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June, 2019

Leonardo da Vinci celebrations continue with a five gram silver foil from Allcollect

By |2019-06-11T09:51:56+01:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Banknote / Foil, History, People, Silver|

Leonardo da Vinci celebrations continue with a five gram silver foil from Allcollect This year sees the 500th anniversary of the death of Renaissance giant Leonardo da Vinci and the numismatic world has certainly taken notice. Various coin issues have looked at Leonardo's work in invention, especially the superb Czech Mint series, and others have concentrated on his many masterpieces in the world of art and sculpture, [...]

May, 2019

Allcollect worked hard to showcase the hard work of the Honey Bee with a new silver coin

By |2019-05-17T17:15:29+01:00May 17th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon|

Allcollect worked hard to showcase the hard work of the Honey Bee with a new silver coin Here's a little preview of an interesting new coin from European producer Allcollect. Called 'Benefits of Nature: Honey Bee' it's a beautiful look at one of the most important families of life on the planet. An ounce of 0.999 silver in weight and struck to a prooflike finish, it has a [...]

March, 2019

AllCollect join the limited mintage silver bullion coin field with the multi-finish Predators ‘Canis Lupus’

By |2019-03-13T20:28:58+01:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Bullion, Nature, Silver, Congo|

AllCollect join the limited mintage silver bullion coin field with the multi-finish Predators 'Canis Lupus' Throwing their hat in the ring with a new limited mintage bullion coin, German commemorative coin producer, AllCollect, are trying something different from their usual mid-high end output with this new issue. Known for some quite esoteric and unusual designs, AllCollect have forged a good reputation amongst collectors, being one of the [...]

June, 2018

After the Mona Lisa, Giants of Art showcases Michelangelo’s incredible Sistine Chapel ceiling

By |2018-06-22T18:48:37+01:00June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Allcollect, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Ivory Coast|

After the Mona Lisa, Giants of Art showcases Michelangelo's incredible Sistine Chapel ceiling Last year, AllCollect debuted a huge rectangular silver coin that reproduced the enigmatic painting by Leonardo da Vinci, the Mona Lisa. At 390 x 275 mm (15.5″ x 11″) in size, calling this a coin is a bit of a stretch, but the concept was clearly a popular one as it sold out its [...]

December, 2017

The world’s most famous piece of art is showcased on a huge one-kilo silver coin

By |2017-12-08T21:43:42+01:00December 8th, 2017|Categories: Allcollect, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Ivory Coast|

The world's most famous piece of art is showcased on a huge one-kilo silver coin If there's one piece of art that needs no introduction, it's Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. A half-length portrait oil painting, said to be of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of Francesco del Giocondo, it was painted in the early 1500's and after a succession of famous owners, was acquired by [...]

April, 2017

St Peters Basilica is the first of Mauquoy’s Infinity Minting hand finished silver coins

By |2017-05-11T21:42:02+01:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Allcollect, Benin, Silver|

St Peters Basilica is the first of Mauquoy's Infinity Minting hand finished silver coins We've previously covered a coin struck by Mauquoy in Belgium and it was an excellent and ambitious piece showing a lion portrait. This new release is a move away from the extreme levels of high relief used on that coin, but not a move away from high-relief itself. Collectors who loved the Lion [...]

First silver coin issued for five seperate countries and carrying all five national emblems debuts

By |2017-04-12T13:36:41+01:00April 13th, 2017|Categories: Allcollect, Nature, Benin, Silver, Congo, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger|

First silver coin issued for five seperate countries and carrying all five national emblems debuts The commemorative coin market relies heavily on smaller countries around the world allowing them to be issued in their name. It's a mutually beneficial agreement that brings in much needed income in many cases (Niue Island has a population of less than 2,000, for example) and on the flipside allows a greater [...]

December, 2016

Enamelled kilo silver coin from Benin remembers the wreck of the RMS Titanic

By |2016-12-06T17:11:01+01:00December 6th, 2016|Categories: Allcollect, History, Inserts, Benin, Silver|

Enamelled kilo silver coin from Benin remembers the wreck of the RMS Titanic. Taking a look at some of the more unusual coins that have been released recently, we're kicking off with a hefty kilo chunk of fine silver from European producer AllCollect. Known mainly for their Golden Enigma gilded and ruthenium-plated bullion coins, and for their Masterpieces of Art and Windows of Heaven series, AllCollect have [...]

October, 2016

Berlin Cathedrals magnificent dome reproduced on Solomon Islands domed coin

By |2016-12-04T19:33:51+01:00October 10th, 2016|Categories: Architecture, Allcollect, Coloured, Silver, Solomon Islands|

Berlin Cathedrals magnificent dome reproduced on Cook Islands domed coin With domed coins enjoying a big wave of popularity, there's a growing selection of fine designs appearing on the market. Like art-architectural, and ancient mythology coins, the domed variety attracts an inordinate amount of very high quality issues, so nobody here is complaining. Astronomy and sport seem to be the most common subjects, with [...]

June, 2016

AllCollect Week: Walking Liberty is third in the Smick silver coin series

By |2016-11-05T06:30:53+01:00June 17th, 2016|Categories: Allcollect, Silver|

No look at AllCollect's myriad range of unusual coins would be complete without a visit to Smick. With a first debut back in 2014, Smick was to launch as the thickest one-ounce silver coin in the world, something it remains today.  Where a usual 1oz silver coin would have a diameter of around 39 mm, these coins are tiny at just 20 mm, but the metal has gone to thickness, up [...]

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