The Witcher: Time of Contempt continues the numismatic journey through Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy classic

By |2022-08-31T15:37:21+01:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Witcher: Time of Contempt continues the numismatic journey through Andrzej Sapkowski's fantasy classic The much loved world of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski 'The Witcher' series of fantasy novels has been successfully making the transition to the numismatic world since 2019. Working their way through the two short story collections, and six main novels chronologically, Mint of [...]

After last years Bitcoin homage, Mint XXI returns to the United Crypto States with a Dogecoin

By |2022-08-24T09:54:04+01:00August 24th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Inserts, Medallion, Politics & Finance, Silver, MintXXI|

After last years Bitcoin homage, Mint XXI returns to the United Crypto States with a Dogecoin It's a tumultuous time for cryptocurrency, with the markets having taken a heavy battering, but it's still fighting, and still has a cultural hold, at least. Bitcoin is the big one, followed by Ethereum, but there are literally hundreds of [...]

The ‘Imperial Art’ historical architecture coin series continues it journey through time and place with a visit to Persia

By |2022-07-26T14:16:03+01:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The 'Imperial Art' historical architecture coin series continues it journey through time and place with a visit to Persia Similar in concept to CIT's seminal Tiffany Art series, Imperial Art is what we call an art-architecture coin, showcasing the aesthetic merits of some of the world's most admired forms of architecture. Imperial Art does it by showcasing [...]

Art Mint’s exquisite ‘Mandala’ series returns with an eighth issue, drawing from the Art Nouveau movement

By |2022-07-08T17:28:53+01:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Fiji|

Art Mint's exquisite 'Mandala' series returns with an eighth issue, drawing from the Art Nouveau movement In amongst the increasing numbers of popular culture, and bullion coins released onto the market these days, there remains a core of classically designed, elegant numismatics that rely on historical roots (like CIT's awesome Numismatic Icons series), or their sheer artistic [...]

The Mint of Poland has been busy. Here’s a round-up of the latest releases – Kitsune, Freya, Triton, and more.

By |2022-06-15T08:15:20+01:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Mint of Poland has been busy. Here's a round-up of the latest releases - Kitsune, Freya, Triton, and more. We've been through phases when it seems like we're covering one Mint of Poland struck coin after another, but after easing off a little, we've found an increasing number of good coins not getting covered, [...]

The Titans series from Numiartis returns with Rhea, the mother of the gods

By |2022-06-01T19:20:55+01:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|

The Titans series from Numiartis returns with Rhea, the mother of the gods After Cronus and Atlas, Numiartis are back in the world of Greek mythology with Rhea. As with virtually all the gods and goddesses in this pantheon, she has a dubious history. The daughter of Gaia and Uranus (mother and son), she is the [...]

The Crane is the third of the legendary Shaolin kung-fu fighting styles in Mint XXI’s silver coin series

By |2022-05-16T13:24:11+01:00May 16th, 2022|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Inserts, Sport, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|

The Crane is the third of the legendary Shaolin kung-fu fighting styles in Mint XXI's silver coin series The origins of Shaolin Kung-fu are still debated today. Some say it appeared in the early 6th century, imported by an Indian monk, Bodhidarma, who had created a group of 18 exercises for the development of a strong [...]

The Dragon series from Numiartis returns with a fourth coin, this time rooted in the legends of Japan

By |2022-05-02T10:47:50+01:00May 2nd, 2022|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|

The Dragon series from Numiartis returns with a fourth coin, this time rooted in the legends of Japan Dragons are a popular subject on coins, particularly on those themed around East Asian culture, and to a lesser extent, European. However, dragons have been a cultural phenomenon around the world for millennia, likely as a result of [...]

The Titanic hit an iceberg 110 years ago, and CIT and the Mint of Poland issue very different coins to mark the event

By |2022-04-25T20:56:57+01:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: History, Coloured, Copper, Gold, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Titanic hit an iceberg 110 years ago, and CIT and the Mint of Poland issue very different coins to mark the event Probably the most famous shipwreck in history, the tragic tale of Titanic's maiden voyage has become the stuff of legend, featuring in countless movies, TV series, and books, as well as starring in [...]

Bayern Munich’s Polish football legend, Robert Lewandowski, stars in his own high-relief silver coin series

By |2022-04-04T21:37:47+01:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: Inserts, Sport, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

Bayern Munich's Polish football legend, Robert Lewandowski, stars in his own high-relief silver coin series Despite how massive the popularity and financial clout of the modern sporting star, it isn't often that any of them make the transition to the coin world. It doesn't matter if it's current racing drivers, boxers, or Olympians, numismatic issues are [...]

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