The Chinese Trade Dollar returns in a new series of bullion and proof coins from the East India Company

By |2021-09-17T10:44:14+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Politics & Finance, Silver, LPM HK, St Helena|

The Chinese Trade Dollar returns in a new series of bullion and proof coins from the East India Company Just finishing up a multi-year run, LPM’s ‘Dragon Dollar Restrike’ series of bullion rounds was a range of reproductions of the famous Trade Dollars of Asia. Each was issued with custom designs for regions in China, and the [...]

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it?

By |2021-09-08T18:24:49+01:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it? The legendary arcade game franchise, Street Fighter is hitting coins with both the NZ Mint and LPM having ranges celebrating this iconic gaming legend. It's the latter of that pair releasing its second coin today, with [...]

LPM’s striking ‘Ancient Warriors’ shaped silver coin series heads to Sparta for its second release

By |2021-08-11T23:26:47+01:00August 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

LPM's striking 'Ancient Warriors' shaped silver coin series heads to Sparta for its second release The Samurai mask coin launched by LPM back in May was a striking piece of coin art showing off the extravagant style of the JUapanese warriors Kabuto headgear. This time we're on more familiar territory with he helmet worn by the [...]

Street Fighter II is 30 and the increased interest in videogame history means coins are here to celebrate

By |2021-07-14T15:12:54+01:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

Street Fighter II is 30 and the increased interest in videogame history means coins are here to celebrate It seems that videogames are becoming quite the thing in modern numismatics, and so are shaped character coins. Put those two things together and you have a marriage made in coin heaven for the lover of the biggest entertainment [...]

A Samurai mask of the Japanese feudal period launches LPM’s ‘Ancient Warriors’ series of dimensional silver coins

By |2021-05-17T00:55:54+01:00May 17th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, LPM HK, Samoa|

A Samurai mask of the Japanese feudal period launches LPM's 'Ancient Warriors' series of dimensional silver coins Coin producers continue to be more adventurous when it comes to designs, and none more so than the increasingly popular dimensional format. Coins that are not just shaped for a subject in outline, but also with high-relief, sometimes on [...]

DRAGON DOLLAR RESTRIKES ADDITIONS (2021 LPM HK)

By |2021-01-18T12:50:30+00:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Gold, Politics & Finance, Silver, China, LPM HK|

LPM's very pretty Dragon Dollar Restrike series continues to be filled out to completion with the addition of three new variants. For those unfamiliar, the series reproduces some of the beautiful Chinese trade dollars from the late 19th, to early 20th centuries, and each takes the classic Chinese dragon of lore for its base design. LPM chose [...]

LPM’s classic look at the Chinese Dragon Dollar series starts afresh with a limited one-kilogram silver variant

By |2020-10-25T19:28:59+00:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, History, Medallion, Silver, LPM HK|

LPM's classic look at the Asian Dragon Dollar series starts afresh with a limited one-kilogram silver variant LPM's delve into Asia's numismatc past with its 'Dragon Dollar' series of eight rounds, began last year and is about to come to a close. However, fans of the series will be pleased to see a new variant [...]

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