Moon Puzzle silver coin (2023 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-09-15T20:57:00+01:00September 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors have added a second coin to their planetary take on puzzle coins, with the Moon. This joins the earlier 'Earth' puzzle coin, which we covered in April, along with a couple of the mints other space-orientated issues. This is a chunky, 60 mm diameter coin of just one-ounce weight. It's silver, so as [...]

PMC add to their shaped coin range with an odd mix of ancient sportsmen, Serbian scientists, and the inside of a dinosaur…!

By |2022-08-30T23:08:15+01:00August 30th, 2022|Categories: History, Nature, People, Science, Sport, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC add to their shaped coin range with an odd mix of ancient sportsmen, Serbian scientists, and the inside of a dinosaur...! Famed in numismatic circles for their innovative, and expansive 'Bi-Metal Max' silver over copper coins, Precious Metal Collector's also produce some quite unique pieces in more traditional formats. Not as traditional as the usual [...]

George Washington, the first President of the United States, joins Lincoln with a new, shaped silver coin from Precious Metal Collectors

By |2022-08-25T14:38:11+01:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: People, Politics & Finance, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

George Washington, the first President of the United States, joins Lincoln with a new, shaped silver coin from Precious Metal Collectors Back in February, Precious Metal Collectors (PMC) issued a very realistic portrayal of Abraham Lincoln, struck to a high-relief in two ounces of silver. The likeness was quite extraordinary given the medium, and we're pleased [...]

Little Girl With a Pearl Earring silver coin (2022 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-08-12T21:54:49+01:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

The Super-Deformed style of big-headed Japanese art continues to work its magic on the numismatic world, and in ever more inventive ways. We all know the New Zealand Mint's 'Chibi' series is the 800-lb gorilla in the room, but others are also taking the style and running with it. LPM have their Street Fighter character coins, the Crown [...]

Hokusai’s iconic ‘Great Wave Off Kanagawa’ artwork returns to coins with PMC’s mighty Bi-Metal Max, copper-cored format

By |2022-07-11T20:46:52+01:00July 11th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Hokusai's iconic 'Great Wave Off Kanagawa' artwork returns to coins with PMC's mighty Bi-Metal Max, copper-cored format Easily one of the most famous works of art in the world, The Great Wave Off Kanagawa by Japanese woodcut artist, Hokusai, has become an icon, not just of the art world, but of modern culture in general. It's of [...]

Precious Metal Collectors reissues its copper-cored ‘9 Sons of the Dragon King’ as a hefty, solid 1.6 kg silver coin

By |2022-07-05T22:00:41+01:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

Precious Metal Collectors reissues its copper-cored '9 Sons of the Dragon King' as a hefty, solid 1.6 kg silver coin Released in September 2021, '9 Sons of the Dragon King' was a hugely impressive coin struck in PMC's Bi-Metal Max format. It involves a hefty copper core, in this case over 32 ounces of it, which [...]

Sun Wukong – Little Monkey King (2023 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-06-29T16:34:13+01:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

While the New Zealand Mint's Chibi series remains the king of the hill, a few other producers have released coins that are similar in concept, but having their own style. LPM's Street Fighter coins, The Coin Company's movie coins, and Crown Mint's Marvel issues are all examples of shaped character coins, and as you can see, most are themed [...]

Van Gogh Bottlecap coin (2022 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-05-03T18:08:54+01:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

In 2016, coin innovators, CIT, released a one-off coin incorporating an unusual design. Struck to look exactly like a bottle cap, it was issued to mark 500 years since the introduction of the Bavarian Purity Law, which strictly regulates what ingredients can be used in beer. It was two years later that this new concept became considerably more popular, [...]

Precious Metal Collectors heads into space with a mixed trio of new silver coins encompassing multiple techniques

By |2022-04-07T20:54:47+01:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Science, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors heads into space with a mixed trio of new silver coins encompassing multiple techniques We're seeing a small resurgence in interest for coins with an astronomical theme, and Precious Metal Collectors (PMC), usually focused mainly on the world's various mythologies, with a smattering of art thrown in, have jumped in with three new [...]

John Collier’s ‘Lady Godiva’ joins Precious Metal Collector’s epic range of giant copper-cored silver coins

By |2022-02-15T13:59:21+00:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bi-Metallic, Coloured, Copper, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

John Collier's 'Lady Godiva' joins Precious Metal Collector's epic range of giant copper-cored silver coins The latest in Precious Metal Collector's huge 'Bi-Metal Max' range of copper-cored art coins is now available to order, and features John Collier's well known 'Lady Godiva' as its subject. For those unfamiliar, 'Bi-Metal Max' is a process whereby a silver [...]

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