The Ukrainian War’s defiant Snake Island Incident is immortalised on Carpathian Mint’s latest silver coin

By |2024-01-15T09:30:22+00:00January 15th, 2024|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Cameroon, Carpathian Mint|

The Ukrainian War's defiant Snake Island Incident is immortalised on Carpathian Mint's latest silver coin The war in Ukraine rages on to the 700-day mark, with little movement by either side of late, but it remains the defenders of Ukraine that have captured the attention of the world. With initial talk of the country being [...]

The Ancient Egyptian themed ‘Gods of Anger’ returns with Osiris, the lord of the dead and the underworld

By |2024-01-08T20:32:51+00:00January 8th, 2024|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

The Ancient Egyptian themed 'Gods of Anger' returns with Osiris, the lord of the dead and the underworld In Egyptian mythology, Osiris is a prominent deity associated with death, resurrection, and fertility. He is revered as the god of the afterlife and the underworld, as well as the judge of the deceased. Osiris is often depicted [...]

Carpathian Mint kicks off two new silver coin series with Rebel Time, and Seven Seals of the Apocalypse

By |2023-11-01T23:43:02+00:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Inserts, Sport, Silver, Cameroon, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

Carpathian Mint kicks off two new silver coin series with Rebel Time, and Seven Seals of the Apocalypse After a quiet few months, the Carpathian Mint is back with not one, but two new releases, both of which start off a new series. Each of them keeps the classic high-relief, antique-finished silver coin format, beloved [...]

Dungeons & Dragons comes to the coin world with the first issue in the Dragonlance Chronicles

By |2023-11-04T14:56:32+00:00June 19th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

Dungeons & Dragons comes to the coin world with the first issue in the Dragonlance Chronicles Is there anybody that hasn't at least heard of Dungeons and Dragons? Next year will see the 50th anniversary of the popular role-playing game, one so iconic it has penetrated almost every field of modern culture. It appears the [...]

The Greek poet Homer’s epic tale ‘The Odyssey’ is told in a new silver coin series from the Carpathian Mint

By |2023-06-18T23:07:15+01:00May 25th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

The Greek poet Homer's epic tale 'The Odyssey' is told in a new silver coin series from the Carpathian Mint Homer's Odyssey, an ancient Greek epic poem, chronicles the legendary journey of Odysseus as he strives to return home from the Trojan War. The epic explores themes of heroism, loyalty, temptation, and the struggle between fate [...]

The Carpathian Mint brings the warrior queen, Boudica, and the swashbuckling D’Artagnan to numismatic life

By |2023-05-11T10:05:52+01:00May 11th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

The Carpathian Mint brings the warrior queen, Boudica, and the swashbuckling D'Artagnan to numismatic life Two new issues from the Carpathian Mint represent the start of a new series, and the continuation of an existing one. Both feature this producer's favourite format, the two-ounce, rimless, high-relief, antiqued one popularised by the Mint of Poland. It's a [...]

The Carpathian Mint continues its numismatic retelling of the Arthurian legend with its second issue, Camelot: Sir Lancelot

By |2023-01-13T14:34:39+00:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

The Carpathian Mint continues its numismatic retelling of the Arthurian legend with its second issue, Camelot: Sir Lancelot Back for its second bite of the Arthurian legends that we all know and love, the Carpathian Mint's 'Camelot' series moved from the central character, Arthur Pendragon, to a figure often seen as either a hero or a [...]

Carpathian Mint’s ‘Angels and Demons’ series moves to the side of light with warrior Archangel, Michael

By |2022-11-21T17:18:55+00:00November 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

Carpathian Mint's 'Angels and Demons' series moves to the side of light with warrior Archangel, Michael Saint Michael the Archangel, is known and revered across many of the world's biggest religions, dating back to at least the 3rd century BCE. Often associated with apocalyptic events, he is a warrior, most famous for his battle with Satan during [...]

Love: Under the Sheets, is a unique numismatic look at a couple’s quiet tender moments

By |2022-10-24T09:07:34+01:00October 24th, 2022|Categories: Culture, Silver, Cameroon, Carpathian Mint|

Love: Under the Sheets, is a unique numismatic look at a couple's quiet tender moments We like the unusual here. No surprise when you realise how many coins we not only see, but have to write about, and our biggest enemy is repetition. Carpathian mint's latest certainly fits the bill. We do see love and romance [...]

The Ancient Chinese legend of the Eight Immortals is the inspiration for the Carpathian Mint’s latest release

By |2022-10-07T19:08:23+01:00October 7th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

The Ancient Chinese legend of the Eight Immortals is the inspiration for the Carpathian Mint's latest release After several years of high activity, it's been a little quieter in the coin world on the Chinese mythology front of late. There are still a couple of series in progress, and Precious Metal Collectors have an extremely eclectic [...]

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