Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood

By |2021-09-17T15:54:18+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, MintXXI, Tokelau|

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood Now this one was a surprise and a very pleasant one at that. Even a heathen like me can appreciate the rich legends that make up religious texts, and one of the biggies is the story of the [...]

Planets & Gods: Jupiter & Venus (2021 Mint XXI)

By |2021-08-09T12:07:50+01:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

Combining the popular astronomy and mythology genres, Mint XXI's excellent 'Planets & Gods' series sees two new issues, bringing the range up to seven in total. This three-ounce antiqued silver coin series puts a high-relief depiction of the ancient god that gave its name to a planet, overlaid onto a coloured image of the planet itself.A cool concept [...]

Grand Shipwrecks in a History series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time – Vasa

By |2021-07-26T09:58:55+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|

'Grand Shipwrecks in a History' series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time - Vasa Naval history is always a solid subject for a coin, going hand in hand with numismatics long association with the rulers of empires and nations, and the large fleets many had under their control. It also [...]

Batman Returns! Mint XXI debuts a high-end silver coin featuring the classic comic book superhero

By |2021-07-14T12:46:45+01:00July 14th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, MintXXI|

Batman Returns! Mint XXI debuts a high-end silver coin featuring the classic comic book superhero Few characters in popular culture need as little introduction as the ultra-iconic DC Comics superhero, Batman. The Dark Knight has been the subject of thousands of comics, novels, TV series and movies, to the degree that he’s been impossible to miss. [...]

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 [...]

Mint XXI showcases the natural world with impressive Honey Bee, Lioness and Mountain Gorilla silver coins

By |2021-05-11T12:14:46+01:00May 9th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI, Niue Island|

Mint XXI showcases the natural world with impressive Honey Bee, Lioness and Mountain Gorilla silver coins One of our favourite producers around at the moment, Mint XXI has issued some quite stunning coins over the last couple of years, so it's always a pleasure to get a new batch to look at. To start off, we're looking [...]

YouTube Highlights – Perth Mint silver production, Mint XXI beauty and more

By |2021-04-01T16:29:05+01:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: News Nuggets, MintXXI, Perth Mint|

Another little round-up of coin videos starting with a short, but interesting backstage look at the Perth Mint silver production which is certainly enough to give you stacker envy!Also up for view arecoin release videos from Mint XXI, CIT and MDM. There were a few more Royal Mint Mr Men & Little Miss videos, but to be honest, I couldn't [...]

The Ancient Egyptian worship of the Scarab inspires Mint XXI’s elegant turqouise-inset silver coin

By |2021-04-01T13:28:14+01:00March 26th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Inserts, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|

The Ancient Egyptian worship of the Scarab inspires Mint XXI's elegant turquoise-inset silver coin Ancient Egyptian iconography is just incredibly beautiful, so tapping into that for modern numismatics is a bit of a no-brainer. While we always seem to see the distinctive architecture, it is the small items that have given us such a fascinating [...]

Stunning ‘Dantes Inferno’ coin followed up by the last book in the ‘Divine Comedy’ trilogy, ‘Paradiso’

By |2021-03-02T21:01:09+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

Stunning 'Dantes Inferno' coin followed up by the last book in the 'Divine Comedy' trilogy, 'Paradiso' One of our highlights of 2020, Dante's Inferno by Mint XXI was a stunning five-ounce silver coin that managed to encapsulate the first of Alighieri Dante's 'Divine Comedy' trilogy, perfectly. Lashings of high-relief, packed with detail and with a terrific [...]

Mint XXI pays tribute to the Japanese celestial sun goddess, Amaterasu, with an elegant new coin

By |2021-02-10T14:47:27+00:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|

Mint XXI pays tribute to the Japanese celestial sun goddess, Amaterasu, with an elegant new coin The next coin we're looking at from Mint XXI's World Money Fair release run is probably our favourite. The second in a series called 'Divine Faces of the Sun' it showcases the japanese Shinto goddess of the sun, Amaterasu. This [...]

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