The Greek god of the Sun, Helios, joins Numiscollect’s superb Ancient Gods series of smartminted silver coins

By |2022-10-06T14:15:39+01:00October 6th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

The Greek god of the Sun, Helios, joins Numiscollect's superb Ancient Gods series of smartminted silver coins Helios was the Ancient Greek personification of the sun, and a deity that grew in prominence as Greek and Roman cultures began to merge in late antiquity. Like all the old gods, he also had quite a few side [...]

Growing Up: Lions 5 oz edition (2022 Numiscollect)

By |2022-10-05T12:49:52+01:00October 5th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Silver, Numiscollect, Tanzania|

A new series that debuted at the 2021 World Money Fair in Berlin, 'Growing Up' was a neat concept, displaying an animal as a fully grown adult on the reverse face, and in younger form on the obverse. We've always preferred coins that employ both faces to their full potential, and this was one of those. That debut coin [...]

Lost Civilisations – Babylon five-ounce silver variant (2022 Numiscollect)

By |2022-07-18T12:28:25+01:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

We were suitably impressed by the debut coin in Numiscollect's new series, 'Lost Civilisations' late last year, and it's easy to see why from these images. However, while identical in design, what you're looking at here is not that coin, but a new five-ounce version. Indeed, the only visible difference is the 2022 date, and the $20 denomination. [...]

Numiscollect brings the exciting world of Japanese Manga to modern numismatics, with a seasonal pair of designs

By |2022-07-16T21:32:39+01:00July 16th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect brings the exciting world of Japanese Manga to modern numismatics, with a seasonal pair of designs An absolute cultural behemoth, Manga has spread rapidly from its original comic form to multiple media platforms, pleasing the hundreds of millions of fans around the globe. However, it seems the coin world has overlooked it. We've lots of [...]

The awe-inspiring deep-space Pillars of Creation are showcased on the third of Numiscollect’s ‘Space: The Final Frontier’ coins

By |2022-03-04T19:05:29+00:00March 4th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

The awe-inspiring deep-space Pillars of Creation are showcased on the third of Numiscollect's 'Space: The Final Frontier' coins It was in 1995 that the Hubble Telescope, launched in 1990, pointed its camera at M16, also called the Eagle Nebula, and captured the breathtaking image of an active star-forming region that became dubbed as the 'Pillars of [...]

The shaped coin market expands with new releases of Gods, Kings, Presidents, some epic wildlife, and a rocket…

By |2022-02-18T18:35:33+00:00February 18th, 2022|Categories: CIT Coin Invest, MDM, Numiscollect|

The shaped coin market expands with new releases of Gods, Kings, Presidents, some epic wildlife, and a rocket... With shaped coins becoming ever more popular, we thought we'd have a look at the latest wave of releases from various producers in a single round-up. All of these are more than just standard strikes with an uneven edge, [...]

Beer – the most amazing invention in human history (probably…) – is celebrated on Numiscollect’s latest silver coin

By |2022-02-15T09:33:00+00:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Numiscollect|

Beer - the most amazing invention in human history (probably...) - is celebrated on Numiscollect's latest silver coin The Babylonian Code of Hammurabi is old, dating from around 1750 BC, and is one of the oldest, and most important legal texts in existence. So, what's that got to do with beer? Within its many rules [...]

Pegasus joins the Griffin and the Chimera in Numiscollect’s high-relief ‘Mythical Creatures’ lineup of silver coins

By |2022-01-10T13:47:18+00:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Numiscollect, Tanzania|

Pegasus joins the Griffin and the Chimera in Numiscollect's high-relief 'Mythical Creatures' lineup of silver coins It was way back in 2018 that Numiscollect debuted its own 'Mythical Creatures' range of silver coins, employing Smartminted high-relief to bring these legendary beasts of old to life. There were two issues that year, the Griffin, and the Chimera, [...]

Numiscollect’s ‘Growing Up’ series of silver coins charting the life cycle of animals, continues with the Stallion

By |2021-12-09T16:40:51+00:00December 9th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Mongolia, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect's 'Growing Up' series of silver coins charting the life cycle of animals, continues with the Stallion A very pretty coin was launched by Numiscollect earlier this year, the first in its new 'Growing Up' series, which gave us a glimpse into the life-cycle of the King of the Beasts, the lion. Back with a second [...]

The ancient world’s relationship with the Equinox and the Solstice is explored on Numiscollect’s latest silver coin

By |2021-11-18T15:49:39+00:00November 18th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

The ancient world's relationship with the Equinox and the Solstice is explored on Numiscollect's latest silver coin During the dawn of humanities great civilisations, the people looked to the stars when trying to make sense of the world around them. It makes sense when you think about it. You can directly link the heat of the [...]

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