Still rockin’ after sixty years, the legendary Rolling Stones are celebrated on the Royal Mints new proof coin range

By |2022-12-01T03:03:43+00:00December 1st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Still rockin' after sixty years, the legendary Rolling Stones are celebrated on the Royal Mints new proof coin range One thing you can't accuse Britain of is being short of musical legends, so you can't criticise the Royal Mint for issuing a series of coins simply called 'Music Legends'. The choice of subjects seems endless, and [...]

The Jungle Book 04 – The Wolf Pack & Akela silver coin (2022 Czech Mint)

By |2022-11-30T20:12:24+00:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

The fourth and last of the Czech Mint's 'Jungle Book' coins is now available, and features the Wolf Pack and Akela. This has been, stylistically, a very distinctive series by artist, Asamat Baltaev, and is based on the classic Rudyard Kipling book, with not a sign of Disney nonsense anywhere to be seen. All the coins [...]

The Simpsons – Mini Marge 1oz silver coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-11-30T17:34:07+00:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

With the New Zealand Mint having clearly demonstrated that the Japanese 'Super-deformed' art style resonates with coin collectors, it didn't take long for others to join the caravan. One of the latest is the Perth Mint, who kicked off their efforts with an old coin favourite, The Simpsons. While Bart was the first subject, they soon added Homer, and [...]

Gimme five!! The Hand of Hamsa stackable continues the most thematically varied silver bullion range around

By |2022-11-29T22:43:26+00:00November 29th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion Round, Silver, Coins Today KR|

Gimme five!! The Hand of Hamsa stackable continues the most thematically varied silver bullion range around Nature, history, national iconography, and even pirates have all graced the reverse faces of bullion coin ranges from the world's biggest producers. Coins Today's range of stackable silver bullion offerings are considerably harder to pigeon-hole, meandering through a veritable encyclopedia [...]

Sisyphus, forever doomed to push a boulder up a hill, is the star of the second coin in Mint of Gdańsk’s mythology series

By |2022-11-28T22:33:47+00:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

Sisyphus, forever doomed to push a boulder up a hill, is the star of the second coin in Mint of Gdańsk's mythology series By most accounts, Sisyphus was a bit of an arrogant, cocky individual. The founder and king of what became Corinth, in Greece, he seems to have made it his business to annoy and antagonise [...]

Sport is a popular subject in the coin world, but cricket and darts aren’t. MDM rectifies that with unique new offerings in silver

By |2022-11-28T13:34:48+00:00November 28th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Barbados, Sport, Silver, MDM, Samoa|

Sport is a popular subject in the coin world, but cricket and darts aren't. MDM rectifies that with unique new offerings in silver Football, baseball, athletics, and even winter sports are all popular subjects for the collectible coin market. As they're popular in the real world, it's hardly surprising that they'd be good numismatic representation. Most [...]

Numiscollect seek out candidates for the title of ‘8th Wonder of the World’, with a coin featuring the Church of Saint George

By |2022-11-25T21:25:20+00:00November 25th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect seek out candidates for the title of '8th Wonder of the World', with a coin featuring the Church of Saint George We're all very familiar with the Seven Wonders, including such iconic structures as the Great Pyramids of Giza, and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, but fewer know that it's actually called the Seven Wonders [...]

Mint XXI dives deep into the natural world for its Autumn Launch with four new coins, headlined by a stunning Rhino.

By |2022-11-24T00:46:07+00:00November 23rd, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Ghana, MintXXI, Niue Island|

Mint XXI dives deep into the natural world for its Autumn Launch with four new coins, headlined by a stunning Rhino. One of our favourite producers, Mint XXI, has just released their new autumn collection, with over a dozen new issues. We'll cover them all in the coming weeks as we battle to get up [...]

The Mandalorian – Grogu Dinner silver bullion coin (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-11-22T18:09:42+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Want to guarantee a Star Wars coin sells out? Stick Grogu, Baby Yoda as it's erroneously known, on the face. The little, supporting CGI creature was the smash-hit of the massively popular The Mandalorian, Star Wars TV series. This time he's depicted eating a possibly not quite dead, squid-like soup in a comical scene, sure to please fans [...]

Scrooge McDuck silver bullion coin (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-11-22T15:27:20+00:00November 22nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Is there are more appropriate subject for a Disney bullion coin than Scrooge McDuck? We don't think so, so the appearance of the mean, rich duck on a silver bullion coin is entirely proper. Celebrating his 75th anniversary, Scrooge McDuck is seen in a typical pose, wearing a top hat, carrying a cane, and dripping with wealth. None [...]

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