Second of three Swiss steamboat coins shows off the classic lines of La Suisse in Lake Geneva

By |2018-05-15T18:56:15+01:00May 15th, 2018|Categories: Science, Silver, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

Second of three Swiss steamboat coins shows off the classic lines of La Suisse in Lake Geneva Following on from last years debut in their three-issue set of Swiss Steamboats silver coins, the Swiss Mint is launching the second of the trilogy. Also designed by Ueli Colombi, the Swiss marine artist responsible for Steamboat [...]

The iconic Swiss national hero William Tell is the subject of Switzerland’s 2018 gold coin

By |2018-04-26T23:09:28+01:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: History, Gold, People, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

The iconic Swiss national hero William Tell is the subject of Switzerland's 2018 gold coin It's that time of the year when the Swiss Mint issues its annual gold coin and after showing off Barry, a legendary Saint Bernard rescue dog, last year, it's the turn of an altogether far more famous [...]

Swiss Mint debuts new series showcasing the great Alpine passes with motor racing legend, the Klausen Pass

By |2018-02-04T13:31:04+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Categories: History, Nature, Silver, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

Swiss Mint debuts new series showcasing the great Alpine passes with motor racing legend, the Klausen Pass Not the most prolific of mints, the Swiss Mint does still retain the knack of releasing some fine coins (and yodelling coins...). Their latest is a beautiful 20g silver coin depicting the Klausen Pass. The [...]

Legendary Saint Bernard rescue dog Barry is celebrated on the Swiss Mints latest gold coin issue

By |2017-09-22T21:19:47+01:00September 23rd, 2017|Categories: Gold, Nature, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

Legendary Saint Bernard rescue dog Barry is celebrated on the Swiss Mints latest gold coin issue The Swiss Mint release a solitary gold coin every year and 2017 sees an issue celebrating one of the most famous breeds of dog in the world - the Saint Bernard. These big and beautiful animals [...]

Switzerlands second wave of silver coins for 2017 celebrate Yodelling and the Steamboat Uri

By |2017-05-11T21:23:03+01:00May 11th, 2017|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

Switzerlands second wave of silver coins for 2017 celebrate Yodelling and the Steamboat Uri The second pair of coins from the Swiss Mint has debuted and celebrates a pair of subjects that are quintessentially Swiss. The first features a beautiful steamship that resides on Lake Lucerne called 'Uri' and the design of [...]

Swiss Mint kicks off the year by commemorating a half-millennium since the Reformation

By |2017-01-27T19:27:51+00:00January 27th, 2017|Categories: History, Silver, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

Swiss Mint kicks off the year by commemorating a half-millennium since the Reformation The Swiss Mint has debuted its first new coin of 2017 and it commemorates one of those truly epic events in world history, the Reformation. Generally said to cover the period from 1517 to 1648, the Protestant Reformation was [...]

Swiss Mint issues coins to commemorate the Gotthard Tunnel & brass bands

By |2016-11-05T06:30:57+00:00May 30th, 2016|Categories: Architecture, Culture, Gold, Silver, Swiss Mint|

The Swiss Mint has launched two new coins, one in gold and one in silver, and as this isn't a hugely prolific mint, it seems an opportune time to catch up with their ouput from the first half of this year. The coins all follow a single format for silver and a single format for gold, [...]

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