February, 2020

MDM’s Norse Gods coins are back for a second time around, but this time they’re gilded

By |2020-02-26T21:32:52+00:00February 26th, 2020|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, MDM|

MDM's Norse Gods coins are back for a second time around, but this time they're gilded One of the first series of coins to capitalise on the unexpected success of the Perth Mint's 'Gods of Olympus' series, MDM's 'Norse Gods' was a nine-piece 2oz silver set of high-relief coins depicting the Norse gods of legend. It was a nice set with some quirky and unique artwork that helped lay [...]

August, 2019

ANA 2019: MDM’s pretty Underwater World series gets its fifth member with the inquisitive Spotted Seal

By |2019-08-11T01:12:39+01:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

ANA 2019: MDM's pretty Underwater World series gets its fifth member with the inquisitive Spotted Seal Now five coins in, MDM's quirky Underwater Worlds series of 3oz antiqued silver coin has always stood out with its use of a translucent blue resin to depict the surface of the sea. A variety of reptiles, fish and mammals have all been portrayed poking their heads though the surface of [...]

MDM bring the Bhutanese legend of the Four Harmonious Friends to life on a new coin duo

By |2019-08-05T19:41:37+01:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Gold, Bhutan, Silver, MDM|

MDM bring the Bhutanese legend of the Four Harmonious Friends to life on a new coin duo Enigmatic and mysterious, the Kingdom of Bhutan is one of those countries known to few and known about by even fewer. A strict tourist policy and a land-locked geography haven't helped, but this naturally beautiful nation has opened up in recent years. Situated in the Eastern Himalayas, it's bordered by [...]

June, 2019

The FIFA Women’s World Cup has its rising popularity showcased on a new multi-coin Euro range

By |2019-06-16T14:55:57+01:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Gold, Sport, Silver, France, MDM, Monnaie de Paris|

The FIFA Women's World Cup has its rising popularity showcased on a new multi-coin Euro range With the FIFA Womens World Cup currently underway in France, and the Monnaie de Paris having a good history of issuing sporting coins, it comes as no surprise to see them issue a range to mark the tournament. Not a single coin, the've gone for four different designs across both of [...]

April, 2019

MDM add a Crocodile as the fourth marine life coin in its Underwater World series

By |2019-04-15T13:54:31+01:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

MDM add a Crocodile as the fourth marine life coin in its Underwater World series The crocodile is a perennial favourite amongst nature coin collectors. A primal beast with a unique look, it isn't hard to see why and MDM are tapping into that fascination with their latest issue in the Underwater World series. It's the fourth coin to date, and follows a Great White Shark, a [...]

February, 2019

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower

By |2019-02-08T19:00:28+00:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower in Paris, despite its popularity, hasn't been an overly used subject in the modern coin world. The Monnaie de Paris has featured it, of course, and the British Pobjoy Mint produced an unusual piece actually shaped like the monument back in 2014, but in general, it doesn't appear anywhere near as [...]

January, 2019

One small week for mankind: MDMs technically impressive spherical coin joins the party

By |2019-01-22T21:07:51+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Barbados, Science, Silver, MDM|

One small week for mankind: MDMs technically impressive spherical coin joins the party We carry on our week-long round-up of some of the new coins celebrating the 50th anniversary of the US moon landing with an impressive new offering from German producer MDM Deutsche Munze. Spherical coins are nothing new - the mint of Poland has issued a few over the last couple of years, for example, [...]

October, 2018

The underwater world is brought to life with the third of MDM’s attractive nautical silver coins

By |2018-10-09T12:58:47+01:00October 9th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Barbados, Silver, MDM|

The underwater world is brought to life with the third of MDM's attractive nautical silver coins Everyone loves a shark coin, don't they? A primal beast that for millions of years has sat at, or near the top of the marine food-chain, the shark has an appearance that is instantly recognisable and utterly beautiful. It also seems to be an animal that is hard to do well [...]

September, 2018

The booty from Djibouti! Super-sized Silverback Gorilla coin leaves none of the beast uncovered

By |2018-09-25T20:50:07+01:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Djibouti, MDM|

The booty from Djibouti! Super-sized Silverback Gorilla coin leaves none of the beast uncovered One of those animals that seems to be hugely popular on modern numismatics, the Silverback Gorilla even has its own bullion coin series from Scottsdale Mint which is now in its fourth year of issue. There are the usual coloured coins as well, so lovers of this quite incredible creature have plenty to [...]

August, 2018

The original Seven Wonders of the World are immortalised on a gold foil

By |2018-08-26T23:56:35+01:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, History, Gold, MDM, Solomon Islands|

The original Seven Wonders of the World are immortalised on a gold foil set from MDM Is there anything cooler in architecture than the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?  Of course there isn't. While modern structures surpass them in scale and outrageous design, these structures were built in a time before digital and electrical technology had even been imagined. Breathtaking in design and pushing every ounce [...]

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