The second pair of Mint of Gdansk’s ‘The Witcher’ silver coins debut with scenes from ‘Sword of Destiny’

By |2020-11-18T12:11:11+00:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The second pair of Mint of Gdansk's 'The Witcher' silver coins debut with scenes from 'Sword of Destiny' Continuing to make a pleasant change from the many silver coins featuring the ancient world, the Mint of Gdansk's 'The Witcher' series continues its eight-issue jaunt through the hugely popular world created by Polish author, Andrzej Sapkowski. Each [...]

007’s creator gets a coin of his own. Spy and author Ian Fleming is celebrated on a silver coin from Niue

By |2020-11-16T14:50:32+00:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

007's creator gets a coin of his own. Spy and author Ian Fleming is celebrated on a silver coin from Niue Who doesn't know James Bond 007 licenced to kill? After more than two dozen movies and a multitude of actors, hardly anybody, we reckon. Less well known is that the author of the original novels, one [...]

DRAGON (2020, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-11-12T21:26:10+00:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

One of the Mint of Polands releases that come out of nowhere, Dragon takes a classic subject, much used by the numismatic world, and if we're brutally honest, does little with it. The Western-style depiction of the mythical beast is decent enough, with a fine pose and what seems to be a nice level of detail, but the [...]

Zheng He kicks off a new ‘Famous Explorers’ silver coin series complete with inset hand painted porcelain

By |2020-11-06T14:28:38+00:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Zheng He kicks off a new 'Famous Explorers' silver coin series complete with inset hand painted porcelain We're seeing an uptick in the Mint of Poland's impressive ancient world themed coins after months and months of Covid-induced interference, encompassing the old myths and legends of antiquity. Sometimes, amongst all the god s and fantastical beasts, we [...]

The Mint of Poland celebrates the life of Buddha on its latest high relief silver coin

By |2020-10-30T16:20:50+00:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The Mint of Poland celebrates the life of Buddha on its latest high relief silver coin Not one of the mythology series that the Mint of Poland produces for various dealers around the world, their latest is one they're putting out themselves. We've seen a few Buddha coins over the years, from a series issued [...]

The concepts of good and evil are given numismatic form with a new pair from the Mint of Poland

By |2020-10-14T14:55:09+01:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The concepts of good and evil are given numismatic form with a new pair from the Mint of Poland The Mint of Poland's latest two-ounce antique-finished coin release is actually a pair of coins, sold seperately, but inextricably linked together. Good and Evil have been concepts for millennia , evolving over the centuries as beliefs [...]

Hercules is back on a high relief silver coin depicting the fourth of his epic twelve tasks of ancient lore

By |2020-09-26T19:58:45+01:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Hercules is back on a high relief silver coin depicting the fourth of his epic twelve tasks of ancient lore A super theme for a coin series, the fabled Twelve Tasks of Hercules are one of the greatest stories of many that litter the world of Ancient Greek mythology. They were certainly an imaginative lot! The beauty [...]

China’s epic Five Tiger Generals is the subject of an equally epic new silver coin series from Numiartis

By |2020-09-25T15:51:14+01:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

China's epic Five Tiger Generals is the subject of an equally epic new silver coin series from Numiartis The early signs of post-Covid19 (season 1) activity continue in the coin worldsancient world themed issues with the latest release from Numiartis. Producers, in collaboration with CIT/BH Mayer or the Mint of Poland, of some quite beautiful coins, [...]

Mint of Poland’s Woman Warrior series moves North from the Greek Amazons to the Norse Valkyrie

By |2020-09-18T21:40:49+01:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland's Woman Warrior series moves North from the Greek Amazons to the Norse Valkyrie After several months of a covid-caused lack of activity, the Mint of Poland is back with the newest entry in their superb 2oz selection of ancient mythology and history themed coins. The new release we're looking at today is [...]

AMBER SCARABEUS ANTIQUED (2020, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-09-07T11:50:55+01:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A long running seriesof 17.50 gram silver coins that debuted in 2015, the Mint of Poland's Scarabaeus series reproduces one of the biggest icons in Ancient Egyptian culture - the scarab beetle. This series is a little different from most commemorative ranges in that rather than have a basic design that changes every year, they have a [...]

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