The scourge of the Crusaders, Saladin, is immortalised on an impressive new silver coin from The Treasurists

By |2020-09-17T19:03:45+01:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: History, People, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

The scourge of the Crusaders, Saladin, is immortalised on an impressive new silver coin from The Treasurists Building themselves an impressive reputation with their innovative copper-cored coins, Precious Metal Collectors also work with Thai company, The Treasurists, to issue some excellent standard silver coins as well. The latest to appear is this excellent issue starring [...]

PMC’s giant ‘Eight Protectors’ series of copper-cored silver coins adds its second figure, Akasagarbha

By |2020-07-30T02:16:12+01:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors continues on with it quite beautiful Eight Protectors range, with the second in the series, Akasagarbha Bodhisattva. This follows the very pretty Goddess of Mercy with One Thousand Hands, and it's clear from this one that the series is going to be maintaining an exceptionally high standard, building into an exquisite set.For those unaware of the [...]

CHUAN JIA ZHI BAO THE FAMILY HEIRLOOM (2020, PMC)

By |2020-07-21T12:52:29+01:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

In amongst the impressive copper-cored, ultra high relief coins that have impressed us over the last year or so, Singapore-based producer Precious Metal Collectors  also occasionally put out something of a more standard nature. This one is called “Chuan Jia Zhi Bao”, the Family Heirloom, and is surely aimed at the Asian market. The reverse face depicts [...]

PMC follows its Azure Dragon with the White Tiger of the West as it journeys through the Four Auspicious Beasts

By |2020-07-24T10:33:40+01:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors returns to its innovative copper-cored silver coin format with the Azure Dragon Continuing our look at Precious Metal Collectors innovative range of huge copper-cored silver coins, we come to the second of the coins in their Four Auspicious Beasts set, the White Tiger of the West. Following a very pretty [...]

PMC’s large and stunning ‘Nine Worthies’ follows up the debut Hector of Troy with Joshua & King Arthur

By |2020-07-21T10:47:54+01:00July 21st, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

Singapore-based producer, Precious Metal Collectors (PMC) have impressed us over the last year with a very impressive range of copper-cored silver coins. What these are is pretty simple in theory. You take an amount of silver, in this case two ounces, and instead of just strking a design into it as you would a normal coin, the silver is 'wrapped [...]

Exclusive!: Vlad Dracul is the latest to raise the stakes with PMC’s innovative bi-metal technique

By |2020-04-21T13:27:07+01:00April 21st, 2020|Categories: History, People, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors|

Exclusive!: Vlad Dracul is the latest to raise the stakes with PMC's innovative bi-metal technique Literally just a couple of hours after I finished reading a biography of Vlad III, an email dropped in from Precious Metal Collectors with details of their latest behemoth featuring the enigmatic figure. Who was Vlad II, you might [...]

Chinese Gods Mythology series wraps up with a surprise copper-cored behemoth, the Monkey King

By |2020-03-16T13:02:47+00:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

Chinese Gods Mythology series wraps up with a surprise copper-cored behemoth, the Monkey King Over the last couple of months we've seen the release of some fine silver coins from Precious Metal Collectors and The Treasurists, using a new format with a lot of potential. A big coin needs a lot of metal, which [...]

Van Gogh’s seminal self portrait joins Precious Metal Collectors range of copper-cored silver coins

By |2020-03-04T21:16:19+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, People, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

Van Gogh's seminal self portrait joins Precious Metal Collectors range of copper-cored silver coins Seemingly on a roll at the moment, Precious Metal Collectors are adding another piece to their impressive range of large copper-cored, high-relief silver coins. Joining a range that started with the Greek god Hector, the first of the 'Nine Worthies', [...]

PMCollectors ups the ante on its copper-cored silver coins with a stunning new giant offering

By |2020-03-04T20:05:27+00:00February 28th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMCollectors ups the ante on its copper-cored silver coins with a stunning new giant offering I'd love to give you some understanding of the complex interplay between all the different deities in the Buddhist faith, but the different names and interpretations have defeated me. This is a deeply interwoven religion with a [...]

Precious Metal Collectors returns to its innovative copper-cored silver coin format with the Azure Dragon

By |2020-02-24T23:22:01+00:00February 24th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors returns to its innovative copper-cored silver coin format with the Azure Dragon It was only last November when Precious Metal Collectors, a Singapore-based dealer and producer, introduced an interesting new format into the modern coin market. The coin in question was the first of the 'Nine Worthies' and depicted Hector, the [...]

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