A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 – War, Religion and History

By |2021-07-30T16:26:14+01:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 - War, Religion and History As promised, here's the second of our round-ups of coin releases from the major Eastern European Mints for the first half of 2021. We've already covered Slovakia, and probably one of the Baltic states will be next. These [...]

The teeming life and beauty of the coral reef is the spotlight of the Mint of Poland’s latest coin

By |2021-07-28T18:28:45+01:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Finland, Niue Island|

The teeming life and beauty of the coral reef is the spotlight of the Mint of Poland’s latest coin Given how popular nature themed coins are, it's pretty surprising that the world's coral reefs are not more common as a subject. The most recent was the very impressive two-kilogram antique-finished coin released by the Perth Mint, a [...]

Shaped coin celebration of guitar legend Fender’s 75th anniversary wraps with the iconic Telecaster

By |2021-07-27T12:43:32+01:00July 27th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, PAMP|

Shaped coin celebration of guitar legend Fender's 75th anniversary wraps with the iconic Telecaster In what looks to be an extremely popular franchise for MTB/PAMP, Fender guitar coins have brought us a neat and unusual homage to one of the music worlds most iconic brands. It started with the release of various silver guitar picks, which [...]

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds – the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

By |2021-07-26T16:15:32+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, History, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver|

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds - the Hanging Gardens of Babylon We don't cover many rounds here as it's hard enough keeping up with the coins, but we do dabble when we feel it's relevant, and we think that applies to this very nice series from US dealer APMEX. The Seven [...]

Grand Shipwrecks in a History series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time – Vasa

By |2021-07-26T09:58:55+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|

'Grand Shipwrecks in a History' series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time - Vasa Naval history is always a solid subject for a coin, going hand in hand with numismatics long association with the rulers of empires and nations, and the large fleets many had under their control. It also [...]

A shaped silver coin tries to do the Kessel Run in twelve parsecs in the form of Han Solo’s ship, The Millenium Falcon

By |2021-07-23T14:44:52+01:00July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

A shaped silver coin tries to do the Kessel Run in twelve parsecs in the form of Han Solo's ship, The Millennium Falcon The Star Wars coin tsunami continues with a shaped coin featuring one of the most famous spaceships in all of science fiction - the Millennium Falcon. This isn't the first time the New Zealand [...]

Powercoin’s Micropuzzle Treasures returns with a vibrant work by Belarusian modern impressionist painter, Leonid Afremov

By |2021-07-22T04:32:55+01:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's Micropuzzle Treasures returns with a vibrant work by Belarusian modern impressionist painter, Leonid Afremov Back with a second release this year, although this is a 2022 dated coin, Powercoin's much admired 'Micropuzzle Treasures' ditches the usual classics for a modern impressionist painter. Leonid Afremov was a Belarusian artist whoe migrated to Cancun in Mexico via [...]

Cerberus (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2021-07-21T15:25:32+01:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

As promised, here's the third coin in a row to feature the three-headed pooch, Cerberus, the guardian of the entrance to the underworld in Greek mythology. The Czech Mint coin was a simple proof coin that's part of their 'Mythical Beasts' series, and the second one was actually a Hades coin that happened to have [...]

The god of the Underworld, Hades, rounds out LPM’s bullion versions of the Perth Mint’s ‘Gods of Olympus’

By |2021-07-21T09:51:32+01:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The god of the Underworld, Hades, rounds out LPM’s bullion versions of the Perth Mint’s ‘Gods of Olympus’ Wrapping up the bullion versions of the Perth Mint, 'Gods of Olympus' trilogy, LPM have today launched 'Hades' the God of the Underworld. Joining Zeus and Poseidon, this set is now complete, but originally back in 2015, the [...]

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