May, 2020

The Polar Ecosystem shines on Numiscollects first ‘Our World’ silver coin, bringing to life Earths great habitats

By |2020-05-28T21:49:22+01:00May 28th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

A coin we briefly looked at on its announcement at the Berlin World Money Fair, back when we could leave the house and visit other human beings, 'Our Worlds: Polar Ecosystems' was the first in a new numismatic jaunt around the planets various biological systems. It's a rich subject and Numiscollect have created something a bit different, although not to far away from the beaten path.A smartminted two-ounce fine silver coin, it takes an attractive [...]

Numiscollect wraps up its high relief animals series with a predator on the comeback trail, the Grey Wolf

By |2020-05-22T13:33:06+01:00May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Nature, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Launching at the World Money Fair in Berlin, but about to ship soon, the Grey Wolf is the last of the five coins to be released in Numiscollects High Relief Animals range. The first of these arrived in 2015 and was unusual for its choice of subject (the Narwhal) and the interesting mix of an antique finish with proof highlights, something uncommon at the time. That part-proof finish was to become a series signature, continued [...]

2020 TITANS: PROMETHEUS (NUMISCOLLECT)

By |2020-05-17T23:35:34+01:00May 17th, 2020|Categories: QLM, Culture, History, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

The second of Numiscollect's brilliant 'Titans' series of 3oz silver coins is now available to preorder, so we've decided to put together a guide to not just that series, but the three other ranges emanating from this Dutch producer. Some of our favourite coins issued today, there's sure to be something that impresses everyone in amongst them. LINKS: COIN SERIES PROFILE TO THE RANGES

February, 2020

Smartminting Week: CIT’s iconic Gulo Gulo Mongolian coin is brought into the third dimension by Numiscollect

By |2020-02-08T00:46:58+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Nature, Silver, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

Smartminting Week: CIT's iconic Gulo Gulo Mongolian coin is brought into the third dimension by Numiscollect One of the most loved series of the last ten years, Mongolian Wildlife Protection from CIT Coin Invest debuted way back in 2007 and ran until 2019, enjoying ten releases in that time. Winning awards for the clever design, it would be a hard act to follow. CIT themselves have moved [...]

Smartminting Week: ‘When the cats away, the mice will play’ Numiscollect goes proverbial

By |2020-02-04T15:02:54+00:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Smartminting Week: 'When the cats away, the mice will play' Numiscollect goes proverbial Never let it be said that Numiscollect follows the herd when it comes to subjects for its coins, and this is a perfect example. The first in a new series called simply 'Proverbs' it will seek to visualise some of the famous sayings that we take for granted in everyday conversation. What better place to start [...]

January, 2020

WMF20: Numiscollect rekindle our childhoods with their first ‘Famous Fables’ coin, The Golden Goose

By |2020-01-30T10:51:35+00:00January 30th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

WMF20: Numiscollect rekindle our childhoods with their first ‘Famous Fables’ coin, The Golden Goose Numiscollect never disappoint when it comes to their selection for the major fairs and the new issues for Berlin are as impressive as ever. Employing smartminting and some great subjects, they've delivered yet again. The first we're looking at is the debut of their Famous Fables series.Bringing to life some of the tales many of [...]

WMF20: Numiscollect celebrates the Tree of Life with a coin using the 19th C. artistic technique, Pointillism

By |2020-01-26T20:43:12+00:00January 26th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

WMF20: Numiscollect celebrates the Tree of Life with a coin using the 19th C. artistic technique, Pointillism This week is World Money Fair week, so we're going to be very busy bringing you news of all the new releases. Don't be surprised if our descriptions and opinions are a little shorter than usual, as we'll concentrate more on the breadth of the new issues, rather than each one in [...]

December, 2019

Pictorial – New pictures of Numiscollect’s last pair of Archaeology and Symbolism coins

By |2020-06-11T14:25:50+01:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Pictorial - New pictures of Numiscollect's last pair of Archaeology and Symbolism coins Following on from our post showing new images of this Dutch producers beautiful Zhong Kui coins comes these new images of their last pair of releases in the Archaeology and Symbolism series. This is a higher end 3oz silver range of coins looking at a wide selection of artifacts from ancient and medieval civilisations from around [...]

Pictorial – Close-up images of Numiscollect’s exquisite Zhong Kui silver coin variants

By |2020-06-11T14:21:36+01:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Pictorial - Close-up images of Numiscollect's exquisite Zhong Kui silver coin variants We've had some new and better images of Numiscollect's last runs of new issues of which we'll publish some over the coming days. We've always had a great admiration for much of the work put out by this producer and it's great that they stand by their work enough to supply us with high-resolution close-up [...]

November, 2019

Zhong Kui, vanquisher of evil, is the subject of the first Asian Mythology coin, now also in gilded form

By |2019-11-28T21:34:16+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Zhong Kui, vanquisher of evil, is the subject of the first Asian Mythology coin, now also in gilded form With its first debut back at the ANA show in August, Numiscollect's first issue in their new Asian Mythology series was a beautiful part-coloured, antique-finished piece of work that was packed from edge to edge with some classic looking ancient Chinese inspired design. Depicting a deity long revered for his [...]

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