The architectural style of the visionary Antoni Gaudi is highlighted on the Mint of Poland’s new coin

By |2022-05-10T23:42:00+01:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Poland|

The architectural style of the visionary Antoni Gaudi is highlighted on the Mint of Poland's new coin Born in 1852, Catalonian, Antoni Gaudí, is one of the most revered and individualistic architects in modern history. He morphed his passion for nature and religion into a unique style of architecture, one that has its ultimate expression in [...]

The Titanic hit an iceberg 110 years ago, and CIT and the Mint of Poland issue very different coins to mark the event

By |2022-04-25T20:56:57+01:00April 25th, 2022|Categories: History, Coloured, Copper, Gold, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Titanic hit an iceberg 110 years ago, and CIT and the Mint of Poland issue very different coins to mark the event Probably the most famous shipwreck in history, the tragic tale of Titanic's maiden voyage has become the stuff of legend, featuring in countless movies, TV series, and books, as well as starring in [...]

Caravaggio – The Cardsharps 1 oz silver coin (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2022-03-23T11:37:45+00:00March 23rd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

By all accounts, an aggressive and generally unpleasant individual, the late 16th century painter, Caravaggio, transplanted his personality into his art with some aplomb. Having an equally violent visual style, his paintings have become widely regarded as some of the finest works in art history, easily standing alongside those of Leonardo da Vinci, and Michelangelo, for example. [...]

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse join forces for a final five-ounce outing in Niue’s outstanding coin series

By |2022-03-22T16:06:27+00:00March 22nd, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse join forces for a final five-ounce outing in Niue's outstanding coin series One of our favourites from the copious selection of mythology-themed coins struck by the Mint of Poland, the 'Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse' series, from Coin Shoppe and Pela Coins, finished its run of four, two-ounce coins last [...]

Hercules continues hacking his way through the world’s of myth with a coin marking his sixth task – the Stymphalion Birds

By |2022-03-21T10:18:18+00:00March 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Hercules continues hacking his way through the world's of myth with a coin marking his sixth task - the Stymphalion Birds Powering their way through an ancient tale describing the twelve tasks of the demi-god, Hercules, the Mint of Poland, in conjunction with Coin Shoppe and Magikos Coins, have now launched the sixth of twelve two-ounce, [...]

The Mint of Poland delves into the world of myths and legends with three new silver coin releases

By |2022-04-02T20:41:56+01:00February 25th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Mint of Poland delves into the world of myths and legends with three new silver coin releases The most prolific of coin producers when it comes to the ancient myths and legends genre, the Mint of Poland has released some quite stunning issues over the last few years. Strangely, most of them are produced [...]

Tower of Babel silver coin (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2022-02-01T14:36:06+00:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The latest coin to emanate from the prolific Mint of Poland is this unusual take on the ancient tale of the Tower of Babel. Said to have been a project by the united peoples of Earth to reach the heavens, God wasn't pleased, and scattered them around the world, giving each group a different language to prevent [...]

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth

By |2022-01-21T16:49:14+00:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth A hugely influential artist, the late 16th century painter, Caravaggio, had an intense visual style, no doubt tied in with his intense and violent personality. His paintings are bold, often brutal, rarely sexual. On the 450th anniversary of [...]

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair

By |2022-01-20T15:31:05+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair Working their way through the literary works of Polish fantasy author, Andrzej Sapkowski, the Mint of Gdańsk has now debuted their third pair of coins, quite obviously for the third book of the eight published in the Witcher [...]

Turn base metal into gold? The Mint of Poland gets an alchemist as far as silver for its latest coin

By |2022-01-19T23:09:29+00:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Copper, Inserts, Science, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Turn base metal into gold? The Mint of Poland gets an alchemist as far as silver for its latest coin Turning base metal into gold, the quest for immortality, the cure for disease - each of these were goals that the alchemists of old struggled to achieve, for obvious reasons. Alchemy, a mix of philosophy and [...]

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