MK’s extraordinary Celadon porcelain mounted Claude Monet silver coin returns with a later water lillies painting from 1907

By |2024-06-07T13:11:56+01:00January 10th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

MK's extraordinary Celadon porcelain mounted Claude Monet silver coin returns with a later water lillies painting from 1907 MK's extraordinary Celadon porcelain mounted silver coin, featuring the 1889 Water Lily Pond art of Claude Monet was quite a departure from the numismatic norm. Sitting inside a 30 cm diameter green-tinged porcelain plate, the two-ounce silver [...]

MK Coins expands its ambitious The 9 Dragons series with the Azure and Torch dragons. Here is a gallery.

By |2024-06-07T13:12:40+01:00December 15th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

MK Coins expands its ambitious The 9 Dragons series with the Azure and Torch dragons. Here is a gallery. We produced one of our Coin Series Profiles to this very ambitious range of dragon coins, to keep track of what has been an much faster rate of release than we originally expected. However, MK Coins [...]

MK’s 9 Dragons series reaches the half-way point with the Coiled Dragon. Here are some images.

By |2024-06-07T13:12:41+01:00December 9th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

MK's 9 Dragons series reaches the half-way point with the Coiled Dragon. Here are some images. We've produced one of our Coin Series Profiles to this very ambitious range of dragon coins, with the idea being we'd cover every second or third new release in a news post, with the rest going straight into the profile. [...]

The lunar calendar year is more than just 12 animals, and Double Dragon God of Wealth is a striking numismatic reminder

By |2024-06-07T13:14:00+01:00December 4th, 2023|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

The lunar calendar year is more than just 12 animals, and Double Dragon God of Wealth is a striking numismatic reminder As we rapidly approach the new lunar calendar year, we can look back at a huge range of coin issues celebrating it. The numismatic world is unusual in that it's often a year before [...]

The Coin Village enters the numismatic world with a high-relief Zeus at Olympia, in three finishes

By |2024-06-07T13:10:10+01:00November 8th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

The Coin Village enters the numismatic world with a high-relief Zeus at Olympia, in three finishes Ancient mythology, along with wildlife, is a hugely popular subject in numismatic circles, and a few producers in particular, like CIT, Mint XXI, and Mint of Poland, all bring their distinct styles to the genre. Joining them today is The [...]

MK’s 9 Dragons collection of high-relief silver coins continues with its third issue – The Black Dragon

By |2024-06-07T13:14:01+01:00November 7th, 2023|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

MK's 9 Dragons collection of high-relief silver coins continues with its third issue - The Black Dragon MK continue their journey along the path of 9 Dragons with the launch of the third in the series to date. Last month saw the debut of the collection, starting with the Winged Dragon, and the Scaled Dragon. [...]

MK launches an ambitious new nine-issue, four variant, dragon coin series, packing dual-sided high-relief

By |2024-06-07T13:14:02+01:00October 20th, 2023|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

MK launches an ambitious new nine-issue, four variant, dragon coin series, packing dual-sided high-relief Although relatively new, producer MK have already made quite a splash with just their first two releases. The first was the size of a dinner plate, and the second actually was one, so we do expect ambitious design when we get [...]

The green tinted Celadon Porcelain is the backdrop for an extraordinary coin featuring Claude Monet’s ‘Water-Lily Pond’ painting

By |2024-06-07T13:14:03+01:00September 26th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

The green tinted Celadon Porcelain is the backdrop for an extraordinary coin featuring Claude Monet's 'Water-Lily Pond' painting After the impressive debut release of a 3.6 kg, 188 mm diameter copper-cored coin last month, MK are back with what we can only describe as another extraordinary coin. This one is, however, completely different in just about [...]

New producer, MK, comes in hot ,with an epic trimetallic silver Thousand-armed Bodhisattva coin of 188 mm diameter

By |2024-06-07T13:14:04+01:00August 9th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Culture, Silver, Chad, Mint of MK, The Gold Village|

New producer, MK, comes in hot, with an epic trimetallic silver Thousand-armed Bodhisattva coin of 188 mm diameter We've seen some impressive examples of copper-cored coins released over the last few years, primarily from Singapore-based Precious Metal Collectors. The concept is quite simple. A large chunk of cheaper metal is sandwiched between layers of silver, [...]

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