The Simpsons – Homer silver bullion coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-07-06T00:00:55+01:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Homer is back! The Perth Mint's very cool 'The Simpson's' silver bullion coin series continues today, with the second solo appearance of the dopey patriarch, Homer. This has always been a good series, jumping between more formal character portraits (of which this is the third), and general scenes from the smash-hit animated TV show, four of those having [...]

Precious Metal Collectors reissues its copper-cored ‘9 Sons of the Dragon King’ as a hefty, solid 1.6 kg silver coin

By |2022-07-05T22:00:41+01:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

Precious Metal Collectors reissues its copper-cored '9 Sons of the Dragon King' as a hefty, solid 1.6 kg silver coin Released in September 2021, '9 Sons of the Dragon King' was a hugely impressive coin struck in PMC's Bi-Metal Max format. It involves a hefty copper core, in this case over 32 ounces of it, which [...]

Code of the Future silver coin series moves from A.I., FTL travel, and immortality, to the quest for time travel

By |2022-07-04T17:56:58+01:00July 4th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

Code of the Future silver coin series moves from A.I., FTL travel, and immortality, to the quest for time travel The fourth in the Mint of Gdańsk's 'Code of the Future' series of two-ounce silver coins is now available to pre-order. This series looks at what will be the big existential questions for humanity moving forward. [...]

Sun Wukong – Little Monkey King (2023 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-06-29T16:34:13+01:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

While the New Zealand Mint's Chibi series remains the king of the hill, a few other producers have released coins that are similar in concept, but having their own style. LPM's Street Fighter coins, The Coin Company's movie coins, and Crown Mint's Marvel issues are all examples of shaped character coins, and as you can see, most are themed [...]

Korean producer Coins Today debuts ‘To Protect’, a history of military helmets, and ‘World Travel’ a journey around the world by air

By |2022-06-28T18:28:55+01:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Coins Today KR, Niue Island|

Korean producer Coins Today debuts 'To Protect', a history of military helmets, and 'World Travel' a journey around the world by air A pair of new releases from Coins Today have put in an appearance, and they're quite different from each other. The first of the two is the more impressive, and will chart the history [...]

Cao Cao continues the Carpathian Mint’s numismatic journey through the Chinese epic, ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’

By |2022-06-27T08:35:14+01:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Cao Cao continues the Carpathian Mint's numismatic journey through the Chinese epic, 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' The 14th century Chinese novel, 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' has inspired quite a few coins over the last few years, including some super designs from Pela Coins, the Mint of Gdańsk, Mint XXI, and Numiartis. It's to the first [...]

Exclusive first look! – Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, debuts a new coin series showcasing female deities of the ancient world

By |2022-06-24T16:27:18+01:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|

Exclusive first look! - Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, debuts a new coin series showcasing female deities of the ancient world The Greek Goddess of Justice, Themis, (her name meaning 'divine law'), was a Titan, one of the twelve children of Gaia and Uranus. She was the second wife of Zeus, and believed to be the [...]

The National Bank of Poland offers a set of six silver coins reproducing the nations current circulating banknotes

By |2022-06-23T17:04:25+01:00June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Politics & Finance, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

The National Bank of Poland offers a set of six silver coins reproducing the nations current circulating banknotes Money is always a popular theme on money, with some excellent modern numismatic series available today, that pay homage to the past. Possibly the finest of them, CIT's 'Numismatic Icons' series, is a cutting-edge example, but there are [...]

Mint of Gdańsk continues its eclectic tour through the punk universe with a Japanese-inspired ‘Silkpunk’ coin

By |2022-06-22T11:47:52+01:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

Mint of Gdańsk continues its eclectic tour through the punk universe with a Japanese-inspired 'Silkpunk' coin Continuing their delve into the 'Punk Universe', and following their earlier Cyberpunk coin, the Mint of Gdańsk have now turned their attention to a more unusual, but no less interesting genre - Silkpunk. While Cyberpunk draws from the works of many [...]

Edvard Munch’s super-iconic painting, ‘The Scream’ is reimagined on Mint XXI’s latest silver coin

By |2022-06-21T23:41:38+01:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI|

Edvard Munch's super-iconic painting, 'The Scream' is reimagined on Mint XXI's latest silver coin Art lives or dies on its ability to evoke emotion, and something that at first glance makes you think 'I could do better than that', suddenly has you entranced, drawn into the emotion that the artist had imparted into the work. A [...]

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