Mint XXI returns to its ‘Warriors of Ancient China’ series for a second historical legend, Zhang Fei

By |2020-10-28T17:53:15+00:00October 28th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint21, Niue Island|

Mint XXI returns to its 'Warriors of Ancient China' series for a second historical legend, Zhang Fei What do you get when one of the best coin producers working today dives into one of the more popular subjects? When the producer is Mint XXI and the subject is ancient myths and legends, you get a coin as [...]

The heroic orbit of the Earth by Vostok-1 is marked with a superb coin portrait of the Cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin

By |2020-10-16T19:48:42+01:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

The heroic orbit of the Earth by Vostok-1 is marked with a superb coin portrait of the Cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin After the stunning Dante's Divine Comedy coin a couple of weeks ago, Mint 21 is already back with another superb offering from a completely different time and place. The first manned orbit of the Earth was [...]

Mint 21 stuns with a brilliant silver coin commemoration of Dante’s iconic work, ‘Inferno’

By |2020-09-29T14:01:20+01:00September 29th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint21|

Mint 21 stuns with a brilliant silver coin commemoration of Dante's iconic work, 'Inferno' Details of this new coin was sent to us by Mint XXI yesterday and it was one of those times when you're genuinely blown away by what we were looking at. The Italian poet, Dante Alighieri has long been a popular [...]

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 |2020-10-16T18:19:14+01:00June 26th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Silver, Ghana, Mint21|

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

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 [...]

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