March, 2020

Mandala Art reaches new heights of relief and excellence with its Persian themed sixth annual issue

By |2020-03-11T13:31:47+00:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Culture, Art Mint, Coloured, Silver, Fiji|

Mandala Art reaches new heights of relief and excellence with its Persian themed sixth annual issue Art Mint's Mandala series first appeared back in 2015 with a beautiful interpretation of a Kalachakra Mandala, replete with a crystal centre. Since then, they've issued a single piece every year in this series, although there was also a special and very limited design for Notre Dame, so sadly thrust into front page [...]

November, 2019

Notre Dames famous stained glass window is immortalised on Art Mint’s stunning new silver coin

By |2019-11-22T16:11:34+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Art Mint, Coloured, Silver, Fiji|

Notre Dames famous stained glass window is immortalised on Art Mint's stunning new silver coin Very much in the news after the catastrophic fire earlier this year, the stunning architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been the inspiration for many works of art in countless different mediums. Numismatics have been no exception to that, with some fine examples in recent years, like Numiscollect's entry in its Sacred [...]

October, 2019

Think you’ve seen it all? Think again. Art Mint releases a silver, playable classical music CD coin

By |2019-10-08T19:01:34+01:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Fiji|

Think you've seen it all? Think again. Art Mint releases a silver, playable classical music CD coin One thing that has characterised the modern collectable coin market has been the increased use of technology to enhance just what can be done. In most cases, that has led to levels of design and relief which were quite unthinkable on a mass scale just a decade or so ago. Likewise, there's [...]

March, 2019

Art Mint debuts its fifth Mandala silver coin with Gothic, possibly the series finest release yet

By |2019-03-18T11:13:39+00:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Art Mint|

Art Mint debuts its fifth Mandala silver coin with Gothic, possibly the series finest release yet Launched early in 2015, Art Mint's beautiful new Kalachakra Mandala coin was a big hit, selling out in very quick order. It was something quite new, depicting the concentric, symmetrical patterns of the ancient meditative design with great detail - a very elegant piece of work with its Swarovski crystal embedded [...]

Exclusive! Witness the cold hard gaze of the Gorgons stare with Art Mint’s beautiful new Medusa coin

By |2019-03-03T12:14:40+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon|

Witness the cold hard gaze of the Gorgons stare with Art Mint's beautiful new Medusa coin One of the most distinctive figures in ancient mythology, the tragic figures of Medusa and the Gorgons have been the subject of countless pieces of art over the last couple of millenia, as well as appearing in numerous books, movies and tv shows in the modern age. There's very little that [...]

January, 2019

Burning rubber! Art Mint adds a tyre to a coin to celebrate 130 years of Dunlop’s invention

By |2019-01-17T16:27:25+00:00January 17th, 2019|Categories: Art Mint, Inserts, Science, Silver, Niue Island|

Burning rubber! Art Mint adds a tyre to a coin to celebrate 130 years of Dunlop's invention Producers of some pretty unique coins, Paris-based Art Mint have managed to pick up several awards for their innovative and beautifully struck issues over the last few years. They recently won the Peoples Choice Award at the 2018 Coin Constellation Awards in Moscow for their attractive Celestial Bodies: The Sun [...]

December, 2018

Seize the coin. Carpe Diem is immortalised on Art Mint’s latest innovative silver coin

By |2018-12-14T20:19:56+00:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

Seize the coin. Carpe Diem is immortalised on Art Mint's latest innovative silver coin "Carpe diem quam minimum credula postero". The full version of the famous latin phrase means"seize the day, trusting as little as possible in the future." Of course, there are multiple translations, but the general gist is encapsulated perfectly as one suggesting what you CAN do now is better than what you MAY be [...]

Forget a coin about chess when you can have chess on a coin! Art Mint goes for checkmate

By |2018-12-11T16:02:57+00:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Art Mint, Coloured, Sport, Silver, Niue Island|

Forget a coin about chess when you can have chess on a coin! Art Mint goes for checkmate There have been a few attempts to incorporate a coin into a board game, the most recent one that we can remember being CIT's The Treasure of the Cruel Captain. While that was a large base metal piece that really stretched the limits of being called a coin, this [...]

May, 2018

Art Mints impeccable Mandala series looks to the Islamic Moresque style for inspiration

By |2018-05-07T22:06:22+01:00May 7th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Fiji|

Art Mints impeccable Mandala series looks to the Islamic Moresque style for inspiration The Art Mints impressive Mandala Art series of fine silver coins continues into its fourth year with what could be the finest issue yet. Beginning in 2015 with ‘Kalachakra’, subsequent years saw 'Celtic' and 'Chinese' themed designs joining the range. A Mandala is a radially balanced pattern around a central point that, in the case of [...]

March, 2018

The last of the four seasons are showcased as Art Mint wraps up its attractive series

By |2018-03-22T20:05:53+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Art Mint, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

The last of the four seasons are showcased as Art Mint wraps up its attractive series With a name like 'Four Seasons', it's pretty clear what Art Mints premium silver coin series is all about. A series of four two-ounce silver coins designed by artist Miroslav Hric, each focuses on the way nature reacts to the changing climate as the year progresses. We've already seen Spring and [...]

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