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, 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, [...]

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 [...]

The East India Company continues its Treasures of India bullion series with the Peacock

By |2020-09-23T13:33:35+01:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

The East India Company continues its Treasures of India bullion series with the Peacock Increasingly prolific in the bullion coin market, the East India Company brings its own more formal style with it. This is the second coin in a series called 'Treasures of India. The debut release came last July and featured the Royal [...]

Una and the Lion, a rousing symbol of the Victorian British Empire is given a refresh on St Helena’s new bullion coin

By |2020-09-11T00:01:03+01:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

Una and the Lion, a rousing symbol of the Victorian British Empire is given a refresh on St Helena's new bullion coin Designed by Glyn Davies and issued by the East India Company last year, a modern refresh of that classic 19th century icon of empire, Una and the Lion, hit the market and was a [...]

NHS Charities boosted by a new silver bullion coin from EIC and Saint Helena

By |2020-05-19T12:17:44+01:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: People, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

These are obviously unprecedented times and for the first time in living memory, for at least the last few generations, we're totally reliant on our healthcare professionals to keep us all alive. It's easy to forget however, that this isn't a faceless force, but a group of hard-working, but human individuals that suffer from the same economic travails, health risks, [...]

Sixteenth century classic Una & the Lion celebrates Queen Victoria’s bicentenary with new gold coin

By |2019-10-24T19:59:08+01:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gold, East India Company, St Helena|

Sixteenth century classic Una & the Lion celebrates Queen Victoria's bicentenary with new gold coin First published in 1590 during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser is an English epic poem - especially epic in the sense of its length as it is one of the longest poems [...]

Murderous Moggies: Treasures of India bullion series kicks off with mighty Royal Bengal Tiger

By |2019-07-17T16:32:59+01:00July 17th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

Murderous Moggies: Treasures of India bullion series kicks off with mighty Royal Bengal Tiger We were going to put this one out on Sunday as part of our Murderous Moggies Weekend of silver bullion coins, but we got the embargo date wrong, so here we are at last. The first in a [...]

East India Company reissues St Helena Spade Guinea for its 2019 silver bullion coin range

By |2019-03-15T21:31:34+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, History, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

East India Company reissues St Helena Spade Guinea for its 2019 silver bullion coin range The East India Company (EIC) have relaunched their one-ounce silver Spade Guinea bullion coin today, aimed at those who appreciate classic historical design instead of the nature or popular culture designs that have become so [...]

19th century British Trade Dollar is back in proof and limited silver bullion form

By |2018-02-27T14:18:13+00:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Silver, East India Company, Niue Island, St Helena|

19th century British Trade Dollar is back in proof and limited silver bullion form Britain traded heavily in the Far East throughout the nineteenth century and paying for goods with the multitude of different currencies in the region was problematic. To alleviate the issue, one exacerbated by the First & Second Opium [...]

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