Numiscollect’s ‘Time Flies’ silver coin series moves from trade and discovery, to humanities greatest love – Warfare

By |2024-02-14T15:33:58+00:00February 14th, 2024|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Gabon, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect's 'Time Flies' silver coin series moves from trade and discovery, to humanities greatest love - Warfare Time Flies is a series of two-ounce silver coins from Dutch producer, Numiscollect, that takes an interesting look at the progress mankind has made through various fields of endeavours. The first coin was a neat look at discovery and [...]

Numiscollect continues its trek through Lost Civilisations with a stop-over at the MesoAmerican Mayan Empire

By |2024-01-24T21:31:37+00:00January 24th, 2024|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect continues its trek through Lost Civilisations with a stop-over at the MesoAmerican Mayan Empire The third release in Numiscollect's interesting 'Lost Civilisations' series has debuted, and after Phoenicia, and Babylon, we've leap-frogged the Atlantic Ocean to land in South/Central America, for a look at the ancient Mayan culture. To say that Mayan civilisation was long-lived [...]

Numiscollect dips back into the Fairy Tale world with a fourth issue – Alice in Wonderland

By |2024-01-12T15:41:57+00:00January 12th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect dips back into the Fairy Tale world with a fourth issue - Alice in Wonderland That classic mind-bending tale of wonder in a mad world has returned to numismatics with the fourth in Numiscollect's 'Fairy Tales' series of three-ounce silver coins. Alice in Wonderland is a well known literary masterpiece, full of iconic scenes, and [...]

Holy Crusades: The Prussian Crusades silver coin (2023 Numiscollect)

By |2024-01-10T10:37:08+00:00January 10th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

We've always had a soft spot for the crusades series from Dutch producer, Numiscollect. One of the first coins I ever purchased was the debut issue, and it was the subject of one of our earliest Coin Series Profiles. Initially, it comprised ten coins, following Christian Europe's attempts to retake the lands around Jerusalem, but a follow on [...]

Growing Up – Brown Bear silver coin (2023 Numiscollect)

By |2023-03-24T18:36:29+00:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, Mongolia, Numiscollect|

The third coin in Numiscollect's 'Growing Up' series is available now, and after the lion and the stallion, we have the impressive Brown Bear. The series features an adult animal on the reverse face, struck in smartminted high-relief, and with a black proof finish. The obverse focuses more on the young animal in its natural habitat, as well [...]

The story of how the Ancient Egyptians honoured their dead is explored in the second Rites of Passage silver coin

By |2023-03-20T13:32:18+00:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

The story of how the Ancient Egyptians honoured their dead is explored in the second Rites of Passage silver coin After skipping 2022, Numiscollect's 'Rites of Passage' series returns with its second issue. A fascinating subject for a coin series, the way our ancestors celebrated the death of their leaders and important people could almost [...]

Lost Civilisations: The Phoenicians 5 oz silver coin (2023 Numiscollect)

By |2023-03-10T16:09:57+00:00March 10th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

Just as they did with their excellent Babylon two-ounce coin, the first in this 'Lost Civilisations' series, Numiscollect are releasing a bigger five-ounce version of the second, Phoenicia and Carthage. As before, there are no changes to the design or layout of the coin, it's simply bigger, and with a mintage of just 149 pieces, considerably rarer.An impressive series, [...]

Flowers: Forget-Me-Not silver coin (2023 Numiscollect)

By |2023-03-06T20:13:30+00:00March 6th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

One of the best flora coins on the market, Numiscollect's 'Flowers'series takes full advantage of smartminting to impart impressive high-relief depictions of popular flowers in silver, topped off with some fine quality colouration. The Forget-Me-Not is the fifth issue, following Pink Rose, Daisy, Poppy, and Lotus designs. The style is a simple one, with a flower, struck in [...]

Pointillism – Flower and Butterfly silver coin (2023 Numiscollect)

By |2023-03-02T20:52:26+00:00March 2nd, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

Without question, one of the more unusual coin ranges of recent years, Numiscollect's 'Dot Art' series brings Pointillism to numismatics. The concept of pointillism is fundamentally simple, using coloured dots to build up an image that becomes more cohesive as you move away from it. It's very effective. Indeed, before the advent of digital, newspapers used a dot [...]

Numiscollect draws upon the fascinating subject of African rock art for its first in a new Prehistoric Art silver coin

By |2023-02-20T14:02:38+00:00February 20th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Silver, Djibouti, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect draws upon the fascinating subject of African rock art for its first in a new Prehistoric Art silver coin As far as the world of art goes, is there anything more fascinating and mysterious as prehistoric rock art? Away from the sheer pretentiousness of much of the art world, especially the often comically appalling [...]

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