Moving from Renaissance masterpieces to the striking works of the 20th century, Micromosaic Passion does de Lempicka

By |2021-09-15T22:48:23+01:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

Moving from Renaissance masterpieces to the striking works of the 20th century, Micromosaic Passion does de Lempicka It's fair to say that Powercoin's 'Micromosaic Passion' series has been a huge hit, striking a chord with collectors that's seen early coins appreciate heavily on the secondary market. It's easy to see why. It was a clever [...]

The iconic Ancient Egyptian Scarab is brought to life with CIT’s gorgeous new dimensional silver coin

By |2021-08-31T10:50:02+01:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

The iconic Ancient Egyptian Scarab is brought to life with CIT's gorgeous new dimensional silver coin There's never been a shortage of modern coins featuring the Ancient Egyptian dynastic civilisation, hardly surprising given it persevered for almost three millennia. The sheer scale of monumental construction, the wide variety of iconography and art, and the breadth of [...]

Evolution of Life silver coin series continues its journey through the fossil record with the early hominid, Paranthropus

By |2021-08-25T03:56:29+01:00August 25th, 2021|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

Evolution of Life silver coin series continues its journey through the fossil record with the early hominid, Paranthropus A favourite range of mine, CIT’s superb ‘Evolution of Life’ series of one-ounce silver coins takes the fascinating world of prehistoric life and depicts it in fossil form. The latest issue is the seventh to date and [...]

CIT’s new Summer Launch is here and it’s one of the best we’ve seen from this groundbreaking producer

By |2021-08-12T13:08:24+01:00August 12th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Palau|

CIT's new Summer Launch is here and it's one of the best we've seen from this groundbreaking producer We really like CIT's new seasonal release programmes, roughly analagous to the pre-Covid show scene, and it always brings with it a terrific selection of some of the best minting technology can provide, along with inventive and original [...]

Powercoin’s Micropuzzle Treasures returns with a vibrant work by Belarusian modern impressionist painter, Leonid Afremov

By |2021-07-22T04:32:55+01:00July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's Micropuzzle Treasures returns with a vibrant work by Belarusian modern impressionist painter, Leonid Afremov Back with a second release this year, although this is a 2022 dated coin, Powercoin's much admired 'Micropuzzle Treasures' ditches the usual classics for a modern impressionist painter. Leonid Afremov was a Belarusian artist whoe migrated to Cancun in Mexico via [...]

Bean is back with his teddy in tow. CIT debuts a Mr Bean silver foil and a proof minigold coin

By |2021-05-31T16:41:42+01:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Bean is back with his teddy in tow. CIT debuts a Mr Bean silver foil and a proof minigold coin Last year, CIT hit us with the surprise release of a coin commemorating the 30th anniversary of legendary comedic creation, Mr. Bean. A creation of the brilliant comedian, Rowan Atkinson, it has transcended his even better [...]

CIT continue their delve into our ancient numismatic past with a stunning reimagining of the Athenian Owl Tetradrachm

By |2021-05-11T22:32:47+01:00May 11th, 2021|Categories: History, Politics & Finance, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT continue their delve into our ancient numismatic past with a stunning reimagining of the Athenian Owl Tetradrachm We're all aware of just how important the influence of Athens has been on the development of Western civilisation, but much of the history of this ground-breaking city state is less well known. Even the notion that Athens [...]

French military legend Napoleon Bonaparte died 200 years ago and the coin world marks the anniversary

By |2021-05-10T21:11:15+01:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Gold, People, Silver, Cameroon, CIT Coin Invest, East India Company, Djibouti, France, MDM, Mint of Poland, Monnaie de Paris, Niue Island, St Helena|

French military legend Napoleon Bonaparte died 200 years ago and the coin world marks the anniversary Better late than never, as they say, here's our roundup of coins commemorating the bicentenary this week of the death of pint-sized Gallic terror, Napoleon Bonaparte. An icon in France and one of the most famous figures in history, [...]

YEAR OF THE CHARMING TIGER RANGE (2021 CIT)

By |2021-04-29T22:20:42+01:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Banknote / Foil, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

A new selection of CIT coins is coming and the first we're looking at is the latest in the mints dabble with the Lunar Calendar. Instead of an annual selection of simple coin designs that rely solely on the depiction of the relevant animal, CIT bring to market some pretty cool fully dimensional pieces. The latest of [...]

Reverie by Mucha is the latest in Powercoins hit Micropuzzle Treasures silver coin series

By |2021-02-24T18:54:36+00:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau, Powercoin|

Reverie by Mucha is the latest in Powercoins hit Micropuzzle Treasures silver coin series Powercoins hugely popular Micropuzzle Treasure art-themed series is back with a third installment, and it's an artist I don't remember seeing on a coin before, Alfons Mucha. A member of the Art Nouveau movement, he has a unique style and makes a refreshing [...]

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