AMBER SCARABEUS ANTIQUED (2020, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-09-07T11:50:55+01:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A long running seriesof 17.50 gram silver coins that debuted in 2015, the Mint of Poland's Scarabaeus series reproduces one of the biggest icons in Ancient Egyptian culture - the scarab beetle. This series is a little different from most commemorative ranges in that rather than have a basic design that changes every year, they have a [...]

MDM wraps up its distinctive ‘Underwater World’ series on a high with a super Octopus issue

By |2020-08-19T13:07:26+01:00August 19th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

MDM wraps up its distinctive 'Underwater World' series on a high with a super Octopus issue Sadly, Underwater World, German producer MDM's striking sealife series of silver coins, is coming to an end. It;s going out kicking and screaming, however, with a superb final issue - the seventh in a series that began in 2018. What better [...]

CIT’s Summer Launch coin videos show a fine selection of different designs

By |2020-08-05T15:55:24+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT’s Summer Launch coin videos show a fine selection of different designs As promised earlier today, we've collated all the new videos for CIT's Sumemr Launch into one place. Some great releases here. If you'd like to see more images of the coins, check out our earlier post, and we will be covering these [...]

Mountains, meteorites, sharks, Islamic architecture, Steampunk, fighter pilots, dinosaurs and rollercoasters. It can only be CIT’s Summer Launch.

By |2020-08-10T02:46:20+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

Mountains, meteorites, sharks, Islamic architecture, Steampunk, fighter pilots, dinosaurs and rollercoasters. It can only be CIT's Summer Launch. We'll be taking a better look at most of these coins in the coming weeks, but here's a roundup of the big new Summer Launch coin range from probably the best producer in the [...]

World Cultures silver coin series is back with a look at the Maori ceremonial challenge – the fabled Haka

By |2020-07-09T15:41:33+01:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

While the world of ancient gods and monsters seems to dominate the ultra high relief, antique-finished coin genre, there have been some notable exceptions. One of our favourites to date has been the Numiartis and Magikos Coins -produced series 'World Cultures', first hitting the market two years ago with an intricately designed Kapala Skull coin. The renders in our first [...]

JASPER SCARABAEUS (2020, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-07-05T15:26:03+01:00July 5th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Gilded, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A series that debuted back in 2015 with the Amber Scarabaeus, the Mint of Poland's Ancient Egyptian themed series has evolved by taking the same basic design - an Egyptian atyle beetle - and decorating it with different types of plating, colour and minerals. In all, it's been quite an eclectic mix, and one we'll probably do a [...]

Mint of Poland launches Tonatiuh, the first in its ‘Sun Gods’ series of 2oz silver coins

By |2020-05-13T22:12:03+01:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Despite a seemingly endless wave of ancient history coins from the Mint of Poland, it's become apparent that the imagination of those old civilisations was even greater. The mint continues to work its way through the myriad deities brought to life in those times, and has now turned its attention to the fascinating Mesoamerican world of the Aztecs. The first [...]

Big Brother is watching and the Austrian Mint’s 18th silver niobium coin is in on it…

By |2020-03-18T22:26:36+00:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Austrian Mint, Austria, Inserts, Science, Silver|

Big Brother is watching and the Austrian Mint's 18th silver niobium coin is in on it... The annual trip to Niobiumland by the Austrian Mint is here again and for 2020 it's a timely look at the world of surveillance, with 'Big Data'. As with all of the coins in this series, it's a [...]

Royal Canadian Mint takes its diamond adorned Forevermark range into the third dimension

By |2020-03-07T13:09:06+00:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Royal Canadian Mint takes its diamond adorned Forevermark range into the third dimension Over the last few years, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued several coins adorned with embedded diamonds. One of the more well known diamond jewellery companies is the De Beers Group owned 'Forevermark' brand, claiming to choose only the [...]

Perth Mint marks Captain Cook’s 250th anniversary of his visit to Oz with a new coin trio

By |2020-03-02T21:12:11+00:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: History, Australia, Gilded, Gold, Inserts, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint marks Captain Cook's 250th anniversary of his visit to Oz with a new coin trio One of the world's most epic voyages of discovery, Captain James Cook's jaunt around the Southern Hemisphere has become the stuff of legend, and now 250 years after he dropped by the West Coast of [...]

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