A Trip to the Moon, Powercoin’s latest issue, celebrates its 1902 movie namesake, the first true science-fiction film

By |2022-06-27T19:07:23+01:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Palau, Powercoin|

A Trip to the Moon, Powercoin's latest issue, celebrates its 1902 movie namesake, the first true science-fiction film Alien, Blade Runner, Star Wars, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Science Fiction is without question the most visually spectacular, and inventive movie genre out there, where writers and directors get to imagine anything and [...]

Powercoin’s hit ‘Micropuzzle Treasures’ series concludes with the only finished panel painting by Michaelangelo, ‘Doni Tondo’

By |2022-06-22T10:48:04+01:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's hit 'Micropuzzle Treasures' series concludes with the only finished panel painting by Michaelangelo, 'Doni Tondo' If aftermarket prices are any indicator, Powercoin's 'Micropuzzle Treasures' series has been something of a hit over the last few years. These three-ounce silver coins take a famous piece of art, and represent it as an incomplete jigsaw puzzle. [...]

Powercoin’s ‘Cyborg Revolution’ silver coin series is back with a baby, the next stage of our enforced evolution?

By |2022-05-18T21:53:02+01:00May 18th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's 'Cyborg Revolution' silver coin series is back with a baby, the next stage of our enforced evolution? Last years 'Cyborg Revolution' coin, from Italian producer & dealer, Powercoin, was an intensely bright and intense depiction of a cyborg alien, come to Earth on a mission of conquest. The five-coin series, issued one per annum, [...]

The Seven Deadly Sins, one of the eclectic works of Hieronymus Bosch, adorn Powercoin’s new five-coin set

By |2022-04-13T15:46:02+01:00April 13th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

The Seven Deadly Sins, one of the eclectic works of Hieronymus Bosch, adorn Powercoin's new five-coin set Dutch artist, Hieronymus Bosch, was about as distinctive a painter as the Medieval period produced anywhere. His depiction of the religious doctrines and beliefs of the day are both fantastical, and quite unlike the work of his contemporaries. He [...]

All hail our bug overlords! Powercoins’ latest Clockwork Evolution coin is a mechanical Ladybird

By |2022-03-30T14:42:04+01:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Science, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

All hail our bug overlords! Powercoins' latest Clockwork Evolution coin is a mechanical Ladybird A neat surprise last year was the release of the first Mechanical Evolution coin by Rome-based dealer/producer, Powercoin. Tapping into that continuing cultural trend for the fusion of the biological and the mechanical, it showed us what could happen when mechanisation is [...]

The tale of the Greek hero Theseus, and the terrifying Minotaur, inspire Powercoin’s third ‘Evil Within’ silver coin

By |2022-03-25T17:55:31+00:00March 25th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

The tale of the Greek hero Theseus, and the terrifying Minotaur, inspire Powercoin's third 'Evil Within' silver coin The 'Evil Within' is a perennial classic in the worlds of myth and legend, so Powercoin's use of the concept for its three-ounce silver coin series has opened up some interesting tales for representation in numismatics. We've already seen [...]

Powercoin’s Bengal Tiger adds building blocks to join puzzles and mosaic as inspirations for eclectic coin designs

By |2022-03-16T14:34:07+00:00March 16th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's Bengal Tiger adds building blocks to join puzzles and mosaic as inspirations for eclectic coin designs We've always admired Powercoin's knack of finding unusual ways to feature popular objects on silver coins, especially their use of mosaic and puzzles to depict fine art, often from lesser-known artists. Those two series have leaned heavily on [...]

Powercoins ‘Eternal Sculptures’ series returns with ‘Moses’, and with a new style and increased weight

By |2022-03-01T19:31:40+00:00March 1st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoins 'Eternal Sculptures' series returns with 'Moses', and with a new style and increased weight Whatever your views on religion, it's inarguable it has inspired some great works of art. Biblical figures have always been the subject of choice for the great Renaissance Masters, and the legendary Michelangelo Buonarroti was no exception. One of his finest [...]

Powercoin channels the classic scene from The Seventh Seal. ‘Dark Checkmate’ is chess with Death itself

By |2022-02-17T14:43:01+00:00February 17th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin channels the classic scene from The Seventh Seal. 'Dark Checkmate' is chess with Death itself Imagine sitting opposite the Grim Reaper with nothing but a table between you. On that table sits a chess board and pieces, and you have to win to live! It's the ultimate game of life and death, with only your [...]

Fear Tales returns in time for Halloween with the classic story of Hansel and Gretel

By |2021-10-26T14:46:21+01:00October 26th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

Fear Tales returns in time for Halloween with the classic story of Hansel and Gretel Powercoin’s dark numismatic take on the fairy tales that emanated from medieval Europe continues with its third release in the Fear Tales series. It’s easy to forget just how disturbing many of these stories are, given how film studios like Disney [...]

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