Elton John’s charity foundation gets a boost with the auction of a one-off 5kg custom silver medallion

By |2021-04-21T11:03:59+01:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Gilded, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint|

Elton John's charity foundation gets a boost with the auction of a one-off 5kg custom silver medallion The Royal Mint has had huge success with its 'Music Legends' series of proof and bullion coins, which to date has enjoyed three issues. Kicking that series off was ;Queen', followed by 'Elton John', and 'David Bowie', all [...]

TREASURES OF STANISLAW AUGUST ADDITIONS (2021 NBP)

By |2021-01-19T17:17:56+00:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gold, People, Medallion, Silver, Narodowy Bank|

The National Bank of Poland's 'Treasures of Stanislaw August series, in progress since 2013, kicks off the banks numismatic program for 2021 in fine style. We're huge admirers of these medallions (they carry no denomination) and they do what numismatics excel at - bringing national history to life. These are straight reproductions of late 18th century originals [...]

Joining their fine silver PEZ range, PAMP adds another candy homage with Sweethearts

By |2021-01-21T17:50:14+00:00January 4th, 2021|Categories: Medallion, Silver, PAMP|

Joining their fine silver PEZ range, PAMP adds another candy homage with Sweethearts Over the last two years, PAMP/MTB have had some extraordinary success with its homage to the world famous PEZ candy. A tiny 5g silver pill the same size as an actual PEZ candy, meant the silver could fit in, and be spat [...]

Tom & Jerry, the masters of mayhem, are brought to life for their 80th anniversary by the Royal Dutch Mint

By |2020-12-17T21:42:51+00:00December 17th, 2020|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Movies & TV, Gold, Medallion, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

Tom & Jerry, the masters of mayhem, are brought to life for their 80th anniversary by the Royal Dutch Mint Never mind Disney. If you want top quality cartoon shorts, there are plenty of better ones out there from studios like Hanna Barbera, and Warner Bros. One of the first and the most loved is centred [...]

Legendary guitar maker, Fender, is celebrated by PAMP with its sterling silver guitar pick

By |2020-12-16T15:35:43+00:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Medallion, Silver, PAMP|

Legendary guitar maker, Fender, is celebrated by PAMP with its sterling silver guitar pick Who hasn't heard of the Fender Stratocaster? If you have just the faintest interest in music, that's a name that brings instant recognition. Used by such stars as Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Buddy Holly, Mark Knopfler, and George Harrison, the [...]

LPM’s classic look at the Chinese Dragon Dollar series starts afresh with a limited one-kilogram silver variant

By |2020-10-25T19:28:59+00:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Medallion, Silver, LPM HK|

LPM's classic look at the Asian Dragon Dollar series starts afresh with a limited one-kilogram silver variant LPM's delve into Asia's numismatc past with its 'Dragon Dollar' series of eight rounds, began last year and is about to come to a close. However, fans of the series will be pleased to see a new variant [...]

It’s 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets

By |2020-09-04T21:46:10+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: History, Gold, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint, US Mint, United Kingdom, United States|

It's 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets A big part of early modern US history, the voyage of the Mayflower is one of a select group of nation defining events that are universally considered worthy of numismatic commemoration. The plucky tale of a group of colonists setting [...]

Exclusive! South Korea issues ‘Bong-Hwang’, a striking new silver bullion round with latent technology

By |2020-05-13T00:45:21+01:00May 13th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Medallion, Silver, KOMSCO, South Korea|

The Phoenix is a popular icon in Asian mythology, just as it is in Europe. The Western image of the fantastical bird rising from the ashes of its own corpse is a powerful symbol of rebirth - the growth of the new from the old. In Korea, the bird is known as Bonghwang 봉황, the Korean pronunciation of the Chinese [...]

Monnaie de Paris thanks French health workers and invites you to do the same

By |2020-05-04T15:33:02+01:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Event, People, Medallion, News, Monnaie de Paris|

I'm pretty sure you don't need a recap on what's happening around the world at the moment. Many of us are sat on our asses burning our way through the entire Netflix database, piling on the pounds and slowly going stir crazy. There are however, whole swathes of people that have never had it so hard, and those are the [...]

The last 64 years of Eurovision is blasted through water to inspire the Royal Dutch Mint’s new anniversary medal

By |2020-04-27T17:01:01+01:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Medallion, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

The last 64 years of Eurovision is blasted through water to inspire the Royal Dutch Mint's new anniversary medal For those of you around the world that have never heard of the Eurovision Song Contest, it's an annual song competition for the countries in and around Europe. Each participating nation enters a song (or [...]

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