September, 2019

Mint 21’s Meteorite Art series wraps up with its fourth issue – Campo Del Cielo

By |2019-09-27T19:22:37+01:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Chad, Mint21|

Mint 21's Meteorite Art series wraps up with its fourth issue - Campo Del Cielo The fourth and final issue in Mint 21's Meteorite Art series has arrived and highlights one of the biggest meteorites ever found on this planet - Campo Del Cielo. It follows the 2015 Sikhote-Alin, 2016 Brenham, and 2017 Libyan Desert Glass issues, and this one is dated 2018. The previous three coins have been [...]

Mint 21 adds the third century Ancient Chinese warlord Lu Bu to its range of high-relief silver coins

By |2019-09-09T14:02:36+01:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint 21 adds the third century Ancient Chinese warlord Lu Bu to its range of high-relief silver coins While the greatest volume of coins in the antiqued, high-relief ancient world coin genre are produced by the Mint of Poland, followed some way behind in numbers, although certainly not in quality, by Numiscollect, there are still others issuing coins that can hold their own against these established presences. Although relatively [...]

July, 2019

We have some new images of Mint21’s first Apocalypse coin

By |2019-07-06T08:51:17+01:00July 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

We have some new images of Mint21's first Apocalypse coin As you know, we like to revisit coins sometimes when the original article we write is populated with renders or lower resolution images, and we were fortunate enough to get some very nice images of Mint 21's Apocalypse coin along with those for the superb new Spartan Hoplite issue. We're not going to go over the [...]

Mint21 spotlights the legendary Spartan warriors with a stunning new silver coin

By |2019-07-04T21:45:53+01:00July 4th, 2019|Categories: History, Coloured, Gilded, Military, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint21 spotlights the legendary Spartan warriors with a stunning new silver coin If you're going to start producing coins and compete with the high quality that permeates through the modern commemorative coin market, it's probably best to pick a subject that isn't populated with the best in the industry. Mint XXI, however, obviously thought that wasn't necessary, and after a couple of excellent debut coins, they've released [...]

Fresh releases bring the meteorite coin genre back to the fore, including one made of it!

By |2019-07-02T16:03:12+01:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Mint21, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Fresh releases bring the meteorite coin genre back to the fore, including one made of it! The meteorite coin genre has seen a few new releases lately, so it's time for a round-up of the best four of them to hit the market this quarter. Coins like this are favourites of ours, combining a good realisation of the actual natural phenomena, with pieces of real meteorite embedded [...]

May, 2019

Mint21 rides into view with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in silver

By |2019-05-06T10:35:13+01:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint21 rides into view with the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse in silver The second debut coin from new producer Mint21. the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse is a different take on this powerful tale of doom from the Mint of Poland series currently underway. While that series has an artistic style rooted in the modern take, this new Mint21 coin employs a very cool, almost Medieval [...]

The Classic gods of antiquity and modern advances in planetology collide to showcase Mercury

By |2019-05-03T14:34:56+01:00May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

The Classic gods of antiquity and modern advances in planetology collide to showcase Mercury It goes without saying that regular readers have noticed the popularity of astronomy coins and also of issues tied to the myths and legends of old. There's actually a lot of overlap between the two, not only with the binding of the planets into the beliefs of the old cultures, but in their [...]