A quick preview look at Mint 21’s new 2020 selection of coins, from love, art and nature

By |2020-08-30T00:54:20+01:00August 29th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Ghana, Mint21, Niue Island|

A quick preview look at Mint 21's new 2020 selection of coins, from love, art and nature Oe of our favourite coin producers at present, joining such luminaries as CIT, Numiscollect, Art Mint and MDM, amongst others, capable of, and doing, something different without diving into tacky. They have their own visual style that seems [...]

Mint 21 expands its coin series linking gods and planets with a new duo, Mars and Uranus

By |2020-07-03T19:27:29+01:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Last May, Mint 21 had the great idea of starting a coin series that combined the planets in our solar system with the ancient gods that gave them their names. All of the nine planets in our local system, with the exception of Earth (an Anglo-German world for 'ground'), take their names from the old pantheons of Greek and [...]

Mint 21 debuts it’s first Goddesses of Health, the Greco-Roman Hygieia Salus

By |2020-06-26T17:25:38+01:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Silver, Ghana, Mint21|

Mint 21's latest new coin series is a timely look at the world of deities worshipped for their protection from the ailes of nature. Clearly they're all having a siesta given what's been happening over the last few months, but nevertheless, a fascinating subject. The series kicks off with a nice safe subject, from the ancient Greco-Roman world, Hygieia Salus. [...]

Mint 21’s outstanding 2019 Spartan Hoplite coin is followed by a Viking Axeman for 2020

By |2020-05-21T02:19:30+01:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

After a stellar 2019 with the debut of some very fine new coins, Mint 21 has continued the quality streak with some great new releases so far this year, and we're also starting to see some follow-ups to some of last years issues. Our favourite Mint21 issue to date has been the stunning Spartan Hoplite design, the first in a [...]

Mint21 Week: Notre Dame Cathedral is showcased in fine style on Cameroon’s new high relief coin

By |2020-02-24T00:45:26+00:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint21 Week: Notre Dame Cathedral is showcased in fine style on Cameroon's new high relief coin The last coin of the six new issues released by Mint 21 at the Berlin World Money Fair is also one of the best. With the tragic destruction of much of the fabric of the iconic Notre Dame [...]

Mint21 Week: Ancient Egyptian god of the sun and the air exudes power on new high relief coin

By |2020-02-22T12:39:43+00:00February 22nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint21 Week: Ancient Egyptian god of the sun and the air exudes power on new high relief coin The penultimate coin in Mint 21's World Money Fair line-up, Amun-Ra has chosen a perennial favourite of the modern coin world for its subject - Ancient Egypt. We all know that gods are hardly a rare [...]

Mint21 Week: The embodiment of good vs evil is the tale behind the second Apocalypse coin

By |2020-02-22T11:39:46+00:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint21 Week: The embodiment of good vs evil is the tale behind the second Apocalypse coin One of Mint 21's debut pair of coins, the Four Horsemen was the first of their 'Apocalypse' coins and introduced their visual style to the coin world. A different approach to the increasingly ubiquitous Mint of Poland [...]

Mint21 Week: Hear me roar! The King of the Jungle flexes his vocals with a dynamic Lion coin

By |2020-02-19T17:31:03+00:00February 19th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Silver, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint21 Week: Hear me roar! The King of the Jungle flexes his vocals with a dynamic Lion coin Mint 21 week continues with a classic look at the mighty Panthera Leo, known to us more commonly as the Lion. Now, the Lion is hardly a rare subject in the numismatic world, but the [...]

Mint21 Week: The Three Graces are reinvented with a contemporary twist for this exquisite silver coin

By |2020-02-18T21:53:31+00:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint21 Week: The Three Graces are reinvented with a contemporary twist for this exquisite silver coin Continuing our week long look at Mint 21's new coins for early 2020 brings us from the murky bottom of the sea to a representation of beauty and elegance. While Powercoin have taken Antonio Canova's beautiful 'The Three [...]

Mint21 Week: Shipwrecks in History debuts with the incredible pirate ship discovery of the Whydah Gally

By |2020-02-17T15:29:34+00:00February 17th, 2020|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint21 Week: Shipwrecks in History debuts with the incredible pirate ship discovery of the Whydah Gally Another of our favourite coin producers, Mint 21, is launching six new coins and we thought it would be good to have a quick look at them over this week. While Mint 21 uses coin formats that are [...]

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