April, 2020

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 ask? You're probably more familiar with him by his other epithet, Vlad Dracul, the legendary [...]

March, 2020

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 as we're dealing with precious metal, adds a lot of cost. The clever answer to [...]

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', and recently continued with the debut of the Four Guardians series depicting the Azure Dragon, [...]

February, 2020

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 pantheon of deities quite different to those worshipped and respected elsewhere, but the many-handed figure [...]

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 Greek god, and one of the three pagans that make up the group of nine. [...]

December, 2019

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC’s Chinese Mythology Gods range

By |2020-02-24T23:16:42+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC's Chinese Mythology Gods range Formerly Handled by SK Bullion in Singapore, the honours for distributing the Chinese Gods Mythology series have been snapped up by Precious Metal Collectors, also of the Lion City. We're glad to see this Asian themed mythology range continue, thanks to a Thai dealer, and it's in good hands with PMC, handlers of the [...]

November, 2019

PMC wraps 2oz of silver around a large copper core for an innovative Hector: The Nine Worthies debut

By |2019-11-23T01:40:02+00:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC wraps 2oz of silver around a large copper core for an innovative Hector: The Nine Worthies debut Just like their 96 Rat lunar coin that we covered earlier this month, Precious Metal Collectors (PMC) have jumped into a genre that is already packed to the rafters with new issues on a regular basis, and just like that coin, they've done so with something a bit different. There will [...]

96 Zodiac brings fresh blood to the lunar market with ’96 Rat’ and its denominated silver certificate

By |2019-11-05T11:56:41+00:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Lunar Calendar, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|

96 Zodiac brings fresh blood to the lunar market with '96 Rat' and its denominated silver certificate Now, we've given extensive coverage to the Lunar coin market over our relatively short existence, producing several annual guides to the plethora of releases and with more to come. Doing so, you pick up on trends, which like the movie industry, tend to bring those 'inspired' by new ideas to join in [...]