Exclusive first look at the Norse Dragon coin, the second in Numiartis' stunning high relief series A little unusual amongst the many series featuring ancient mythological subjects, Numiartis launched a quite beautiful Chinese dragon coin late last year. Now, we know dragons are hardly a rare subject in the numismatic world, but taking the new standards of design and strike that are exemplifying this genre of late [...]

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 [...]

April, 2019

The Carnival of Venice inspires an unusual new silver coin from Cameroon

By |2019-04-25T20:47:16+01:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Event, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The Carnival of Venice inspires an unusual new silver coin from Cameroon Purveyors of all kind of weird and extreme modern coins, from quite stunning mythology coins, to truly dimensional ones, the Mint of Poland does also issue straightforward, flat and round commemorative coins. This isn't one of them. It's flat. It's round(ish). It isn't what you would call a traditional shape, however. It is a clever realisation [...]

Take me to your dealer! 1950’s inspired alien invasion UFO silver coin lands on Earth

By |2019-04-23T23:17:40+01:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Chad|

[Exclusive!] Take me to your dealer! 1950's inspired alien invasion silver coin lands on Earth While we all love the inventive and ultra high quality ancient mythology coins that are emanating from CIT and the Mint of Poland, it's cool to have something different land in our laps from time to time. The antique-finished, two ounce rimless silver coin format is an excellent one, not just for [...]

Mint of Poland applies it’s signature coin format to the memory of Leonardo Da Vinci, 500 years on

By |2019-04-19T15:56:51+01:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: History, Inserts, People, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Mint of Poland applies it's signature coin format to the memory of Leonardo Da Vinci, 500 years on One of histories greatest minds, Leonardo Da Vinci may have been a Renaissance period genius, but he's as well known and respected today as he ever was. Think about that for a moment - a  sixteenth century artist/inventor from a provincial city in Italy is still so widely known half a [...]

Imperial Art, the ancient architecture coin series, is back with the Greek Acropolis starring

By |2019-04-19T20:38:23+01:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Imperial Art, the ancient architecture coin series, is back with the Greek Acropolis starring Back after a years hiatus, the Mint of Poland's impressive Imperial Art art-architectural coin series has returned. Beginning in 2014, the series debuted with a look at the Mesopotamian world through views of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Ishtar Gate. The following year saw the series journey to the land of [...]

MDM add a Crocodile as the fourth marine life coin in its Underwater World series

By |2019-04-15T13:54:31+01:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

MDM add a Crocodile as the fourth marine life coin in its Underwater World series The crocodile is a perennial favourite amongst nature coin collectors. A primal beast with a unique look, it isn't hard to see why and MDM are tapping into that fascination with their latest issue in the Underwater World series. It's the fourth coin to date, and follows a Great White Shark, a [...]

Numiscollect take CIT’s iconic Ural Owl coin into the third dimension with this stunning new issue

By |2019-04-10T22:06:47+01:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

Numiscollect take CIT's iconic Ural Owl coin into the third dimension with this stunning new issue Only a small number of producers around the world have the knowledge and expertise to produce true dimensional coins, so they don't constitute a big flood of releases as is the case with some other popular genres. Chief amongst the experts are the Mint of Poland, who arguably began pushing boundaries [...]

Perth Mint mounts a mini-cameo to its Queen Victoria bicentennial celebration silver coin

By |2019-04-02T01:25:42+01:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: History, Australia, Gold, Inserts, People, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint mounts a mini-cameo to its Queen Victoria bicentennial celebration silver coin Born on 24 May 1819, Queen Victoria went on to become, until recently, the longest serving monarch in British history. Ruler of the largest empire the world has ever since, and reigning through a period of tumultuous social and technological upheaval, her name has come to describe the 19th century as the Victorian Age. [...]

March, 2019

One small step continues. Numiscollect insert actual moon meteorite material in their latest coin

By |2019-03-23T20:26:03+01:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: Inserts, Science, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

One small step continues. Numiscollect insert actual moon meteorite material in their latest coin Time to kick off a look at a second wave of coins celebrating the ground-breaking Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969 after our first batch a few weeks ago (see toggle). We've gone over the history several times before, so we'll jump straight into the coin itself. This is the second Numiscollect coin [...]

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