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 [...]

Colours of Wildlife: The Koala (2022 MDM Wholesale)

By |2022-03-02T16:17:19+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

Last year, MDM debuted the first of its Colours of Wildlife series, with a cool-looking Tiger coin. Ostensibly the sequel series to the producer's, sometimes very pretty 'Underwater World' series, it carried on with the same format (3 oz silver, concave high-relief, resin fill), but switched out the blue resin infill for a foliage green instead. Now it's [...]

The microprocessor has changed the world. Art Mint celebrates by marking the 50th anniversary of commercial availability

By |2022-02-11T17:41:49+00:00February 11th, 2022|Categories: Art Mint, Inserts, Science, Silver, Niue Island|

The microprocessor has changed the world. Art Mint celebrates by marking the 50th anniversary of commercial availability It's incredible that something so small, could have had an impact so large, on human history. The microprocessor was first made commercially available, the Intel 4004, just fifty years ago in 1971. It brought with it an acceleration in [...]

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair

By |2022-01-20T15:31:05+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair Working their way through the literary works of Polish fantasy author, Andrzej Sapkowski, the Mint of Gdańsk has now debuted their third pair of coins, quite obviously for the third book of the eight published in the Witcher [...]

Turn base metal into gold? The Mint of Poland gets an alchemist as far as silver for its latest coin

By |2022-01-19T23:09:29+00:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Copper, Inserts, Science, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Turn base metal into gold? The Mint of Poland gets an alchemist as far as silver for its latest coin Turning base metal into gold, the quest for immortality, the cure for disease - each of these were goals that the alchemists of old struggled to achieve, for obvious reasons. Alchemy, a mix of philosophy and [...]

World Exclusive! Numiartis debuts ‘Ox’ the first in its numismatic homage to the Haiyantang Zodiac Fountain

By |2022-01-12T19:06:59+00:00January 12th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|

World Exclusive! Numiartis debuts 'Ox' the first in its numismatic homage to the Haiyantang Zodiac Fountain Numiartis are kicking off 2022 with the first coin in a series that could best be described as an Asian Queen's Beasts in concept. Sitting outside the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, sat twelve bronze heads, each representing a figure from [...]

World Exclusive! Space exploration kicks off the quirky ‘De Doodle’ high-relief coin series from Magikos Coins

By |2022-01-10T01:56:28+00:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Inserts, Science, Silver, Cameroon|

World exclusive! Space exploration kicks off the quirky 'De Doodle' high-relief coin series from Magikos Coins Who hasn't, at one time in their life, sat down and doodled on a piece of paper? Letting your imagination run riot has always been the perfect release from boredom or stress, and we all have our own styles, however [...]

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