A look at some of the widely variable recent releases from collector favourite producer, the Mint of Poland

By |2023-10-30T09:27:29+00:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Gilded, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A look at some of the widely variable recent releases from collector favourite producer, the Mint of Poland Time for a quick review of new releases emanating from the popular Mint of Poland. Widely admired for their superb issues through third-parties, like many of the quite superb ancient mythology themed coins, they've tended to be less [...]

Garden of Hespirides silver coin (2023 Mint of Poland)

By |2023-09-20T20:46:46+01:00September 20th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Garden of Hesperides is a mythical paradise steeped in ancient Greek lore. Located at the western edge of the world, this garden was said to be home to the Hesperides, nymphs who tended to the exquisite golden apples on a sacred tree. These apples were believed to grant immortality to those who partook of their fruit. [...]

The Colourful World of Gaudi silver coin (2023 Mint of Poland)

By |2023-09-13T08:57:15+01:00September 13th, 2023|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Born in 1852, Catalonian, Antoni Gaudí, is one of those practitioners of his art, in this case architecture, that stands apart from almost everyone else within the same field. He did most of his work, an intoxicating blend of the natural and the spiritual, in Barcelona, combing flowing lines, bright mosaics, and soaring towers. His crowning achievement [...]

The ancient hooligan, Hercules, strangles a bull for the seventh task of twelve in Niue’s silver coin series

By |2023-08-11T20:50:33+01:00August 11th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The ancient hooligan, Hercules, strangles a bull for the seventh task of twelve in Niue's silver coin series This series of twelve coins produced by Coin Shoppe in Canada, and Magikos Coins in Poland, is struck by the Mint of Poland, and follows their classic format of two ounces of silver, high-relief, rimless, and antique finished. [...]

The Roman Goddess Juno is showcased on new silver coins from the Mint of Poland, and the Mint of Gdańsk

By |2023-07-17T17:35:50+01:00July 17th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Roman Goddess Juno is showcased on new silver coins from the Mint of Poland, and the Mint of Gdańsk Juno, the ancient Roman goddess, holds a prominent place in mythology and religion. She's often depicted as the queen of the gods, the wife and sister of Jupiter, and the mother of Mars and Vulcan. With her [...]

Treasures of World Painting – The Birth of Venus silver coin (2023 Mint of Poland)

By |2023-05-22T21:36:33+01:00May 22nd, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

More fine art today, this time in considerably more recognisable, with the release of the 18th (we think) in the Mint of Poland's 'Treasures of World Painting' series. Launching in 2019 with six coins, there were three more in 2020, and four each in 2021 and 2022. The release we're looking at here is the first in 2023, and [...]

Mint of Poland celebrates the Seven Gods of Fortune from Japanese mythology with a high-relief silver coin

By |2023-03-21T19:06:24+00:00March 21st, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Mint of Poland celebrates the Seven Gods of Fortune from Japanese mythology with a high-relief silver coin It's been a while since we took a look at one of the Mint of Poland's two-ounce silver mythology coins that it's issued itself, rather than in partnership with a third party. Their own issues tend to be a [...]

Polish science-fiction legend, Stanislaw Lem, embarks on a multi-year, multi-format coin program, starting with his opus, ‘Solaris’

By |2022-12-13T09:24:28+00:00December 12th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Malta, Mint of Poland|

Polish science-fiction legend, Stanislaw Lem, embarks on a multi-year, multi-format coin program, starting with his opus, 'Solaris' On any list of the greatest science-fiction authors of all time, you'll probably find Polish writer, Stanislaw Lem. Many of his works, including Solaris, the most well-known, dealt with a human failure to communicate with alien intelligence, and [...]

Slavic Bestiary moves from the water to the home, with a new silver coin featuring the household god, Domowik

By |2022-10-11T14:44:12+01:00October 11th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Gdansk, Mint of Poland|

Slavic Bestiary moves from the water to the home, with a new silver coin featuring the household god, Domowik The Mint of Gdańsk continues to take us through the world of Slavic mythology using a series of three-ounce silver coins. The first coin in this series featured a water-born deity latterly associated with death, but for [...]

The Witcher: Time of Contempt continues the numismatic journey through Andrzej Sapkowski’s fantasy classic

By |2022-08-31T15:37:21+01:00August 31st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Witcher: Time of Contempt continues the numismatic journey through Andrzej Sapkowski's fantasy classic The much loved world of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski 'The Witcher' series of fantasy novels has been successfully making the transition to the numismatic world since 2019. Working their way through the two short story collections, and six main novels chronologically, Mint of [...]

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