The East India Company brings ultimate bling to the coin world with a 3.6 kg gold coin adorned with almost 6.500 diamonds

By |2023-09-14T20:57:27+01:00September 14th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Gold, Inserts, East India Company, St Helena|

The East India Company brings ultimate bling to the coin world with a 3.6 kg gold coin adorned with almost 6.500 diamonds The death of Queen Elizabeth II still resonates, understandable given her 70-year reign. It's almost unimaginable to realise the vast majority of the world's seven billion people were born after she took the [...]

The East India Company marks the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party with a new proof coin range

By |2023-07-06T13:17:41+01:00July 6th, 2023|Categories: Event, History, Gold, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

The East India Company marks the 250th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party with a new proof coin range The Boston Tea Party, that took place on December 16, 1773, was a protest organized by the Sons of Liberty, a group of American colonists, against the British government's imposition of a tax on tea. Disguised as [...]

Bullion round-up 18: A busy May continues with more EC8, prehistoric sea life, and modern nature from around the globe

By |2023-05-23T22:18:19+01:00May 23rd, 2023|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, History, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, East India Company, Emporium Hamburg, LPM HK, Perth Mint, Scottsdale Mint|

Bullion round-up 18: A busy May continues with more EC8, prehistoric sea life, and modern nature from around the globe It was only on Friday last that we published a round-up of new bullion issues, but it was clear that the number of new coins was too much for a single compilation, so we did [...]

The East India Company celebrates the coronation of King Charles III with a gold guinea in five sizes

By |2023-04-18T14:50:32+01:00April 17th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Event, Gold, East India Company, St Helena|

The East India Company celebrates the coronation of King Charles III with a gold guinea in five sizes Producer of some quite beautiful, traditionally styled coins, the East India Company is at it again with their contribution to the growing numismatic celebration of the coronation of King Charles III. Taking place on the 6th May, the [...]

Saint Helena and the East India Company extend their Una & the Lion bullion series with a third release

By |2022-05-27T13:52:08+01:00May 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

Saint Helena and the East India Company extend their Una & the Lion bullion series with a third release Dating back to Edmund Spencer's 16th century epic poem, 'The Faerie Queen' the tale of Una and the Lion has woven itself into British history and culture ever since. Appearing on a now classic William Wyon coin [...]

The East India Company debuts its second annual Trade Dollar with an homage to Britannia in bullion and proof

By |2022-03-15T15:21:21+00:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Politics & Finance, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

The East India Company debuts its second annual Trade Dollar with an homage to Britannia in bullion and proof The East India Company (EIC) launched the debut coin in a new series last year, one that draws inspiration from the old 'trade dollar' concept. These were coins of a set weight that were used around the [...]

A big and varied selection of the latest gold and silver bullion coins in our February 2022 roundup of new releases

By |2022-04-01T14:48:35+01:00February 22nd, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion roundup, Bullion, Bullion Round, Gold, Australia, Silver, Chad, East India Company, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Royal Australian Mint|

A big and varied selection of the latest gold and silver bullion coins in our February 2022 roundup of new releases The bullion coins continue to come out, so it's time for another of our lightweight round-ups of the new releases. There are a few missing, like the new Wedge-tailed Eagle from the Perth Mint, [...]

Saint Helena and the East India Company join the growing interest in classic British coin designs with The Three Graces

By |2021-06-11T01:03:47+01:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

Saint Helena and the East India Company join the growing interest in classic British coin designs with The Three Graces The renaissance in older British coin designs continues with the launch of a new 'Masterpieces' range from the East India Company. The series will revisit classics from yesteryear, but on the evidence of this first release, [...]

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, Djibouti, East India Company, 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, [...]

A striking portrayal of Victory is the first of the six ‘Queen’s Virtues’ in EIC’s new proof coin series

By |2020-10-21T23:23:57+01:00October 21st, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

A striking portrayal of Victory is the first of the six 'Queen's Virtues' in EIC's new proof coin series It's probably fair to say that Britain's monarchy has been woven into the worlds history, certainly in the last millennia, in a way that few other institutions have. Exerting huge influence, especially over the last three [...]

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