Great Commanders coin series marches back into view with the leader of the Mongol Hordes, Genghis Khan

By |2021-11-05T01:09:08+00:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

Great Commanders coin series marches back into view with the leader of the Mongol Hordes, Genghis Khan It was just six weeks ago that we were applauding the Mint of Gdańsk for its latest Roman Gods coin, which was a significant step-up in quality from the two earlier releases. Now, after a years' hiatus, another [...]

The tragic story of Daedalus and Icarus inspires a striking new ultra-high relief silver coin

By |2021-10-30T00:29:19+01:00October 29th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The tragic story of Daedalus and Icarus inspires a striking new ultra-high relief silver coin Mythology coins almost overwhelmingly focus on the major players, such as gods, demons and otherworldly creatures, so it's a pleasant surprise to see a new series simply called 'Mythology' that focuses its attention elsewhere. Amongst the stories of gods smiting and heroes [...]

The mysteries of Eastern European folklore are a fertile ground for the new Slavic Bestiary silver coin series

By |2021-10-27T12:42:28+01:00October 27th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Gdansk, Mint of Poland|

The mysteries of Eastern European folklore are a fertile ground for the new Slavic Bestiary silver coin series Regular readers will know that the many mythologies of the world's cultures have been a huge part of the modern coin industry, just as they were in ancient times. The genre has attracted some of the best coin [...]

Roman Gods silver series returns after a hiatus with Mars, the God of War, doing what he does best

By |2021-09-29T11:46:20+01:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Roman Gods silver series returns after a hiatus with Mars, the God of War, doing what he does best One of the earlier entrants into the ancient mythology coin market, Jupiter was the first of the Mint of Poland struck 'Roman Gods' series. That was back in 2016, and there was a sequel release in 2018 which [...]

The Witcher goes gold. All-new companion series to the chunky silver coins debuts with ‘The Last Wish’

By |2021-08-04T15:34:01+01:00August 4th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The Witcher goes gold. All-new companion series to the chunky silver coins debuts with 'The Last Wish' WIth Peter Jackson's epic Lord of the Rings movie trilogy having resurrected fantasy as a viable genre, and Game of Thrones having done the same for television, it's of little surprise that the big media companies starting casting a [...]

Geralt of Rivia – The Witcher – is the world’s first silver statue legal-tender coin, and it’s a beauty

By |2021-02-25T09:51:30+00:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Miniatures, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

Geralt of Rivia - The Witcher - is the world's first silver statue legal-tender coin, and it's a beauty We've seen a small increase in the number of miniatures/statuettes over the last few years, mainly with a range from the New Zealand Mint related to its various entertainment franchises (Disney, Star Trek, DC), and from Heads or [...]

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