Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s favourite Sherlock Holmes story gets the numismatic treatment with Spectres new ‘The Adventure of the Speckled Band’

By |2024-07-09T21:45:08+01:00July 9th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Samoa, Spectres|

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's favourite Sherlock Holmes story gets the numismatic treatment with Spectres new 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band' Very possibly the greatest fictional detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes sprang from the imagination of British author Arthur Conan Doyle. First appearing in 1887, he was quite an unusual character for the time, using [...]

The legendary Spear of Destiny comes to numismatics with an extraordinary two-ounce dimensional coin from Spectres

By |2024-06-11T17:39:18+01:00June 11th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Samoa, Spectres|

The legendary Spear of Destiny comes to numismatics with an extraordinary two-ounce dimensional coin from Spectres One of the most enduring legends from biblical times is that of the Holy Lance, also known as the Spear of Destiny, or the Lance of Longinus. The lance is said to be the spear that an unnamed Roman [...]

Spectres gives us the choice between a punch in the face or soaring high with their latest pair of shaped silver coins

By |2024-01-23T13:55:48+00:00January 22nd, 2024|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Spectres|

Spectres gives us the choice between a punch in the face or soaring high with their latest pair of shaped silver coins Two new issues have launched today from Singaporean producer, Spectres, with wildly different themes, but utilising the same basic format. Both are antique-finished two-ounce silver coins, issued for Cameroon, shaped, high-relief, and with [...]

The 12 Guides of Christmas: Number 6 – Fine Art Bi-Metal Max by Precious Metal Collectors

By |2023-12-18T16:48:47+00:00December 18th, 2023|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update, Precious Metal Collectors, Spectres|

The 12 Guides of Christmas: Number 6 - Fine Art Bi-Metal Max by Precious Metal Collectors Finally hitting the halfway mark with profile number six in our '12 Guides of Christmas', this time we're looking at the Singaporean producer, Precious Metal Collectors, and their extraordinary range of copper-cored coins depicting the works of the [...]

Spectres stays in the ancient historical world, following Hannibal Barca with another Roman nemesis – Cleopatra

By |2023-11-15T17:04:20+00:00November 15th, 2023|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Chad, Spectres|

Spectres stays in the ancient historical world, following Hannibal Barca with another Roman nemesis - Cleopatra One of the most famous women in history, Cleopatra VII, the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, was born in 69 BCE in Alexandria, the cultural and intellectual centre of the Hellenistic world. She belonged to the Ptolemaic dynasty, a Greek [...]

Spectres brings Hannibal Barca, the Roman Empire’s greatest nemesis, to life in a high-relief silver coin

By |2023-11-08T17:43:41+00:00November 8th, 2023|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Chad, Spectres|

Spectres brings Hannibal Barca, the Roman Empire's greatest nemesis, to life in a high-relief silver coin It isn't many people that make their names fighting a behemoth, but Hannibal Barca, the renowned Carthaginian general, is remembered as one of history's greatest military strategists, particularly for his audacious and innovative tactics during the Second Punic War (218-201 [...]

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