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 [...]

MAHAKALA (2020, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-08-28T15:33:32+01:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Two ounces of antique-finished silver, with a high-relief and rimless strike and with mythology as the subject. If you're a gambler, it's an easy bet that the Mint of Poland is involved. Their latest addition involves a dive into the mysticism of Tibetan Buddhism, although the subject also has reverence for Hindus and Sikhs. Mahākāla is the [...]

IN VICTORIA (2020, Niue, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-08-20T20:20:11+01:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A coin to celebrate those that rise up to a challenge and overcome, 'In Victoria' is a 17.50 gram silver coin of 38.61 mm diameter, with some selective gilding on the reverse face. Maybe a gift for someone that has beaten a life-testing obstacle, it goes full-on jingoistic with its choice of design.A winged personification of victory (looking [...]

Beethoven, one of the greatest composers of all times, is 250 years old. The Mint of Poland celebrates in silver.

By |2020-07-23T11:32:08+01:00July 23rd, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, People, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

One of the legendary greats in the musical world, Ludwig van Beethoven would have been celebrating his 250th birthday this year. We've already seen some marking of the occasion with the Helvetic Mint's issue, but now the Mint of Poland is adding a design of their own to the mix. Choosing the stylistic over the realistic, the reverse face [...]

World Cultures silver coin series is back with a look at the Maori ceremonial challenge – the fabled Haka

By |2020-07-09T15:41:33+01:00July 6th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

While the world of ancient gods and monsters seems to dominate the ultra high relief, antique-finished coin genre, there have been some notable exceptions. One of our favourites to date has been the Numiartis and Magikos Coins -produced series 'World Cultures', first hitting the market two years ago with an intricately designed Kapala Skull coin. The renders in our first [...]

JASPER SCARABAEUS (2020, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-07-05T15:26:03+01:00July 5th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Gilded, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A series that debuted back in 2015 with the Amber Scarabaeus, the Mint of Poland's Ancient Egyptian themed series has evolved by taking the same basic design - an Egyptian atyle beetle - and decorating it with different types of plating, colour and minerals. In all, it's been quite an eclectic mix, and one we'll probably do a [...]

The Emperors of China’s rich past are the focus of the Mint of Poland’s latest signature series

By |2020-05-24T20:10:52+01:00May 24th, 2020|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Mint of Poland's dive into Asian culture continues with a new coin in their signature 2oz ultra high relief range. The series is called 'Legends of the Great Chinese Emperors' and as the title suggests, features a non-historical look at genuine figures from the formative years of this ancient state.First out of the Heavenly Gate is the famous first [...]

2020 YOU & ME (MINT OF POLAND)

By |2020-05-22T21:52:03+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

There's no shortage of coins touting the themes of love and romance. Hearts, doves and the like have been a perpetual theme in the numismatic world, but it's good to see some unusual interpretations appear from time to time, like this new issue from the Mint of Poland. It eschews the traditional artistic tropes for a modern [...]

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