Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age

By |2021-09-22T23:53:45+01:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Artisan Coins, Gilded, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Tokelau|

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age It isn't often we get to see a whole new visual style adorning a coin, but we think it's fair to say that Artisan Coin Productions have done just that with the first Robots: The Next [...]

The beautiful Greek artifact, the Mask of Agamemnon, is showcased on the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

By |2021-06-09T11:02:20+01:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The beautiful Greek artifact, the Mask of Agamemnon, is showcased on the Mint of Poland's latest silver coin It's great to see the trend in coins featuring the ancient world to go with the actual over the fantastical for its subjects, and the latest from the Mint of Poland is another of those. There are some [...]

DISCOVERING DINOSAURS: REAPER OF DEATH (2021 Royal Canadian Mint)

By |2021-03-03T16:13:10+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

It was a Canadian dinosaur coin that started my interest in coins some years ago, so any new release from the mint is always of interest here. It helps that large parts of Canada, particularly Alberta, are home to some quite extraordinary fossils, both in quality and quantity, and the mint has always been welcoming of new [...]

Pobjoy revisit the Penny Black stamp for the postal trailblazers 180th anniversary

By |2019-12-06T23:33:41+00:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Gibraltar, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy revisit the Penny Black stamp for the postal trailblazers 180th anniversary Along with the Royal Mint, the British Pobjoy Mint are prolific issuers of the United Kingdoms's seven-sided 50 pence coin. There has been a plethora of different designs this year, with Pobjoy's eclectic mix of nature coins, and the Royal Mint seemingly [...]

Quoth the Raven “Nevermore.” Edgar Allan Poe’s literary masterpiece given new life in silver

By |2019-10-09T23:15:35+01:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Commonwealth Mint, Niue Island|

Quoth the Raven "Nevermore." Edgar Allan Poe's literary masterpiece given new life in silver Literary works make great subjects for coins. Unlike movies and television series, there remains considerable scope for interpretation, and thus creativity when bringing these works to life on our favourite little metal discs. Even so, you kick off with a [...]

Mint of Poland issues Ruby Scarabeus – the fourth in its Ancient Egyptian themed coin series

By |2018-08-23T15:24:23+01:00August 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, History, News Nuggets, Gilded, Inserts, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland issues Ruby Scarabeus - the fourth in its Ancient Egyptian themed coin series 2019 RUBY SCARABEUS An interesting little release that appears once a year, the Scarabeus series from the Mint of Poland are a range of 17.5 g silver coins that share the same base design, but adorned [...]

Evolution of Earth silver coin series is back for a third annual outing sporting a high relief ammonite

By |2018-05-14T20:40:17+01:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Evolution of Earth silver coin series is back for a third annual outing sporting a high relief ammonite Following hot on the heels of the outstanding Evolution of Life series by Coin Invest Trust, the Mint of Poland launched its own series called Evolution of Earth. There have been two issues to date - [...]

Exclusive: Evolution of Earth debuts its second coin with the aptly named Nummulites

By |2017-04-06T18:00:44+01:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive: Evolution of Earth debuts its second coin with the aptly named Nummulites With three ranges of fossil-themed coins on the market now, competition has never been higher. That's a great thing for us as we love the subject matter and many people find it a source of constant fascination. It's no [...]

Rhodium comes to Canada with its striking new Nocturnal by Nature two-coin series

By |2017-03-08T21:11:09+00:00March 8th, 2017|Categories: Nature, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Rhodium comes to Canada with its striking new black-plated Nocturnal by Nature two-coin series Some very nice new coins from the Royal Canadian Mint this month, a dinosaur one we've already covered and some fine Second World War coins that we've yet to look at. With the mint's newfound boost of enthusiasm [...]

Armageddon Mints cool Predator:Prey series finishes with fourth & final coin

By |2016-11-05T06:30:12+00:00October 29th, 2016|Categories: Armageddon Mint, Nature, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Armageddon Mints cool Predator:Prey series finishes with fourth & final coin A series we took a shine to on its debut back in 2014, the Armageddon Mint issued, CIT produced Predator:Prey series has now wrapped up with the launch of the fourth and final coin in the series. Taking [...]

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