Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it’s a Disney-free Mulan

By |2021-09-17T20:15:40+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it's a Disney-free Mulan We've seen a slowdown in the number of 2 oz high-relief mythology coins struck by the Mint of Poland this year, but we're glad to see a few of them are still making their way to market. The Pela-Coins [...]

A drones eye view of Barcelona is the clever subject of the Mint of Poland’s new domed silver coin

By |2021-08-05T21:30:31+01:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Science, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

A drones eye view of Barcelona is the clever subject of the Mint of Poland's new domed silver coin The Mint of Poland's latest takes an unusual approach to the field of architecture-themed coins by combining it with the world of drone photography. These little insect-like devices are now capable of some quite phenomenal feats using [...]

Cerberus (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2021-07-21T15:25:32+01:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

As promised, here's the third coin in a row to feature the three-headed pooch, Cerberus, the guardian of the entrance to the underworld in Greek mythology. The Czech Mint coin was a simple proof coin that's part of their 'Mythical Beasts' series, and the second one was actually a Hades coin that happened to have [...]

German Renaissance artist, Albrecht Durer, is 550 years old and two fine producers issue impressive coins to celebrate

By |2021-06-30T23:33:58+01:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, People, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

German Renaissance artist, Albrecht Durer, is 550 years old and two fine producers issue impressive coins to celebrate One of the most famous artists to come out of the Northern Renaissance, Albrecht Durer has a varied body of work covering a wide range of subjects, including portraits, religious works, and landscapes, but he is perhaps most [...]

Treasures of World Painting: Irises (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2021-06-28T08:06:39+01:00June 28th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Fine art is always a solid choice for a coin series, if not a particularly adventurous one. There are examples of coins that employ some advanced numismatic design and minting, but the majority simply reproduce the original art. After all, why reinvent the wheel, as they say? The Mint of Polands ‘Treasures of World Art’ has fundamentally [...]

Silver Coins Europe debuts the launch coin in its new high-relief silver ‘Camelot’ series – Arthur Pendragon

By |2021-06-25T19:14:59+01:00June 25th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Silver Coins Europe debuts the launch coin in its new high-relief silver ‘Camelot’ series – Arthur Pendragon Despite the potency and ubiquitous nature of the Arthurian legends, there have been surprisingly few coins featuring them. We had a superb pair of coins from the Choice Mint around five years ago, a single piece in PMC's 'Nine Worthies' [...]

Mint of Poland’s pretty ‘Roman & Greek Goddess’ coin series continues with the luck granting Fortuna & Tyche

By |2021-06-23T18:38:41+01:00June 23rd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland's pretty 'Roman & Greek Goddess' coin series continues with the luck granting Fortuna & Tyche If you lived in a city in Ancient Greece and wanted it to be prosperous, you gave offering to the goddess Tyche. The daughter of Aphrodite and either Zeus or Hermes (we're not sure as the Greek [...]

The beautiful Greek artifact, the Mask of Agamemnon, is showcased on the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

By |2021-06-09T11:02:20+01:00June 9th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The beautiful Greek artifact, the Mask of Agamemnon, is showcased on the Mint of Poland's latest silver coin It's great to see the trend in coins featuring the ancient world to go with the actual over the fantastical for its subjects, and the latest from the Mint of Poland is another of those. There are some [...]

PONTE VECCHIO BRIDGE SILVER COIN (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2021-05-28T20:42:48+01:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Built in 1345 to replace wooden, and later stone bridges that had stood on the site for almost four centuries, the stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge over the Arno River is one of the most popular attractions in the Italian city of Florence. Covered from end to end with shops selling jewellery, souvenirs and art, it's a [...]

Four Heavenly Kings coin series continues with Chiguotian, the King of the East, and the’Upholder of the Nation’

By |2021-05-21T22:24:14+01:00May 21st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Four Heavenly Kings coin series continues with Chiguotian, the King of the East, and the'Upholder of the Nation' Last year, Pela-Coins and the Mint of Poland released the first of their 'Four Heavenly Kings' silver coins. Each of the kings guards one of the major compass directions, and the first coin featured Duowentian, the leader of [...]

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